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The Resource Improving the educational experiences of Aboriginal children and young people, [S.R. Zubrick ... [et al.]]

Improving the educational experiences of Aboriginal children and young people, [S.R. Zubrick ... [et al.]]

Label
Improving the educational experiences of Aboriginal children and young people
Title
Improving the educational experiences of Aboriginal children and young people
Statement of responsibility
[S.R. Zubrick ... [et al.]]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Report provides confronting evidence that the benefits of education remain poorly realised by the vast majority of Western Australian Aboriginal children; argues that the fundamental reason for this is failure over the last thirty years by education providers to improve the educational outcomes of the vast majority of Aboriginal school children
Additional physical form
Also available electronically on the WWW.
Cataloging source
SUSA
Dewey number
371.8299915
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zubrick, Stephen
  • Curtin University of Technology
  • Telethon Institute for Child Health Research
Series statement
Western Australian Aboriginal child health survey
Series volume
v. 3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Health surveys
  • Educational surveys
  • Children, Aboriginal Australian
  • Youth, Aboriginal Australian
  • Children, Aboriginal Australian
  • Youth, Aboriginal Australian
  • Children, Aboriginal Australian
  • Youth, Aboriginal Australian
Label
Improving the educational experiences of Aboriginal children and young people, [S.R. Zubrick ... [et al.]]
Link
http://www.ichr.uwa.edu.au/waachs/publications/volume_three.lasso
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
The survey: objectives, design and process -- Educating Aboriginal children - issues, policy and history: an overview of the school education system; Setting the context: issues in Aboriginal education; Government policy; The relative disadvantage of Aboriginal students in the education system -- Western Australia's schools: Schools with Aboriginal students; Aboriginal school students - A profile of staff in schools with Aboriginal students; The school environment; Use of school support services -- School attendance: Measuring school attendance; Factors influencing school attendance; Unexplained absence; Impact of low levels of school attendance -- Performance at school: Measuring academic performance of Aboriginal students; teacher rated overall academic performance and demographic factors; Matrices and word definitions testing; Western Australian Literacy and Numeracy Assessment; Measures of students performance: reliability of teacher rated performance -- factors influencing academic performance: student factors and academic performance; Carer factors and Aboriginal performance; Family and household environment factors and academic performance; School environment and academic performance; Relative importance of student, carer, family and household and school environment factors in explaining low academic performance -- Carer and teacher assessments of student academic performance: Primary carer interactions with the school; School perceptions of the adequacy of Aboriginal education; Primary career and school teacher ratings of the school work performance of Aboriginal students; Validating teacher ratings of student academic performance as the benchmark for comparing primary carer ratings; Factors associated with discrepancies in primary carer and teacher ratings of school work performance -- School, health and young people: Young people currently at school; Student self-assessment of school work performance compared with school teacher ratings; Young people no longer going to school -- Education, health and well being: Summary of recommended actions; Introduction; Understanding the context in which education occurs; Directions in policy and reporting frameworks affecting Aboriginal education; Key findings for education; Actions now needed to improve educational outcomes for Aboriginal children -- Appendices: A guide to the survey fieldwork instruments; Further validation of teacher rated academic performance; Measures derived from multiple responses and scales; Levels of school and student participation; Reliability of estimates - Western Australian Aboriginal communities maps
Control code
000040656767
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xxxvi, 564 p.
Isbn
9780957949492
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps
Label
Improving the educational experiences of Aboriginal children and young people, [S.R. Zubrick ... [et al.]]
Link
http://www.ichr.uwa.edu.au/waachs/publications/volume_three.lasso
Publication
Contents
The survey: objectives, design and process -- Educating Aboriginal children - issues, policy and history: an overview of the school education system; Setting the context: issues in Aboriginal education; Government policy; The relative disadvantage of Aboriginal students in the education system -- Western Australia's schools: Schools with Aboriginal students; Aboriginal school students - A profile of staff in schools with Aboriginal students; The school environment; Use of school support services -- School attendance: Measuring school attendance; Factors influencing school attendance; Unexplained absence; Impact of low levels of school attendance -- Performance at school: Measuring academic performance of Aboriginal students; teacher rated overall academic performance and demographic factors; Matrices and word definitions testing; Western Australian Literacy and Numeracy Assessment; Measures of students performance: reliability of teacher rated performance -- factors influencing academic performance: student factors and academic performance; Carer factors and Aboriginal performance; Family and household environment factors and academic performance; School environment and academic performance; Relative importance of student, carer, family and household and school environment factors in explaining low academic performance -- Carer and teacher assessments of student academic performance: Primary carer interactions with the school; School perceptions of the adequacy of Aboriginal education; Primary career and school teacher ratings of the school work performance of Aboriginal students; Validating teacher ratings of student academic performance as the benchmark for comparing primary carer ratings; Factors associated with discrepancies in primary carer and teacher ratings of school work performance -- School, health and young people: Young people currently at school; Student self-assessment of school work performance compared with school teacher ratings; Young people no longer going to school -- Education, health and well being: Summary of recommended actions; Introduction; Understanding the context in which education occurs; Directions in policy and reporting frameworks affecting Aboriginal education; Key findings for education; Actions now needed to improve educational outcomes for Aboriginal children -- Appendices: A guide to the survey fieldwork instruments; Further validation of teacher rated academic performance; Measures derived from multiple responses and scales; Levels of school and student participation; Reliability of estimates - Western Australian Aboriginal communities maps
Control code
000040656767
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
xxxvi, 564 p.
Isbn
9780957949492
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps

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