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Suryadi, Ahmad; Purwaningsih, Endang; Yuliati, Lia; Koes-Handayanto, Supriyono – Waikato Journal of Education, 2023
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education has recently been gaining popularity in a number of countries. This seems to have ramifications for increasing the intensity with which professional development programmes are implemented at both in-service and pre-service teacher levels. The present study provides a systematic…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Preservice Teachers, Faculty Development, Educational Research
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Samaniego, Katherine Kate B.; Espinosa, Allen A. – Waikato Journal of Education, 2022
This study explores the perceptions of five in-service chemistry and mathematics teachers in using productive lesson study as a framework for teaching and learning. Introductory professional development workshops on horizontal articulation, productive pedagogy and lesson study were given to teachers at the onset of the project. Teachers were then…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Communities of Practice
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Wati, Indra; Dayal, Hem Chand – Waikato Journal of Education, 2022
Lesson Study (LS) is a teaching improvement and knowledge-building process that has origins in Japanese elementary education. In Japanese LS, teachers work in small teams to plan, teach, observe, analyse and refine individual lessons called research lessons. This study examined a small sample of primary school teachers' perceptions of LS as a…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Grade 8, Mathematics Teachers, Faculty Development
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Mohan, Parmeshwar Prasad; Chand, Deepa – Waikato Journal of Education, 2019
This research examined the impact of story sharing and reflective dialogue on mathematics teachers' professional learning in Fiji. Employing a qualitative research methodology, semi-structured interviews were used to gather data from nine Fijian secondary school mathematics teachers. The study established that: 1) teachers improve their…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Reflection
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Kellow, Jan-Marie – Waikato Journal of Education, 2018
The revised Technology Curriculum for years 1-13 now includes two Digital Technologies areas: 'computational thinking for Digital Technologies' and 'designing and developing digital outcomes'. By 2020, all schools are expected to address these curriculum additions. This article outlines some of the background stated purposes for introducing this…
Descriptors: Technology Education, Information Technology, Outcomes of Education, Educational Change
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Reinsfield, Elizabeth – Waikato Journal of Education, 2018
The Technology Learning Area statement in the New Zealand Curriculum has been recently reviewed to prioritise Digital Technology as a context for learning (Ministry of Education (MoE), 2007, 2017a). The emphasis provides the opportunity for teachers of technology education to guide learning in a future-focused manner, whilst also accommodating…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Technological Literacy, Individualized Instruction
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Porakari, James; Edwards, Frances – Waikato Journal of Education, 2018
This paper reports on a study that investigated the potential of using Appreciative Inquiry for exploring the development of three beginning science teachers in the Solomon Islands. Using the four phases of an Appreciative Inquiry framework, the teachers followed a process that allowed their strengths to be identified through the analysis of their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Science Teachers, Teacher Empowerment
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Daly, Nicola; Sharma, Sashi – Waikato Journal of Education, 2017
In this article eight volunteer participants in a programme for untrained teachers in India are interviewed concerning their motivation to participate in the work, and also the challenges faced and the rewards gained. Findings show similar factors are at play in the motivation for the participants, but new knowledge concerning motivation to return…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Participation, Volunteers, Barriers
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Mohan, Parmeshwar Prasad; Lingam, Govinda lshwar; Chand, Deepa Dewali – Waikato Journal of Education, 2017
This research investigates teachers' professional development (PD) practices in a rural Fijian secondary school. Using a qualitative research design, data was gathered by means of document analysis and semi-structured interviews with 15 teachers of the case study school. The findings revealed that the teachers in the school were mostly engaged in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Rural Schools, Secondary School Teachers
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Mohan, Parmeshwar Prasad; Lingam, Govinda Ishwar; Chand, Deepa Dewali – Waikato Journal of Education, 2017
This research examines rural and urban teachers' perceptions of Professional Development (PD) needs. Using a qualitative research design, data were gathered by means of document analysis and semi-structured interviews with 10 rural and 10 urban teachers. The major findings which emerged were, first, the PD needs of rural schools are slightly…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Urban Schools, Teacher Attitudes, Rural Urban Differences
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Bassett, Martin – Waikato Journal of Education, 2016
The role of middle leaders in New Zealand secondary schools is a complex one, fraught with many challenges. Educational reforms that began in the 1980s have increased pressure on top-level educational leaders, resulting in the delegation of responsibilities to other levels in the school hierarchy, with a considerable intensification of management…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle Management, Secondary Schools, Administrator Role
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Mohan, Parmeshwar Prasad – Waikato Journal of Education, 2016
This research examines novice and experienced teacher perceptions of school-based professional development (PD). Using a qualitative research design, data were gathered by means of document analysis and semi-structured interviews with 10 novice and 10 experienced teachers from two case study schools (one rural and one urban). The major findings to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Experienced Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Mohan, Parmeshwar Prasad – Waikato Journal of Education, 2016
This research examines the school leaders' perceptions on the usefulness of the Future Leaders' Programme (FLP) which they themselves had undergone prior to taking up leadership roles in schools. Using a qualitative research design, data were gathered by means of document analysis and semi-structured interviews with 20 rural and 20 urban school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Training, Program Effectiveness, Self Efficacy
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Phan, Nga Thi Tuyet – Waikato Journal of Education, 2016
The paper looked at contextual factors that influenced the self-efficacy in teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) of a group of university teachers in Vietnam. Very little empirical research on teachers' self-efficacy in EFL contexts has been done and self-efficacy quantitative studies heavily outnumber qualitative studies. The present…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Language Teachers, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Edwards, Richard; Fisher, Anthony; Reggie, Cecil – Waikato Journal of Education, 2016
The recent development of a one-year campus-based teacher education programme in the Solomon Islands was intended as a step towards improving access to teacher development opportunities for local teachers wanting to upgrade their skills and qualifications. A group of ten teachers from the second cohort of this programme was interviewed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Inservice Teacher Education, Program Effectiveness