Projects tagged with Language
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4 Aug 2011
Topics: Community Development, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Hapū, Iwi, Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi, Whānau, Māori, Arts and Culture, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Language, Race & Ethnicity, Religion, Beliefs & Spirituality
Whānau Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow draws on Māori knowledge, cultural practices and methods to research stories of whānau success. Informed by the integrated nature of Māori knowledge, this paper addresses social, economic, cultural and environmental aspects of whānau development. The report concentrates on the...
An Evaluation of the Language and Culture Immersion Experiences (LCIE) for Teachers Programmes: Their Impact on Teachers and their Contribution to Effective Second Language Learning
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Pedagogy, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Language
This report was commissioned in 2008 by the Ministry of Education to determine the effectiveness of the language and culture immersion experiences for teachers on Language and Culture Immersion Experiences (LCIE) programmes. This report provides recommendations which will inform future language and culture...
The Ministry of Education held a series of readiness workshops with the Māori medium sector about the implementation of Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori. The purpose of the workshops was to provide key information to school leaders, Boards of Trustees and In-Service Teacher educators to ensure they are well prepared and have a...
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Economic Growth, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Education & Training, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Secondary Education, Families & Whānau, Policy, Culture, Language
This research provides information for New Zealand Secondary schools interested in, or currently active in, the German market. The report covers a breakdown of the main variations between the states, detail on the recent change from 13 years down to 12, expectations of German high schools for students returning from offshore...
Topics: Evaluation, Inequality, Tiriti o Waitangi/Treaty of Waitangi, Customs & Traditions, Discrimination, Language, Race & Ethnicity, Religion, Beliefs & Spirituality, Media & Communications
This chapter is part of Tūi Tūi Tuituiā: Race Relations in 2011, the annual report on race relations published by the New Zealand Human Rights Commission. This year’s review includes a review of developments over the past five years in preparation for the five yearly review of New Zealand by the United Nations...
Scoping support for New Zealand Sign Language users accessing the Curriculum Part I: An international literature review
Topics: Literature review, Schools, Special Education, Families & Whānau, Children, Disability, Language
This literature review has focused on the needs of those deaf children for whom visual communication through a Sign Language is beneficial for their educational development. The aim is to allow the sector to constantly and critically re-examine its work and approaches, as is called for in the literature (Schick et al 2006).
Scoping support for New Zealand Sign Language users accessing the curriculum Part II: A New Zealand Overview
Language instruction to children with hearing loss requires the highest level of competency at the earliest age levels in order to optimize neural plasticity providing the child the best opportunity to develop age or cognitively appropriate language development. This document addresses the need for children with hearing loss and...
2 Nov 2010
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Public Service, Healthcare, Quality of Life, Evaluation, Language, Information & Communications Technology
This paper summarises the current literature on Irlen syndrome (Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome). It describes the evidential basis for this condition, and provides an analysis of the evidence for and against the use of coloured overlays or glasses in the treatment of reading difficulties.
with: Te Puni Kōkiri: TPK
This report provides a snapshot of the attitudes, values and beliefs of New Zealanders towards the Māori language in 2009. The findings show that Māori and non-Māori attitudes towards the Māori language were optimistic.
Topics: Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Teachers, Te Āo Māori, Māori, Culture, Language
Improving educational outcomes for Māori learners is a key priority for the education sector. The focus of current education strategies is to improve the way the education system assists Māori learners realise their potential. Early childhood services have a key role in building strong learning foundations to enable young...
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