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Constantinides, Michalis; Eleftheriadou, Sofia – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2023
This article is a systematic literature review aimed at providing a comprehensive overview of the implementation of the Kahui Ako | Communities of Learning policy in Aotearoa New Zealand. This policy seeks to improve student outcomes through collaborative networks of schools emphasising the importance of network leadership in initiating and…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Leadership, Role, Foreign Countries
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Burns, Christopher – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2023
English-medium state schools in New Zealand have been directed to begin implementing the new Aotearoa New Zealand's histories curriculum content from 2023. In response to the draft version of the curriculum document, Bell & Russell (Bell and Russell, "New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies" 57:21-35, 2022) highlighted the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, History Instruction, Curriculum Development, Indigenous Populations
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Furness, Jane; Rua, Mohi; Masters-Awatere, Bridgette; Piercy-Cameron, Gemma; Cochrane, Bill; Heaton, Sharyn – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2023
Globally, literacy can be conceived of in different ways. Two perspectives that have influenced adult literacy policy internationally are the economic functionalist and the sociocultural. In Aotearoa New Zealand, Maori educators have repeatedly advanced a matauranga Maori perspective of literacy. This perspective has parallels with the embodied,…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Pacific Islanders, Ethnic Groups
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O'Donnell, Donna; Orams, Mark; Schänzel, Heike – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2023
This paper addresses the dearth of research into the roles high school teachers play in organising and leading international study tours offered by high schools in New Zealand (prior to the COVID-19 pandemic). The aim of this paper is to provide insights into the motivations and experiences of teachers involved in these tours. A grounded theory…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Teachers, Teacher Role, Study Abroad
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Trevethan, Helen – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2023
I offer this critical essay as a reminder of the prevalence of unproven negative dialogue about Initial Teacher Education (ITE) in New Zealand, taking selection practices as an example. The focus of this critical essay is the evidence base about selection of students into English-medium undergraduate ITE programmes. In New Zealand and elsewhere,…
Descriptors: Language of Instruction, Undergraduate Students, Preservice Teacher Education, Foreign Countries
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Sotardi, Valerie A.; Brogt, Erik – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2023
The future of tertiary education grapples with the opportunities, affordances, and limitations of online teaching and learning (T&L), and educators' valuable insights and experiences can shape and enhance the tertiary sector. The current study provided tertiary educators with an opportunity to anonymously share their online T&L…
Descriptors: College Faculty, COVID-19, Pandemics, Emergency Programs
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McNaughton, Stuart; Jesson, Rebecca – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2023
Published accounts of school interventions often focus on a small 'slice' of the complex systems and layers of learning across schools and homes. A series of studies into a digital intervention in low SES schools, is summarised here providing a fuller picture of how students' engagement in digital contexts contributed to their social and emotional…
Descriptors: Social Emotional Learning, Interpersonal Competence, Writing Skills, Writing (Composition)
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Frey, Ernst Peter – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2023
Within Aotearoa New Zealand (NZ), in general, and Taranaki, in particular, research on understanding experiences of individual practice for amateur adult string players has been limited. In 2021, with the aim of contributing to musical development in the Taranaki Symphony Orchestra (TSO), four adult string instrumentalists agreed to participate in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Musicians, Music Activities, Classical Music
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Rasti, Alireza – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2023
Due to their mostly normative and legitimatory nature, public policies at large and education policies in particular are liable to frame perceived problems in the social domain as seen through the policy-making elite's perspective and seek to advance solutions to them. On the surface, the staged process of policy design, implementation, and…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Language of Instruction, Policy Formation, Discourse Analysis
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Hetaraka, Maia; Meiklejohn-Whiu, Selena; Webber, Melinda; Jesson, Rebecca – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2023
Western literacy theories and models often reflect Eurocentric notions of literacy and literacy practices. In Aotearoa New Zealand, the prevalence of these conceptualisations is linked to issues of power and result in a narrow and inaccurate framing of Maori tamariki (children). In this article Tiritiria, a Maori philosophical view of knowledge,…
Descriptors: Western Civilization, Pacific Islanders, Ethnic Groups, Malayo Polynesian Languages
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Koh, Joyce Hwee Ling; Daniel, Ben Kei; Greenman, Angela C. – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2023
Online learning dexterity, or the ability to effortlessly adapt to online learning situations, has become critical since the COVID-19 pandemic, but its processes are not well-understood. Using grounded theory, this study develops a paradigm model of online learning dexterity from semi-structured interviews with 32 undergraduate and postgraduate…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Online Courses, Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students
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Williams, Ngaroma; Fletcher, Jo; Ma, Ting – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2023
Te Whariki, the first bicultural early childhood education curriculum in Aotearoa New Zealand, gained national and international attention. While there was widespread acceptance of its bicultural intent, Te Whariki was not well understood and implemented as a bicultural curriculum. Early childhood education teachers lacked confidence and struggled…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Early Childhood Education, Pacific Islanders, Ethnic Groups
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Millin, Tracey; Spronken-Smith, Rachel; Millin, Mark – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2022
Postgraduate research candidature support, support of supervisory teams, and assistance with examination and assessment requirements are some of the crucial elements in a successful postgraduate student's study experience. While there is a large body of research on Doctoral supervision, less is available on Master's level supervision and support.…
Descriptors: Supervision, Benchmarking, Best Practices, Graduate Students
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Browne, Jade – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2022
Several years have passed since the removal of National Standards, however the current provision and enactment of music education in New Zealand remains unknown. Using a case study, this article seeks to illustrate the current practice of music education at one high decile primary school. This study finds that despite the removal National…
Descriptors: National Standards, Foreign Countries, Music Education, Elementary School Students
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Ide, Kanako W. – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2022
This article explores a P4C-style of response to criticisms addressed to P4C's inconsistencies. The main argument against P4C is that, although P4C theory stands for, by, and with children in terms of educational philosophy, P4C advocates do not follow the same approach when they defend P4C theory from criticism. By developing a discussion about…
Descriptors: Children, Philosophy, Educational Theories, Criticism
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