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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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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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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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Thiele, Catherine; Casey, Joanne; Simon, Susan; Dole, Shelley – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
Attracting high quality teachers to regional, rural, and remote locations has been an issue for school communities in Australia. Research has illustrated that innovative initiatives and experiences can change pre-service teachers' attitudes, perspectives and perceptions about regional, rural and remote schools. What is less understood is the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Place Based Education, Rural Education, Preservice Teachers
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Moore, Sabre; Weikert, Angela; Downey, Jayne; Carroll, Sharon – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
In a time of fraying community and interpersonal relationships, rural school and community leaders are in search of research-based approaches to strengthen connections and sustain relationships among their students and community members. This article reports the findings from two studies (Moore, 2023; Weikert, 2022) documenting how and why, during…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Cooperation
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Öhrn, Elisabet; Beach, Dennis; Johansson, Monica; Rönnlund, Maria; Rosvall, Per-Åke – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
In the autumn of 2015 a large number of mainly Syrian refugees arrived in Sweden. They were unevenly distributed geographically by the authorities and smaller municipalities received proportionally larger numbers than others. The schools became central in the local reception processes. They faced difficulties but also possibilities, both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Rural Schools, Student Needs
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Paulgaard, Gry; Saus, Merete – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
The authors of this paper share a common background from the Northern Norway region, a rural county and the largest and least populated county of Norway. The region is characterised by high out-migration, lower educational levels, and higher drop-out rates from secondary education than in other regions of Norway. Limited educational provision…
Descriptors: Barriers, Rural Schools, Cultural Pluralism, Geographic Regions
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Anthony Abiodun Eniola; Zhaxat Kenzhin; Menslu Sultanova – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
This study sought to determine whether students' perceptions of health, security, and environmental risks influence student enrolment at private universities in rural areas of Nigeria, as well as whether security risks mediate the correlations between the variables in the study. The research utilised multistage sampling approaches to ascertain and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Risk Management, Rural Schools
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Marnee Shay; Rhonda Oliver; Tatiana Bogachenko; Helen C. D. McCarthy – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
Successful transition from education to the workplace is vital for young people, particularly Indigenous students from remote communities, to support their long-term economic and emotional well-being, social inclusion, physical and mental health. This paper reports findings from a three-year study undertaken collaboratively with young people at a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Boarding Schools, Rural Areas
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Gao, Catherine Yuan; Dollinger, Mollie; D'Angelo, Belinda; Harvey, Andrew – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
Australian higher education participation continues to expand, yet in unequal ways. Regional, rural, and remote (RRR) student participation is stubbornly stalled, despite sustained research and policy initiatives to support these cohorts. To address this complex issue, we interviewed 10 RRR principals in Queensland and Victoria to explore specific…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Rural Schools, Rural Areas
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Arinaitwe, Gilbert; Corbett, Michael – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
This paper provides a case study of teacher retention in rural Uganda focussing on the importance of rural experience and cultural connections. We argue that this study illustrates how rural parents and teachers reciprocally influence each other, and that homegrown and culturally-similar rural teachers bridge parents with the school both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Teacher Shortage, Parent Teacher Cooperation
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Versland, Tena M.; Schmitt-Wilson, Sarah; Downey, Jayne – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
This study reports the findings from a survey of 201 recent teacher education graduates from a university in the north-western United States of America regarding the factors that influenced their decision to take a teaching position in a rural or urban community following graduation. Results indicate that an in-depth rural practicum experience,…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Interpersonal Relationship, Field Experience Programs, College Graduates
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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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