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Dr Phillip McKenzie

1992

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The Economics Of Curriculum Provision For Years 11 And 12, Phil Mckenzie Oct 1992

The Economics Of Curriculum Provision For Years 11 And 12, Phil Mckenzie

Dr Phillip McKenzie

This paper analyses the allocational decisions that have been made concerning Years 11 and 12 programs in Australian government school systems.

It is drawn from a wider study of how system and school decision makers attempt to meet, within a tight financial context, the increased curriculum demands of a more diverse student body.

The study, which was based on samples of schools from four Australian government school systems in 1990, was concerned with the inter-relationship of decisions taken at the system and school levels.

It was conducted in conjunction with Ross Harrold and Marian Stone from the University of New ...


Educational Research And Development In Australia, Barry Mcgaw, Phil Mckenzie May 1992

Educational Research And Development In Australia, Barry Mcgaw, Phil Mckenzie

Dr Phillip McKenzie

No abstract provided.


School Size And Curriculum Provision In Years 11 And 12, Phil Mckenzie Apr 1992

School Size And Curriculum Provision In Years 11 And 12, Phil Mckenzie

Dr Phillip McKenzie

Do large secondary schools provide more comprehensive curricula in Years 11 and 12 than small schools? Is there an enrolment point beyond which the curriculum advantages of size are no longer evident? This paper examines these questions by drawing on preliminary results from a study of curriculum provision and resource use that is being conducted in conjunction with the University of New England. The study, which was funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC), uses data on the operations of four Australian government school systems in 1990. This particular paper focuses on Victorian schools. The paper has four main sections ...


Reporting Research For Teachers: Strategic Review Of Research In Education: An Overview, Phil Mckenzie Dec 1991

Reporting Research For Teachers: Strategic Review Of Research In Education: An Overview, Phil Mckenzie

Dr Phillip McKenzie

In this article the author who is the executive officer of the Strategic Review of Research in Education in Australia outlines the major findings of the review and its recommendations.


Educational Research In Australia, David Boud, Millicent Poole, Richard Warry, Phil Mckenzie Dec 1991

Educational Research In Australia, David Boud, Millicent Poole, Richard Warry, Phil Mckenzie

Dr Phillip McKenzie

This review of educational research in Australia was stimulated by the Australian Research Council which convened a meeting of representatives of major stakeholders in educational research in December 1990. That meeting established terms of reference for the Review, appointed a review panel to take responsibility for the detailed work and continued itself as a reference group. More than 120 written submissions were received in response to circulation of the Terms of Reference. An interim report was drafted by the panel in consultation with the reference group and circulated widely for comment in early 1992. Seventy-six written responses were received and ...