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Teacher involvement in Australia: 'Teachers have much to offer'


Williamson, J and Gardner, C, Teacher involvement in Australia: 'Teachers have much to offer', Do teachers wish to be agents of change? Will principals support them?, Sense Publishers, A Menlo & L Collet (ed), Rotterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 73-97. ISBN 978-94-6209-957-9 (2015) [Research Book Chapter]

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This chapter begins with a brief description of the Australian school system as represented in Tasmania. This provides a backdrop for a report of the design and results of the Australian component of this study. Results of the research conducted with 50 principals and 105 teachers about their respective views on teacher involvement in school-based decision-making are presented and discussed with reference to our knowledge of schooling cultures and the workloads and worklives of educators in Australia.

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Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:Teacher Involvement; Australian School System
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Schools and learning environments
Objective Field:Management, resources and leadership
UTAS Author:Williamson, J (Professor John Williamson)
UTAS Author:Gardner, C (Dr Christine Gardner)
ID Code:100797
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2015-05-28
Last Modified:2018-03-29

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