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Carusi, F. Tony; Niwa, Timu – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
The relationship between poverty and education is a longstanding issue for education policy, research, and practice. Through a policy as discourse approach, this article focuses on the work policy does to define education as a solution to poverty. Recent policy discourses in Aotearoa have positioned the teacher as the most important factor in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Poverty, Educational Policy, Socioeconomic Influences
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Williams, John; Pill, Shane – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: To explore a teacher educator professional learning opportunity within the context of a taught unit of work at a government primary school in Canberra, Australia's national capital. The unit of work focus was a traditional Australian Aboriginal game taught using a Game Sense Approach to deliver a socially just version of quality physical…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Physical Education, Epistemology, Teaching Methods
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Cumming, Joy; Goldstein, Harvey; Hand, Kirstine – Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability, 2020
In Australia, under the National Assessment Plan, educational accountability testing in literacy and numeracy (NAPLAN) is undertaken with all students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 to monitor student achievement and inform policy. However, the extent to which these data have been analysed to report student progress is limited. This article reports a…
Descriptors: Accountability, Data Use, Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries
Thingnes, Jorunn Simonsen – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2020
Sámi University of Applied Sciences (SUAS) in Norway is one of few institutions of higher education worldwide that mainly operates in an Indigenous language. According to the institution's vision, Indigenous peoples' values stand at the centre, and the Sámi language is heard and read daily. However, as an academic institution operating nationally…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Indigenous Populations, Native Language, Languages
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Papp, Theresa A. – Diaspora, Indigenous, and Minority Education, 2020
In a case study of a Canadian urban high school, with mainly Aboriginal students that were non-traditional learners, teachers reported that student-centered learning within a culturally-responsive atmosphere contributed to educational success. The school and teachers provided wholistic, experiential, and relational instruction, deeply-steeped in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Schools, High Schools, Indigenous Populations
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Kovats Sánchez, Gabriela – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2020
The historical discrimination of Indigenous groups within Mexican society remains relevant to the experiences of Mexican Indigenous youth in the U.S. Similar to their immigrant peers, Mexican Indigenous students face cultural discontinuities between home and school that affect their negotiation of identity. Still, Mexican Indigenous students also…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Mexicans, Identification (Psychology), College Graduates
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Martin, Brian; Stewart, Georgina; Watson, Bruce Ka'imi; Silva, Ola Keola; Teisina, Jeanne; Matapo, Jacoba; Mika, Carl – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2020
Being Indigenous and operating in an institution such as a university places us in a complex position. The premise of decolonizing history, literature, curriculum, and thought in general creates a tenuous space for Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples to confront a shared colonial condition. What does decolonization mean for Indigenous peoples?…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Educational Philosophy, Indigenous Populations, Curriculum Development
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Hudson, Audrey – Art Education, 2020
Although all things about hip-hop culture are not positive, indigenous hip-hop offers narratives of nationhood, pride, resurgence, and calls for Indigenous sovereignty. Through this art form, one gets to see traditional dance steps merged with b-boy/girl styles and graffiti that interrupts the urban landscape with images of history and hope.…
Descriptors: Music, Musicians, Indigenous Populations, Urban Areas
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Stein, Sharon – Higher Education Research and Development, 2020
In response to the contemporary context of reconciliation in Canada, colleges and universities have made efforts to 'Indigenise' their campuses, extending earlier, Indigenous-led efforts to create more space for Indigenous peoples and knowledges. While many welcome these efforts, others express concern that they fail to go beyond conditional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Higher Education, Politics of Education
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Hlatshwayo, Mlamuli Nkosingphile; Shawa, Lester Brian – Higher Education Research and Development, 2020
The 2015-2016 South African higher education students' movement proved historical for our country in bringing to our dinner tables: issues of higher education transformation and decolonisation; institutional culture(s); curriculum reform; the need to foreground and make inclusive assessment in education; the coloniality in our knowledge…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Role of Education, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Cooper, Grant; Berry, Amanda – International Journal of Science Education, 2020
Adding to concerns about falling participation rates in science education, the profile of certain student groups who go on to study decreases, particularly as the year level increases. The aim of this paper is to examine if, and in what ways, demographic factors predict students' post-16 participation in biology, physics, chemistry and earth/space…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Student Participation, Biology, Physics
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Wise, Graham; Dickinson, Connie; Katan, Tuntiak; Gallegos, Maria Cristina – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
Indigenous higher education governance is a fundamental element of diversity, equality and inclusivity at universities with significant indigenous student populations or stakeholder communities. Management approaches to establish inclusive governance mechanisms are complex and little guidance exists to support university managers to establish…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Higher Education, Governance, Indigenous Populations
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Díaz Ríos, Claudia; Dion, Michelle L.; Leonard, Kelsey – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
The institutional logics of Western academic research often conflict with the epistemologies and goals of Indigenous peoples. Research sovereignty is a right but still an aspiration for many Indigenous peoples. National funding agencies and Western universities have sought to resolve these conflicts through various institutional and organizational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Indigenous Populations, Tribal Sovereignty
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Li, Ian W.; Carroll, David R. – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2020
There has been increasing access to higher education enrolment for disadvantaged individuals following the Bradley Review of Australian higher education. While progress has been made, students from equity groups are still found to lag behind their privileged counterparts in completing higher education. This study examines higher education academic…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Dropouts, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
Schmitke, Alison; Sabzalian, Leilani; Edmundson, Jeff – Teachers College Press, 2020
The Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery is often presented as an exciting adventure story of discovery, friendship, and patriotism. However, this same period in U.S. history can be understood quite differently when viewed through an anticolonial lens and the Doctrine of Discovery. How might educators critically interrogate the assumptions that…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, History Instruction, United States History
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