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Rogers, Hamish; Cassidy, Tania – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2015
Over the past 15 years there has been an increase in the number of secondary schools in New Zealand developing sports academies, yet there has not been a corresponding increase in the critical or empirical research investigating this phenomenon. The purpose of this article is to describe the micro-politics associated with the inception and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Athletes, Entrepreneurship
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Fitzpatrick, Katie – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2011
Health and physical education (PE) are low status, marginalised subjects in many schools internationally. However in New Zealand, Australia and elsewhere, they are concurrently credentialed and recognised senior high school options in which students can gain national qualifications. In New Zealand these subjects also tend to attract students who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Physical Education, Ethnicity
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Sinkinson, Margaret; Burrows, Lisette – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2011
Health education in New Zealand schools has a chequered history, peppered with controversy since its inclusion as a school subject in the early nineteenth century. In this paper we examine the trials and challenges faced by health education teachers over time, pointing to the particular components of this subject that are regarded as controversial…
Descriptors: Health Education, Foreign Countries, Program Implementation, Performance Factors
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Smith, Wayne; Philpot, Rod – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2011
Health and physical education teacher education (HPETE) in New Zealand has been subjected to numerous external influences and change elements in recent years. This article reflects on the impact of these influences on HPETE in our higher education institutions since the introduction of a new curriculum framework in 1993. The 1993 curriculum…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Physical Education, Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries
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Legge, Maureen – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2011
A unique aspect of Aotearoa/New Zealand physical education is the inclusion of Maori culture in the form of te ao kori. Te ao kori translates to mean the world of movement and is represented by the interpretation of indigenous movement, games and pastimes. Participation in te ao kori means the sports-based normative frame of reference for physical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Ethnography, Preservice Teacher Education
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Smith, Wayne – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2011
In his book "Physical Education Futures" (Routledge, London) David Kirk (2010) introduces the notion of the idea of the idea of physical education, which challenges all physical educators to think more deeply and broadly about physical education as a school subject. The notion of the idea of the idea enables a "big picture"…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Critical Theory, Debate, Adoption (Ideas)