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Rawiri, Aneta Hinemihi – Waikato Journal of Education, 2016
Literacy holds very little positive meaning or experience for Maori and indigenous peoples. It has, instead, played a significant role in the breakdown of rich and cherished ancestral ways of life. This has resulted in a general, intergenerational resistance to literacy participation among adult Maori. Research findings reveal the nexus between…
Descriptors: Malayo Polynesian Languages, Pacific Islanders, Ethnic Groups, Literacy
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Locke, Terry; Tailby, Sam – Waikato Journal of Education, 2016
This article reports on what happened when a mathematics teacher at an urban, New Zealand secondary school trialled the use of oral and written language tasks with his Year 9 mathematics students (two classes) as a way of developing their understanding of algebra. Over a period of five weeks, he trialled the use of a range of activities that were…
Descriptors: Algebra, Mathematics Teachers, Secondary School Students, Oral Language
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Kaur, Tajinder – Waikato Journal of Education, 2016
Taking a social practice view of literacy, this study examines and describes the everyday literacy practices of a recently arrived Syrian refugee to Aotearoa New Zealand. It highlights the individual, home and community literacy competencies that are often overlooked in adult literacy education. Data was collected from interviews with the…
Descriptors: Literacy, Refugees, Trauma, Family Literacy
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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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Marsh, J. Dawn; De Luca, Rosemary J. – Waikato Journal of Education, 2016
This theoretical study proposes a set of 'transformative insights' that transcend disciplinary boundaries and point to a common educational foundation at undergraduate level. It involved a review of disciplinary threshold concepts, followed by thematic analyses of institutional and programme level graduate profiles from New Zealand universities.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fundamental Concepts, College Graduates, Individual Characteristics
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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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Albrecht, Nicole Jacqueline – Waikato Journal of Education, 2016
Mindfulness programs are being used with increased frequency in schools, hospitals, clinics and community settings around the world. Research in school populations has predominately focused on assessing how the practice impacts students, using outcomes-based study designs. In the current study the author explored how experienced mindfulness…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Foreign Countries, Phenomenology, Elementary School Teachers
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Taupo, Katrina – Waikato Journal of Education, 2016
This article reviews current research about three short focused literacy, language and numeracy programmes designed to assist New Zealand Maori (indigenous) adult students and their whanau. Whanau is a complex Maori concept that includes physical and metaphysical dimensions based on the Maori worldview of whakapapa (genealogy) and is at the heart…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Well Being, Numeracy, Neoliberalism
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Tarosa, Gayleen; Edwards, Frances; Branson, Christopher – Waikato Journal of Education, 2016
Organisational learning within an educational context is a complex and multidimensional process. This paper reports on a study that investigates organisational learning during the process of development of Vanuatu's nationalised English medium secondary school assessment process, a significant educational change in Vanuatu. This qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning, Organizational Culture, Secondary Education
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Hamilton, Carol; Wilkinson, Tiffany – Waikato Journal of Education, 2016
This article details aspects of between-school transitional processes experienced by children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), taken from the perspective of five New Zealand parents who have assisted their family members' transition in this area within the last five years. To begin the rationale for undertaking the study, including a brief…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children, Parent Attitudes
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Burns, Edgar – Waikato Journal of Education, 2016
First-year student reflective journals showed a range of learning responses to a first week undergraduate class exercise. The exercise, about usually invisible bathroom rules, asked the question: "Which way should toilet paper hang?" with the underlying objective of demonstrating how "big-picture" sociological themes such as…
Descriptors: Student Journals, Undergraduate Students, Social Class, Cultural Differences
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Jourdain, Laura; Sharma, Sashi – Waikato Journal of Education, 2016
Traditionally, the difficulties associated with mathematics were largely seen as coming from the cognitive demands of mathematics itself. It is now accepted that language and mathematics are connected in mathematics learning and teaching, and, the potential challenges of language in mathematics have been investigated by a number of researchers.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Language of Instruction, Teaching Methods, Barriers
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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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Mosley, Anna – Waikato Journal of Education, 2016
Straddling conventional education system boundaries between adult learners and children, and between employment-related and social benefits, family literacy programmes are not well recognised or supported in New Zealand's policy and funding environment. In this article, I reflect on my personal experience of redesigning the Whanau Ara Mua…
Descriptors: Family Literacy, Program Development, Pacific Islanders, Cultural Influences
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Hamilton, Carol; Vermeren, Linda – Waikato Journal of Education, 2016
When developing inclusive practices in early childhood education (ECE) settings teachers are required to be guided by the principles enshrined in Te Whariki. When a child deemed to need 'extra support' comes into an ECE setting, to what extent might ECE teachers and support staff draw on the spirit and intention of this document to support the…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Special Needs Students
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