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Eley, Elizabeth; Berryman, Mere – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
The vision of New Zealand's Ministry of Education is to "lift aspiration, raise educational achievement for every New Zealander". However, our national statistics show us that this goal remains elusive for many students, particularly those who identify as Maori. In order to both raise the educational achievement of all students, and to…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement
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Barker, Michael; Wood, Bronwyn E. – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
From the outset, the Labour-led Coalition Government of 2017 was intent on 'transformation'. For the education sector, this was signalled immediately with the announcement of an extensive programme of review and reform initiated in their first 100┬ádays of power. Yet, what is at the heart of the proposed changes and what were they trying to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational History, Government Role
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van Rij, Vivien – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2018
Since its inception in 1907 New Zealand's "School Journal" has provided primary schools with free good quality material to be used for a variety of purposes in the classroom. At the same time, in reflecting curriculum reforms and changing perceptions of literacy learning, it has reproduced often conflicting ideologies. This article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Progressive Education, Educational Change
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Berryman, Mere; Eley, Elizabeth – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2017
This paper examines the vision and intent of New Zealand's┬áMaori education policy, Ka Hikitia, and its implications on the daily lives of Maori students in New Zealand's education system. Extensive information on the secondary school experiences of "rangatahi" Maori (youth) have been gathered--originally in 2001 and at the end of 2015,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pacific Islanders, Educational Policy, Cultural Influences
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van Rij, Vivien – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2017
Throughout its long life, New Zealand's "School Journal" has reflected and informed its social contexts. Not only has it charted shifting perceptions of childhood, but also the often conflicting ideologies of educational philosophy, pedagogy and practice. This article examines two periods of immense social and political change in New…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy, Educational Change, Social Change
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Smardon, Dianne; Charteris, Jennifer – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2017
The political schooling emphasis on fixed fiscal input and improved student outcomes constitutes a significant challenge for practitioners who are held accountable for the quality of education provision. Professional learning and development (PLD) is a key policy lever for shifting practice in schools and driving philosophical change. In recent…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Educational Policy, Educational Philosophy, Educational Change
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Jesson, Joce – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
This presentation retraces some of the often forgotten history, dating back to 1860s, of Aotearoa/New Zealand that formed aspects of our education structures. Of particular interest is the relationship between educational innovation and change that came about through the active involvement of teachers as policy champions as they pursued their goal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Innovation, Educational Change
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MacArthur, Jude; Rutherford, Gill – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
Contemporary understandings of inclusive education increasingly emphasise processes of reform, within and between schools, and across education systems, which respond to diversity amongst all students. The goal of an equitable, high quality and welcoming system in which all students are present, participating and achieving in their local school is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Success, Inclusion, Educational Change
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Jackson, J. H. – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
There is an emerging field in literacy research which acknowledges the potential variances in literacy practices valued by schools and families. This article reports on one instance where the rich literacy practices of a particular home environment were not recognized within the child's school context. The data explores the impact on the child as…
Descriptors: Home Study, Reading Habits, Educational Environment, Classroom Environment
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Ainscow, Mel – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2016
This article sets out the international context for this special issue on equity and diversity. Tracing the development of the United Nations' policy 'Education for All' since 1990, it notes the struggles that have gone on to ensure that this is, in fact, concerned with all children, whatever their characteristics and circumstances. This inclusive…
Descriptors: Global Education, Equal Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Access to Education
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McMaster, Christopher – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2015
This paper reports on the findings of a yearlong qualitative research project into school change and inclusion. The whole school framework known as the Index for Inclusion was utilised in an Aotearoa New Zealand high school. Findings showed the Index to be a flexible tool and suitable for achieving sustainable whole school development and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Qualitative Research, Educational Change
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Tocker, Kimai – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2015
Kura kaupapa Maori provide a unique primary school education system that immerses children in Maori language and culture. Interviews with founding members from the first Auckland kura give a critical sense of the aspirations that guided them in their struggle to set up the kura kaupapa Maori initiative. The desire to provide suitable schooling for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups, Pacific Islanders, Malayo Polynesian Languages
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Whitehead, C. – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 1974
Looks at the Thomas Report of 1943 and its subsequent outcome, and suggests some of the factors that need to be considered in future attempts to reform the schools. (Published by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Education House, 178-182 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand.) (Author)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Core Curriculum, Curriculum, Curriculum Development
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Snook, I. A.; And Others – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 1974
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Objectives