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Adams, Margaret – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
Rural and remote communities are challenged by an incongruous combination of poorer health and deficits of health workers. Health professionals working in rural and remote practice contexts are largely educated with standardised curriculum content designed for urban-dominant systems, even though non-urban populations account for approximately half…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Allied Health Personnel, Allied Health Occupations Education, Employment Qualifications
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Rinehart, Kerry Earl – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
Judgements of the work of school principals may be formal through an appraisal process or informal from students, teachers, parents, and members of the community in which the school operates. This article focuses on New Zealand rural primary school principals' experiences of informal expectations--and judgements about whether they meet these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Rural Schools, Expectation
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Hasnat, Mahammad Abul; Greenwood, Janinka – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2021
This paper, by a Bangladeshi and a New Zealander, brings together narrative inquiry studies of the leadership initiatives in two quite different rural schools, in Bangladesh and New Zealand respectively. The schools are in communities that might be considered as significantly underprivileged, and generationally alienated from education, within…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Place Based Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Cultural Capital
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Tatebe, Jennifer – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2021
Rapid urban development in small rural communities is occurring at an unprecedented pace in regional Aotearoa New Zealand. Despite this growth, rural schools are positioned at the margins of the planning process and the implications of this urbanisation trend remains unknown. This research challenges the notion of the rural-urban divide by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Small Schools, Rural Schools, Rural Education
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Ussher, Bill – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2016
Studying to be a teacher in their local community is not normal practice for student teachers in New Zealand initial teacher education (ITE) programs. This paper argues that student teachers in a distance ITE program who are familiar with the local school community can benefit from the experience. This qualitative study centered on a distance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teachers, Student Placement, Preservice Teacher Education
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Charteris, Jennifer – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2015
Assessment for Learning (AfL) pedagogies can have a significant impact on student learning and achievement. This paper reports on data from a study of four teachers and 48 student participants within a regional high school. An inquiry approach to teacher professional learning is explored through an AfL lens, in particular, how teacher feedback for…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Personal Autonomy, Feedback (Response), Curriculum Implementation