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Lee, Joonyoung; Zhang, Tao – JTRM in Kinesiology, 2019
The major purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review on adventure education or adventure-based learning in physical education (PE) between 1976 and 2018 in order to examine the effects of adventure education on students' learning outcomes in PE such as physical and psychological outcomes. The secondary purpose was to explore PE…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Outcomes of Education, Physical Education, Teacher Attitudes
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McAllum, Mary-Anne – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2018
A literature search reveals minimal New Zealand and international research during the past 20 years with a specific focus on young bisexual women at school. This study addresses this paucity through acknowledgement of young bisexual women aged between 16 and 24 years and their experiences of being bisexual at secondary school in New Zealand. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Young Adults, Late Adolescents
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Mooney, Amanda; Gerdin, Göran – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
Despite research over the past three decades that has examined links between masculinity, sport and Physical Education (PE), exclusionary practices and cultures that privilege some boys and masculinities at the expense of marginalised others are still commonly reported. With an historical legacy as a masculinity-making device, attempts to disrupt…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Physical Education, Masculinity, Foreign Countries
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Reinsfield, Elizabeth; Williams, P. John – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2018
Technology education in the New Zealand context has seen significant change since its inception as a technical subject. The changing nature of the subject in New Zealand secondary schools is influenced by some teachers' preoccupation with the making of quality product outcomes, rather than their enactment of the curriculum, which conceptualises a…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Technology Education
Lawes, Elliot; Boyd, Sally – New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2018
This report describes a study that analysed Wellbeing@School student and teacher survey data from 400 New Zealand schools. The study explored the following questions: (1) Are there school practices associated with higher levels of student wellbeing or lower levels of student aggressive behaviours?; and (2) Are some school or student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Welfare, Student Behavior, Aggression
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Riley, Tracy; Webber, Melinda; Sylva, Katrina – Gifted and Talented International, 2017
The REAPS model is a teaching and learning model that places students in real-world problem solving, engaging students in active learning. The Ruamano Project was funded by the Teacher Led Innovation Fund, a New Zealand Ministry of Education initiative that supports teams of teachers to develop innovative practices for improving learning outcomes.…
Descriptors: Gifted, Teaching Methods, Active Learning, Program Descriptions
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Higgins, Joanna; Moeed, Azra – Science Education International, 2017
Developing students' scientific literacy requires teachers to use a variety of pedagogical approaches including video as a form of instruction. In addition, using video is a way of engaging students in science ideas not otherwise accessible to them. This study investigated the merit of video clips representing scientific ideas in a secondary…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Secondary School Students, Dialogs (Language), Cooperative Learning
Lawes, Elliot; Boyd, Sally – New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2017
New Zealand students face challenges to their social and emotional wellbeing. There are high rates of school bullying compared with other countries. More needs to be done to foster young people's wellbeing and help them develop skills and competencies to manage their wellbeing. Multifaceted Whole School Approaches are an effective way for schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Well Being, Prevention, Bullying
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Page, Angela; Smith, Lisa F. – Issues in Educational Research, 2016
Both physical and relational aggression are characterised by the intent to harm another. Physical aggression includes direct behaviours such as hitting or kicking; relational aggression involves behaviours designed to damage relationships, such as excluding others, spreading rumours, and delivering threats and verbal abuse. This study extended…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Adolescents, Aggression
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Hynds, Anne S.; Hindle, Rawiri; Savage, Catherine; Meyer, Luanna H.; Penetito, Wally; Sleeter, Christine – Teacher Educator, 2016
There is a dearth of empirical evidence that examines the impact of teacher professional development for culturally responsive pedagogies, particularly on Indigenous student achievement and teacher practices. Te Kotahitanga was a large-scale professional development initiative for culturally responsive practices for secondary teachers in New…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Culturally Relevant Education, Secondary School Teachers, Program Effectiveness
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Parsons, David; Adhikar, Janak – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2016
This paper reports on the first two years of a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiative in a New Zealand secondary school, using data derived from a series of surveys of teachers, parents and students, who are the main stakeholders in the transformation to a BYOD school. In this paper we analyse data gathered from these surveys, which consists…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices, Teacher Attitudes, Parent Attitudes
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Kennedy, I.; Smith, P.; Sexton, S. S. – Science Education International, 2015
This paper reports on a study investigating the effectiveness of a new professional learning development (PLD) initiative in New Zealand, The Sir Paul Callaghan Science Academy (The Academy). The Academy is designed to provide primary and intermediate (students aged 5 to 13) classroom teachers with the knowledge, materials and support needed for…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Science Education, Foreign Countries, Faculty Development
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Neely, Eva; Walton, Mat; Stephens, Christine – Health Education, 2015
Purpose: School connectedness is a well-established protective factor for young people's physical, mental, and social health. The purpose of this paper is to explore the promotion of school connectedness through the practice of shared lunches within a secondary school context in New Zealand. Design/methodology/approach: An ethnographic methodology…
Descriptors: Student School Relationship, Secondary School Students, Interviews, Secondary School Teachers
Jesson, Rebecca; Meredith, Maria; Rosedale, Naomi – Teaching and Learning Research Initiative, 2015
School students increasingly use digital technologies at home to enhance learning and bridge the school-home divide. The porous learning project was designed to explore the factors that both enabled learning and created barriers to learning at home for students in a low socioeconomic community using the digital learning environment, which we refer…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Learning Processes, Information Technology, Barriers
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McPhail, Graham John – Curriculum Journal, 2014
In this paper the idea of social entitlement to conceptual knowledge is considered in relation to students' views of music at secondary school in New Zealand. The data was collected as a means of triangulating the key focus of a study concerning the beliefs and actions of teachers in relation to curriculum. In interpreting the student data I…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music, Music Education, Teacher Attitudes
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