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Burland, Paul; Sleeman, Mike – Kairaranga, 2023
There is considerable evidence supporting the success of the Incredible Years Teacher (IYT) Programme. Despite this, few studies in Aotearoa New Zealand have investigated teachers' ongoing use of IYT strategies once they have completed their training. This research examined whether teachers felt they had embedded the use of IYT strategies in their…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Program Implementation
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Turner, Kelly – Kairaranga, 2020
The concept of home-school partnerships is widely accepted as being important for student success. How this concept can be quantified in a more equitable and valid way, specifically through the lens of the Resource Teachers of Learning and Behaviour (RTLB), is the focus of this inquiry. RTLB and parent surveys, plus a questionnaire answered by the…
Descriptors: Family School Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Intervention, Academic Achievement
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Porter-Samuels, Tute; Holley-Boen, Wendy – Kairaranga, 2019
This research provides chalk-face insights from a group of predominantly Pakeha teachers grappling with culturally-responsive relational practice (CRRP), in a time and environment where external factors can affect self-efficacy and limit personal agency. It details a two-phased professional inquiry undertaken with fourteen teachers from one Kahui…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Ethnic Groups, Pacific Islanders, Teacher Attitudes
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Soljan, Ivanka; Holley-Boen, Wendy – Kairaranga, 2017
Communities of Practice (COP) have been used in schools and other educational institutions as a way of growing knowledge and managing change. This article centres on one professional inquiry with a group of Resource Teachers: Learning and Behaviour (RTLB) and using a strengths-based approach, explores the elements that increased the effectiveness…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Resource Teachers, Communities of Practice, Program Effectiveness
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Currie, Jeanne – Kairaranga, 2016
The My FRIENDS Youth Skills for Life programme is a group cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) based programme and was used with a group of five young secondary students who had previously experienced difficulty with emotional regulation, peer relationships and discipline at school. A mixed method approach was used and included screening…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Group Therapy, Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification
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Williams, Debbie – Kairaranga, 2016
Teachers are often faced with the challenge of teaching students with high functioning autism without any formal professional development in autism. Resource Teachers of Learning and Behaviour (RTLB) are a service which is able to provide short-term support for teachers. One of the roles of RTLB is to provide teachers with the required support to…
Descriptors: Children, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Faculty Development
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Ness, Mike; Couperus, Josh; Willey, Matthew – Kairaranga, 2013
This study evaluates the efficacy of the Lexia Reading (LR) programme with a cohort of 37 students in a Decile 1 primary school. The students were randomly assigned to experimental (who used LR) and control groups (who did not use LR). The WIAT-II was used to provide pre and post measures of literacy skills. Results indicated that students who…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Featonby, Amy – Kairaranga, 2012
This article describes a project conducted with Year 12 English students. It was based on the model of "Teaching as Inquiry" (Ministry of Education, 2007) and aimed to develop students' self-efficacy in relation to their literature-response essay writing. Self-efficacy was measured using Bandura's (2006) self-efficacy scale and an…
Descriptors: Intervention, Self Efficacy, Reader Response, Measures (Individuals)
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Pienaar, Dorothea – Kairaranga, 2012
Down syndrome (DS) is a genetic disorder resulting from chromosome 21 having three copies (trisomy 21). Cognitive functioning and anatomical features cause speech and language development delay (Kumin, 2003). Children with DS generally enjoy communication (Schoenbrodt, 2004), and respond well to interaction and social scripts. Music therapy has…
Descriptors: Genetic Disorders, Special Schools, Music, Down Syndrome