Projects tagged with Education & Training and
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An evaluation of some programmes for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder in Auckland: Opportunities, contingencies, and illusions
This research evaluates three educational programmes in the Auckland area for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The programmes evaluated were Autism Action Precision Teaching Centre (AAPTC) programme, intensive Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) home-based programmes, and mainstream pre-school and school education....
25 Feb 2002
This research focused on the participation patterns of Pacific students in tertiary education and barriers to their participation. It has three parts: a literature review on the experiences of Pacific tertiary students; analysis of national data and information from tertiary education providers on their strategies for recruiting...
31 Jan 2002
Topics: Research, Education & Training, Primary Education, Teachers, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Pacific People
This Literature Review on Pasifika Education Issues was commissioned to provide valuable information about those issues for Pacific education which have been researched, and those which have not in order to address policy requirements. It covers research since 1990 related to primary, secondary, tertiary and teacher education...
Since 1999, the Ministry of Education has provided funding for clusters of schools to develop three year ICT professional development programmes for their teachers. 23 clusters were initially approved in 1999. This evaluation of the initial clusters between 1999 and 2001 focused on: assessing the...
This Review is based upon information retrieved from the world wide web about recently completed or on-going large-scale international research initiatives which are future-focused and specifically about teaching and learning. The Review has two parts - a report and an annotated bibliography. The report identifies, discusses and...
Pathways over the transition to schools: Studies in family literacy practices and effective classroom concepts for Māori and Pasifika children
Topics: Research, Education & Training, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Families & Whānau, Children, Māori, Pacific People
Two outcomes of research and development are described in this report. One is the development of a set of resources suitable for family literacy education. The second is a set of research goals involving Māori and Pasifika families.
This research project delivered concentrated professional development in literacy instruction to groups of early childhood and new entrant teachers in decile one schools in Mangere and Otara. The outcome was a substantial lift in the reading and writing achievement of new entrants. Picking up the Pace was a component of the...
The New Zealand context to the PISA 2000 study is the focus of this report, published in August 2002. The performance of sub-groups of 15-year-olds is examined with particular emphasis on boys and girls and different ethnic groupings. Factors associated with achievement including attitudes to learning, the school and family...
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