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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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Bonne, Linda – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
Internationally, associations between mathematics achievement and various beliefs and attitudes related to learning are well established. In this article, the findings of five studies are examined to identify patterns in New Zealand students' mathematics-related beliefs and attitudes, and their relationships with achievement. Each study included…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes
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MacArthur, Jude; Rutherford, Gill – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
Contemporary understandings of inclusive education increasingly emphasise processes of reform, within and between schools, and across education systems, which respond to diversity amongst all students. The goal of an equitable, high quality and welcoming system in which all students are present, participating and achieving in their local school is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Success, Inclusion, Educational Change
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Hunter, Jodie; Hunter, Roberta; Bills, Trevor; Cheung, Ingrid; Hannant, Barbara; Kritesh, Kevin; Lachaiya, Rakesh – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
Many Pasifika students start their schooling fluent in their own language and with a rich background of knowledge and experiences. However, very quickly they join high numbers of Pasifika students failing within the education system. The reasons are diverse but many link directly to the structural inequities they encounter which cause a disconnect…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Culturally Relevant Education, Social Values, Indigenous Populations
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Elder, Katie I.; Prochnow, Jane E. – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
Positive Behaviour for Learning School-wide (PB4LSW) is a three tiered response to intervention framework introduced by the Ministry of Education in order to deliver strategies designed to support positive behaviour management in New Zealand schools. This research focused on the sustainable implementation of the PB4LSW programme by identifying…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Response to Intervention, Sustainability, Program Implementation
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Jackson, J. H. – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
There is an emerging field in literacy research which acknowledges the potential variances in literacy practices valued by schools and families. This article reports on one instance where the rich literacy practices of a particular home environment were not recognized within the child's school context. The data explores the impact on the child as…
Descriptors: Home Study, Reading Habits, Educational Environment, Classroom Environment
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Ainscow, Mel – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
This article sets out the international context for this special issue on equity and diversity. Tracing the development of the United Nations' policy 'Education for All' since 1990, it notes the struggles that have gone on to ensure that this is, in fact, concerned with all children, whatever their characteristics and circumstances. This inclusive…
Descriptors: Global Education, Equal Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Access to Education
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Lourie, Megan – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
This paper considers the provision of education opportunities for learners in the compulsory sector to develop their ability to communicate in te reo Maori. While policy suggests these opportunities exist, in practice, the situation is complex and the provision of these opportunities tends to be uneven. This is, in part, due to the challenges…
Descriptors: Malayo Polynesian Languages, Ethnicity, Language Acquisition, Ethnic Groups
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Grant, Barbara M. – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
Doctoral supervision is a complex set of intersecting relations, personal and familial, social and institutional. History figures there: wanted or not, ghosts from the past come back to haunt supervisor, student and thesis. This article explores a particular configuration that can occur in Aotearoa/New Zealand when Pakeha academics supervise Maori…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Supervisors
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Budd, Julia – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
Equity for those experiencing disability is a complex real-world issue best studied by cross-disciplinary groups. However, these cross-disciplinary studies are often unsuccessful due to the different perspectives held by members of the cross-disciplinary group. Meta-perspectives have been found to help overcome the issues caused by these different…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Equal Education, Educational Improvement, Disabilities
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Layland, Judy; Smith, Anne B. – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2015
Recent policy reports have raised concerns about quality education and care for under 2-year-olds attending home-based early childhood and care (HBEC) services, an issue that has received minimal research attention in Aotearoa New Zealand. This article explores what is meant by "quality" in HBEC for children under two using an ecological…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Care, Child Care Centers, Educational Quality
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Rata, Elizabeth; Taylor, Anita – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2015
The theoretical inquiry undertaken in this paper examines the discourse of knowledge equivalence used to justify conflating academic and non-academic subjects in New Zealand secondary school science. The purpose is to open up a critical discussion of the discourse and its influence on curriculum and pedagogy. Using a conceptual methodology, we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Science, Discourse Analysis, Curriculum Development
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O'Neill, John; Snook, Ivan – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2015
To mark the fiftieth anniversary of NZJES ["New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies"], this invited paper examines possible education policy and policy scholarship futures. It is argued that in order to predict the future, one needs to appreciate how socio-historical struggles of the past have contributed to present education policy…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Social History, Educational History, Public Policy
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Macfarlane, Angus Hikairo – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2015
The growing recognition of Maori education approaches and ways of knowing can be seen both as a response to the erosion and loss of traditional knowledge philosophies through the processes of colonialism and internationalism, and as a means of reclaiming and revaluing Maori language, identity and culture. Improving the educational success of Maori…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pacific Islanders, Ethnic Groups, Educational History
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Turner, Hana; Rubie-Davies, Christine M.; Webber, Melinda – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2015
The aim of this mixed methods study was to explore the relationship between teacher expectations and student ethnicity. Factors that contributed to the achievement gap were also investigated. The study involved 15 mathematics teachers and 361 students from five urban secondary schools in Auckland. Fifteen teachers completed questionnaires and 10…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Expectations of Students, Ethnicity, Achievement Gap
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