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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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Anlimachie, Moses Ackah; Avoada, Cynthia; Amoako-Mensah, Thomas – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
This case study of a Ghanaian rural school district uses a community-based participatory action research to engage with municipal officials, a rural community, and its local school participants to codesign culturally sustainable education strategies. The study triangulated community meeting discussion, interviews, field notes and document analysis…
Descriptors: School Districts, Rural Areas, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Wallin, Dawn; Tunison, Scott – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
Canada's colonial relationship to First Peoples was predicated on the imposition of church-run residential schools, systemic racism, and chronic underfunding of education on reserve (Dart, 2019). As a result, the relationship between Indigenous learners, families and the school system is fraught with mistrust, scepticism regarding the purposes of…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Change, Classroom Environment
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Duncan, Heather; Smith, Jeff; Bachewich, Laurie – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
"Mino-Pimaatisiwin" is an Ojibwe term for life in the fullest, healthiest sense. Grounded in anticolonial theory, this case study explores the impact of infusing Indigenous perspectives into an elementary school curriculum on students, school staff, parents, and community. With a focus on building self-esteem and cultural connectedness…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge, Elementary Education, Self Esteem
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Wallin, Dawn C.; Scribe, Christopher – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
This paper stories the creation of the Wahkohtowin teacher preparation model on Treaty 6 territory in Saskatchewan, Canada. The model was created out of an educational partnership that responded to the teachings of Nehiyaw (Cree) Indigenous Elders. We describe the theoretical framework of this Professional Development School (PDS) teacher…
Descriptors: Decolonization, Teacher Education, Rural Schools, Urban Schools
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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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Lloyd, Andrew – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
Access to secondary education for very remote Northern Territory Indigenous students is limited. Although many students attend distant boarding schools, very few stay to complete Year 12 (the final year of secondary school in Australia). Few families and communities are fully engaged in the whole transition process. This paper describes a case…
Descriptors: Boarding Schools, Partnerships in Education, Rural Areas, Phenomenology
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Benveniste, Tessa; Van Beek, Alexandra; McCalman, Janya; Langham, Erika; Bainbridge, Roxanne – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
Internationally, schools have recognised the need for supporting and improving the resilience of students, particularly those facing a multiplicity of challenges. However, social and emotional learning programmes, including those aimed at enhancing resilience, are often not evaluated thoroughly nor detail process and economic evaluations. This…
Descriptors: Boarding Schools, Resilience (Psychology), Intervention, Indigenous Populations
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Mette, Ian; Biddle, Catharine; Congdon, Mark, Jr.; Mercado, Andrea – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
This study examines how rural school and community leaders in one of the most rural areas of the United States are able to collaboratively design a grassroots school reform initiative to address inequity issues related to childhood poverty and trauma. Through interviews conducted with advisory board members implementing the reform effort, as well…
Descriptors: Activism, Rural Areas, Educational Change, Equal Education
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Rutherford, Katrina; McCalman, Janya; Bainbridge, Roxanne – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
School completion has been hailed by many as the 'holy grail' of Indigenous education, and 42% remote-living Indigenous students now attain year 12 completion each year. But for a range of complex reasons, only 60% of these graduates translate this achievement into further engagement in study, training or employment. This systematic literature…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, High School Graduates, Rural Schools, Rural Areas
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Lowe, Kevin; Bub-Connor, Helen; Ball, Rick – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
This is a co-constructed narrative between both Marie, an early career teacher, Stephen an artist and colleague in the school's creative arts faculty and Colin, an Aboriginal teacher and researcher. They met throughout 2012 and discussed issues that related to their discursive interactions that occurred in this small rural school between its…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Teaching Methods, Beginning Teachers, Artists
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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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Qin, Lixia; Villarreal, Elsa – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
Globally, much of the criticism has been directed at the quality of university-based teacher education in preparing teachers for impoverished schools. Drawing on data from an incentive program of teacher education in China, the authors comparatively investigated the field experiences of pre-service teachers from contrasting setting (urban and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Practicums
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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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Stone, Alison; Walter, Maggie; Peacock, Huw – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2017
A quality education is a basic societal right. Yet for many Aboriginal students that right is not yet a reality. This paper focuses on the situation of Aboriginal/palawa school students in Tasmania and employs a quantitative methodology to examine the comparative educational achievements of Aboriginal school students. State level Grade 3, 5, 7 and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Minority Group Students, Grade 3
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