The educational system of Australia is described, and placement recommendations concerning Australian students who want to study in the United States are presented. After describing preschool and primary education, secondary education in the following provinces/territories is considered: New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory, and the Northern Territory. The universities and the colleges of advanced education (CAE) are compared, and information is provided on admission, degrees and diplomas, courses, grades, educational quality, and documents and certificates. Degrees, grading, quality, and documents in technical and further education are also considered, along with teaching qualifications and teaching documents and certificates. Preparation and qualifications for the following professional programs are addressed: nursing education, music and speech/drama education, theological education, and professional associations. Appendices include: a profile of Australian postsecondary institutions, New South Wales secondary mathematics and sciences syllabi; and comparative data on university versus CAE Bachelor of Engineering Courses. (SW)Since the universities are autonomous, each plans its courses of study independently; therefore, a course or subject at one ... education studies, human movement, jurisprudence, pharmacy, physical education, sciences, speech therapy.
|Title||:||Australia ; a Study of the Educational System of Australia and a Guide to the Academic Placement of Students|