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Author(s): Peter Reynolds

Study of student teachers' knowledge and attitudes towards Australian indigenous people which gives an indication of the sorts of stereotypes and misconceptions about indigenous people which...

Author(s): Frances Townsend

Today's educational leaders are faced with the task of solving complex problems. The author suggests that if principals understand how they have learnt educational management, what they have...

Author(s): Jan Robertson and Rachel Allan

Teachers can find themselves isolated in the busy life of schools. This climate is not conducive to effective appraisal and professional growth. Here are some specific strategies that school...

Author(s): Tony J. Pope

This article reports on research from two surveys: one which investigated the prevalence of students with emotional/behavioural disorders; the other investigated students' views on schoolwork,...

Author(s): Mollie Neville

Faced with the tom-tom beat of competitive marketing, there is a strong interest in what makes for a "good" school rather than a "hyped up" school. This study looks at how two value-added...

Author(s): Marion M. de Lemos

Longitudinal study which asked: Does multiage grouping make a difference to the students in terms of their learning environment or their social adjustment?

Author(s): Wally Moroz

There is a common perception in Australian schools that social studies is one of the learning areas least liked by students. This research looked at the attitudes of students at primary schools...

Author(s): George Booker

Mathematics is more than numbers and measurement. It is a way of thinking which allows concepts to be built up; problems to be explored and solved; conjectures to be made and examined; and...

Author(s): Kathryn C. Irwin

Most children have trouble understanding decimals - they confuse them with whole numbers or with fractions. Here are some concrete suggestions for how children can use their everyday knowledge...

Author(s): Margaret Taplin

There is growing pressure for all teachers to become teachers of values. Here are some ways in which mathematics teachers can incorporate values education into their existing mathematics...

Author(s): Margaret Forster

The 1996 National School English Literacy Survey is unique among national literacy surveys in that it was based on a broad definition of literacy; teachers were central to the collection of...

Author(s): Chris Marston and Cedric Croft

Diagnostic information from the science assessment resource banks can provide valuable national information about what students know about a particular subject. This information can help...

Author(s): Vivien Grant

The introduction of information skills into the New Zealand Curriculum has signalled a change in direction for education from teacher-centred learning to student-centred learning. However,...