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Harvey, Roger; Averill, Robin – Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 2012
The importance of using real-life contexts in teaching mathematics is emphasised in many policy and curriculum statements. The literature indicates using contexts to teach mathematics can be difficult and few detailed exemplars exist. This article describes the use of real-life contexts in one New Zealand Year 11 algebra lesson. Data included a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Video Technology, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics
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Dymoke, Sue – English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 2012
This paper argues that recent changes to two national high-stakes tests for English--the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) in Aoteaora New Zealand and the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) in England--have shifted the assessment emphasis further away from poetry than previously and have significantly…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, High Stakes Tests, Foreign Countries, Poetry
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Bishop, Alan Russell; Berryman, Mere Anne; Wearmouth, Janice Barbara; Peter, Mira – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2012
Educational disparities between indigenous Maori students and those of the majority continue to be a major issue in New Zealand. Te Kotahitanga, an iterative research and development programme, which commenced in 2001, supports teachers to implement a relationship-based pedagogy in their classrooms in order to improve Maori students' achievement…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups, Pacific Islanders, Educational Change
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Brown, Gavin T. L.; Harris, Lois R.; Harnett, Jennifer – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2012
Teachers' understandings of feedback probably influence the type and quality of feedback that they provide. The beliefs of 518 New Zealand practicing teachers about feedback were evaluated with the "Teachers' Conceptions of Feedback" (TCoF) inventory and related to practices these teachers considered to be feedback. Nine feedback factors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values, Feedback (Response), Beliefs
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Archard, Nicole – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2012
This paper reports on a qualitative study regarding the phenomenon of student leadership development as reported by staff members in girls' schools located in Australia and New Zealand. Electronic survey was used as the method of data collection, facilitating both closed and open-ended responses. Using staff responses, the understanding and type…
Descriptors: Females, Leadership Training, Foreign Countries, Student Leadership
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Wood, Bronwyn Elisabeth – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2012
The heightened focus on "active" citizenship in New Zealand's current curriculum (Ministry of Education, 2007) mirrors a pattern observed in many nation's curricula in the past decade. The scale of active citizenship in this curriculum includes an expectation that students will participate in local and national communities but also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Citizenship, Teacher Attitudes
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Irving, S. Earl; Harris, Lois R.; Peterson, Elizabeth R. – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2011
Within the Asia-Pacific community, the New Zealand Ministry of Education has been one of few educational authorities to adopt an Assessment for Learning (AfL) framework and actively promote formative uses of assessment. This paper reports the results of a qualitative study in which eleven New Zealand secondary teachers in two focus groups…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Student Evaluation, Focus Groups, Foreign Countries
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Ward, Angela – Kairaranga, 2011
Since 1989, teacher aides have become a familiar part of our classrooms as they support students with special educational needs. International and New Zealand research shows that despite many teacher aide practices that effectively support student learning in inclusive settings, there are some practices that work against the inclusion of some…
Descriptors: Teacher Aides, Physical Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
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Wise, Stuart; Greenwood, Janinka; Davis, Niki – British Journal of Music Education, 2011
The music industry in the 21st century uses digital technology in a wide range of applications including performance, composition and in recording and publishing. Much of this digital technology is freely available via downloads from the internet, as part of software included with computers when they are purchased and via applications that are…
Descriptors: Music Education, Teaching Methods, Music Activities, Foreign Countries
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Rose, Sally B.; Lanumata, Tolotea; Lawton, Beverley A. – Journal of School Health, 2011
Background: School-based human papillomavirus (HPV)/cervical cancer vaccination programs have been implemented widely, but few studies have investigated the knowledge and views of school staff about this new vaccine. Methods: Prior to the introduction of the HPV vaccine in 2009, we surveyed staff at 14 socioeconomically diverse schools to assess…
Descriptors: Information Needs, Females, Immunization Programs, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Ladbrook, Judine; Prober, Elizabeth – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2011
International studies and theorists have posited that digital technologies play an important role in students' lives and that students display a broad range of literacy skills when using them. The New Zealand Curriculum (2007) states that students should be literate, critical thinkers who actively seek, use and create knowledge. This paper reports…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Computer Uses in Education, Critical Thinking, Foreign Countries
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Cowie, Bronwen; Jones, Alister; Harlow, Ann – Teacher Development, 2011
The Laptops for Teachers scheme in New Zealand provides teachers whose schools opt into the scheme access to a laptop for their exclusive use. This paper reports on the findings of the three-year evaluation of the impact of the laptops on secondary teachers' work. The findings indicate that school leadership has been pivotal to the provision of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Practices
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Hynds, Anne; Sleeter, Christine; Hindle, Rawiri; Savage, Catherine; Penetito, Wally; Meyer, Luanna H. – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2011
This article presents a case study of a unique New Zealand professional development programme, Te Kotahitanga, for mainstream secondary school teachers. Findings discussed are drawn from an independent evaluation of the programme across 22 secondary schools. The professional development approach attempted to reposition the relationship between…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers
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Gillespie, Lorna B. – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2011
This paper focuses on the significance of curriculum value orientations for curriculum implementation and, therefore, for teacher education. The paper draws on data arising from research undertaken with six Health and Physical Education teachers in Aotearoa New Zealand to explore issues pertinent to Physical Education teacher education (PETE).…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Values, Curriculum
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Peterson, Elizabeth R.; Rubie-Davies, Christine M.; Elley-Brown, Margaret J.; Widdowson, Deborah A.; Dixon, Robyn S.; Irving, Earl S. – Research in Education, 2011
This research investigates who students, parents and teachers believe is responsible for student learning. Thirteen focus groups were conducted with Year 9 and 10 students, and parents and teachers from three diverse New Zealand secondary schools. Differences were found with respect to whom the three stakeholders thought were responsible for…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, Parent Responsibility, Student Responsibility
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