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Owens, Kay – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
Identity as a mathematics teacher is enhanced when a teacher explores the cultural setting of their mathematics. The reports of projects that link culture and mathematics were analysed to explore the impact of sociocultural situations together with affective and cognitive aspects of self-regulation on identity. The reports were written by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Sociocultural Patterns, Cultural Influences
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Zeegers, Margaret – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2005
This article explores community (primary) school teacher education in the subject, English, at a Papua New Guinea (PNG) teachers' college as manifested in end-of-year English lessons in practicum rounds of pre-service community school teachers. English is the official language overlaid on 700 indigenous languages in this country where…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Languages, Practicums, Official Languages
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Hopkins, Sarah; Ogle, Graham; Kaleveld, Lisette; Maurice, John; Keria, Betty; Louden, William; Rohl, Mary – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2005
Reading literacy and reading interest was examined in four primary schools in Papua New Guinea: in an international, suburban, settlement and village school. In this paper we present a summary of findings located within a local context and examine the implications as viewed through two lenses. From an 'educational for equality' perspective, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Materials, School Libraries, Reading Interests