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Anna Richards; Kayleen Clark-Howard – Kairaranga, 2023
In New Zealand/Aotearoa, high levels of secondary school absenteeism are a nationwide problem. Absenteeism is associated with a range of adverse outcomes for individuals and has detrimental effects on society. Since the global COVID-19 pandemic, with the government closing schools during lockdowns, absenteeism has reached epidemic proportions as…
Descriptors: Attendance, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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van Wyk, Joanne; Tonks, Jacqueline; de Graaf, Shelley; Clendon, Sally; Budd, Julia – Kairaranga, 2020
Assisting students with learning support needs requires a collaborative approach to educational planning and the development of a multi-dimensional profile of the student. However, developing such a profile can be difficult when information is gathered from multiple sources, culturally-relevant information is not included, and incongruent or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Cooperation, Educational Planning, Preschool Children
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Ellery, Tracey – Kairaranga, 2019
This report investigates students' perspectives on a sense of belonging, and the relationship between inclusive practices. It further considers the implications for Resource Teachers: Learning and Behaviour (RTLB) as they work in secondary schools to support inclusive teaching practice. The inquiry question, "How can RTLB effectively support…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Students, Inclusion
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Basel, Alison; Hamilton, Carol – Kairaranga, 2019
Models of special education that are diagnosis-orientated mean that individuals with ASD are seen as 'different' from their non-disabled peers. These views reproduce school practices in which those labelled disabled are likely to be treated as problematic rather than 'coming from a different place'. This article explores the narrative of one Year…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Secondary School Students
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Mattioni, Loreto; Green, Vanessa A.; Hodis, Flaviu; Lynch, Tegan E. – Kairaranga, 2016
Cyberbullying has become a serious problem that can have significant long-term effects on students' mental health and academic outcomes. Given that most cyberbullying experiences involve individuals from a student's school environment, it is important to examine the views of school staff on cyberbullying to develop appropriate prevention and…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Intervention, Gender Differences
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Duncan, Wayne; Macfarlane, Angus; Quinlivan, Kathleen; Macfarlane, Sonja – Kairaranga, 2016
This paper explores the factors that may influence the social and relational development of empathy in a Year 13 classroom from a kaupapa Maori perspective, and discusses how these factors compare with a Western perspective of empathy. Understandings of empathy are widely documented in the conventional literature and, while the realities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Empathy, Social Development, Interpersonal Competence
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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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Knight-de Blois, Lynda; Poskitt, Jenny – Kairaranga, 2016
Teachers often worry about how to optimise learning for students of Pacific heritage. To address the concern, this study sought views of junior secondary school students of Pacific heritage about what enhanced their learning. An innovative approach was trialled in focus group interviews which involved four Samoan teenagers as research assistants…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Culturally Relevant Education, Adolescents, Instructional Effectiveness
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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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Pillai, Gayathri Prabhakar – Kairaranga, 2015
Te Kotahitanga is a Kaupapa Maori research and development programme that aims at improving Maori student achievement. Through interviews with students, teachers and whanau, the characteristics of teachers who made a difference were identified. These characteristics were drawn together to form the Effective Teaching Profile (ETP). This literature…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pacific Islanders, Indigenous Populations, Academic Achievement
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Robertson, Kerensa – Kairaranga, 2013
In an educational system based on equity, ensuring the achievement of Pasifika students in secondary education is seen as a key focus of the Government approach to education (Ministry of Education, 2013b) and a major step in addressing the social and economic inequities experienced by Pasifika peoples in New Zealand. While there has been a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Literacy, Secondary School Students
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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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Harrison, Bev – Kairaranga, 2012
Boys' literacy has been, and continues to be, an area of concern for educationalists at all levels. The decline in boys' reading, which may have negative consequences for their learning, becomes more marked as they get older. This project examined possible reasons for this and implemented strategies designed to increase Year 13 boys' reading. The…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Males, Recreational Reading, Adolescents
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Frengley-Vaipuna, Ingrid; Kupu-MacIntyre, Lesieli; Riley, Tracy – Kairaranga, 2011
This article outlines the use of Gagne's (2008) Differentiated Model of Giftedness and Talent (DMGT) as applied to Tongan secondary school students in New Zealand. Two case studies of Tongan young women are shared with a particular emphasis on the influence of catalysts, the chance factor, and developmental processes upon the development of their…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
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Ward, Angela – Kairaranga, 2011
Since 1989, teacher aides have become a familiar part of our classrooms as they support students with special educational needs. International and New Zealand research shows that despite many teacher aide practices that effectively support student learning in inclusive settings, there are some practices that work against the inclusion of some…
Descriptors: Teacher Aides, Physical Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
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