Projects tagged with Education & Training
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In 2000 New Zealand took part in an international study that assessed 15-year-old students in three key areas of knowledge and skill: reading literacy, mathematical literacy and scientific literacy. This study, known as the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), was commissioned by the Organisation for Economic...
In February 2001, draft national curriculum guidelines for German were released for discussion and comment. To provide information on how well the draft guidelines assist and support teachers in the planning and delivery of effective German language programmes, a survey of schools which offered German in 2000 was undertaken. The...
This is the full report of the first stage of a research programme on effective services for students with disabilities, commissioned by the Ministry of Education convened Advisory Reference Group for Students with Physical Disabilities. The report on the scoping project report covers integrated and effective service provision...
Questioning Gender: Snapshots from Explaining and Addressing Gender Differences in the New Zealand Compulsory School Sector
The material in this report is drawn directly from an earlier, much larger report, Explaining and Addressing Gender Differences in the Compulsory School Sector: A Literature Review by Dr Adrienne Alton-Lee and Dr Angelique Praat. The aim of the earlier report, which was released in July 2000, was to:
This literature review considers the educational, social and cultural impacts of international students on domestic students, educational institutions and host communities.
The purpose of the stocktake/evaluation was “to determine which Māori-medium diagnostic tools are currently used in New Zealand to assess student’s achievement in reading, writing and mathematics in the first 4 to 5 years of instruction.” This involved an evaluation of existing Māori-medium diagnostic tools in terms of the...
Changing Skills for a Changing World: Recommendations for Adult Literacy Policy in Aotearoa/New Zealand
This report was researched and written under the sponsorship of the Ian Axford (New Zealand) Fellowships in Public Policy. It summarises major issues facing New Zealand’s modern adult literacy movement and places it in the context of the rapidly changing skill demands of the 21st Century. In addition to an overview of the...
Immersion education plays a distinct role in language and cultural revitalisation of Māori and other indigenous peoples. This book summarises research findings on the benefits of immersion education for Māori, their whānau, and their communities.
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