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Government Management: Brief to the Incoming Government 1987 Volume II Education Issues

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  • Government Management: Brief to the Incoming Government 1987 Volume II Education Issues
  • Published: Jun 1905
  • Status: Not Current - Reference Only
  • Author: The Treasury
    • Hard copy: Available in PDF format only.
     

    Government Management: Brief to the Incoming Government 1987 Volume II

    Published on 9 Jun 1987

    Government Management - Education Issues was the Briefing to the Incoming Government prepared before the 1987 election, it contains a detailed review of education in New Zealand, and a discussion of some options for the future. Government Management: Volume I was published at the same time and is available from a separate download page. The briefing paper is available for download in Adobe PDF format only.

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    Preface

    big87ii-1.pdf(184 KB) pp. vii

    1 The New Zealand Education System - Setting the Scene

    • Introduction
    • The Education System, Society and Policy Change
    • Educational Objectives and the Macro Context
    • The Educational Process, Economic Analysis
      • and Educational Research
    • Some Features of the Education System
    • Current Trends
    • Current Pressures on the State System
    • Some Underlying Questions
    • Summary
    • Notes and References
    big87ii-2.pdf(1051 KB) pp. 1-21

    2 The Nature of Education

    • Introduction
    • Functions of Education
    • Applying the Functions
    • The Institutionalisation of Education
    • The Benefits and Costs of Education
    • The Role of Government
    • Problems of Intervention
    • Conclusions
    • Notes and References
    big87ii-3.pdf(1297 KB) pp. 23-44

    3 Early Childhood Services

    • Introduction
    • Functions of Early Childhood Services
    • Benefits of Early Childhood Services
    • Goals of Government: Why Intervene?
    • Costs and Instruments of Intervention
    • Current Arrangements
    • Evaluation of Current Arrangements
    • Underlying Concerns
    • Conclusions
    • Appendix: Cost Per Head of Early Childhood Services
    • Notes and References
    big87ii-4.pdf(2277 KB) pp. 45-85

    4 Primary Education

    • Introduction
    • Functions of Primary Education
    • Benefits of Primary Education
    • Goals of Government: Why Intervene?
    • Costs and Instruments of Intervention
    • Current Arrangements
    • Evaluation of Current Arrangements
    • Underlying Concerns
    • Conclusions
    • Notes and References
    big87ii-5.pdf(1854 KB) pp. 87-117

    5 Secondary Education

    • Introduction
    • Functions of Secondary Education
    • Benefits of Secondary Education
    • Goals of Government: Why Intervene?
    • Costs and Instruments of Intervention
    • Current Arrangements
    • Evaluation of Current Arrangements
    • Underlying Concerns
    • Conclusions
    • Notes and References
    big87ii-6.pdf(2597 KB) pp. 119-159

    6 Tertiary Education

    • Introduction
    • Functions of Tertiary Education
    • Benefits of Tertiary Education
    • Goals of Government: Why Intervene?
    • Costs and Instruments of Intervention
    • Current Arrangements
    • Evaluation of Current Arrangements
    • Underlying Concerns
    • Conclusions
    • Notes and References
    big87ii-7.pdf(2609 KB) pp. 161-200

    7 Cultural Pluralism and Education Policy

    • Introduction
    • The Multicultural Background
    • Multicultural Education
    • Some Conclusions
    • Notes and References
    big87ii-8.pdf(722 KB) pp. 201-213

    8 Maori Education

    • Introduction
    • Policy on Maori Education
    • Current Discussion on Maori/Pakeha Relationships as they Affect
      • Education Policy
    • Maori Educational Attainment
    • Educational Theory and Research with Reference to Ethnic Attainment
      • Differences
    • Some Conclusions
    • Appendix I: Chronology of Departmental Activities Regarding Maori
      • Language and Culture Since the 1950s
    • Appendix II: 1986 School Certificate Results
    • Appendix III: Retention Rates, 1960-1979
    • Appendix IV: External Examinations and Awards
    • Appendix V: Retention Rates
    • Notes and References
    big87ii-9.pdf(2020 KB) pp. 215-253

    9 Private Overseas Student Policy

    • Introduction
    • Current Exports of Educational Services
    • The International Demand for Education
    • Price Elasticity
    • The Demand for New Zealand Tertiary Places and the Supply Response
      • from New Zealand Institutions
    • Equity Considerations
    • Conclusions
    • Appendix I: Enrolment of Foreign Students in Postgraduate Education
    • Appendix II: Implementation Issues
    • Notes and References
    big87ii-10.pdf(682 KB) pp. 255-268

    10 Summary and Conclusions

    • Introduction
    • The Nature of Education and Government
    • Intervention in Education
    • Early Childhood Services
    • Primary Education
    • Secondary Education
    • Tertiary Education
    • Cultural Pluralism and Education Policy
    • Maori Education
    • Private Overseas Student Policy
    • General Conclusions

    Glossary of Abbreviations

    big87ii-11.pdf(1562 KB) pp. 269-295
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