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Greenwood, Janinka – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
This paper explores the interplay of control and trust in a cross-national and cross-cultural professional development course. It examines the differing expectations of the overseas high-ranked education officials who were the students and of the course teachers, particularly in terms of: approaches to control of content and of interpersonal…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Attitudes, Trust (Psychology), Accountability
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Ashton, Karen – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
What approaches are used in the multi-level language class and what influences a teacher's choice of approach? Multi-level language classes, the combining of two or more senior year levels into a single class, is a relatively recent phenomenon and one that is becoming increasingly common in New Zealand secondary schools as a consequence of a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
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Bruce, Judy; North, Chris; FitzPatrick, Jessica – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2019
Global citizenship (GC) is becoming increasingly significant as a desirable graduate attribute in the context of increasing globalisation and cultural diversity. However, both the means and ends of GC education are influenced by a divergent range of conceptualizations. The aim of this research project was to investigate preservice teachers'…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Citizenship Education, Global Approach, Cultural Pluralism
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Attwood, Sophia; MacArthur, Jude; Kearney, Alison – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
This study investigated the role of ITE in preparing beginner, secondary school teachers for including diverse groups of learners by capturing their experiences of ITE and their early career. An online questionnaire was completed by early career secondary school teachers. Follow-up interviews with four teachers explored salient findings from the…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Inclusion, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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Yates, Anne; Johnston, Michael – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2018
The Teachers Conceptions of Assessment Inventory was used to investigate New Zealand teachers' beliefs about assessment. The participating sample comprised teachers who work almost exclusively at the senior level of high school and are responsible for school-based assessment programmes that contribute at least 50% of students' final grades towards…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Secondary School Teachers, High Schools
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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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Conway, Clare; Richards, Heather – Language Learning Journal, 2018
Reflection as a tool for the development of an intercultural dimension in language learning is mentioned to varying degrees in curriculum documents, guidelines and the literature. While there is a call for teachers to encourage language learners to engage in reflection for the development of intercultural competence (IC), studies show it can be…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Cultural Awareness, Language Teachers
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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
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Thwaites, Trevor; McPhail, Graham – New Zealand Journal of Teachers' Work, 2018
New Zealand secondary music teachers spend many hours each week in both preparing and training a variety of performance ensembles, often before school, during lunchtimes, after school, on weekends and during holidays. In many cases this can be regarded as unpaid labour, yet their efforts make a significant contribution to a school's life: its…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Music Teachers, Music Education, Music Activities