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Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research

Dr Phillip McKenzie

1988

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Secondary School Size, Operating Costs And Curriculum Structure, Phil Mckenzie Nov 1988

Secondary School Size, Operating Costs And Curriculum Structure, Phil Mckenzie

Dr Phillip McKenzie

Proponents of increases in average school size commonly employ two main arguments: bigger schools are less expensive to operate than small schools, and they are better able to meet students' educational needs through the provision of more extensive curricula. This paper examines these arguments in the case of Victorian government secondary schools, using data relating to the 1984 school year. It presents results which suggest that while size brings considerable advantages, plateau effects begin to appear at relatively low enrolment levels. The paper comprises five main sections: an outline of the conceptual background to the study; a description of the ...


The Information Needs Of School-Based Decision Making, Phil Mckenzie Mar 1988

The Information Needs Of School-Based Decision Making, Phil Mckenzie

Dr Phillip McKenzie

No abstract provided.


The Australian Education System, Phil Mckenzie Dec 1987

The Australian Education System, Phil Mckenzie

Dr Phillip McKenzie

No abstract provided.