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Haggerty, Maggie; Loveridge, Judith – Journal of Education Policy, 2019
Recent education policy analysis has revealed the standardisation of education systems and an intensified focus on learners and learning to meet the requirements of the global economy and neo-liberalism. In this paper we analyse the way that early childhood education in Aotearoa New Zealand has become increasingly entangled with school sector…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Lifelong Learning, Early Childhood Education
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Zhang, Qilong – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
For over three decades, the discourse of quality has permeated the field of research, and there has been increasing policy interest for research assessment. In light of three conceptual perspectives and relying on a systematic literature review, this paper explores four non-traditional dimensions of criteria for assessing the quality of research…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Capacity Building, Foreign Countries
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Powell, Darren – Journal of Education Policy, 2019
In contemporary times, corporate philanthropy is positioned as an effective means to 'solve' a variety of social problems. Childhood obesity is one such 'problem' that has captured the interests of schools, corporations, industry groups and a number of 'not-for-profit' players. In this paper, I critically examine how the private sector uses the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Corporate Support, Private Financial Support, Educational Finance
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Godbold, Rosemary; Lees, Amanda; Reay, Stephen – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
Student-led design projects undertaken within healthcare settings raise considerable ethical challenges, primarily resulting from collaboration with service users. This article emerged out of the experiences of design from a New Zealand university undertaking real world projects in acute health care contexts. A human-centred approach to design is…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Design, Ethics, Health Services
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Greenwood, Janinka – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
This paper explores the interplay of control and trust in a cross-national and cross-cultural professional development course. It examines the differing expectations of the overseas high-ranked education officials who were the students and of the course teachers, particularly in terms of: approaches to control of content and of interpersonal…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Attitudes, Trust (Psychology), Accountability
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Sandretto, Susan; Nairn, Karen – Gender and Education, 2019
Educationalists lament the resilience of the so-called 'boy crisis', despite research that demonstrates only some boys are in crisis, as well as some girls. The boy crisis in New Zealand shows no sign of abating, partly due to popular rhetorical literature in the form of parenting advice books. In particular, authors Celia Lashlie and Nigel Latta…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Parent Child Relationship, Child Rearing, Males
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Aurora Bernardo, Maria; van der Nest, Theo; Smith, Lyn – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2019
The dual State-Catholic education model that secured the existence of many Catholic schools, especially after the Second Vatican Council, has made the role of principals more complex as they endeavour to balance their religious and educational leadership responsibilities. In Aotearoa New Zealand, the provisions of the Private Schools Conditional…
Descriptors: Principals, Instructional Leadership, Catholic Schools, Administrator Role
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Clift, Renée T.; Liaupsin, Carl – Studying Teacher Education, 2019
A review of current self-study research related to teacher education policy in the United States indicates that at local, university, and state levels teacher educators are affected emotionally and professionally by policy and, in most cases, feel that policy is something done "to" teacher educators as opposed to something to which they…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Teacher Education, Special Education Teachers
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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
OECD Publishing, 2019
Good health is a benefit in many domains, such as work, studies or social relationships. Fostering a sound knowledge on healthy habits and the implications of risk-taking behaviours is a key to shaping societies with healthier lifestyles.
Descriptors: Health, Health Care Costs, Health Behavior, Health Education
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Benade, Leon – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
The idea that the New Zealand education system will cater to all students, regardless of ability, and support them in developing their full potential to the best of their abilities, is enshrined in the famous 1939 Beeby/Fraser statement. Equality of access policy discourse has shifted to emphasise equitable outcomes, focussed increasingly on…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Access to Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Schenker, Katarina; Linnér, Susanne; Smith, Wayne; Gerdin, Göran; Mordal Moen, Kjersti; Philpot, Rod; Larsson, Lena; Legge, Maureen; Westlie, Knut – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2019
The paper explores the concept of social justice in Health and Physical Education (HPE) as constituted and addressed across three different countries -- Sweden, Norway and New Zealand -- and how HPE teaching practices for social justice may be understood from regulative, normative and cultural/cognitive perspectives. Although much has been written…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Health Education, Physical Education, Foreign Countries
Kutschera, P. C.; Tesoro, Elena C.; Legamia, Benigno P., Jr.; Talamera-Sandico, Mary Grace – Online Submission, 2019
Rural social work education and practice in North America underwent a revival in recent decades and remains a valid praxis and pedagogic model for the 21st Century. The paper posits through rigorous literature review and analysis there are numerous elements central to North American (U.S. and Canadian) and Commonwealth of Nations (U.K., Australia,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Models, Praxis, Rural Areas
Givord, Pauline – OECD Publishing, 2019
In almost all school systems, students are assigned to public schools based, at least partly, on their home address. Through this policy, students are typically assigned to the school closest to their home. The main objective may be to avoid long and costly commutes to and from school. However, over the past few decades, many countries have…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, School Choice, Admission Criteria, Foreign Countries
Cerna, Lucie – OECD Publishing, 2019
The recent refugee crisis has put many Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries under considerable pressure to accommodate and integrate large numbers of refugees. Refugee students are a particularly vulnerable group due to their forced displacement, but their needs are not always met by education systems, which can…
Descriptors: Refugees, Social Integration, Student Needs, Educational Policy
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