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TERRAnova

TERRAnova, (New Ground' in Teacher Education for Rural and Regional Australia), is the name of a large Australian Research Council funded (2008-2010) project which seeks to discover the nature of successful strategies for preparing, attracting and retaining high quality teachers for rural and remote schools in five Australian states. The project website, which includes links to additional resources and academic publications on research and teacher education for rural and regional Australia, is accessed via the following link http://www.terranova.edu.au/

The following additional publication: White, S. & Reid, J. (2008). Placing teachers? Sustaining rural schooling through place-consciousness in teacher education. Journal of Research in Rural Education, 23(7), is also available from http://jrre.psu.edu/articles/23-7.pdf

Further information is available from the project leader, Associate Professor Simone White, School of Education, on extension 43934 or email simone.white@deakin.edu.au.

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19th July 2010