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Robyn Henderson; Sazan M. Mandalawi – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2024
Global education is often framed in terms of standardised testing that makes comparisons across nations. This is particularly evident with international measures like the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), which tests 15-year-olds in member countries. Images on the PISA website provide representations of education that seem to…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Refugees, Immigrants, Access to Education
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Sue Kilpatrick; Sarah Fischer; Jessica Woodroffe; Nicoli Barnes; Olivia Groves; Kylie Austin – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
Rural communities and partnerships are critical in career education, promoting pathways into work and further education and training. Families, teachers, and employers all may influence young people and adults who are considering pathway choices. This research aimed to equip these 'key influencers' with the knowledge and confidence to have…
Descriptors: Rural Education, Community Education, Career Education, Career Pathways
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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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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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Moreno-Pinillos, Cristina – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
In contexts where social, political, and educational decisions are driven by globalisation, the sustainability and maintenance of rural communities at put at risk. Schools located in rural territories, through their educational practices in connection with the social and cultural context, can promote rootedness and favour sustainability. In this…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Correlation, Rural Areas, Cultural Context
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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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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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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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Hogarth, Melitta Dorn – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
The underrepresentation of Indigenous teachers within Australian schools was made evident in the most recent More Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Teachers Initiative (MATSITI) project (Johnson, Cherednichenko, & Rose, 2016). The shortfall of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers had been initially identified back in 1975 with…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Minority Group Teachers, Teacher Role, Rural Schools
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Ratcliffe, Ruth; Boughton, Bob – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
This article draws on work with communities in the rural and remote towns of Brewarrina, Wilcannia and Enngonia, New South Wales (NSW) to explore the relationship between low adult literacy levels and the continuing alienation of Aboriginal communities from educational decision making. Building on the analysis of community-school relations…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Literacy Education, Adult Literacy, Rural Areas
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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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Davies, James Robert; Halsey, John – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
The participation and performance of Indigenous students in Australia's schools is below that of other students and is a matter of national concern. Evidence suggests that the impact on student learning of school principals' leadership is significant. What then, can school principals do to improve schooling outcomes for Indigenous students?…
Descriptors: Principals, Rural Schools, Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries
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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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Misan, Gary; Ellis, Bronwyn; Hutchings, Olivia; Beech, Amy; Moyle, Courtney; Thiele, Nicola – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2018
Intergenerational learning activities benefit both older and younger participants. The Whyalla Men's Shed (WMS) not only meets many of the needs of its older participants but has recently become involved in several initiatives that foster intergenerational collaboration and learning. An agreement between the University of South Australia (UniSA)…
Descriptors: Males, Intergenerational Programs, Health Promotion, Cooperative Learning
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