Projects tagged with Culture and Social Diversity
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This project was a collaboration between Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi (TWWoA) and the Ministry of Education (the Ministry). The aim of the project was to identify the transforming thinking, actions and practices that contributed to improved literacy and educational achievement. The project focused on the Hei Manaaki: National...
Topics: Research, Early Childhood Education, Education & Training, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Te Āo Māori, Māori, Culture, Language
The Māori Education Strategy: Ka Hikitia - Accelerating Success 2013-2017 is an updated strategy building on the changes of The Māori Education Strategy: Ka Hikitia - Managing For Success 2008-2012' (which set the direction for improving how the education system performs for Māori students). This...
Topics: Research, Education & Training, Te Āo Māori, Tikanga, Wānanga, Māori, Socio-economic status, Culture, Language
This report provides descriptive breakdowns of the relationships between having studied at a wānanga and language, culture and socio-economic wellbeing. The appendix to the report provides further analysis controlling for background characteristics of wānanga students, which confirms the descriptive analysis in the main part of...
COI Te Kōpae Piripono: Ko koe kei tēnā kīwai, ko au kei tēnei kīwai o te kete (You carry your handle and I’ll carry my handle, of our kete)
Topics: Evaluation, Kaupapa Māori, Early Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Special Character Schools, Teachers, Schools, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Whānau, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Language, Innovation
This report documents a three-year Centre of Innovation research project, carried out by the whānau of Te Kōpae Piripono Māori immersion early childhood centre, into its exploration of leadership and the critical importance of whānau development in ensuring successful educational experiences and fulfilled lives for Māori...
Topics: Literature review, Research, Pedagogy, Teachers, Schools, Tertiary Education, Te Āo Māori, Māori, Pacific People, Culture
This study was designed to investigate the practices of nominated Māori and Pasifika Private Training Establishments (PTEs) in relation to teaching & learning, and programme design & development. It also investigated for what reasons the nominated Māori and Pasifika PTEs used the strategies they did to develop...
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Research, Pedagogy, Primary Education, Special Character Schools, Schools, Secondary Education, Households, Policy, Kaupapa, Culture, Customs & Traditions
This report describes the findings of a research project designed to improve understanding of the key elements of successful home–school partnerships and how they operate in some different school settings. The project includes a review of evidence and an empirical research component. The review of evidence...
This report evaluates the in-school facilitation component of two projects, Te Kauhua and Te Kotahitanga. Both projects have the specific aim of improving Māori student achievement in English-medium schools through enhancing teacher practice and improving school-wide structures and processes. In both projects an in-school...
Te Reo Māori in the Mainstream Professional Development (PD) Pilot Programmes for Primary School Teachers - An Evaluation
Topics: Evaluation, Secondary Education, Te Āo Māori, Māori, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Language
In 2005, the Ministry of Education funded four te reo Māori professional development (PD) pilot programmes for mainstream primary school teachers. These pilot programmes were run in different areas of the country by four different providers.
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Literature review, Pedagogy, Special Character Schools, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Secondary Education, Māori, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Language
In 2004, researchers from the University of Waikato, led by Professor Stephen May, who is an international authority on bilingual education, looked at the national and international research on bilingual and immersion education to find out what works best in Aotearoa/New Zealand. This report highlights some of...
This scoping report was commissioned with the inter-relationship between children’s language acquisition, their cognitive development, and quality teaching in immersion and bilingual settings as the broad topic area for investigation. The report is comprised of three components: the first compiles of a profile of immersion and...
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