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Wilson, Margaret – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
The article analyses the impact of the neoliberal policy framework and managerialism on critical legal education in the context of Waikato Law Faculty, University of Waikato, Aotearoa New Zealand. The delivery of critical legal education challenges the ideology and implementation of current tertiary education policy and training because it is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Legal Education (Professions), Law Schools, Neoliberalism
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Young, Amber; Tordoff, June; Leitch, Sharon; Smith, Alesha – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: To determine how often general practitioners (GPs) and pharmacists recommend patients obtain information about their medicines via websites and to explore factors that might improve the delivery of written information about medicines to patients. Design: Cross-sectional surveys. Setting: GPs and community pharmacists in New Zealand…
Descriptors: Patients, Drug Therapy, Printed Materials, Web Sites
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Sotardi, Valerie A.; Thompson, Elyse; Brogt, Erik – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
In late 2017, the New Zealand Government introduced a finance policy in which citizens without prior tertiary experience could be eligible for 1 year of tertiary education without fees. The current study was conducted to examine new entrant students' self-reported influence of the Fees-Free Policy on their decision to enrol in university and…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Fees, Higher Education, Academic Persistence
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Tisdell, Christopher C.; Shekhawat, Giriraj Singh – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
Effective mentoring brings positive outcomes for mentees, mentors and their organizations. Modern mentoring is developing through employment of technology and thus it is important to better understand these new opportunities and their limitations. Termed as "e-mentoring", the field remains under-researched and sub-optimally theorized. In…
Descriptors: Mentors, Computer Mediated Communication, Models, Reflection
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Macfarlane, Angus; Manning, Richard; Ataria, Jamie; Macfarlane, Sonja; Derby, Melissa; Clarke, Te Hurinui – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2019
"Wetekia kia rere" is an expression in the Maori language that refers to "unleashing potential". This paper discusses questions of power relevant to challenges recently identified by government officials regarding learners' experiences of science education in New Zealand schools. We begin by summarising the Treaty relationship…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Racial Bias, Science Education, Ethnic Groups
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Starkey, Louise; Eppel, Elizabeth – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
In 1989, New Zealand started to follow an international trend of reforming education policy according to the neoliberal principles of competition, choice and self-managing schools. Since then, the increasing availability of digital data in schools has corresponded with the development of student achievement measurement tools and benchmarking of…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism
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Mustafa, Mazlina Che; Radzi, Nor Mashitah Md.; Masnan, Abdul Halim; Bacotang, Juppri; Isa, Zainiah Mohamed; Osman, Zaharah; Alias, Azila – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2019
Purpose: The increase in the enrolments of immigrant children in New Zealand seems to have posed great challenges to early childhood education services when it comes to developing the children's English language acquisition. This qualitative case study explored how New Zealand early childhood teachers develop the English language acquisition of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English Language Learners, Immigrants, Foreign Countries