Australian Education curriculum and teacher education

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This collection includes digitised copies of select prominent curriculum and teacher resources published in Victoria and South Australia, Australia from 1848 to the 1970s. It consists of Victorian School readers (1848 – mid 1960s), the Victoria Education Gazette and Teachers’ Aid (Volumes 1-91), the Melbourne Training College journal, The Trainee (1908-1970), The Melbourne Teachers’ College Student Representative Council newsletter, The Griffin (1937-1966) and the Education Department for Victoria’s ‘The School paper’ (1899-1968).

Through this collection, the university provides access to prominent resources for research on the history and development of Australian education, curriculum and teacher education.

The collection complements the "School knowledge, working knowledge and the knowing subject: a review of state curriculum policies, 1975-2005" project lead by Prof Lyn Yates and funded as DP0771231 in 2007-2008. (School Curriculum Policies Project (SCPP)) -