Educating Everybody: Properly!

Chapter
Part of the Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects book series (EDAP, volume 20)

Abstract

It seems that I have been involved in education all my life. I started in first class at Ainslie Infants School in 1943, listened to my parents, both teachers, talking about the New Education Fellowship after the war, wanted to be a primary school teacher, then wanted to be a high school teacher, then wanted to be a university teacher—and became one for a time. I have talked to almost every kind of class, from kindergarten to postdoctoral to University of the Third Age (U3A), in Australia and overseas, been a school Parents and Citizens’ Association (P&C) member and continue to be a ‘grand friend’. I have helped to review a lot of Commonwealth principles and practices in education and chaired a review of school legislation in the ACT. And the longer I live, the more important I think education to be for any society.

Keywords

Road Safety High School Teacher Primary School Teacher School Parent Education Fellowship 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of CanberraYarralumlaAustralia

Personalised recommendations