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Mooney, Amanda; Hickey, Chris – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2017
Reflexive accounts of physical education (PE) pedagogy and practice offer potential to reveal much about the intended and unintended learning, for both students and teachers, that can result from certain pedagogic encounters. Despite the promotion of reflective practice/s as a possible "panacea" for improved teaching and learning, there…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Reflection, Physical Education Teachers, Social Influences
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Francis, Becky – Journal of Education Policy, 2006
The moral panic concerning "boys' underachievement" is well established in the UK and Australia, and is spreading to other countries. Feminists have articulated concerns that this debate has reflected a "poor boys'" discourse with negative permutations for girls' schooling; and there is much evidence to support this claim.…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Underachievement
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O'Donovan, Denis – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2006
In this paper I argue that the move towards devolved modes of educational governance provides significant opportunities for feminist and pro-feminist constructionist research to impact on the types of "gender work" used by schools. Research-based understandings of gender in schools have been on the defensive in Australia and elsewhere…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Feminism, Governance, Foreign Countries
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Massey, David R.; Christensen, Carol A. – Educational Studies, 1990
Examines 461 Queensland, Australia, teacher education students' attitudes concerning sex role stereotypes and gender equity. Chi-square analyses produced significant effects for gender, showing females more egalitarian. Considers attitudes resistant to change, instances where self-interest may influence attitudes, and theory and practice…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Feminism