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Castleton, Geraldine; McDonald, Marya – 2002
The literacy programs and policies implemented in Australia over the past decade were reviewed to identify initiatives that have and have not had a positive impact on vocational education and training (VET) and lifelong learning opportunities. Policies and practices in seven other countries were also reviewed. The following themes received…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs
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Matthews, Kay Morris – Educational Review, 2002
Examines the role of schools in the socialization of settler children and families in New Zealand 1867-1935. Analyzes how government policies shifted between intervention/social control and care/protection as the balance of power shifted among the state, children, and families. (Contains 17 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Children, Correctional Institutions, Foreign Countries
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Pihama, Leonie; Cram, Fiona; Walker, Sheila – Canadian Journal of Native Education, 2002
Kaupapa Maori is a self-determination, anti-colonial education agenda that asserts the right of Maori to be Maori. Kaupapa Maori education initiatives grew out of Maori dissatisfaction with mainstream education. The key elements of Kaupapa Maori are self-determination, cultural aspiration, culturally preferred pedagogy, socioeconomic mediation,…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Cultural Maintenance, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational History
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May, Helen – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2001
Examines some historical "maps" of the child institutions in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Finds a dynamic process of accommodation and resistance by early childhood constituencies to shifting political and pedagogical agendas. These maps were multi-layered and set against a backdrop of colonial values, which are described. (Author)
Descriptors: Colonialism, Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Educational Policy
Mahoney, James – United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1915
The educational surveys of which some account is given in this bulletin do not by any means represent all the foreign investigations that have been made; it is believed, however, that they will serve to acquaint American students of education with certain foreign types, and at the same time throw some light on the history of surveys and of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Public Policy, Policy Formation
Abel, James F. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1933
Foreign systems of education can often teach us the best thing to do. "How has the economic depression affected other countries?" is a question most likely to come to the minds of educators in this country at present. This bulletin attempts to answer this question. Originally it was in five chapters, devoting an entire chapter to the…
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Federal Aid
May, Helen; Middleton, Sue – 1996
Most studies on the history of educational ideas have focused on what influential educational theorists and policy-makers have said and written at particular times, constructing a "view from the top." The project from which this article is derived focused on the ways theoretical debates have been "lived" by teachers in New…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Theories
Armitage, Andrew – 1995
The aboriginal peoples of Australia, Canada, and New Zealand became minorities in their own countries in the 19th century. The expanding British Empire had its own vision for the future of these peoples: they were to become civilized, Christian, and citizens--in a word, assimilated. This book provides the first systematic and comparative treatment…
Descriptors: Acculturation, American Indian Education, Boarding Schools, Canada Natives
Moss, Logan – 1989
Both educational policy and philosophy in New Zealand have been heavily influenced by the ideas and practices of other countries, particularly those of the United States. The U.S. idea of social efficiency, which became a central concern of New Zealand's educational policy makers in the 1920s, holds a prominent place in the history of education in…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy
Fry, Ruth – 1985
This book examines the evolution in the education of New Zealand women from 1900 through 1975. Early in the century, differences in boys' and girls' schooling were more visible on the secondary than the elementary level. At the same time, a government report concluded that many parents felt girls needed little more than half the education of boys.…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Foreign Countries
Jespersen, Shirley; Herring, Roger D. – 1993
Evidence of multiculturalism in New Zealand, populated mainly by the indigenous Maoris and Europeans, has become common throughout the educational system in the last two decades. In spite of efforts at reform, however, Maori leaders contend that the government has consistently failed to meet the needs of Maori students, citing continuing high…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Counseling Techniques, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Influences
Manthei, Bob – 1991
The history of counseling psychology in Australia, which has been marked by confusion and uncertainty about the distinction between it and other applied areas such as clinical psychology, community psychology, educational psychology, and psychotherapy, is discussed in this paper. The development of the Division of Counselling Psychology within the…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Counseling Theories, Counselor Role, Counselor Training
Crawford, Scott A. G. M. – 1987
Women in colonial New Zealand did not have the variety of recreational options available in the "motherland" (Great Britain). Nevertheless, there was a social climate of acceptance if not for the female athlete then certainly for the woman eager to enjoy the fun and freedom of recreational activities. In New Zealand, the social class…
Descriptors: Exercise, Females, Feminism, Foreign Countries
Thwing, Charles Franklin – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1922
The interpretation presented in this bulletin is based on the author's visit to Australia and New Zealand in the year 1920. In this visit, he had the advantage of trying to understand material conditions and of conferences with the citizens of the Commonwealth and of the Dominion. Every opportunity was given for studying these conditions of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Poetry, Change
Neumann, Henry – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1918
The best expression of a people's ideals is to be found in their literature, and there is no better or more effective means of disseminating these ideals among the masses of the people than through the right use of the best of the literature in the schools and elsewhere. The great struggle in which the United States is now engaged for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Democracy, Educational History, Political Socialization
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