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Country overview

...Country overview The New Zealand education system, overseen by the Ministry of Education is comprised of early childhood (ages 0–5/6 years); primary (ages 5–12 years); secondary (ages 13–18 years); and tertiary (from age 16). Schooling...

New Zealand: Inclusive Education and Children with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

Education in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction This chapter considers the important and controversial issue of inclusive education for children special educational needs (SEN), particularly those with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties (SEBD). It provides...

Management, Leadership, and Governance in Primary Education (New Zealand)

Camilla Highfield

Camilla Highfield is an academic at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...New Zealand’s policy setting for school leadership and governance has both strengths and weaknesses. Since 1989 and the reforms known as Tomorrow’s Schools (Ministry of Education 1988), each of New Zealand’s 2,700 primary and secondary...

Historical Context of Primary Education (New Zealand)

Alexis Siteine

Alexis Siteine is a senior lecturer at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Carol Mutch

Carol Mutch is an associate professor at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Historical and conceptual evolution of primary education The history of education in New Zealand has been characterized by Mutch (2001) as three eras that highlight the tensions between the dominant education ideologies of the times...

Digital Technologies and Online Learning in Primary Education (New Zealand)

Dianne Forbes

Dianne Forbes is a senior lecturer in teacher education and digital learning at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Research on digital technologies and online learning Two key sources of research on digital technologies and online learning come in the form of large-scale surveys of schools. First, Research New Zealand’s survey (Johnson, Maguire...

Critical Implementation of The New Zealand Curriculum: Building a Knowledge Democracy

Leon Benade

Leon Benade is Senior Lecturer (Primary) and Director of Research in the School of Education at the Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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From Technicians to Teachers : Ethical Teaching in the Context of Globalized Education Reform

A Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Introduction This book has concerned itself with whether ethical teacher professionality can be encouraged by the implementation of The New Zealand Curriculum. Ethical teacher professionality is a significant concept, because teaching...

New Zealand: The Politics of National Standards in Primary Schools

Education in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Education Around the World chapter

...Introduction As in most Western societies, today education in New Zealand is undergoing profound change, with the government introducing a number of initiatives ostensibly to enhance students’ achievements. We know only too well –...

Ethical Teacher Professionality and the Ethical Teacher

Leon Benade

Leon Benade is Senior Lecturer (Primary) and Director of Research in the School of Education at the Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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From Technicians to Teachers : Ethical Teaching in the Context of Globalized Education Reform

A Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...The view of teachers as wholly deprofessionalized on one hand or the state-sponsored view of the “reprofessionalized, effective teacher” on the other is unsatisfactory. Instead, I would like to suggest the alternative concept of “ethical...

Australian and Pacific Perspectives

Successful School Leadership : International Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...This chapter details a selection of key research projects that focus on successful and effective principal and middle level leadership in Australia and principal leadership New Zealand. Principals contribute to school success through...

Seeking out Spaces

Leon Benade

Leon Benade is Senior Lecturer (Primary) and Director of Research in the School of Education at the Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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From Technicians to Teachers : Ethical Teaching in the Context of Globalized Education Reform

A Continuum, 2012

Book chapter

...Introduction Are the views that regard teachers’ work as either wholly deprofessionalized by the post-1989 reforms, or as reprofessionalized by state-sponsored notions of effective teachers, the only ways of conceptualizing teachers’ work?...