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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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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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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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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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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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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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Macdonald, Libby; Gallagher, Emma; Beamish, Wendi; Robinson, Ainslie; Taylor, Annalise – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2021
The experiences of regional and rural teachers supporting students on the autism spectrum in their classrooms often differ from those of their metropolitan counterparts. Interventions designed for metropolitan settings may not work the same way in regional and rural classrooms, and teachers outside major centres may encounter challenges in…
Descriptors: Rural Education, Rural Schools, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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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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Britton, Amelia; Redman-Maclaren, Michelle; Ham, Miriam; Bainbridge, Roxanne – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2020
Education provides opportunities for adolescents to make developmental gains. Remote Indigenous adolescents not engaged in education programs need alternate learning opportunities to reach developmental goals. This review identifies attributes that contribute to an alternate model of education within the existing literature and reports on the…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Nontraditional Education, Teaching Methods, Databases
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Hlalele, Dipane Joseph – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
Calls for a decolonized curriculum in South Africa are gaining momentum. Contrary to the school curriculum that privileges knowledge from a western perspective, indigenous knowledge systems appreciate and draw from local content and forms of knowing. A number of studies have expressed the value of indigenous knowledge systems, and the need for…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Indigenous Knowledge, African Languages, Foreign Countries
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Lo, Pang Van; Welch, Neil – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
This is a result of a pilot study undertaken to explore the key influences shaping the schooling and education of Thai ethnic students living in rural mountain villages in one of the poorest and least educated regions of Vietnam. This study used a qualitative multiple case study approach and gathered information using multiple semi-structured…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Well Being, Self Concept, Teacher Student Relationship
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van Gelderen, Ben; Guthadjaka, Kathy – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
In the review of rural, regional and remote education in Australia, Halsey briefly reflected on the old conundrum of how traditional Indigenous culture and 'western' knowledge (as represented in mainstream curriculum) might be integrated in remote schooling contexts. The recommendation supplied was for 'greater opportunity in the curriculum for…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Rural Areas, Indigenous Populations, Western Civilization
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Devlin, Marcia; McKay, Jade – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2019
This paper reports on the findings from an Australian study exploring how best to facilitate the success of students from low socioeconomic status (SES) backgrounds who are studying at regional universities. Interviews with 69 successful regional students from low SES backgrounds, and 26 staff identified as experts in supporting these students,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Low Income, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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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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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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