Two Sides of the Coin: Priorities for Good Schools

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


George Lee taught in schools in Aboriginal communities and on pastoral stations in the Northern Territory (NT) of Australia for much of his career. He is one of the unsung heroes of education in the NT. He preferred the smaller schools; though when I was appointed as a postprimary teacher to Maningrida, a remote indigenous community, in the 1960s, George was on the staff of this eight-teacher school, having been recently transferred from a pastoral station.


Australian School Pastoral Station Northern Territory Australian Capital Territory Remote Indigenous Community 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Emeritus FacultyAustralian National UniversityYarralumlaAustralia

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