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Alison Willis; Sharon Louth – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2024
This ethnographic case study investigates the professional, locational and cultural understandings teachers need when beginning regional, rural, and remote teaching and living. Drawing from the experiences of recently graduated early career teachers in regional, rural, and remote teaching positions, the study sought to identify key learnings and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Rural Areas, Teacher Attitudes
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Kristina Ström; Gerd Pettersson; Kim Wickman – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2024
With advances in communication technologies, remote special educational consultation has become a promising strategy for indirect special education provision aiming to support students with special educational needs as well as their teachers in remote and rural areas. This study explores how special educators in a rural municipality in Sweden…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Special Education, Educational Technology, Teacher Attitudes
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Robyn Henderson; Sazan M. Mandalawi – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2024
Global education is often framed in terms of standardised testing that makes comparisons across nations. This is particularly evident with international measures like the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), which tests 15-year-olds in member countries. Images on the PISA website provide representations of education that seem to…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Refugees, Immigrants, Access to Education
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Annette Morphett; Lisa O'Keeffe; Kathryn Paige – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2024
This paper reports on the development and use of a "Blueprint for Rural Mathematics" (herein referred to as the "Blueprint") in a study of middle-primary mathematics teaching. The study presented a counter-narrative to the deficit discourse around rural education outcomes through an emic perspective of middle-primary…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Mathematics Education, Educational Environment, Self Concept
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Dominik Dvorák; Silvie Rita Kucerová; Ladislav Zilcher; Zdenek Svoboda – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2024
Current policies in education that support school choice can be a threat but also an opportunity for rural schools that are often at risk of closure or amalgamation/consolidation. Studies from Western Europe found two types of schools using the 'capitals' of the rural environment in different ways: 'community' and 'magnet' schools. Our…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Rural Areas
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Nomazulu Ngozwana; Amohelang Machobane; Thulani Chauke; Maphuthi Lepholletse – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2024
The importance of parental involvement in children's education cannot be overemphasized. This study aimed to explore the role that parents play in the education of their children in the Giyani Municipality, Limpopo Province South Africa. The study followed Epstein's model of school-parent-community partnerships to understand the participation of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship
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Andréa Jaggi; Kevin Guyurruyurru Rogers; Helen Gabibi Rogers; Annette Yulumburruja Daniels; Emilie Ens; Sue Pinckham – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2024
Australian Indigenous student participation rates in higher education are consistently lower than non-Indigenous students, especially in remote contexts. This has manifested in the usurpation of remote Aboriginal community control by 'more qualified' external staff. Here we present a reflexive assessment of the development, delivery, outcomes and…
Descriptors: Student Participation, College Students, Indigenous Populations, Rural Areas
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Blandina Daniel Mazzuki; Sarah Vicent Chiwamba – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2024
This qualitative study examines preparation of pre-service teachers for altering rural teaching through transformative curriculum and pedagogy. The study gathered the perspectives of 45 participants belonging to two universities in Tanzania, namely University of Dar es Salaam (Dar es Salaam University College of Education) and Sokoine University…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Attitudes