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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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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
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Hall, Lisa – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2021
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has changed everything about the world we live in, in 2020. It is having obvious impacts on the way we teach and the way we learn. In Victoria, Monash Rural Health Bendigo is one of the few places that has managed to continue clinical health education and clinical placements throughout 2020--albeit in modified…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Rural Education, Medical Education
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Brown, Brittany; Avitaia, Samantha; Austin, Kylie; Facchin, Jaimey – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
The University of Wollongong's (UOW) Outreach program was established in 2011. In 2017, through a National Priority Pool Grant, UOW piloted the regional and rural outreach program, "Rural In2Uni." The "Rural In2Uni" program enabled university students to "pay it forward" through a pedagogical model which places rural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outreach Programs, Rural Schools, Student Experience
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Astill, Sandra; Zournazis, Helen; Marlow, Annette – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
Health professionals require specific knowledge and a broad range of skills and attributes to work and reside in rural environments. It is important students are offered the opportunity to undertake a rural professional experience placement (PEP) to ensure they develop a breadth of understanding of healthcare practice with opportunities to apply…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Work Experience Programs, Allied Health Occupations Education, Rural Areas
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Hudson, Suzanne Margaret; Hudson, Peter Brian – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
Attracting and retaining teachers in regional, rural and remote (RRR) communities has long been highlighted as problematic in Australia. With predicted growth in classrooms across the nation, it is expected that there will be increased teacher shortages in RRR communities. Specific, contextual preparation for teaching has been advocated for…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Teacher Recruitment, College School Cooperation, Teacher Education Programs
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Hardwick-Franco, Kathryn Gay – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
Schools in rural South Australia are remote from opportunities for students and teachers to engage in music learning and professional development. This aim of this research project was to investigate the degree to which partnerships between rural schools and non-government organisations (NGOs) can be effective and meet this need. Anderson and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Music Education, Partnerships in Education
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Lavery, Shane; Cain, Glenda Belle; Hampton, Patrick – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
The aim of this study was to explore the potential of a service-learning immersion program to promote pre-service teachers' development of cultural competency in the area of Aboriginal education. That is, the research focused on ways the immersion program helped pre-service teachers (a) develop awareness of cultural implications in teaching in a…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Cultural Awareness
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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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Reaburn, Robyn; Fraser, Sharon; Smith, Heidi; Roberts, Janine; Fielding-Wells, Jill; Corbett, Michael – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2017
This paper provides initial evidence of the effectiveness of an educational program in a Tasmanian regional community that has experienced ongoing industrial restructuring. In response to these changes, community and civic leaders adopted a multifaceted strategic plan to address employment needs and opportunities. Part of this plan involved…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Education, Program Effectiveness, Career Development
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Gouwens, Judith A.; Henderson, Robyn – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2017
In the current context of extensive national and cross-cultural migration, the education of migrant and refugee children is an important and critical consideration. In the U.S., the education of migrant children--who move with their farm worker parents within states, across state borders and sometimes across national borders--brings challenges…
Descriptors: Mothers, Barriers, Migrant Education, Family Literacy
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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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Hajhashemi, Karim; Caltabiano, Nerina; Anderson, Neil – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2016
The 2016 Good University Guide demonstrated that Australian rural and regional universities are outperforming more established, and highly internationally ranked city peers in relation to student perceptions of the quality of teaching that they experience. Recently, many universities have encouraged academic staff to rethink the delivery method…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Video Technology, Homework
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Manwa, Lilian; Mukeredzi, Tabitha Grace; Manwa, Lokadhia – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2016
The first year of teaching is the most formative period in a teacher's career. Support is therefore crucial if they are to develop the competencies, confidence and attitudes that will help keep them contented and effective in the classroom. One way of enhancing these aspects is through induction and mentoring. This will help ensure a firm…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Education, Rural Schools, Beginning Teachers
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Reyes, Vicente, Jr. – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2015
From 2005 to 2011, AusAID and the Philippine government launched Strengthening the Implementation of Visayas Education (Project STRIVE) to improve access and quality of education in rural Philippines. Using data from all participating schools (N=308) one question is raised: How successful was the international partnership in implementing education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, International Programs, Access to Education
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