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Beyond school: Final year school students' experiences of the transition to tertiary study or employment
Author(s): Sally Boyd and Anna Chalmers
Publication type: Research report

This report details the findings from a 2-phase study investigating students' decision-making concerning tertiary study and other post-school destinations.

1 June 2011
Author(s): Lia Mapa, Le'autuli'ilagi Sauvao, and Val Podmore
Publication type: Conference paper

This NZARE conference paper summarises the results of a small-scale, exploratory study which was designed to include around 6 families from each of 5 ethnic groups (Cook Islands, Niue, Samoan, Tokelauan, and Tongan).

10 June 2011
Author(s): Sally Boyd and Sue McDowall
Publication type: Conference paper

This study looks in detail at the editing part of the writing process and how editing skills differ by age group.

Paper presented at the New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE) conference, Palmerston North, 30 November-3 December 2000.

10 June 2011
Author(s): Lia Mapa, Le'autuli'ilagi Sauvao, and Val Podmore
Publication type: Conference paper

This NZARE conference paper summarises the results of a small-scale, exploratory study which was designed to include around 6 families from each of 5 ethnic groups (Cook Islands, Niue, Samoan, Tokelauan, and Tongan).

9 June 2011
Author(s): Robyn Baker
Publication type: Conference paper

The paper gives an overview of the secondary sector in New Zealand and the reforms of the 1990s, describing the links between educational research, policy, and practice during this time.

Paper presented at the Regional Seminar on Education Research for Policy and Practice, Tokyo, 2-7 October, 2000.

9 June 2011
Author(s): Margaret Wilkie
Publication type: Conference paper

Kaupapa Māori research is a generic term used to describe a range of practice relating particularly to research by, with, and for Māori. The use of kaupapa Māori models and frameworks within one qualitative research project "Mātauranga Motuhake" includes a wharenui model, access to research sites by whakawhānaungatanga and an empowering consent process. A wānanga drew on the principles derived from the Treaty of Waitangi for analyses of both the process and the content of the research with examples from one case study presented here.

9 June 2011
Author(s): Wharehuia Hemara
Publication type: Conference paper

This paper attempts to illuminate ancient pedagogies, which resonate within contemporary educational contexts. Findings from the research on Māori traditional child rearing and teaching and learning practices could inform and contribute positively to today's learning environments. It is worth noting that ancient conventions in education are sometimes replicated in what is currently termed best practice.

Paper presented at the New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE) conference, University of Waikato, Hamilton, 30 November - 3 December 2000.

9 June 2011
Author(s): Cedric Croft
Publication type: Conference paper

 

Paper presented at the 26th International Association for Educational Assessment (IAEA) annual conference, Jerusalem, 14-19 May 2000.

 

THE POTENTIAL OF ASSESSMENT RESOURCE BANKS AS SOURCES OF INFORMATION ON STUDENT PERFORMANCE AND FOR CURRICULUM EVALUATION

 

Paper to 26th IAEA Annual Conference, Jerusalem

May 14–19, 2000

 

Cedric Croft

Chief Research Officer

9 June 2011
Author(s): Alex Neill
Publication type: Conference paper

The Assessment Resource Banks (ARBs) are computerised banks of assessment material that are available on the Internet. They are linked to the current New Zealand curriculum statements in mathematics, science, and English. This workshop will introduce and demonstrate the ARBs. This will be followed by a description of the diagnostic potential of the ARBs. The final part will be an interactive discussion of the diagnostic dimension of a selection of resources from the mathematics ARB.

9 June 2011
Author(s): Cathy Wylie
Publication type: Research report

This report analyses the available statistical material on changes in the proportion of women at different levels of the teaching profession in a set of OECD countries. It shows whether these changes affected women's access to principalships, teachers' pay and conditions.

This report was published in Geneva by the ILO Sectoral Activities Programme as Working Paper A100 20499 999.

9 June 2011

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