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John Guenther; Melyssa Fuqua; Susan Ledger; Serena Davie; Hernan Cuervo; Laurence Lasselle; Natalie Downes – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
For over 30 years, the Journal of the Society for Provision of Education in Rural Australia has reported research and practice discourses associated with rural, regional and remote education, with the aim of impacting policy and practices relating to education in rural Australia. The journal, originally named "Education in Rural…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Rural Education, Educational Research, Educational Practices
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Fyhn, Anne Birgitte; Jannok Nutti, Ylva – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
Northern Norway's population comprises many different cultural groups. According to the Norwegian Education Act, education must give students insight into and a firm foundation in history and culture. This paper aims to present a proposal for how to start working with the creation of local rural mathematics curricula for which Sámi culture in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Mathematics Instruction, Culturally Relevant Education
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Bui, Vinh; Woolcott, Geoff; Peddell, Lewes; Yeigh, Tony; Lynch, David; Ellis, David; Markopoulos, Christos; Willis, Royce; Samojlowicz, Darius – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
This article outlines the rationale for, and development of an online support system (OSS) for teachers of mathematics in regional, rural and remote (RRR) Australia as part of an ongoing longitudinal project, "Regional Teachers of Mathematics Networks" (RTMN). The OSS is designed to assist development of interconnected collaborative…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Rural Areas, Longitudinal Studies
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Hunter, Erin Kristeen; Reid, Jo-Anne – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
A doctoral study of a program designed to provide access to secondary education for children from a remote Indigenous community was completed in 2014 (Hunter, 2015). This paper reflects on the ongoing commitment of members of this community to a partnership that uses interstate boarding schools as a means of educating their children. It reviews…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Boarding Schools
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Jakubowski, Casey – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
For close to fifty years, rural and non-metro counties in New York State have suffered economic and demographic declines. This paper examines the impact of urban-normative educational reform efforts on one community, and the continued crisis emerging after the consolidated district closed the elementary school. Using Discourse Analysis, two sets…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Consolidated Schools, Educational Change, School Closing
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Cervone, Jason A. – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
Massachusetts is the least rural state in the US, and its existing rural communities are shrinking. This paper examines the historical processes of urbanization, specifically through industrialization that have come to dominate and erase rural communities in the state. The capitalist mindset behind industrialization has spread to education where…
Descriptors: Urbanization, Industrialization, Rural Areas, Rural Schools
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Walker, Lyndal Jane – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
This paper discusses some of the findings of a phenomenological study completed in 2015, which focused on finding out the perceptions about secondary school from disengaged Indigenous youth from a community less than 20km from Darwin in the Northern Territory. The study was informed by aspects of the transformative paradigm and CRT as social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pacific Islanders, Indigenous Populations, Secondary Education
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Yang, Bai – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
This paper presents the Sichuan case study: Badi Primary School, a semi-agro-pastoral town primary school in Danba County of Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan Province. Section 1 introduces the context of the town and the school. This is done by analyzing discourses of education policy in the town and the school. Through this analysis…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Sino Tibetan Languages, Language Usage
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Downes, Natalie – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
In 2017, SPERA [Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia] members and supporters were surveyed on their views of rural education. Forty-two participants responded to the online survey through targeted and snowball recruitment. Participants shared their opinions of the main issues in rural education, the challenges facing rural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Access to Education, Educational Quality
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Van Gelderen, Ben – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2017
"Growing Our Own" is an innovative and unique program for Initial Teacher Education (ITE) in the remote Northern Territory. As a partnership between Catholic Education, Northern Territory (CENT) and Charles Darwin University (CDU), lecturers travel to remote Indigenous communities to deliver unit content to local 'Assistant Teachers'…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Indigenous Populations, Preservice Teacher Education, Geographic Isolation
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Vichie, Krystle – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2017
Equitable access and participation in higher education from regional youth is a major concern in Australia (National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education (NCSEHE), 2015). Currently 0.9% of all university students in Australia come from a regional or remote area (NCSEHE, 2015). This statistic is alarming in the context of the ever-rising…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Access to Education, Enrollment Trends
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Reid, Jo-Anne – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2017
In this paper I focus on the problems that face (teacher) education policy and practice in meeting the challenge of 'persistent and entrenched locational disadvantage' in marginal communities. In "Dropping off the Edge 2015," Tony Vinson and colleagues (2015) clearly demonstrate that complex and entrenched disadvantage has continued to…
Descriptors: Rural Education, Educational Policy, Community Characteristics, Foreign Countries
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Smith, Caroline; Fraser, Sharon P.; Corbett, Michael – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2017
In spite of being relatively wealthy and resource-rich, a persistent narrative of the island state of Tasmania is the deficit framing of its regional and rural education where, under the placeless and mobile orientation of hypermodernity, the only serious option for success for its young is to leave their communities. This paper presents a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Education, Barriers, Access to Education
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Corbett, Michael; Fraser, Sharon; Reaburn, Robyn; Smith, Heidi; Roberts, Janine; Fielding-Wells, Jill – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2017
This paper analyses a community-based educational program involving private and public sector partners instituted in a small city in northern Tasmania. The program represents part of a state-wide initiative to challenge the persistence of structural educational disadvantage and what is understood to be an entrenched "culture" that is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Attitudes, Expectation, Educationally Disadvantaged
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Nye, Adele – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2016
When a major fire occurs in a school, the impact can be felt for years to come. How the school community rebuilds depends on strong leadership and the resilience of the members of that community. This article explores the stories of four Australian schools, two rural NSW schools, Kelso High School and Oxley High School and two urban schools;…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Urban Schools, High Schools
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