Author Faculty (Discipline)

Education

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2017

Publication Details

This book chapter was originally published as:

Kilgour, P., & Williams, A. (2017). Government funding in Australian independent schools. In R. McIver, & P. Kilgour (Eds.), Perceptions of mission held by teachers in Seventh-day Adventist schools in Australia and the Solomon Islands (pp. 55-70). Cooranbong, Australia: Avondale Academic Press.

ISBN: 978-0-9874172-3-7

ANZSRC / FoR Code

130102 Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori)| 130105 Primary Education (excl. Maori)| 130106 Secondary Education| 130199 Education Systems not elsewhere classified

Reportable Items

B1

Abstract

This chapter gives a history of government funding of Australian independent schools with a focus on Seventh-day Adventist education identities. It covers the evolution of the methods of funding, the politics of funding, the controversies from interest groups on such funding, and Ellen White’s advice on receiving government funding for Adventist schools.

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Used by permission: the publisher and the author(s).

© 2017 Peter Kilgour and Anthony Williams

Staff and Students of Avondale College may access Perceptions of mission held by teachers in Seventh-day Adventist schools in Australia and the Solomon Islands from Avondale College Library (371.071767 M18).

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