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Stephens, Jason M. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
Epidemic is an apt adjective for describing the problem of academic dishonesty. When asked if they have cheated in the past year, a "disproportionately large number" (i.e., the majority) of secondary and tertiary students in the United States (and in every other country in which it's been studied) report having done so. The problem of…
Descriptors: Ethics, Cheating, Incidence, Moral Development
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Hornby, Garry – Preventing School Failure, 2016
Bullying is a major concern in education worldwide, particularly in countries such as New Zealand that are reported to have high rates of bullying in schools. In this article it is proposed that, in order to effectively prevent or substantially reduce bullying in schools, a systemic approach needs to be adopted, with interventions organized at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, Ecology, Systems Approach
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Dyall, Lorna; Hawke, Zoe; Herd, Ruth; Nahi, Papa – International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2012
Housework, those duties done at home or in one's community to keep and clean and tidy, is used in this paper as a metaphor for Maori involvement in gambling public health action in New Zealand. For over a decade Maori have been developing their own voice, public health actions, gambling services, research and workforce development initiatives to…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Public Health, Addictive Behavior, Figurative Language
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Wearmouth, Janice; Berryman, Mere – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2012
The disproportionately high rates of school exclusion and lower levels of academic achievement of students from particular minority ethnic groups have been a focus of investigation in educational research across the world for some time. This articles uses a communities of practice framework to examine how restorative practice can draw on family…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, At Risk Students, Minority Group Students, Low Achievement
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Charlier, N.; Glover, M.; Robertson, J. – Health Education Research, 2009
Community participation in program decision-making and implementation is an ideal that community and academic stakeholders aspire to in participatory research. This ideal, however, can be difficult to achieve. We describe lessons learned about community participation from a quasi-experimental trial aimed at reducing the uptake of smoking among…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, Intervention, Health Personnel
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Allen, Louisa – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2007
Despite policy provision enabling sexuality education to address more than disease and pregnancy prevention, this focus continues to permeate many school programmes. This paper problematises the danger prevention emphasis in sexuality education, examines school's investment in it and asks how useful it is. The ways this kind of sexuality education…
Descriptors: Prevention, Diseases, Sexuality, Pregnancy
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Stanley, Peter; Stanley, Lesley – Kairaranga, 2005
Responding to serious behaviour problems requires new practice answers and emphases. Best practice principles and a developmental perspective indicate that the family should be the focus of preventative work. The Incredible Years parent training series is described as an important example of an empirically-supported programme that is presently…
Descriptors: Prevention, Foreign Countries, Behavior Problems, Early Intervention
Schusser, Eric – Horizons, 1998
The Leadership Project uses community partnerships to initiate a systematic response to drug and alcohol use, violence, and crime among teenagers in Alexandria, New Zealand. Aspects of the project include adventure-based violence intervention and counseling in the high school and leadership training at an outdoor education center. Preliminary…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adventure Education, At Risk Persons, Counseling