National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education policy: joint policy statement


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Australia. Department of Employment, Education and Training (DEET)


This policy represents a cooperative effort among the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments of Australia to develop more effective processes for the education of Aboriginal people. The introduction lays out the need for a national policy and its foundations, referring back to earlier recommendations coming from the Report on the House of Representatives Select Committee on Aboriginal Education of 1985 (indexed at TD/ERD 87.85), the Report of the Review of Aboriginal Employment and Training Programs, 1985 (indexed at TD/LMR 85.681) and the Aboriginal Education Policy Task Force...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Participation; Indigenous people; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Indigenous education; Education; Training

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australian Government Publishing Service, 1989

Physical description: 19 p.

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On title page: as endorsed by the governments of: The Commonwealth of Australia, The State of New South Wales, The State of Queensland, The State of South Australia, The State of Tasmania, The State of Victoria, The State of Western Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Northern Territory

Resource type: Government information

Rights: Copyright Commonwealth of Australia reprinted by permission

Document number: TD/ERD 87.81

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