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White, Carolyn; Kearney, Alison – Kairaranga, 2015
In 2013, schools in New Zealand stood-down nearly 12,000 students as a result of behavioural difficulties. Research indicates that rather than improving behaviour, stand-downs can reinforce inappropriate behaviour and potentially put students at-risk. This paper overviews the use of stand-downs in New Zealand schools, discussing the nature and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Discipline Policy, Behavior Problems, At Risk Students
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Bevan-Brown, Jill; Carroll-Lind, Janis; Kearney, Alison; Sperl, Barbara; Sutherland, Mary – Kairaranga, 2008
This article describes a participatory action research (PAR) project conducted in a large urban, co-educational secondary school. The project focused on two senior pupils with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who, seemingly as a result of feeling stressed or anxious, displayed behaviours that inhibited communication. Using questionnaires,…
Descriptors: Action Research, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Secondary School Students
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Carroll-Lind, Janis; Kearney, Alison – Kairaranga, 2004
Bullying occurs in most schools and happens to students no matter how capable, popular and well-adjusted they are. This paper reports on a study that examines the nature and extent of bullying and explores the context of bullying and school violence in New Zealand schools. Approximately 1370 students from seven primary and three secondary schools…
Descriptors: Violence, Bullying, Foreign Countries, Peer Relationship