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Action research : a pre-school for rural Aborigines and Europeans

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Action research : a pre-school for rural Aborigines and Europeans
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Action research : a pre-school for rural Aborigines and Europeans
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Project Enrichment - study funded by F.C.A.A. and A.M.I. research association; notes influence of Spicers (1965) approach to cross cultural project; background, including study of mental morbidity (J.E. Cawte & B. Ross), which led to establishment of pre-school in Bourke, designed to provide environmental enrichment for sample of Aboriginal & European 4 year olds with participation of mothers; two groups formed, exposed to different programmes in order to compare IQ and language gains from each; problem of interesting Aborigines in becoming committee members; composition of Committee; problems of, and approaches to achieving acceptance; staff; by March 1970 44 children (24 Aboriginal) enrolled; notes on emerging problems, including tension between Aboriginal & European mothers, transport, employment of Aboriginal assistant, separation difficulties of Aboriginal children; Conclusion; importance of differing cultural values; need for project indicated by continued demand (including increased demand by Aborigines); references
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Moffitt, P. F
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1933-
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Nurcombe, Barry
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  • Ross, B
  • Cawte, John
  • University of New South Wales
  • Australian Mining Industry Association
  • Australia
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Action research : a pre-school for rural Aborigines and Europeans
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M0057140
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1 volume
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0081364
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Action research : a pre-school for rural Aborigines and Europeans
Publication
Control code
M0057140
Extent
1 volume
System control number
0081364

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