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Benade, Leon – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
The idea that the New Zealand education system will cater to all students, regardless of ability, and support them in developing their full potential to the best of their abilities, is enshrined in the famous 1939 Beeby/Fraser statement. Equality of access policy discourse has shifted to emphasise equitable outcomes, focussed increasingly on…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Access to Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Boereboom, John – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 2017
The New Zealand education system is culturally diverse and is guided by the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi to produce equitable outcomes for Maori students. The reporting of national educational outcomes is broken down by ethnicity to monitor educational performance of different ethnic groups and to identify ethnic disparities. The Ministry…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Outcomes of Education, Ethnicity, Classification
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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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Elley, W. B.; And Others – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 1975
The purpose of this study was to carry out a longitudinal study of the direct effects of traditional and transformational English grammar on children's writing skills. The investigation was conducted entirely in one large, coeducational high school on the outskirts of Auckland, Australia, beginning with the third form and ending with the sixth…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, English, English Curriculum
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Bates, Richard J. – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 1978
Two concerns of the new sociology are the question of what constitutes knowledge and the issue of social control over knowledge. Available from: Executive Officer, NZCER, Education House, 178-182 Willis Street, Wellington, New Zealand. (IRT)
Descriptors: Education, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education
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Witheford, Murray A.; And Others – New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 1978
The results provide support for the argument of special educators who maintain that one of the main advantages to be gained by education within the regular school system is the opportunity to acquire more normal codes of behavior through association with normal children. Available from: Executive Officer, NZCER, Education House, 178-182 Willis…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Deafness, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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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