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    • Left Further Behind : How New Zealand is failing its children. Chapter 15: Early childhood care and education 

      Ritchie, Jenny; Johnson, Alan (2011)
      The National Equal Opportunities Network (NEON), a partnership between the Human Rights Commission and the EEO Trust,3 argues that the provision of high-quality, affordable, accessible and available early childhood ...
    • Literacy and workplace change: evaluation findings from 18 workplace literacy programs 

      Benseman, John (2012)
      Many Western governments are looking to workplace literacy, language and numeracy programs to address general improvements in these skills with a long-term aim of improving labor productivity. Rigorous research on these ...
    • The long journey: Developing a model of PLD for the future 

      Owen, Hazel; Dunmill, Merryn (Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2014)
      This paper presents the longitudinal learning journey of two educators who participated in the Virtual Professional Learning and Development programme (VPLD) between 2010 and 2013. Each participant’s story of change describes ...
    • Making Asian learners talk : encouraging willingness to communicate 

      Vongsila, Vatsana; Reinders, Hayo (AGE Publications for Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO), Regional Language Centre (RELC), 2016)
      Developing English for communicative purposes is a key objective of language classes in many parts of the world. As a logical prerequisite to communication practice, learners need to have Willingness to Communicate (WTC) ...
    • Making lifelong learning work in rural New Zealand : a study of two towns 

      Benseman, John (2006)
      Like most other industrialised countries in the world, rural New Zealand has been undergoing substantial and sustained social change for some time now. While the most obvious indicator of these changes is the on-going ...
    • Making qualitative research count 

      Henwood, Suzanne (The Association for NLP (ANLP), 2014)
      While qualitative research has been around for many years, in some disciplines there is still a sense from some quarters that it is in some way of less worth than scientific, positlvistlc studies. One way to minimise the ...
    • Managing affect in online supervision : the use of affective markers in written feedback 

      Reinders, Hayo; Cho, Minyoung; Lewis, Marilyn (New Zealand Studies in Applied Linguistics, 2013)
      Online supervision is a relatively recent form of student-teacher interaction, and therefore one for which the rules are still being determined. When in addition this new form of interaction takes place between supervisors ...
    • Managing curriculum change and 'ontological uncertainty' in tertiary education 

      Keesing-Styles, Linda; Nash, Simon; Ayres, Robert (Routledge, 2013-11-13)
      Curriculum reform at institutional level is a challenging endeavour. Those charged with leading this process will encounter both enthusiasm and multiple obstacles to teacher engagement including the particularly complex ...
    • Managing curriculum change and 'ontological uncertainty' in tertiary education 

      Keesing-Styles, Linda; Nash, Simon; Ayres, Robert (Higher Education Research & Development Society of Australasia, 2013)
      Curriculum reform at institutional level is a challenging endeavour. Those charged with leading this process will encounter both enthusiasm and multiple obstacles to teacher engagement including the particularly complex ...
    • Managing tensions in academic writing for foundation learners 

      Crossan, Sue; Jacka, Susie (The New Zealand Journal of Teachers' work is supported by AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand., 2014-02-09)
      This paper presents an analysis of a professional development initiative to promote sustainable literacy initiatives in our institution (Piggot - Irvine et al., 2010). We undertook an action research project to examine ...
    • MAPS: Living, moving, emerging assemblages 

      Matapo, Jacoba; Roder, J. (New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC), 2014)
      This research narrative tells the story of a Māori immersion early childhood centre’s engagement with the performing arts. In this research, and fundamental to this narrative is the provocation that ...
    • Mā wai ngā hua? 'Participation' in early childhood in Aotearoa/New Zealand 

      Ritchie, Jenny; Rau, Cheryl (International Critical Childhood Policy Studies, 2009-01-01)
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    • mBIT Coaching for Leadership : Coaching the head, heart and gut brains 

      Soosalu, Grant; Henwood, Suzanne (The Association for NLP, 2013-12)
      Have you ever had clients who suffered from conflict between their thoughts, feelings and actions? Or who sabotage their dreams, goals or plans? Do you ever have clients struggle to make decisions or can’t seem to change ...
    • Middle-level leaders as direct instructional leaders in New Zealand schools: A study of role expectations and performance confidence 

      Cardno, Carol; Robson, J.; Deo, Arun; Bassett, Martin; Howse, Jo (New Zealand Educational Administration and Leadership Society (NZEALS), 2019)
      The literature on instructional leadership consistently assigns this role to school principals whilst indicating that it can be spread amongst others. Recently the spotlight has moved to middle leadership involving a focus ...
    • More Than A War : remembering 1914-1918 

      Donaghey, Sara; Berman, Sue; Seja, Nina (Unitec ePress, 2016-05-31)
      More Than a War: Remembering 1914-1918 presents a creative juxtaposition of digital platforms—a combination of audio, video, archival images, soundscapes, and social media, among others—to tell the stories from 1914–1918 ...
    • Music to teach and transform 

      Gong, Hong-Yu (2016)
      Beginnings of Western-style music education in China.
    • Musical education at the Dengzhou Boys' School and the work of Julia B. Mateer 

      Gong, Hong-Yu (Music in China, Inc with Music Research Institute of the China Conservatory in BeijingMusic in China, Inc with Music Research Institute of the China Conservatory in Beijing, 2015)
      The education of Chinese students in mission schools, particularly that which oc­curred at Chinese boarding schools during the latter part of the mid-nineteenth century through the early twentieth century, has been covered ...
    • Narratives of relatedness in ecological sustainability in early childhood education in Aotearoa. 

      Ritchie, Jenny (New Zealand Association for Research in Education, 2014)
      This paper provides an overview of the context and some preliminary findings from a current two year Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) funded study, “Titiro whakamuri, hokiwhakamua : We are the future, the ...
    • Navigating learning worlds : using digital tools to learn in physical and virtual spaces 

      Parsons, David; Inkila, Milla; Lynch, J. (Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE), 2019-08-24)
      This article explores the various ways that teachers and learners can navigate different learning worlds with the support of digital tools. Increasingly, teaching and learning takes place in spaces beyond the classroom, ...
    • Nonparticipation in university language support 

      Reinders, Hayo (Japan Association for Language Teaching, 2005-11)
      Research has shown that many students studying abroad face great difficulties and run the risk of failing courses as a result of problems with the language (cf. Ballard & Clanchy, 1997). At a university in New Zealand it ...