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Fitzpatrick, Katie – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2018
In 2015, the New Zealand Ministry of Education released a new curriculum policy document for sexuality education in all schools -- "Sexuality Education: A Guide for Boards of Trustees, Principals and Teachers". This policy is a rare international example of a curriculum document that explicitly values diversity, promotes inclusive school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Educational Policy, Comprehensive School Health Education
Jesson, Rebecca, Ed.; Wilson, Aaron, Ed.; McNaughton, Stuart, Ed.; Lai, Mei, Ed. – NZCER Press, 2017
New Zealand schools increasingly use inquiry to understand and address complex and persistent issues. This requires schools to have committed Lead Teachers with deep knowledge about inquiry. The collection of studies in this book have been compiled by the research team at the Woolf Fisher Research Centre, University of Auckland, to illustrate the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods, Inquiry
Bradley, Jo, Ed. – 2003
This collection of essays, which is separated into 4 sections, concerns open and distance learning at school level, or grades K-12. The first section, "The Knowledge Society," includes the following chapters: "Classroom Open Learning: A Case of Old Wine in New Bottles?" (Jenkins); "Living and Learning in the Information…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Correspondence Schools, Distance Education, Educational Finance
Brown, Jordan; Grippo, Lois – 1995
This curriculum guide was developed for use with public television's Nature series. The materials in the guide are designed to help students actively participate in the study and experience of nature. Students are encouraged to view the programs as naturalists would, observing animals in their environment, noting their behavior, examining the…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Earth Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Richards, Llyn, Ed.; Wright, Judith, Ed. – SET: Research Information for Teachers, 1989
This document consists of the two issues of "SET" published during 1989. Each SET issue consists of a packet of brief reports, leaflets, pamphlets, etc., all reporting on educational research and designed for private study, staff-meetings, in-service courses, or small group discussions. (LL/ND)
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Richards, Llyn, Ed.; Croft, Cedric, Ed. – 1989
This package contains articles in three general areas: items covering measurement topics; brief and practical guides on measurement techniques; and professional reading on broader assessment issues. The purpose of these publications by "Set" is to provide research information to teachers. The initial article, "Overview of Issues in…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Anthologies, Criterion Referenced Tests, Educational Assessment
Collinge, James – 1992
This paper reports that the story of peace education in New Zealand has been one of extremes. While there has been some interest in the subject for decades, it was only in the 1980s that there was any serious activity and widespread debate. In 1984, the conservative National government, which had ruled the country for 9 years, was replaced by a…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Policy
Miller-Lachmann, Lyn – 1992
This bibliography lists 1,038 multicultural books for children and teenagers, published between 1970 and 1991, that can assist librarians, teachers, and parents in educating children and young adults about their changing world. The books are selected to enhance opportunities for children to live and learn together by providing them with fair and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Children
May, Stephen A. – 1993
This paper outlines the various limitations of several multicultural education initiatives and explores the conditions necessary for making multicultural education actually work. The conditions examined include the centrality of first language maintenance and the reconstituting of curriculum, pedagogy, evaluation, and organization at the school…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Bilingual Education, Cooperative Planning, Cultural Pluralism
Podmore, Valerie N., Ed.; Richards, Llyn, Ed. – 1994
Published to celebrate the United Nations' International Year of the Family, this special issue presents selected articles from "set," a twice yearly journal of research information for teachers. These articles look at the contribution of educational research on the relationships between schools and families, and families and learning in…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Economic Factors, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
Easterly, Jean L., Ed. – 1994
This book addresses the following questions from a number of perspectives: (1) what is global education? (2) what does "globally aware" mean? (3) what does it mean to teach with a global perspective? and (4) what must teacher educators do to prepare themselves and their students for an increasingly more complicated world order? After a…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
Collinge, James – 1993
This paper argues that issues of peace and war and related environmental and social questions ought to form part of the curriculum of a truly democratic education system. The aim of these studies is not to indoctrinate young people into predetermined positions with respect to controversial questions, but, quite the opposite, to help them develop…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Richards, Llyn, Ed.; And Others – 1991
This packet of educational research information is designed for everyone interested in education and may be utilized for a quick read, private study, staff meetings, inservice courses or small group discussions. The leaflets and brief reports are listed on a contents sheet as follows: "Twin Studies of Spelling"; "Moment-by-moment…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, College Freshmen, Creativity Research, Decision Making
Limbrick, Libby; And Others – SET: Research Information for Teachers, 1985
Based on the principle that children learn a great deal from other children, this booklet suggests ways to use the potential of the peer group to help other pupils become better readers. The first section, "Children as Natural Teachers," presents the advantages of using peer tutoring, the eight important components of a successful peer…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Peer Teaching, Reading Difficulties
Elley, Warwick B.; Croft, Cedric – 1989
This booklet describes and discusses a method for determining the readability level of prose passages in reading materials for children. The method discussed in the booklet assigns a value to each noun in selected passages on the basis of its frequency level on standard word-frequency charts, correlated in a number of studies with independent…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Nouns, Prose
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