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Hickey, Andrew; Pauli-Myler, Tanya; Smith, Carly – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
The great possibility of alternative education programs rests in the affront to established conventions that these present for what counts as learning, engagement and the experience of schooling. This paper takes as its point of focus one specific, in-school alternative learning program, and considers the possibilities for student re-engagement…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Risk, Learner Engagement, Transportation
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Lampert, Jo; Ball, Arnetha; Garcia-Carrion, Rocio; Burnett, Bruce – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
This paper provides three case studies of initiatives developed to improve educational opportunities in vulnerable urban communities. The cities in the three countries involved, Australia, the United States, and Spain, are different in many ways; however, each has persistent and entrenched inequalities between the educational opportunities and…
Descriptors: Poverty Areas, Urban Areas, Educationally Disadvantaged, Foreign Countries
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Hattam, Robert – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
Unfortunately our times are characterised by a serious dissonance between the logic of education policy and the challenges of the nation. In this context, we need to continue to reinvigorate critical pedagogy studies, both theoretically and practically. But to diagnose the times, following Nietzsche, we need "untimely meditations" -- we…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories, Memory
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Ivinson, Gabrielle – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
Educationalists tend to imagine school curricula organised solely around academic, formal knowledge or horizontal discourse. Yet, despite curricula organised around vertical discourses such as science, geography and mathematics, the working classes, the poor and minority ethnically groups achieve less well in education than the middle classes. The…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Cultural Influences, Indigenous Knowledge, Social Influences
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Heimans, Stephen; Singh, Parlo – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
The purpose of this paper is to introduce the special issue on poverty, schooling and research and to tease out and discuss some of the concepts that this kind of writing and research work provokes. We frame the issue, briefly introduce each paper and then discuss "keywords" in four sections: living/knowledge, justice/connection,…
Descriptors: Poverty, Social Justice, Anxiety, Educational Research
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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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Dayal, Hem; Lingam, Govinda; Sharma, Lalesh; Fitoo, Billy; Sarai, Vulori – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
School leaders have an important role in supervising learning and instruction. In these roles, they use a variety of assessment methods to measure and support student learning. Their beliefs about assessment can have an impact on how they perceive and use different forms of assessment. This study sought to explore assessment related beliefs and…
Descriptors: School Administration, Leadership Role, Administrator Attitudes, Student Evaluation
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Bett, Harry; Makewa, Lazarus – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for teachers in Kenya suffers from challenges such as inadequate resources, poor planning, competing interests, among others. Besides being traditional in approach, most CPD sessions are far between to be meaningfully helpful. With increasing uptake of technology and number of social media users in Kenya,…
Descriptors: Social Media, Professional Continuing Education, Foreign Countries, English Teachers
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Alvi, Effat; Gillies, Robyn M. – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
This paper presents an in-depth case study of how a Grade 7 teacher, supported students' self-regulated learning (SRL) by highlighting her perspectives and classroom practices. Under the influence of social cognitive theory, we drew on the self-regulated strategy development (SRSD) model by Harris and Graham to frame the teacher's approach. Data…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Learning Strategies, Teaching Methods, Social Cognition
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Matheis, Svenja; Keller, Lena Kristina; Kronborg, Leonie; Schmitt, Manfred; Preckel, Franzis – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
Stereotypes influence teachers' perception of and behaviour towards students, thus shaping students' learning opportunities. The present study investigated how 315 Australian pre-service teachers' stereotypes about giftedness and gender are related to their perception of students' intellectual ability, adjustment, and social-emotional ability,…
Descriptors: Sex Stereotypes, Gifted, Preservice Teachers, Beliefs
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Barr, Shyam; Askell-Williams, Helen – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
Research into teachers' epistemic cognition is emerging as a key to understanding the quality of teachers' knowledge for teaching. Typically, investigations into the quality of teachers' knowledge have been situated within traditional subject areas, such as science or maths. However, developing good quality teacher knowledge about improving…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Metacognition, Epistemology, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Narayan, Esha; Birdsall, Sally; Lee, Kerry – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
With the increasing number of schools implementing garden-based learning, there is a need to consider pedagogies that enhance students' learning in a garden context. At present, there is little research available and the purpose and methods of implementing these programmes are greatly varied. To meet this need, this article introduces a new…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Gardening, Program Implementation, Foreign Countries
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Adie, Lenore; Wyatt-Smith, Claire – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
This paper addresses a major reform driven by the Australian Government requiring initial teacher education providers to implement a validated final year teaching performance assessment, commencing 2019. It is in this context of introducing a new high-stakes, culminating assessment of beginning teacher competence that the concept of assessment…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Evaluation, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Edling, Silvia; Liljestrand, Johan – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
The purpose of the paper is to contribute to research on the media's role in naming and framing the debate about teacher education using Sweden as a case study. This is done by analysing how articles published in four major Swedish newspapers from 2016-2017 define: (a) the challenges/strengths of current teacher education and (b) the kind of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Postmodernism, Mass Media Role, Newspapers
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Cavanagh, Michael; King, Alexis – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2020
The purpose of this study is to explore the experiences of primary pre-service teachers engaged in a peer-group mentoring program during a professional experience placement. Pre-service teachers completed weekly questionnaires and an interview about their experiences. Questionnaire and interview responses were coded and analysed according to three…
Descriptors: Peer Groups, Mentors, Preservice Teachers, Standards
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