The Resource The Katherine project

The Katherine project

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The Katherine project
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The Katherine project
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Britton; Quotes G.W. Bassett, also 1959 Inspectors Report to stress importance of environment on school work; discusses reasons for actions taken with respect to Aborigines poor educational performance; outline of Brittons 1967 study; suggested prevalence of significant problems in reading, arithmetic, health & welfare; legal convictions Katherine 1969; introduction of Junior Secondary Curriculum; influence of Betty Watts; quotes letter to Darwin office 1969 covering facilities required, student distribution; problems of educating socially deprived children noting work of welfare branch; Problems; attendance, diet, health, hygiene, clothing, home life; teaching problems; requirements itemized; notes subsequent visit by government officials resulting in formation of Commonwealth committee on disadvantaged children; special project at Katherine school, 1970, establishment & provisions; P.E. Lewis, project teacher; notes on organization of classes, time, content, equipment & books; modifications to teaching methods; outline of morning programme; diary extract of days work; need for involvement of parents & community; Parents of deprived children; teachers relationship with deprived children, suggested approaches; material assistance to Aboriginal children; initial results of project; Aboriginal teaching assistant David Jentian, comments on progress, gives brief outline of his work; conclusion; questions raised; need for sophisticated research; Appendix; 1970 enrolment figures, primary & secondary
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Britton, R. J
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  • Lewis, P. E
  • Jentian, David Nanangolod
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  • Watts, B. H.
  • Bassett, G. W.
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The Katherine project
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M0055336
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8117 ; 8526
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0079261
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The Katherine project
Publication
Control code
M0055336
Stock number
8117 ; 8526
System control number
0079261

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