NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 11 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jack Webster – Curriculum Matters, 2023
Digital citizenship education (DCE) is a concept that looks to develop learners as competent, critical, and active participants in digitally connected societies. "The New Zealand Curriculum" ("NZC") conveys a vision of DCE across subject disciplines, yet digital citizenship is scarcely defined in teaching content or learning…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries, National Curriculum
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Anthony, Judith – Curriculum Matters, 2020
This article provides an overview and critical analysis of "The English Language Learning Progressions (ELLP)" (Ministry of Education, 2008). Identifying main themes through critical policy analysis, this review seeks to place "ELLP" in context through a comparison with "The English Language Learning Framework: Draft"…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Policy Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Clark, Beverley; Hughson, Hilda – Curriculum Matters, 2020
The views that early childhood teachers have of children and childhood are informed by the rhetoric and theories of early childhood, their cultures, life stories, philosophies, and ongoing practices as teachers. In Aotearoa New Zealand, "Te Whariki," the legislated national curriculum for early childhood education, further guides early…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Processes, Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sheehan, Mark – Curriculum Matters, 2017
Learning about controversial historical issues is an essential feature of citizenship education in democratic societies, but in New Zealand, the high-autonomy national curriculum leaves it up to teachers to choose whether they engage their students with difficult questions about the past. This can place teachers in an awkward position. They do not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Autonomy, Citizenship Education, National Curriculum
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Johnston, Michael; Hipkins, Rosemary; Sheehan, Mark – Curriculum Matters, 2017
This article explores the effect of high-stakes assessment on the representation of epistemic knowledge in the enacted curriculum--that is, the curriculum experienced by students in the classroom. Epistemic knowledge concerns the processes for constructing and evaluating theories that explain phenomena in the natural and social worlds.…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Epistemology, High Stakes Tests, Inquiry
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Starkey, Louise – Curriculum Matters, 2016
As the tenth anniversaries of "The New Zealand Curriculum" and "Te Marautanga o Aotearoa" approach it is timely to consider how we should prepare the next generation of New Zealanders for their digital future. In this article I explore what should be included in a curriculum if we would like all citizens of the future to be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Knowledge Level
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Averill, Robin; Metson, Abby; Bailey, Susan – Curriculum Matters, 2016
There is much international evidence that parental involvement in children's learning can positively influence achievement. New Zealand policy expects schools to nurture such involvement, particularly in relation to Máori and Pasifika learners. Despite policy imperatives and valuable professional development projects, such involvement has proved…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
McPhail, Graham – Curriculum Matters, 2016
Many ideas from the discourse of 21st-century learning are already present in much secondary school music teaching in New Zealand and have been for some time. The adoption of these ideas has resulted in many positive changes in students' experiences of music at secondary school. On the other hand, there have been some unintended consequences which…
Descriptors: 21st Century Skills, Music Education, Educational Change, Foreign Countries