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Centre for Studies in Literacy, Policy and Learning Cultures (UniSA)

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LPLC
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30 Dec 2004
53

Commissioned by the Australian Education Union (SA), this report identifies significant shortcomings in the 2003 literacy and numeracy testing conducted in South Australian schools. The authors argue that well-designed standardised tests can be useful as one part of an assessment regime, but the current tests...

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1 Jun 2002
22

This paper by Anna Kraack and Jane Kenway, first published in Special Issue of Rural Sociology on Rural Youth (2002), focuses on rural young people in time and space, examining the implications of changes in their location for their youthful identities and reputations-particularly those of...

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1 Jun 2002
42

In this article article submitted to the McGill Journal of Education, Pat Thomson and Barbara Comber argue that students in disadvantaged schools are very often seen as lacking in ability, motivation and appropriate academic skills.

In a practitioner-university co-research project which investigated literacy learning,...

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1 Jun 2002
12

Jane Kenway's chapter in Marginson, S. and Manderson, L. (Eds) Postgraduate Training in the Social Sciences (2002) considers the specificity of Education faculties in Australia over time and the implications of key changes within the tertiary sector, education systems and the education profession for their...

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