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Fletcher, Jo; Everatt, John; Subramaniam, Yogeetha Devi Bala; Ma, Ting – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2023
In New Zealand, the architectural design of schools and the spaces where children learn are being innovated to allow for more opportunities for teachers and students to work collaboratively. However, there is a dearth of research that has investigated both teachers' and students' perceptions of the learning spaces. Little attention has been paid…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Innovation, Educational Environment
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Reynolds, Martyn – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2022
A relational approach focusses on connections between things, assuming that all things exist in relatedness. In this article, attention is given to the relationship between innovative learning environments (ILE) as described in literature, and elements of the field of Pacific education. In order to investigate this relationship, I take a layered…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Pacific Islanders, Ethnic Groups, Educational Innovation
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Olsen-Reeder, Vincent Ieni – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic sent New Zealand universities into crisis, and as a key crisis response measure, classes were mostly moved online. While navigating national public health settings, educators simultaneously had to innovate quickly: to keep our courses in operation, students learning, and quality pedagogy present. The author has been…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Coleman, Claire; Luton, Jane – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2021
Empty spaces, open spaces, prefabricated buildings, disused school halls, patches of grass and suchlike have long been the teaching spaces of subjects such as Drama and Physical Education; likewise, ECE and Marae-based learning are other 'marginalised' domains of education in Aotearoa New Zealand today. Subjugated in the educational landscape,…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Early Childhood Education, Physical Education, Drama
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Starkey, Louise; Wood, Bronwyn E. – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2021
The Ministry of Education is funding a significant building programme for primary and secondary classrooms across Aotearoa, New Zealand. In New Zealand there is an expectation that new or refurbished classrooms will be innovative, modern or flexible learning environments. This paper reports findings from a critical policy analysis of the discourse…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Policy Analysis, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Fletcher, Jo; Everatt, John – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2021
Innovations in schooling and the architectural design of schools offer the opportunity to re-examine existing pedagogical practices. Graduating teachers need to be ready to teach and conversant with changing school environments and approaches to school organisation. However, there is a dearth of research that explores the student teachers'…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries, Student Teachers
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Nelson, Emily; Davies, Lynn; Johnson, Leigh; Jones, Kirsty; O'Connor, Nikki – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2021
The global emergence of Innovative Learning Environments (ILEs) has disrupted the conventional grammar of schooling prompting more collaborative and flexible teaching and learning arrangements. While the emergence of a new grammar and its complexity for experienced teachers is acknowledged, the ramifications for initial teacher education (ITE) are…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teaching, Practicums
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Fletcher, Jo; Everatt, John; Mackey, Julie; Fickel, Letitia Hochstrasser – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2020
The rise of innovative learning environments, with multiple teachers and larger cohorts of students, can de-privatise practice as teachers have the opportunity to observe each other teaching. However, they also provide the opportunity for collaboratively planning and teaching, and engaging in reflective dialogue about specific pedagogical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers
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Bernay, Ross – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
This article considers the experience of walking the 850-km Camino del Norte to Santiago de Compostela in Spain as a metaphor for an inner camino: an inner way of developing resilience. Suggestions are proposed about what this might mean for initial teacher education and student teachers themselves. Using an autoethnographic methodology,…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Physical Activities, Figurative Language, Resilience (Psychology)
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Benade, Leon – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
The idea that the New Zealand education system will cater to all students, regardless of ability, and support them in developing their full potential to the best of their abilities, is enshrined in the famous 1939 Beeby/Fraser statement. Equality of access policy discourse has shifted to emphasise equitable outcomes, focussed increasingly on…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Access to Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Jesson, Joce – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
This presentation retraces some of the often forgotten history, dating back to 1860s, of Aotearoa/New Zealand that formed aspects of our education structures. Of particular interest is the relationship between educational innovation and change that came about through the active involvement of teachers as policy champions as they pursued their goal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Innovation, Educational Change
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Snook, I. A.; And Others – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 1974
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Objectives
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McDonald, Geraldine – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 1974
Playcentres assist women with an established role (home) and with an emerging role (work) and help women find status in society. (Published by New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Education House, 178-182 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand.) (Author)
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Employed Women, Parent Education, Parent Participation