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Gillon, Gail T. – Guilford Publications, 2007
This unique resource provides a comprehensive review of current knowledge about phonological awareness, together with practical guidance for helping preschoolers to adolescents acquire needed skills. Up-to-date findings are synthesized on the development of phonological awareness; its role in literacy learning; and how it can be enhanced in…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Phonemes, Intervention, Literacy Education
Kuiper, Koenraad; Allan, W. Scott – Palgrave Macmillan, 2004
An Introduction to English Language is designed as a coursebook for students and teachers of English and introductory linguistics, which presupposes no prior knowledge of the sounds, words, sentences and meanings of English. Believing that the best way to learn is through listening and doing, the authors have filled this book with worked examples…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Syntax, Phonetics, Suprasegmentals
Renwick, Margery – 1997
This booklet presents information on New Zealand early childhood education services and primary schools specifically for Korean immigrants. The booklet is based on interviews with 30 Korean families who recently decided to settle in New Zealand. Their experiences with New Zealand early childhood and primary schools are represented. The immigrants…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Elementary Education
New Zealand Qualifications Authority, Wellington. – 1994
Skill New Zealand is a strategy to raise the skill levels of all New Zealanders, an industry-led approach to skills development that will increase the quantity, quality, and diversity of training in that country. The booklet contains four sections. The first section explains what Skill New Zealand is and why employers should become involved it.…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment Potential, Employment Practices
New Zealand Qualifications Authority, Wellington. – 1992
This booklet explains New Zealand's National Qualifications Framework, a system of quality standards affecting high schools and postsecondary colleges and universities that is to be fully operational by 1996. Following an introduction, the first section explains why the current system urgently needs changing in order to equip workers for the…
Descriptors: Accountability, Certification, Education Work Relationship, Educational Improvement
Somerset, Gwen – 1976
This booklet, directed to parents, advocates parent involvement in New Zealand playcenter groups, discusses parental duties in the playcenter, and suggests ways parents can help children to learn. The booklet has three chapters. Chapter I discusses the value of parent involvement from the point of view of the child, the parent, and the community.…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Guides, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Participation
Tagg, Mary – 1976
A survey of slow learner education in state secondary schools was conducted in Auckland and North Auckland, New Zealand. Thirty-five schools containing 30,787 pupils replied to the questionnaire which covered the following areas: assessment prior to placement, educational objectives, identification methods, special classes, teaching groups,…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives, Educational Programs, Foreign Countries
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Brook, Judith A. – Career Development Quarterly, 1992
Discusses application of repertory grid technique to career counseling in which clients supply and rate jobs, work or nonwork roles, on series of individually selected personal constructs, elicited by noting similarities and differences between elements. Explains how technique allows clients to explore personal meanings attributed to jobs or roles…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Planning, Counseling Techniques, Decision Making