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Gaps and contradictions in Kei Tua o te Pae: A critical discourse analysis
This paper describes one set of findings from an analysis of the three introductory booklets of Kei Tua o te Pae- the early childhood assessment exemplars. A critical discourse study perspective was taken in the analysis, ...
Development and Use of Moodle for Online Student Support
(Kanda University of International Studies, 2013-09)
In the current educational climate in the world today, there is an increasing use of technology and social media for learning, by both students and language teachers. With this in mind, and to meet the perceived associated ...
Induction of newly qualified teachers in New Zealand
In this research, commissioned by the New Zealand Teachers Council, the quality of induction of provisionally registered teachers (PRT) (newly qualified) was examined utilising qualitative ‘success case studies’ within ...
Productive school governance: Success case studies from New Zealand
(International Electronic Journal for Leadership Learning, 2008-01-01)
The rhetoric abounds concerning the types of effective, high trust, interactions that should exist for a school governing body. In practise, however, such interactions are often difficult to define, establish, maintain, ...
Evaluation of a special education professional development program: part 2: Success case studies
(Australasian Evaluation Society, 2009)
An earlier article in EJA (Piggot-Irvine 2008) reported on the background, methodology and overall results for an evaluation study of a special education teacher professional development project that involved action research ...
Changing the deafening silence of indigenous women’s voices in educational leadership
(Emerald Group, 2003)
This article argues that debates about indigenous leadership and indigenous women's leadership has been ignored and most educational leadership writing and research concentrates on an ethnocentric model.
Sustaining excellence in experienced principals? Critique of a professional learning community approach
(International Electronic Journal for Leadership Learning, 2006)
Independent reviewer evaluations of the Ministry of Education (MoE) funded Principal Professional Learning Community (PPLC) programme for experienced principals in New Zealand (NZ) suggest a highly valued and strongly ...
Triangulation in action: Mixed method evaluation of a professional development program for teachers of students with special education needs
(Australasian Evaluation Society, 2008)
This article presents a summary review of the design and results of an independently conducted evaluation of a national New Zealand (NZ) Ministry of Education funded contract for professional development of staff of students ...
He tatau pounamu. Considerations for an early childhood peace curriculum focussing on criticality, indigeneity, and an ethic of care, in Aotearoa New Zealand
(Taylor & Francis, 2011-12)
This article discusses some of the philosophical and pedagogical considerations arising in the development of a peace curriculum appropriate for use in early childhood education centres in Aotearoa New Zealand, with and ...
Ahakoa he iti: Early childhood pedagogies affirming of Māori children's rights to their culture
(Taylor & Francis, 2011-10)
This paper considers the position of tamariki Māori, the indigenous children of Aotearoa (a Māori name for New Zealand), in relation to the impact of colonization on their rights, including a focus on the United Nations ...