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From community engagement in education to public engagement with education

Author(s): 
Ally Bull

This paper discusses the relationship between schools and their communities. It explores the purpose of different school-community initiatives and discusses the case for a wider public engagement in education for the purpose of rethinking how schools meet the needs of all learners in the 21st century. It was written as part of a 2009-11 NZCER purchase agreement project called Families and communities engagement in education (FACE).

Families and communities engagement in education (FACE)
Year published: 
2011
Publication type: 
Working paper
Publisher: 
NZCER
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