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Annotated bibliography

The purpose for this bibliography is to help readers to identify and source important documentary information about WAIER's history, with particular reference to online sources and WAIER's early years. As indicated below by the foundation date of November 1929, WAIER is only a few years away from potentially celebrating a centenary.

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Connell (1980)Connell, W. F. (1980). The Australian Council for Educational Research 1930-80. Hawthorn, Victoria: The Australian Council for Educational Research Ltd. https://research.acer.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1002&context=acer_histdocs [201 MB] [also at https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED194570] Pages 10-11 name foundation dates for the State Institutes, with Western Australia's Institute identified as founded in November 1929.
Gardiner (2008)Gardiner, D. L. (2008). A historical analysis of the construction of education as an area of study at university-level in Western Australia. PhD thesis, The University of Western Australia. https://research-repository.uwa.edu.au/en/publications/a-historical-analysis-of-the-construction-of-education-as-an-area [1.3 MB] Page 105 of this thesis mentions an address to the Western Australian Institute of Educational Research in 1964, identified in footnote 467 as: "C. Sanders, 'Recent developments in educational research in the Faculty', talk for Symposium of the WAIER, Nov. 10, 1964, pp. 1-3."
Minute books
Western Australian Institute for Educational Research (1929-1963). Minute books 1029-1963. Perth: State Library of Western Australia. https://encore.slwa.wa.gov.au/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1976692
Call Number ACC 2106A. Available for reference; not for loan.
2 items: Minute book of general meetings and committee meetings (1929-1957); Minute book of Executive committee (1953-1963). Digital copies or extracts are not available.

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