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Davies, Maree J.; Meissel, Kane – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2018
This article describes the results of a study that investigated the effect of features of talk that appear to foster higher levels of interaction, within the scope of a larger study (Davies and Meissel in Br Educ Res J 42:342-365, 2016). Students were recruited from seven classrooms across three secondary schools of varying socioeconomic levels…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Interaction, Interpersonal Communication, Computer Mediated Communication
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Moran, Kevin; Gilmore, Alison – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2018
Little is known about the knowledge and perceptions that inform children's safety in the aquatic environment. This paper reports on 8-9 year old children's critical thinking of water safety and safety strategies at the beach. One-to-one interview data with Year 4 students from across New Zealand, collected as part of the National Monitoring Study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Water, Natural Resources, Children
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Stewart, Georgina – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2018
It is now 30 years since the appearance of New Zealand Treasury (Government management: brief to the incoming government, vol 2, education Issues, New Zealand Government, Wellington, 1987), a key text that marked the start of a new era of education policy in Aotearoa-New Zealand. In his review of this Treasury text, Professor Grace (Br J Educ Stud…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Indigenous Populations, Pacific Islanders
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Dunham, Nicola – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2018
This paper presents research findings in relation to the multiple identities of students undertaking early childhood field-based initial teacher education (FBITE). The research draws on the understanding that social actors hold multiple identities based on membership across a myriad of social groups, or communities. Data was gathered using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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McAnally, Helena Margaret; Robertson, Lindsay Anne; Hancox, Robert John – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2018
We assessed the effects of an outdoor education programme (Tihoi) with no access to electronic media among 14 year-old boys. We compared creative thinking, socio-emotional wellbeing, and materialism with their peers attending regular classes at their normal school. Students at both locations were assessed in the second week of term and after…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outdoor Education, Program Effectiveness, Early Adolescents
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Major, Jae – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2018
Aotearoa New Zealand is a diverse multicultural nation, with a vibrant indigenous culture and language. However, levels of bilingualism are relatively low, with less than 20% of the population using more than one language. English is the dominant language, and monolingualism in English the taken for granted norm. In the New Zealand Curriculum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bilingualism, Monolingualism, Ethnic Diversity
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McLeod, Geraldine F. H.; Horwood, L. John; Boden, Joseph M.; Fergusson, David M. – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2018
This paper examines the associations between attendance at early childhood education (ECE) and longer-term academic attainment and socioeconomic wellbeing in a New Zealand birth cohort studied to age 30. Nearly 95% of the cohort had attended ECE by age 5. After adjustment for family background and child characteristics, results showed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Well Being, Socioeconomic Status
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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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Taleni, Tufulasifa'atafatafa Ova; Macfarlane, Sonja; Macfarlane, Angus Hikairo; Fletcher, Jo – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2018
The kaupapa on raising engagement and achievement of Pasifika students motivates Pasifika leaders, families and Pasifika communities to work alongside school leaders, teachers and educators. Pasifika leaders are driven by their aspirations for all Pasifika students to be successful in education and life-long learning. This article explores the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pacific Islanders, Indigenous Populations, Leadership Role
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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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Towner, Nick; Taumoepeau, Semisi; Lal, Beena; Pranish, Tamendi – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2017
Pasifika learners comprise a significant number of students in the New Zealand education system. In terms of educational performance, Pasifika learners generally have lower success rates and academic achievements than other student groups at both secondary and tertiary levels. The aim of this paper was to review current governance, investigate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pacific Islanders, Questionnaires, Semi Structured Interviews
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Berryman, Mere; Eley, Elizabeth – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2017
This paper examines the vision and intent of New Zealand's Maori education policy, Ka Hikitia, and its implications on the daily lives of Maori students in New Zealand's education system. Extensive information on the secondary school experiences of "rangatahi" Maori (youth) have been gathered--originally in 2001 and at the end of 2015,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pacific Islanders, Educational Policy, Cultural Influences
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Boereboom, John – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2017
The New Zealand education system is culturally diverse and is guided by the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi to produce equitable outcomes for Maori students. The reporting of national educational outcomes is broken down by ethnicity to monitor educational performance of different ethnic groups and to identify ethnic disparities. The Ministry…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Outcomes of Education, Ethnicity, Classification
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Sewell, Alison; Hansen, Sally; Weir, Kama – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2017
The practicum is critically important in initial teacher education. Yet too often, student-teachers are placed in schools where the associate teacher does not understand the mentoring component of their supervisory role. This study explores the impact of a school-university project on the associate teachers' mentoring in the practicum and in their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Practicums, Preservice Teacher Education
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Oldham, Sam – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2017
The proliferation of non-state policy actors in public education systems globally has actuated a turn to new governance analysis within education scholarship. As part of this 'governance turn', education policy theorists have sought to clarify the interface between governance by non-state actors and public systems of policy formation and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, Educational Policy, Theories
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