What is it about?

A socio-economic study which uses a published list of scholarship holders from Junction Park State School for the years 1924-1932

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Why is it important?

An insightful view of a large and an innovating Queensland primary school, picking up the details in the life experience of pupils.


Junction Park had a diverse population of pupils from different socio-economic backgrounds. The school also had a solid reputation as a leading school, partly from the political standing of the school leadership, and partly from the strength of its scholarship teachers. Together these factors suggest that pupils at Junction Park State School from the socio-economic backgrounds less inclined to foster educational values were given greater support to achieve better scholarship outcomes.

Dr Neville D Buch
Professional Historians Australia

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This page is a summary of: No regrets in the evening of life, History of Education Review, June 2016, Emerald,
DOI: 10.1108/her-03-2014-0023.
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