Projects tagged with Education & Training
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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...
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...
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