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The Education Destination : Australia The Education Destination 2010
australia the education destination | 3 stories from experience the background of our writers if you want to understand what it is like to study in australia, then read this book. the articles are by writers who have been to universities or vocational institutes across australia. these writers share their insights of student life from around the country. Alice Allan studied in Australia’s capital city, Canberra, at the Australian National University. She graduated with Honours in Asian Studies (Bachelor of Arts) and then undertook a Diploma in TESOL ( Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages). Alice has worked with English language students both in Australia and overseas. She is currently working as a freelance writer. Stephen Bisset grew up in the Hunter Valley, a regional area north of Sydney in New South Wales. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies) from the University of Newcastle. Stephen now works as a freelance journalist on regional newspapers and in the music industry. He is also an experienced scriptwriter, working on scripts for corporate clients, documentaries and dramatic films. Kathy Purcell lives in Queensland and has studied at two vocational institutes. She chose these institutes for their flexible entry and delivery options so she could combine study with caring for her children. Kathy has worked in South East Asia and she hopes her writing will allow her to continue travelling. Her articles have appeared in various newspapers and magazines. Recently she has decided to begin a fitness course part-time. Once again, she has chosen to study at a vocational institute. Margaret-Ann Williams lives in Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia. She has undertaken extensive study including a public relations course at TAFE SA, linguistics courses at Adelaide University and a Master of Arts (Journalism) from the University of South Australia. Margaret-Ann has co-authored a series of guides to Adelaide and South Australia and has written articles on subjects ranging from rocket science to tourist destinations. Margaret-Ann has also experienced Australian education from the viewpoint of a parent with her four children attending South Australian schools and universities. Elizabeth Roberts-Wright has lived in a number of different areas in Australia including Cairns in Far North Queensland, the regional city of Bendigo in Victoria and Robinvale, a small country town in the same state. Elizabeth has studied vocational courses at TAFE and some subjects through Open Learning at Griffith University. Elizabeth has broad experience in Australian education, having worked at primary and secondary school, and now teaching adults at a TAFE institute. She also has children going through the education system. Elizabeth is working as the writer on her local newspaper, covering everything from human interest to sport. Photocredits:SouthAustralianTourismCommission,BigStockPhoto,JPInternationalCollege,ACPET
The Education Destination
Australia The Education Destination 2011