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Stephens, Jason M. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
Epidemic is an apt adjective for describing the problem of academic dishonesty. When asked if they have cheated in the past year, a "disproportionately large number" (i.e., the majority) of secondary and tertiary students in the United States (and in every other country in which it's been studied) report having done so. The problem of…
Descriptors: Ethics, Cheating, Incidence, Moral Development
Tait, Aaron; Faulkner, Dave – ASCD, 2018
The world needs great individual educational changemakers capable of identifying problems and creating bold, scalable solutions. But the world also needs Dream Teams--groups of talented administrators, teachers, staff, students, and community members who are passionate about making things better for kids, believe that school-based change is the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Change Agents, Educational Improvement
Whyte, Barbara; Fraser, Deborah; Aitken, Viv – New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2013
Teachers and principals know that students learn best when involved, challenged and inspired. An integrated curriculum offers teachers the tools to engage, extend and enthuse students. Yet today's curriculum seems to be narrowing and becoming restrictive. Assessment-driven teaching, reporting to standards and a pronounced emphasis on individual…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Academic Achievement, Teacher Administrator Relationship, Principals
Lee, Alison, Ed.; Danby, Susan, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
The number of doctorates being awarded around the world has almost doubled over the last ten years, propelling it from a small elite enterprise into a large and ever growing international market. Within the context of increasing numbers of doctoral students this book examines the new doctorate environment and the challenges it is starting to face.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Educational Change, Educational Trends
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Fletcher, Jo; Greenwood, Janinka; Grimley, Michael; Parkhill, Faye – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2011
Many studies show that school leadership is a key factor in supporting change within schools, but few have specifically considered the impact leadership has on gains in students' reading outcomes. This article focuses on factors that typify leadership in schools where such gains have been identified and explores the nature and quality of…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Foreign Countries, Educational Environment, Instructional Leadership
Boyd, Sally; Barwick, Helena – New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2011
This booklet is a summary of an extensive review of research and other literature undertaken to guide the development of the Wellbeing@School website self-review process, survey tools and content. This website is being developed by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER). The "Wellbeing@School" website is one component…
Descriptors: Caring, Police, Bullying, Foreign Countries
Whitinui, Paul – NZCER Press, 2011
This book explores what constitutes successful schooling for Maori students in the 21st century. Editor Paul Whitinui has drawn together academic contributions from diverse fields of matauranga (education), matauranga hinengaro (psychology), whakaako hauora (health), akoranga takakau-a-ora (sport and leisure) and others. The book aims to provide a…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Culturally Relevant Education, Student Needs, Cultural Pluralism
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Timperley, Helen – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2011
This empirical study of the practice of five elementary school principals whose student achievement gains were three times the expected rate of progress redefines some capabilities identified in the literature as central to leadership for learning. These principals were a source of knowledge about teaching and learning and assisted their teachers…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Principals, Elementary Schools, Administrator Role
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Sampson, Kaylene; Comer, Keith – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2011
This study explores learner experiences regarding skills acquisition of a cohort of engineering doctoral students enrolled in a New Zealand university. Employing a qualitative methodology, we interviewed 28 PhD students about the range of experiences and exchanges that comprised their pathways to skill acquisition. Students reported that research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Skill Development, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students
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Carter, Philip D. – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2010
The use of psychodramatic action methods in academic supervision is examined through the detailed description of a session between a supervisor and a supervisee working on a PhD in the field of Information Systems. The psychodramatic emphasis on spontaneity, reciprocity, and the use of dramatic production have various advantages for post-graduate…
Descriptors: Supervisory Methods, Drama, Graduate Students, Faculty Advisers
Cameron, Marie – New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2009
Teaching can be an exhilarating and exciting career despite, or perhaps because of, a never-ending round of challenges, difficulties and problems to solve. Beginning teachers face new challenges every day. This book points the way for school leaders to help them meet these challenges and encourage them to stay in teaching. New Zealand is no better…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teaching Experience, Mentors, Beginning Teacher Induction
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Janson, Annick; Janson, Robin – Innovate: Journal of Online Education, 2009
In this article, Annick Janson and Robin Janson introduce research from the Microsoft New Zealand's Partners in Learning Programme by documenting the impact of digital learning objects (DLOs) on educational practice. Janson and Janson describe the impact of DLOs on the teaching practice of a primary school in New Zealand, tracing the effects of…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Foreign Countries, Instructional Leadership, Principals
Elsner, Paul A., Ed.; Boggs, George R., Ed.; Irwin, Judith T., Ed. – Community College Press (NJ3), 2008
In a global society and economy, education and training is essential to a nation's competitiveness and to the standard of living of its people. The need to open the doors of higher or further education beyond the relatively limited enrollments in elite and selective universities has spawned a movement to develop or expand institutions that are…
Descriptors: Technical Institutes, Living Standards, Global Approach, Foreign Countries
Bush, Tony – SAGE Publications (CA), 2008
Leadership is critical to educational development and specific preparation is vital if leaders are to maximise their effectiveness. In this major new text, Tony Bush draws on his extensive international experience and research to examine the case for leadership development and assess the different modes of preparation used in Europe, including the…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Developed Nations
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Smith, Alison A. – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2007
Mentoring has become increasingly popular during recent years and particularly so in the provision of leadership development, including the mentoring of school principals. In New Zealand, many of these mentoring programmes are developed and funded by central government and are mostly designed to meet the needs of those in their initial years of…
Descriptors: Mentors, Foreign Countries, Leadership, Principals
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