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Annan, Jean; Dean, Shelley; Henry, Geoff; McGhie, Desiree; Phillipson, Roger – Kairaranga, 2010
New Zealand is a bicultural nation, founded on the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi by the native Maori and the British Crown. It is also home to people from many countries, cultures and ethnicities. Therefore, culturally-relevant response to crisis events has become a significant aspect of the Ministry of Education's interdisciplinary Traumatic…
Descriptors: Crisis Intervention, Ceremonies, Cultural Relevance, Crisis Management
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Larson, Candice – Kairaranga, 2010
This study investigated the transition of a child with moderate special education needs to a primary school setting. It was generated out of the professional interest of the author and a prevailing concern over the apparent delay in providing support for children with moderate special education needs within the primary school system. A case study…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Disabilities, Children, Special Needs Students
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Macdonald, Dianne – Kairaranga, 2010
Manurewa Intermediate students were given an experience only the arts can provide as they collaboratively researched, responded to and celebrated a school mural project. The mural project was initiated by Shane Hansen through the Principal Iain Taylor and coordinated by Dianne Macdonald, a Professional Learning Leader at Manurewa Intermediate…
Descriptors: Art Education, Foreign Countries, Art Activities, Art Products
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Bateman, Sonja; Berryman, Mere – Kairaranga, 2008
The time has come for kaupapa Maori ideology and epistemology to move from the margins and claim legitimate space within the discipline of education. Kaupapa Maori ideology provides a dynamic framework within which Maori are better able to make meaning of the world and work for change. Increasingly, kaupapa Maori is being used to inform policies…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Ideology, Epistemology, Indigenous Populations
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Stanley, Peter – Kairaranga, 2008
"The Inter-agency Plan for Conduct Disorder/Severe Antisocial Behaviour 2007-2012" (Ministry of Social Development, 2007) is assessed according to the SWOT dimensions of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. The document is one of the most important statements for the social services in New Zealand because of the primacy that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Antisocial Behavior, Social Services
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Cavanagh, Tom – Kairaranga, 2008
The release of "The New Zealand Curriculum" causes us to rethink the aims of education. Dr Cavanagh offers an alternative set of aims to the vision outlined in the Ministry of Education document, which is based, at least in part, on socialisation into the corporate industrial world. Dr Cavanagh's position is focused on putting…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Interpersonal Relationship, Student Behavior
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Hasselbusch, Andrea; Penman, Merrolee – Kairaranga, 2008
The focus of this study was to explore the occupational therapy consultation process used with students on the autistic spectrum attending their regular school. Individual, in-depth interviews with senior occupational therapists were employed to collect the data. Grounded theory (Glaser & Strauss, 1967; Strauss, 1987; Strauss & Corbin,…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Qualitative Research, Inclusion, Holistic Approach
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Ballam, Nadine – Kairaranga, 2008
There may be an implicit assumption amongst some New Zealand educators that minority cultures should assimilate wholly into the New Zealand way of life, shedding aspects of their own culture that conflict with the mainstream. Some others assert that encouraging minority students to maintain their culture, including language and traditions, results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Ethnicity, Acculturation
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Johnson, Ian – Kairaranga, 2008
This article was undertaken to determine whether the Oxford Reading Pen (ORP) could enable students with reading difficulties to read and comprehend text at their chronological age. A small sample of students with reading difficulties was involved in a trial to ascertain the impact of using the ORP within their classroom reading activities. The…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Reading Difficulties, Age, Assistive Technology
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Hamilton, Michelle; Litterick-Biggs, Angela – Kairaranga, 2008
The Incredible Years parent training programme is a research-based therapy which aims to help families improve the behaviour of children with conduct difficulties in the early years, while the behaviour is malleable (Webster-Stratton & Reid, 2003). The short-term goals of the programme are to reduce conduct problems in children by increasing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Education, Parent Child Relationship, Young Children
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Hellner, John – Kairaranga, 2008
Paralleling the accelerating pace of educational change in the last two decades has been the development of a professional learning community (PLC) in schools. Characterised by teacher collaboration and a spirit of enquiry, the PLC represents a response to change and an opportunity to benefit teachers, students and schools, using an approach most…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Learning Activities, Models
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Curzon, Joanna – Kairaranga, 2008
Much has happened since nine teams across New Zealand engaged in a Ministry of Education-funded participatory action research project looking at effective practice for supporting children and young people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in education. Building on earlier discussions, the project ran from 2002 to 2004, and until now the story…
Descriptors: Research Projects, Action Research, Foreign Countries, Disabilities
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Gaffney, Michael – Kairaranga, 2008
In this article I outline different elements of action research in an attempt to describe and define participatory action research (PAR). There is a lot more material available to readers these days, some of which I will refer you to in this article. I see my role here is to summarise enough of this material to help support your reading of the…
Descriptors: Action Research, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices
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Smith, Liz – Kairaranga, 2008
A significant challenge for all participants in the autism spectrum disorder participatory action research (ASD PAR) project, including the Ministry of Education, the local project teams (LPT) and mentors, was the lack of availability of a single ethics approval process for the project in its entirety and, in particular, one that could accommodate…
Descriptors: Action Research, Ethics, Models, Evaluation
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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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