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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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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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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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Keith McNaught; Colette Rhoding – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2023
Understanding the rural intentions of medical students has the potential to improve the effective allocation of rural clinical placements, the demand for which regularly exceeds availability. Longitudinal studies on students' rural intentions have been published but a refined understanding of the spectrum of intentions is absent in the literature.…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Student Attitudes, Intention, Rural Education
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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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Bangarr, Michelle – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
Over recent years a lot of attention has been given to education for First Nations students living in remote communities. The quest for improved outcomes, better attendance, retention and year 12 completions disguises other perhaps more important issues. During the 1970s and 1980s the homeland movement 'return to Country' created opportunities for…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Outcomes of Education, Attendance, Educational Improvement
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McLennan, Brad; Peel, Karen L.; Burnett, Elizabeth; Danaher, Patrick Alan – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
Currently, an almost exclusively female workforce provides the government mandated adult supervision of Australian primary and secondary school students enrolled in distance education, including geographically isolated learners. These Remote Education Tutors (RETs) include unpaid family support providers and externally employed governesses and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Tutors, Rural Education
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McNaught, Keith; Rhoding, Colette – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
Recruiting and retaining professionals such as doctors, allied health professionals, and teachers to rural communities has been a significant issue in Australia for decades. Research has established that a successful rural clinical placement, delivered in a rural setting, can significantly influence a graduate's work location choices. However,…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Rural Areas, Clinical Teaching (Health Professions), Foreign Countries
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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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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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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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Manning, Jaime; Cosby, Amy; Fogarty, Eloise; Harreveld, Bobby – Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, 2022
The GPS Cows Module is a co-developed, Australian resource that aims to increase the knowledge and skills of high school students in emerging agricultural technologies. It aligns with many outcomes in the New South Wales (NSW) Stage 4 Technology Mandatory Syllabus, a compulsory subject for Stage 4 students (Years 7-8), that engages students in…
Descriptors: Teacher Workshops, Faculty Development, Agricultural Education, High School Teachers
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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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