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    • The 21st Century Landscape of Assessment and Implication on Student Engagement 

      Compton, Jessica (University of Canterbury, College of Education, Health and Human Development, 2016)
      High-stakes testing has encouraged achievement at a low-level baseline and successfully disconnected many students from their passion to learn. Simultaneously, the globalised nature of the twenty-first century world requires ...
    • Barriers to parental involvement in their children’s education 

      Humphrey-Taylor, Heather (University of Canterbury, College of Education, Health and Human Development, 2015)
      While parental involvement in students’ education has long been known to be effective and is encouraged by both the literature and policy, consistent parental involvement has not yet been achieved. This review investigates ...
    • Building awareness of pre-service teachers' dispositions - challenges for teacher educationoom 

      Griffin, Kim (University of Canterbury, College of Education, Health and Human Development, 2015)
      Each and every individual have their own unique idiosyncrasies that they have picked up through life. These 'dispositions' are the reasons why we do what we do in any given context. Becoming aware of your dispositions and ...
    • Challenges facing Educators with regard to Gender and Sexuality Diverse Students 

      Edmunds, Catherine (University of Canterbury, College of Education, Health and Human Development, 2016)
      Inclusivity is at the heart of education in New Zealand and is founded on the key principle that every student deserves to feel like they belong in the school environment. One important aspect of inclusion is how Gender ...
    • Changing pedagogies: including indigenous epistemologies and inclusive practices 

      Areli, Sione (University of Canterbury, College of Education, Health and Human Development, 2015)
      This literature review looks at a variety of sources in regards to the topic of the inclusion of indigenous epistemologies within modern pedagogy. The study focusses on Māori epistemologies and is therefore grounded in the ...
    • Editorial, Volume 1, November 2015 

      Astall, Chris; Fastier, Murrary; Fickel, Letitia (University of Canterbury, College of Education, Health and Human Development, 2015)
      Welcome to the inaugural issue of the Journal of Initial Teacher Inquiry. This special issue has a focus on contemporary teaching and learning issues. This journal celebrates inquiry based research as conducted by Initial ...
    • Editorial, Volume 2, November 2016 

      Astall, Chris; Fastier, Murray; Lewis, Trish; Graham, James (University of Canterbury, College of Education, Health and Human Development, 2016)
      Welcome to the second issue of the Journal of Initial Teacher Inquiry. This journal celebrates inquiry based research as conducted by Initial Teacher Education (ITE) students completing the intensive, one year Master of ...
    • Editorial, Volume 3, November 2017  

      Astall, Chris (2017)
      Welcome to the third issue of the Journal of Initial Teacher Inquiry. The journal celebrates inquiry based research as conducted by Initial Teacher Education (ITE) students completing the intensive, one year Master of ...
    • Educating for Diversity in New Zealand: Considerations of Current Practices and Possible Pathways? 

      Harbott, Natalie (2017)
      This article reviews what the current practices are for educating students for diversity, and what considerations need to be made. New Zealand prides itself on being a diverse and inclusive society with bicultural foundations. ...
    • Education and international competitiveness 

      Johnson, Sasha (University of Canterbury, College of Education, Health and Human Development, 2015)
      Educational reforms are often based on the assumption that education, particularly in STEM areas, is the key to international competitiveness. This is valid to some degree, however, there are many other aspects that ...
    • The Effect of Mentor Teachers on Initial Teacher Training and Emergence as a Beginner Teacher 

      Lawry, Robert (2017)
      Since the 1990s there has been a strong movement towards mentoring induction programmes for both pre-service training and beginning teachers who are in their early years at a school. Despite the high uptake of this practice, ...
    • Effective use of Technologies in the Classroom 

      White, Annabelle (University of Canterbury, College of Education, Health and Human Development, 2016)
    • The effects of family variables on school bullying 

      Jones, Graeme (University of Canterbury, College of Education, Health and Human Development, 2015)
      Bullies, victims and bully/victims were more likely to experience the authoritarian style of parenting. The authoritative parenting style was significant in creating non-bullies and non-victims. This critical analysis ...
    • Exploring effectiveness and rationale of different assessment types 

      Price, Vanessa (University of Canterbury, College of Education, Health and Human Development, 2015)
      This paper explores issues surrounding the effectiveness and rationale of use of summative and formative assessment. Summative assessment is effective for informing third parties of student achievement in comparable methods. ...
    • Exploring Unequal Power Relations within Schools: The Authenticity of the Student Voice 

      Ladkin, Sharnae (2017)
      The literature examined within this review criticises the validity of the current student voice work and initiatives occurring within schools. The authenticity of student voice comes into question as the various unequal ...
    • Extracurricular engagement and the effects on teacher-student educational relationship 

      Sutton, Gareth (University of Canterbury, College of Education, Health and Human Development, 2015)
      The literature reviews aims to investigate the effects that extracurricular activity engagement by teachers has on the teacher-student educational relationship. The review concludes that there are positives and negatives ...
    • Fostering inclusive relationships; students with special needs, whānau, teachers and allied health professionals 

      Hook, Nicole (University of Canterbury, College of Education, Health and Human Development, 2015)
      New Zealand Ministry of Education (MoE), has changed their policy for education of students with special needs from segregated to an ideal of inclusion where student are entitled to enrol at a school of their choice and ...
    • Gender Equity in STEM: Addressing the Disparities 

      Huddleston, Kate (2017)
      Despite similar achievement levels, females continue to be underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Given the strategic importance of these for New Zealand�s future, ensuring ...
    • Growth Mindset: Trend or Real Science? 

      Spenner, Mindi (2017)
      The following literature review begins by answering the question, �growth mindset: trend or real science?� It answers this question with a brief history of how, in the 1970s, the idea of �attribution of failure behaviour� ...
    • Homework and continued learning at home: How should parents be involved? 

      Gledhill, Aimee (University of Canterbury, College of Education, Health and Human Development, 2015)
      Literature surrounding parental involvement and homework is controversial. This literature review considers how parents should be involved in homework, and reflects on initiatives implemented to support parental involvement. ...