Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/16617
Title: Preface
Contributor(s): Shaw, Jennie  (author)
Publication Date: 2014
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/16617
Abstract: The New England University College, now the University of New England, and its older and erstwhile 'more professional' opposing hill institution, the Armidale Teachers' College (for now the various areas are grouped under the rubric, Education and various Professions) - alike hold a special place in the hearts of those who have studied, taught, worked and lived within these so early founded and decentralised/non-capital city tertiary education institutions. Indeed, we recall with a smile Matthew Jordan's phrase, 'Country Colleges for Country Kids', as cited in his 'A Spirit of True Learning' (2004). Perhaps it is the unique combination of the unusually cool climate, beautiful 'high country' rural setting, rarified atmosphere - literally and metaphorically - and caring, small city ambience that has, for those students and staff on their remote Armidale campus (for both are now amalgamated on the northern hill), enhanced and intensified their New England University College/Teachers' College experiences and so many personal relationships. These were formative and first away-from-home experiences, at times unsettling and disturbing, that shaped their interests, careers, life-partners and families. In the most genuine sense, these were, above all, remarkable learning opportunities for which many of the contributors to this volume remain profoundly grateful
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Came To New England, p. xi-xiii
Publisher: University of New England
Place of Publication: Armidale, Australia
ISBN: 9781921597596
Field of Research (FOR): 100605 Performance Evaluation; Testing and Simulation of Reliability
130108 Technical, Further and Workplace Education
060305 Evolution of Developmental Systems
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 930401 Management and Leadership of Schools/Institutions
930302 Syllabus and Curriculum Development
930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
HERDC Category Description: B2 Chapter in a Book - Other
Other Links: http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/202986055
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