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Taylor, Megan – Curriculum Matters, 2019
Traditional sole-teacher classrooms are being replaced by large, open, flexible learning environments in New Zealand schools. Teacher collaboration within these shared teaching and learning spaces raises important questions about curriculum organisation in secondary-school settings. If secondary teachers are to work collaboratively in shared…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Team Teaching, Foreign Countries, Space Utilization
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Tatebe, Jennifer; Cochise, Acacia; Edwards, Andrea – Curriculum Matters, 2019
This article presents a systematic review of the ways in which inequality is featured within New Zealand's secondary curriculum and Ministry of Education-supported Te Kete Ipurangi online teaching resources. Despite an increasing awareness of global inequality, there is minimal research on how inequality is represented within "The New Zealand…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Curriculum, National Curriculum, Social Differences
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Perreau, Maria – Curriculum Matters, 2019
In this discussion of global citizenship education (GCED) in Aotearoa, I will be drawing upon my experiences teaching in international education, teaching the "New Zealand Curriculum," and my research in the field of citizenship-and social-justice education in Aotearoa New Zealand. I advocate approaching GCED as part of a broader…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Social Justice, International Education
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McKenzie, Peter – Curriculum Matters, 2019
The typical paraphernalia of protest was all present: witty signs, bullhorns, an enormous crowd. As the protestors charged onto the parliamentary forecourt, their slogans echoed off of the marble facade. But they had suddenly gone silent. Out of the crowd stepped four people, and they began to tell their stories. Relentless feelings of inadequacy,…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Social Action, Political Attitudes
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Krzyzosiak, Jacek; Stewart, Georgina – Curriculum Matters, 2019
This article analyses research literature and policy texts to investigate the extent to which culturally responsive education policies can improve Maori achievement in schools. It presents a snapshot of current levels of Maori inequity, which is followed by an account of the history of Maori education policy to illustrate the origins of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Culturally Relevant Education, Pacific Islanders, Educational Policy
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Wood, Bronwyn E. – Curriculum Matters, 2019
The idea of global citizenship or world citizenship is the idea that human beings are "citizens of the world" (Dower & Williams, 2002, p. 1). This notion of membership of a wider global, universal, or cosmopolitan citizenship goes back to the Stoics in the time of the ancient world of the Greeks and the Romans (Heater, 1999). In such…
Descriptors: Global Education, Citizenship Education, Definitions, Foreign Countries
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Macfarlane, Sonja – Curriculum Matters, 2019
Global citizenship education (GCED) is UNESCO's response to the impact of global warming, poverty, inequality, and human-rights violations that threaten peace and sustainability worldwide. The goal of GCED is to empower learners of all ages to appreciate that these are serious issues and to actively advocate--both locally and globally--for more…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Pacific Islanders, Empowerment, Citizenship Education
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Emerson, Lisa; Macaskill, Anne; Rawlins, Peter; Greenhow, Anna; Kilpin, Ken; Lamond, Heather; White, Senga; Doughty, Catherine; Feekery, Angela; O'Connor, Rose – Curriculum Matters, 2019
This article reports on the quantitative data from a 2017 survey of secondary-school teachers and librarians in Aotearoa New Zealand. Findings suggest that librarians and library services are not seen by teachers or librarians to be centrally involved in the development of information literacy (IL) skills in students, and that teachers may lack…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Librarian Attitudes
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Matapo, Jacoba – Curriculum Matters, 2019
Jacoba Matapo, Associate Dean Pasifika in the Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland, opens this discussion by introducing herself by way of her pepha; which she says is integral to who she is. She defines this as her way of being, connecting, and knowing the world. She describes herself as a Samoan, New Zealand-born Pasifika…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Pacific Islanders, Cultural Maintenance, Cultural Influences
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Kim, Young Chun; Gough, Noel; Jung, Jung-Hoon – Curriculum Matters, 2018
Shadow education has been studied in areas such as comparative education, educational policy, sociology of education, education and economics, and lifelong education, but mainstream Anglophone curriculum studies have largely ignored this phenomenon. We argue that shadow education should be considered as an emerging (and significant) focus of…
Descriptors: Tutoring, Curriculum Research, Educational Research, Academic Support Services
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Stewart, Georgina Tuari – Curriculum Matters, 2018
The school curriculum and teacher professional standards in Aotearoa New Zealand emphasise culturally responsive pedagogies for Maori learners. However, there is a gap between rhetoric and practice. Drawing on expert-interview methodology, and based on an interview with Tamsin Hanly about complex curriculum issues, this interview article seeks to…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Teacher Qualifications, Standards, Culturally Relevant Education
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Emerson, Lisa; Kilpin, Ken; White, Senga; Greenhow, Anna; Macaskill, Anne; Feekery, Angela; Lamond, Heather; Doughty, Catherine; O'Connor, Rose – Curriculum Matters, 2018
Multiple international studies have confirmed the positive impact of library services and teacher--librarian partnerships on delivering curriculum outcomes and quality student learning in secondary schools. Despite this, there are indications internationally that school libraries are in decline. This article uses qualitative data from a national…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, School Libraries, Librarians
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Zohar, Anat; Hipkins, Rosemary – Curriculum Matters, 2018
In national contexts where curriculum policies explicitly advocate for the development of students' higher order thinking capabilities, evidence suggests that achieving this goal can be quite elusive. In this article we explore this challenge by drawing on senior secondary school examples from two national contexts (New Zealand and Israel) that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Educational Policy, Thinking Skills
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Kitchen, Margaret – Curriculum Matters, 2018
Grounded in a research project relating to the use of academic reading to support learning for TESSOL (Teaching English to Speakers in Schools of Other Languages) teachers, this article focuses on the experiences of Mei in a specialised professional learning and development (PLD) programme. Mei's case illustrates how TESSOL teachers' own…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Bilingualism
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Mutch, Carol; Bingham, Rosemary; Kingsbury, Lynette; Perreau, Maria – Curriculum Matters, 2018
As the commemorations of the 100th anniversary of World War 1 draw to a close, it is timely to reflect on what we have learnt about that time in our history. This study used the "New Zealand School Journal" as a data source to investigate what school children were learning about the war at the time. In this article, we discuss the overt…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Political Socialization, War, World History
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