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Hunter, Judy; Furness, Jane – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2020
In Aotearoa New Zealand and internationally, current adult literacy and numeracy assessment is skills oriented; at the same time, there is a growing interest in more balanced understanding by also looking at the broad wellbeing-related outcomes of literacy education. In the research project reported below adult literacy learners in three community…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Adult Literacy, Privacy
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Li, Yongyan; Li, Danling; Yang, Weipeng; Li, Hui – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2020
This paper reports a case study of the manifestation of the teaching-research nexus in a research-active professor's classroom teaching of a research methods course targeting a cohort of Master of Education (MEd) students in early childhood education (ECE). The study was conducted at a research-intensive English-medium university in Hong Kong…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Early Childhood Education, Research, English (Second Language)
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Bernay, Ross; Stringer, Patricia; Milne, John; Jhagroo, Jyoti – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2020
The Ministry of Education in New Zealand in 2013 provided funding for universities to develop and implement initial teacher education programmes with innovative school-university partnerships to promote the success of graduates. To enhance the success of this new programme, four teacher educators reviewed the literature on school-university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Preservice Teacher Education
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Sharma, Geeta; Nikolai, Jennifer; Duncan, Scott; Carter, Jane – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2020
This paper explains the design, development and delivery of a curriculum-integrated dance programme across four primary schools in Auckland, New Zealand. Four teachers and their respective classes (101 children in total) were part of the programme. Each class participated in 18 dance sessions at their schools during school hours. The dance…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Elementary Schools, Foreign Countries, National Curriculum
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Fyall, Glenn; Cowan, Jackie; Buchanan, Grant – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2020
Employing Bronfenbrenner's (1996) ecological systems theory, this study investigated the ecological nuances of teacher mentoring in three New Zealand primary schools. Specifically, the study explored the mentoring experiences of three beginning teachers and their mentors, within their respective schools, in relation to the national mentoring and…
Descriptors: Mentors, Elementary School Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Beginning Teacher Induction
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Smythe, Fiona – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2020
Since 2016, educational environments all over the world are being precipitated towards change and adaptation, in response to mass global immigration and increasing numbers of newly-arrived plurilingual children in schools. France and New Zealand provide two examples of populations that are highly linguistically diverse, yet take differing…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Cross Cultural Studies, Immigration, Multilingualism
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Slade, Mark; Brown, Gavin T. L. – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2020
There is an expectation that students graduate from university with a collection of attributes they have acquired and/or developed during their university journey. It is possible that more academically able students have these attributes prior to enrolment. A repeated-measure analysis of 70 foreign, 89% from People's Republic of China, students at…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Certification
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Mok, Angel – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2020
Students from a Chinese background demonstrate outstanding performance in international mathematics assessments. Besides cultural characteristics, innate mathematics ability is often referred to as the reason for their performance. This paper aims to debunk this assumption of innate ability and provide an alternate perspective to the discussion by…
Descriptors: Asians, Parent Attitudes, Immigrants, Cultural Background
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Marshall, Neil; Shaw, Kirsten; Hunter, Jodie; Jones, Ian – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2020
There is growing interest in using comparative judgement to assess student work as an alternative to traditional marking. Comparative judgement requires no rubrics and is instead grounded in experts making pairwise judgements about the relative 'quality' of students' work according to a high level criterion. The resulting decision data are fitted…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Decision Making, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
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Sotardi, Valerie; Thompson, Elyse; Maguire, James – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2020
The current study is a brief report building on previous research in which first-year university students in early 2018 reported the extent to which the New Zealand Fees-Free Policy had influenced their decisions to enrol in university and subsequent academic experiences (Sotardi et al. 2019). In the current work, we extend this research by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Educational Policy, Enrollment Influences
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Chan, Angel – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
Due to its large and diverse population of migrants, New Zealand is now considered to be a 'superdiverse' country (Royal Society of New Zealand in Languages in Aotearoa New Zealand, 2013), and its early childhood education settings are also increasingly ethnically and linguistically diverse (Ministry of Education in Early childhood education me…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Student Diversity, Ethnicity
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Abuaiadah, Diab; Burrell, Chris; Bosu, Michael; Joyce, Sue; Hajmoosaei, Abdolreza – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
This study follows well-published educational criteria for assessing the quality of learning outcomes and investigates how these criteria are applied to descriptors of courses that include object oriented programming concepts. These quality criteria aim to ensure that learning outcomes are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Course Descriptions, Criteria, Educational Objectives
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Earl Rinehart, Kerry; Alcorn, Noeline – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
Literature about education in New Zealand and internationally over the past 30 years has increasingly focused on the need for effective school leadership. In New Zealand a major Best Evidence Synthesis study (BES 2009) led to an emphasis on instructional leadership aimed at raising achievement. This emphasis has tended to undervalue management,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Role, Leadership Responsibility
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Tupou, Jessica; Loveridge, Judith – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
Computer Science (CS) education is being increasingly included in primary school curricula across New Zealand. As a group, Pasifika students are less likely to engage with CS at tertiary level and in the workforce, so understanding more about their engagement with school level CS seems important. A multiple case-study design was used to explore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pacific Islanders, Computer Science Education, Student Participation
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Preston, Debbie; Carlyon, Tracey – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
In Aotearoa New Zealand, changes to the political landscape have made it increasingly difficult for Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITP) to successfully deliver programmes in regions away from urban centres. Within this context, research was undertaken to identify some of the tensions associated with regional strategy development.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Community Needs, Technical Education
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