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Key themes and the future: reflections on the middle years of schooling


Carrington, V, Key themes and the future: reflections on the middle years of schooling, New Horizons in Education, (108) pp. 45-54. ISSN 0028-5382 (2002) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]


The middle years of schooling are the site of vibrant educational reform. This is exciting on a number of fronts: the development and implementation of innovative curriculum; the creation of robust teacher professional communities; and, a renewed focus on the relevance of educational research for classroom practice. Given the strength of middle schooling reform in this country, it could be expected that many of the key discussions should take place among networks of educators drawn from classrooms, professional organisations and tertiary institutions. The dialectic between practice and research is one of the most interesting features of middle years reform.

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Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Education systems
Research Field:Teacher education and professional development of educators
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in education
UTAS Author:Carrington, V (Professor Victoria Carrington)
ID Code:144545
Year Published:2002
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2021-05-27
Last Modified:2021-07-29

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