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Dr Phillip McKenzie

1989

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Secondary School Size And The Allocation Of Teacher Time, Phil Mckenzie Oct 1989

Secondary School Size And The Allocation Of Teacher Time, Phil Mckenzie

Dr Phillip McKenzie

This paper reports the results of an analysis of the effect of secondary school enrolment size on the allocation of teacher time.

Two aspects of teacher time usage are examined: the allocation of teacher time to classroom teaching and to other designated duties; and the extent to which teachers specialise in their classroom teaching.


Teacher Appraisal: Issues And Approaches, Jan Lokan, Phil Mckenzie Dec 1988

Teacher Appraisal: Issues And Approaches, Jan Lokan, Phil Mckenzie

Dr Phillip McKenzie

Teacher appraisal raises many awkward questions. For what purposes? In whose interest? By what means? At what cost? And so on. This book has been prepared to provide background material and information for Australian debate on the multitude of issues involved. The book comprises an edited collection of commissioned papers that discuss, from an Australian perspective, the major issues associated with appraising teachers and their work. It is composed of five main sections: The context of teacher appraisal; Teacher appraisal in practice; The state of the art in teacher evaluation; The challenge of teacher appraisal; and an extensive annotated guide ...


Curriculum Arrangements And Resource Allocation In Secondary Schools, Phil Mckenzie, Ross Harrold Dec 1988

Curriculum Arrangements And Resource Allocation In Secondary Schools, Phil Mckenzie, Ross Harrold

Dr Phillip McKenzie

A means by which a nexus can be drawn between a secondary school's educational operations and its resource allocation is suggested. Resources associated with the school's teaching and its learning activities are “mapped”, then compared, on a grid of the school's curriculum arrangements. If it is a non-government (private) school, the analysis is made by comparing average with “breakeven” class sizes; if it is a government (public) school, the analysis compares the patterns of teaching class periods with pupil periods. The analysis identifies implicit resource cross-subsidisation among groups of students who take different levels and types of ...


Secondary School Size, Curriculum Structure, And Resource Use A Study In The Economics Of Education, Phil Mckenzie Dec 1988

Secondary School Size, Curriculum Structure, And Resource Use A Study In The Economics Of Education, Phil Mckenzie

Dr Phillip McKenzie

No abstract provided.


Tools For School Self-Evaluation: Developments In Australia, Phil Mckenzie, Ross Harrold Dec 1988

Tools For School Self-Evaluation: Developments In Australia, Phil Mckenzie, Ross Harrold

Dr Phillip McKenzie

No abstract provided.