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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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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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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
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Sandretto, Susan; Tilson, Jane – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2017
Literacy policy and pedagogy in Aotearoa New Zealand have a strong discursive heritage of traditional literacies, which emphasise code breaking and meaning making with linguistic codes and conventions over other possible modes of communication. In a rapidly evolving landscape where changes in communication technologies give birth to new literacies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy, Educational Research, Educational Practices
Wylie, Cathy – New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2013
This report contains the main findings from the New Zealand Council for Educational Research's (NZCER's) 2012 national survey of secondary schools. The survey draws on responses from more than half the country's secondary school principals and from hundreds of teachers, parents and members of boards of trustees, and was carried out in July and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Surveys, Secondary Schools, School Surveys