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The Resource Desert schools : an investigation of English language and literacy among young Aboriginal people in seven communities

Desert schools : an investigation of English language and literacy among young Aboriginal people in seven communities

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Desert schools : an investigation of English language and literacy among young Aboriginal people in seven communities
Title
Desert schools
Title remainder
an investigation of English language and literacy among young Aboriginal people in seven communities
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Reports outcome of the project :Aboriginal English language and literacy development project (SATCC) 1994 : the English language and literacy of Aboriginal teenagers within remote and isolated desert communities; case studies seven remote communities in South Australia; findings included : socio-economic conditions impact on attendance levels and participation in education; community goals for learning English while maintaining traditional community language; overall literacy proficiency levels inadequate for progress to secondary education; English being taught as a second or foreign language in some communities; benefits of community involvement in schooling; inequities of educational service provision to remote communities; low staffing levels; makes recommendations based on linking education with cultural, social and economic activity, linking teacher education with student education, and linking staffing and resources with professional development and school planning; proposes post graduate awards in remote area teaching; proposes strategies for strengthening community involvement in formal education
Cataloging source
ADEET
Dewey number
370.91734
Government publication
federal national government publication
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • National Languages and Literacy Institute of Australia
  • Australia
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  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Literacy programs
  • English language
  • Education, Rural
Label
Desert schools : an investigation of English language and literacy among young Aboriginal people in seven communities
Link
http://www.gu.edu.au/school/cls/cler/option6.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • A National Children's Literacy project funded by the Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs under the 1993/94 Children's Literacy National Projects and undertaken by NLLIA South Australian Teaching and Curriculum Centre, University of Adelaide and University of South Australia
  • Description based on Volume 1
Contents
Contents : Vol. 1. Executive overview -- v.2. Research report -- v. 3. Literature review and bibliography
Control code
abn96373587
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
3 v.
Isbn
9780642245809
Isbn Type
(v.3.]
Label
Desert schools : an investigation of English language and literacy among young Aboriginal people in seven communities
Link
http://www.gu.edu.au/school/cls/cler/option6.html
Publication
Note
  • A National Children's Literacy project funded by the Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs under the 1993/94 Children's Literacy National Projects and undertaken by NLLIA South Australian Teaching and Curriculum Centre, University of Adelaide and University of South Australia
  • Description based on Volume 1
Contents
Contents : Vol. 1. Executive overview -- v.2. Research report -- v. 3. Literature review and bibliography
Control code
abn96373587
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
3 v.
Isbn
9780642245809
Isbn Type
(v.3.]

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