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Kathy Skelton Kathy Skelton i(A17422 works by)
Born: Established: 1946 ; Died: Ceased: Feb 2002
Gender: Female
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Kathy Skelton grew up in Sorrento, Victoria. After completing her university education, she worked as a teacher of English and History, eventually teaching migrant English at Footscray Secondary College. Later, in her position in the Communications Unit of the Victorian Ministry of Education, she prepared and published numerous non-fiction works on education-related issues, including Thinking About Prejudice (1984), Identifying Issues and Implementing Strategies (1985), A Review of Community Relations Strategies in Australia and Overseas (1985), the Human Rights Commission discussion paper Beyond Good Intentions : Combating Prejudice in Schools (1986), An Annotated Resource List (1988) and Press Perceptions of Non English Speaking Background Women (1989). She was also the inaugural editor of Education Quarterly. In April 2005 the Kathy Skelton Scholarship was launched at the University College, University of Melbourne.

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y separately published work icon Miss Gymkhana, R. G. Menzies and Me : Small Town Life in the Fifties Ringwood : McPhee Gribble , 1990 Z56975 1990 single work autobiography

'Memories of small town life in Australia in the 1950s, the critical events and great occasions that touched a nation and swept the world were sieved through a mesh of local goings-on. In that world a young girl tries to learn and find her way growing up in a small seaside town.' (Publication summary)

1990 winner FAW Griffin Press Literary Award
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