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Towl, Patty, Ed.; Hemphill, Sheryl, Ed. – New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2016
Schools work continually to keep students with challenging and difficult behaviour engaged in education. The message of this book is that more can and needs to be done. The audience of this book includes all those who work with excluded children: school, health and justice personnel; school trustees, parents and community workers. School exclusion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, At Risk Students, Low Income Students, Indigenous Populations
McKinley, Elizabeth, Ed.; Madjar, Irena, Ed. – NZCER Press, 2010
There is nothing like a good story to capture the imagination and help us engage with other people's experiences. This book is made up of fifteen such stories, written by young New Zealanders as they look back on their individual journeys from school to tertiary education. They come from rural and urban schools located mostly in economically…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, College Bound Students, Economically Disadvantaged
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Birkin, Christina; Anderson, Angelika; Seymour, Fred; Moore, Dennis W. – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2008
Background: The EarlyBird program is a psycho-educational early intervention program for parents of children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD). It aims to provide parents with skills to increase their child's communication and manage challenging behaviour using behavioural techniques. Method: Two interlinked studies examined access to the…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Autism, Parent Participation, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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McMahon, Mary; Rixon, Kylie – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2007
The present study examined the occupational aspirations and career development influences of children attending Years 6 and 7 at a sample of rural and remote primary schools in the central western region of Queensland. Data was collected by means of the "Revised Career Awareness Survey" (McMahon & Patton, 2001). Australian and New…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Labor Market, Occupational Aspiration, Foreign Countries
Renwick, Margery – 1997
Starting school is a milestone in a child's life. This booklet for New Zealand parents and caregivers offers guidelines for making the transition to school a positive experience. The topics discussed include: (1) selecting a school; (2) visiting the school; (3) enrolling children in school; (4) the initial adjustment; (5) clothes and schoolbags;…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Family School Relationship, Foreign Countries, Parent Materials
Thomson, Charlotte; And Others – 1991
This guide to Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs) for students with special needs in New Zealand begins with an overview section which discusses what an IEP is, policy and administrative requirements, and steps in the IEP process. Module 1 presents basic information about the IEP. Module 2 describes school organization to facilitate IEPs and…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Communication Skills, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities
McDonald, Geraldine – 1987
This booklet contains an outline of, and recommendations based on, a study of 128 New Zealand children in special groups mainstreamed into kindergartens and play groups. Research goals were to explore how mainstreaming had been implemented, whether special group children were profiting from the environment's educational opportunities, and whether…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Mainstreaming, Mother Attitudes
Miller-Lachmann, Lyn – 1992
This bibliography lists 1,038 multicultural books for children and teenagers, published between 1970 and 1991, that can assist librarians, teachers, and parents in educating children and young adults about their changing world. The books are selected to enhance opportunities for children to live and learn together by providing them with fair and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Children
Tuffield, Joanne, Comp. – 1993
Intended for parents as well as people working in the early childhood education field, this annotated bibliography contains 73 publications of primarily New Zealand and Australian origin on parent support. The first section lists materials especially for persons working with parents in the community. The second section lists 12 articles by Douglas…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Early Childhood Education, Educational Research, Foreign Countries