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Bourke, Roseanna; O'Neill, John; Loveridge, Judith – Australian Educational Researcher, 2018
Classroom assessment practices are greatly influenced by national and local policies on assessment. Typically, these include accountability requirements for schools to evidence and report their students' learning in the form of specific learning outcomes, calibrated against national benchmark standards of achievement and progression. An…
Descriptors: Accountability, Informal Education, Benchmarking, Student Evaluation
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Bourke, Roseanna; MacDonald, Jo – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018
Evaluation research focusing on educational initiatives that impact on the learning and lives of young people must be challenged to incorporate 'student voice'. In a context of conventional evaluation models of government-led initiatives, student voice is a compelling addition, and challenges the nature of traditional forms of evaluation. It…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Student Participation, Student Attitudes, Mental Health Programs
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Bourke, Roseanna; O'Neill, John; Loveridge, Judith – Oxford Review of Education, 2018
Although informal learning is part of everyday life it is only recently that attempts have been made to more fully conceptualise its nature. This paper explores young children's conceptions of their everyday and informal learning outside of school within the Aotearoa New Zealand context. Phenomenography is used to systematically analyse the…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Interpersonal Relationship
Bourke, Roseanna; O'Neill, John; Loveridge, Judith – Teaching and Learning Research Initiative, 2018
The authors of this report explored children's informal learning outside of school and then investigated how this knowledge can enhance teaching and learning practice in the classroom. The authors worked alongside children to develop a conceptual framework of the variations in how Year 5 students learn informally in their everyday lives outside…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Informal Education, Learning Activities
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Bourke, Roseanna – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2016
An international agenda to raise educational "standards" and increase the accountability of schools has the unintended consequence of increased uniformity around pedagogical practices, and of introducing assessment practices that influence the way students experience learning. This paper explores how the self-assessment experiences of…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Academic Standards, Accountability, Academic Achievement
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Bourke, Roseanna; Dharan, Vijaya – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2015
Psychologists working in education in Aotearoa/New Zealand work in diverse educational environments making day-to-day decisions informed by evidence-based practice. As a relatively small professional group with a complex work programme, they contribute to the assessments and decision-making processes of children and young people across multiple…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Psychology, Psychologists, Evaluation Methods
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Bourke, Roseanna; Mentis, Mandia – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2014
Teachers committed to inclusive education have the potential to revolutionise pedagogical and assessment practices within regular classrooms simply because students with high needs challenge traditional assumptions about what it means "to learn" and "to assess". This creates opportunities for teachers to find creative ways to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Educational Assessment, Special Needs Students
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Bourke, Roseanna; Loveridge, Judith – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2014
Involving children and young people in educational research has been foundational in developing and understanding theories of learning, and understanding child development. Attempts to identify children's perspectives on policies and practices that directly affect them in educational settings have resulted in an increase in the involvement of…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Research Methodology, Informed Consent, Ethics
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Bourke, Roseanna; Mentis, Mandia; O'Neill, John – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2013
Analysis of the impact of professional learning and development (PLD) programmes for educators is complex. This article presents an analysis of a PLD initiative in which classroom teachers learned to use narrative assessment for students with "high" and "very high" learning needs. Using Cultural Historical Activity Theory…
Descriptors: Teachers, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Professional Development
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Bourke, Roseanna; Mentis, Mandia – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2013
There are multiple ways that assessment is positioned within education: as a method for accountability, a strategy to attract funding and an approach to support learning. Different assessment practices portray students in different ways and can serve to include or exclude them in their learning and assessment. Students are often categorised and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Educational Assessment
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Bourke, Roseanna; McGee, Alyson – Journal of Educational Change, 2012
This article explains how an inservice teacher education organisation in New Zealand embarked on a cultural innovation to challenge and build bicultural pedagogies, policies and practices. To understand the process and the impact of a three-year cultural innovation both intended and unintended changes need to be explored. Using a framework of…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Innovation, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Bevan-Brown, Jill; Bourke, Roseanna; Butler, Philippa; Carroll-Lind, Janis; Kearney, Alison; Mentis, Mandia – Professional Development in Education, 2012
Professional learning and development (PD) programmes play an important role in improving professionals' ability to teach and provide for the children and young people they work with. This article reviews literature relating to components considered important to successful general and autism spectrum disorder (ASD)-focused PD. It then describes…
Descriptors: Intervention, Autism, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Bourke, Roseanna; Mentis, Mandia; Todd, Liz – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2011
This paper examines the assessment practices of teachers working with students with special educational needs in New Zealand primary and secondary regular and special schools. A national survey was used to identify current assessment practices used by teachers working with students designated, through a resourcing policy, as having high and very…
Descriptors: Special Schools, Formative Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Assistive Technology
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O'Neill, John; Bourke, Roseanna – Ethics and Education, 2010
Worldwide, there is a growing expectation that teachers will act in a "professional" manner. Professionalism, in this regard, includes identification of a unique body of occupational knowledge, adherence to desirable standards of behaviour, processes to hold members to account and commitment to what the profession regards as morally…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Majority Attitudes, Expectation, Teaching (Occupation)
Bourke, Roseanna – NZCER Press, 2010
Author Dr Roseanna Bourke takes the reader on a fascinating exploration of learning: the theory, practice and young people's take on it. What do you say to a young person who tells you her brain is an eighth full? Or to the one who says he only knows he has learned something when he receives a stamp or a sticker? This book is about how learners…
Descriptors: Learning, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Evaluation, Academic Achievement
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