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Fenwick, Jess; Kelly, Stephanie – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2023
This research aims to develop a deeper understanding of what factors contribute to effective interprofessional collaboration in education from the perspectives of primary school teachers in Aotearoa New Zealand. A qualitative constructivist methodology was used involving semi-structured telephone interviews with seven teachers working in primary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Interprofessional Relationship
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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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McPhillips, J. Clark; Melvin, N. E.; Carlyon, T.; Fisher, A.; Merry, R. – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2023
In response to community and sector needs, in 2020 an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) provider in Aotearoa/New Zealand developed a Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) programme with a unique design as an alternative pathway into the profession. The design elements of the programme included being field-based, online, and with a bicultural kaupapa. This…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Biculturalism, Program Implementation, Alternative Teacher Certification
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Bailey, Judy – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2022
While there has been much research focused on beginning teachers; and mathematical problem solving in the classroom, little is known about beginning primary teachers' learning to teach mathematics through problem solving. This longitudinal study examined what supported beginning teachers to start and sustain teaching mathematics through problem…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Problem Solving, Elementary School Teachers
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Macann, Victoria; Carvalho, Lucila – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2021
Public libraries around the world have been re-configuring their sites to include 'makerspaces'--as a dedicated area where learners engage in creating, inventing, designing, discovering, coding, building and exploring. Makerspace activity often involves learning-by-doing and problem-solving, in a variety of topics in Science, Technology,…
Descriptors: Shared Resources and Services, STEM Education, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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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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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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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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Trevethan, Helen – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2018
The first year of teaching is a significant period in a teacher's life but for many it can signal the end, rather than the beginning, of their career. The demands of beginning teaching are well documented (Devos et al. in "Teach Teach Educ" 28(2): 206-217, 2012; Fantilli and McDougall in "Teach Teach Educ" 25(6): 814-825, 2009)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Persistence, Teaching Experience
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Haworth, P. – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2018
Developing effective teaching skills with culturally and linguistically diverse learners remains challenging for regular class teachers, hence specialist English language (EL) teachers are needed in schools. However, little is known about how these specialist teachers perceive their professional status. This paper draws on research that provides…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Culturally Relevant Education
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Case, Rosalind Jane Leamy; Starkey, Nicola J.; Jones, Kelly; Barker-Collo, Suzanne; Feigin, Valery – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2017
This two-phase study investigated New Zealand primary school teachers' knowledge and perceptions of childhood mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI), and evaluated the effectiveness of a professional development workshop for enhancing teacher knowledge regarding mTBI. In phase one, 19 teachers from schools in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty engaged in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Knowledge Level, Children
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Anthony, Glenda; Hunter, Roberta – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2017
The practice of grouping mathematics students by perceived levels of attainment, commonly referred to by teachers as ability grouping, is a contentious and long-standing topic of debate in education. Responses from a survey of 102 mathematics support teachers affirm the widespread use of ability grouping within New Zealand primary school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Ability Grouping, Mathematics Teachers
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Gordon, Barrie; Dyson, Ben; Cowan, Jackie; McKenzie, Allison; Shulruf, Boaz – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
This study examines practicing primary school teacher's perceptions of the teaching of physical education in their schools. There has been some criticism of primary school physical education but until now this criticism has been largely based on a number of small studies involving limited numbers of teachers and schools. This study involved…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Physical Education