Projects tagged with Pedagogy
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Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Early Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Schools, Parenting
The Literature Review: Transition from Early Childhood Education to School was commissioned by the Ministry of Education. The review’s purpose was to deepen understanding of transition to school by critically analysing research literature. The focus was on what successful transitions to school look like, the factors that play a...
This e-Learning literature review examined texts across a range of countries, but within a relatively short time frame of the preceding five years. A range of criteria were used to select or eliminate studies for closer review (see Methodology and Methods section). Some key terms are defined for the purpose of this review:...
The Education of Years 7 to 10 Students: A Focus on their Teaching and Learning Needs — Summary Report
3 Jun 2010
Topics: Research, Pedagogy, Primary Education, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Leadership, Children
To help gain greater insights into the teaching and learning needs of students in the middle years of schooling in New Zealand the Ministry of Education designed and undertook an exploratory study in 2008. This brochure provides an outline of the study, The Education of Years 7 to 10 Students: A focus on their teaching and...
Easing the Transition from Primary to Secondary Schooling: Helpful information for schools to consider
3 Jun 2010
Topics: Research, Pedagogy, Primary Education, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Secondary Education, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged
The present report is the last in a series of three. Each report presents findings from a Ministry of Education project A Study of Students’ Transition from Primary to Secondary Schooling.
3 Jun 2010
Research undertaken in New Zealand and other countries consistently suggests that student engagement in school and learning decreases during the middle years of schooling. The aim of this literature review, which was undertaken by Evaluation Associates and Massey University on behalf of the Ministry of Education, was to explore...
As part of every school’s education review, the Education Review Office (ERO) investigates and reports on the achievement of Pacific students and what boards of trustees and school leaders have done to improve education outcomes for these students. This is the second of two evaluations on the achievement,...
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...
COI Botany Downs Kindergarten: Inclusion at Botany Downs Kindergarten Centre of Innovation 2006-2008
Topics: Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Schools, Special Education, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Children, Disability, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Discrimination, Innovation
The Centre of Innovation (COI) research shared in this report focuses on inclusion in an early childhood education centre, Botany Downs Kindergarten (BDK) in Howick, Auckland.
This report presents the findings from research involving five Talent Development Initiatives for improving outcomes for gifted and talented students or their teachers. The purpose of the research was to consider how well the objectives of each participating initiative had been achieved, how the initiative contributed to...
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Early Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Teachers, Schools, Parenting, Innovation
This report describes the New Zealand Early Childhood Centre of Innovation research project at Kidsfirst Kindergartens in Bush Street (Bush Street), Rangiora. Two teachers (Kay Henson and Helen Smith) took on the role of ‘teacher researchers’ from 2006 to 2008. The teachers were supported by research associates: Ali Wegner (2006...
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