AU WA A1886 - ROYAL COMMISSION ON KINDERGARTENS

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Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Royal Commission

Authorized form of name

ROYAL COMMISSION ON KINDERGARTENS

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Description identifier

AU WA A1886

Description area

Dates of existence

1952-08-13 - 1953-03-29

History

On 13 August 1952, M.G. Little was appointed Royal Commissioner to inquire into matters pertaining to kindergartens in Western Australia. The Royal Commission's terms of reference were:

1) To assess the value to the community of the type of training being provided in kindergartens in Western Australia;

2) To examine and report on the administration of the Kindergarten Union of Western Australia Incorporated, with particular reference to (a) finance, and (b) policy with respect to new kindergartens;

3) To examine the method of subsisiding kindergartens through the Kindergarten Union of Western Australia Incorporated and, if possible, to make recommendations for an approved method of rendering financial assistance; and

4) To examine and make recommendations with respect to the standards governing (a) kindergarten buildings and facilities, (b) scale and type of equipment, and (c) staffing.

The Royal Commission's report was completed on 29 March 1953.

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Related function

Related function

Related unit of description

Series S4697 - REPORT

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1953-03-29 - 1953-03-29

Related unit of description

Series S4698 - TRANSCRIPT OF EVIDENCE

Role

Creation

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

1952-09-02 - 1952-12-08

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Final

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Archivist's notes