Projects tagged with Language
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Supporting deaf learners using visual modes of communication within mainstream schools to access the curriculum
Topics: Research, Schools, Special Education, Families & Whānau, Children, Disability, Language, Communicating, Information & Communications Technology
Many deaf learners are geographically dispersed and many attend local mainstream classes, which can result in linguistic isolation with little access to natural visual language models. There is concern that they don’t always have adequate access to the curriculum because of their communication needs. The Ministry commissioned...
This is the first in a series of national reports that ERO will publish over the next two years about Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori. From February 2011 Māori-medium kura and settings, including immersion and bilingual classes in mainstream schools, have been...
Topics: Evaluation, Pedagogy, Schools, Leadership, Policy, Pacific People, Culture, Language, Race & Ethnicity
The vision in the New Zealand Government’s Pasifika Education Plan 2009 – 2012 is that "the education system must work for Pasifika so they gain the knowledge and skills necessary to do well for themselves, their communities, Aotearoa New Zealand, the Pacific region and the world."
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Inequality, Education & Training, Pedagogy, Migrants, Language
This study reports on the English language acquisition of skilled migrants to New Zealand using findings from the Longitudinal Immigration Survey: New Zealand (LisNZ) and the qualitative Five Years On study. Understanding the challenge of gaining English language proficiency is important as language acquisition is known to be a...
The BES exemplars are a series of publications that make transparent the nature of: highly effective teaching professional learning and development educational leadership educationally powerful connections with families whānau, and
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Te Āo Māori, Māori, Migrants, Pacific People, Population Shifts, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Customs & Traditions, Language, Race & Ethnicity
The year 2011 was dominated by the Canterbury earthquakes, the hosting of the Rugby World Cup, the environmental consequences of the foundering of the container ship Rena in the Bay of Plenty, and the General Election. Each of these major events had their particular race relations dimension. The Canterbury...
17 Feb 2012
Topics: Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Poverty & Child Poverty, Social Services, Unemployment, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Hapū, Iwi, Kaupapa, Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi, Whānau, Whenua, Resilience, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Language, Race & Ethnicity, Religion, Beliefs & Spirituality
This report draws on the voices of Tūhoe and South Auckland whānau, and the hapū, iwi, Māori and community organisations working with whānau, to better understand whānau resilience and strength in the face of financial hardship and adversity. The Families Commission carried out five case studies with 40...
19 Dec 2011
Topics: Research, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Unemployment, Policy, Public Service, Healthcare, Mental Health, Asian, Migrants, Refugees, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status, Customs & Traditions, Discrimination, Language, Religion, Beliefs & Spirituality
This research study explores the work experiences of immigrants of Asian origin living in the greater Auckland region, New Zealand. Family interviews with people in a range of work situations were conducted with a total of 78 Chinese, Korean, Southeast Asian, South Asian and ‘Asian with refugee background’...
1 Dec 2011
Topics: Research, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Leadership, Policy, Whānau, Women, Youth, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Language
In the report Whānau Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow Colleen Tuuta wrote a chapter based on interviews with a stunning group of Māori leaders. The chapter identified themes that were woven...
The purpose of this research project was to gather information to help inform a review and refinement of the draft Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori: Te Reo, and also to identify the support required for the implementation of Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori: Te Reo and how whānau would like student progress and achievement reported to...
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