One-parent families and educational disadvantage

One-parent families and educational disadvantage

Don Edgar and Freya Headlam

Archived publication— October 1982
One-parent families and educational disadvantage

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Paper is based on the findings from a pilot study of the possible educational problems suffered by the growing number of children from Victoria's one parent homes. It discusses the special curricular, scheduling and counselling needs these children may have which differ from those of children from two parent families.   

Contents

  • The Study
  • Teachers' Responses
  • Perceived Differences
  • Lone-Parent Views
  • Conclusions
  • Bibliography

Publication details

Archived publication
Published by the Australian Institute of Family Studies, October 1982.
15 pp.
ISSN: 
0725-2420
ISBN: 
0-642-88617-2
Suggested citation:

Edgar, D., & Headlam, F. (1982). One-parent families and educational disadvantage (Working Paper No. 4). Melbourne: Institute of Family Studies.

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