Community involvement in schools : the Duffy Primary School project

  • William J. Atkinson

    Student thesis: Master's Thesis


    In this field study, Community Involvement in Schools - The Duffy Primary School Project, the writer has examined the picture at the Australian Capital Territory and national level in relation to community involvement with a view to the investigation of the efforts at Duffy Primary School in enlarging school/ community interaction. The study contains a detailed description of the innovatory arrangements made at Duffy School and an evaluation of same, based on a survey of parents. Some conclusions have been drawn in respect to: 1) changes in attitude and behaviour in the school and the community resulting from the Community Involvement Project,2) the school's response to information gathered from the community,3) the achievement of the aims of the project,4) the future of the Community Involvement Project at Duffy School, and the study is related back to the national context in conclusion.
    Date of Award1978
    Original languageEnglish

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