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Indigenous participation in higher education / John Daniel Encel
Bib ID 2535216
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Encel, John Daniel
 
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Description Canberra : Dept. of Education, Training and Youth Affairs, Higher Education Division, 2000 
v, 33 p. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0642449155
0642449163 (Internet copy) (online)
Series

Occasional paper series (Australia. Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs. Higher Education Division) ; 00-C.

Summary

"The Government has implemented a number of programmes designed to enhance the participation of Indigenous Australians in higher education. The aggregate participation of Indigenous Australians in higher education has shown a fairly steadily increasing trend since 1987. The participation levels of Indigenous people are still below those for the non-Indigenous population. The first part of this report examines these patterns of difference in more detail. Since they are a part of a broader historical pattern of economic and social disadvantage, redress cannot be expected solely from the efforts of the higher education sector, but it does have an important contribution to make. The second part of this report looks at trends over time illustrating the degree of progress that has been made in reducing the differences between the higher education experience of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. The third part of the report provides some comparisons between different higher education institutions, illustrating how they have individually contributed to these achievements." -- Website.

Full contents
  • 1. Characteristics
  • 1.1 Age
  • 1.2 Sex
  • 1.3 Prior qualifications and basis for admission
  • 1.4 Areas of home residence and relocation
  • 1.5 Internal and external studies
  • 1.6 Level of course
  • 1.7 Field of study
  • 1.8 Academic success
  • 1.9 Transition to employment
 
Notes

Also available on the Internet at: http://www.dest.gov.au/archive/highered/occpaper/00C/00c.pdf

Subjects Aboriginal Australian students -- Statistics.  |  Education, Higher -- Australia -- Statistics.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Education (Higher) -- Statistics.  |  Aboriginal Australian students -- Statistics.  |  Aboriginal Australian students.  |  Higher education -- Australia -- Statistics.  |  Education - Tertiary.  |  Education - Tertiary - Students.
Other authors/contributors Australia. Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs. Higher Education Division
Terms of Use Commonwealth of Australia 2000. 

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