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Author Zoellner, Don, author.

Title Vocational education & training : the Northern Territory's history of public philanthropy / Don Zoellner.

Published Acton, A.C.T. : ANU Press, 2017.


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 UniM Bail  370.113099429 ZOEL    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for UniM Bail on 22-05-2017.
Physical description xiii, 264 pages : illustrations (some colour), portraits (some colour) ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-264)
Contents Setting the scene -- Philanthropic behaviour -- Prior to 1911: European discovery and South Australian administration of the Northern Territory -- Early Commonwealth control, 1911-46 -- The post-World War Two period to 1978 -- TAFE in the era of self-government, 1978-92 -- Vocational education and training in the era of self-government, 1992-2014 -- Late 2015 and September 2016 postscript.
Summary This book represents the first consolidated history of vocational education and training in the Northern Territory. Not only does the story present a chronological account of events, people and institutions, it also offers an explanation of how the system actually works and this has application well beyond the Territory. The mix of historical accounting and operational analysis comes from a unique perspective. It is proposed that the best way to understand the behaviour of the government ministers who have responsibility for vocational training is to compare their decisions and actions with those of wealthy philanthropists.
Other author Australian National University Press, issuing body.
Subject Vocational education -- Government policy -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Vocational education -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- History.
Occupational training -- Government policy -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Occupational training -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Vocational education -- Australia -- Northern Territory.
Variant Title Vocational education and training.
ISBN 9781760460990 (paperback)
1760460990 (paperback)