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Promoting success at school: a case study of a nurture group intervention
(University of Canterbury. Educational Studies and Human Development, 2007)
This case study was based on a programme that followed the Nurture Group concept in a Secondary School in New Zealand. The Success at School (SAS) programme was based within the school complex and consisted of a home ...
The New Zealand chemistry curriculum levels 7 & 8 : selected studies in teaching, learning, concept development and assessment : a dissertation.
(University of Canterbury. Science Department, Christchurch College of Education, 2001)
This dissertation looks at questions relating to the New Zealand chemistry curriculum. The main findings relate to chemical misconceptions, concept development, pupils' views of their learning environment, problem-solving ...
Negotiating the New Zealand English curriculum : a qualitative model of eight secondary English teachers' classroom practice and response to the English curriculum.
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 1997)
Negotiating the New Zealand English Curriculum, opening with a contextualised look at the history and current educational environment surrounding secondary practice under the English Curriculum, describes how secondary ...
A sociometric survey of two urban schools to investigate teacher pupil awareness of children's peer acceptance and some possible correlates of high sociometric status.
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 1965)
Self-care in the age of neoliberalism : an auto-ethnographic exploration by a counsellor.
(University of Canterbury, 2016)
This thesis explores the self-care of a counsellor, myself, in the age of neo-liberalism. The underpinning structure is Dewey’s developmental spiral (1933) that enables me to use the writing of this thesis as a reflective ...
Raising our voices : restorying Pasifika inclusion, success and effective learning supports at the University of Canterbury
(University of Canterbury, 2015)
Pasifika students’ stories of inclusion, success and effective learning supports at the University of Canterbury are positioned to critically restory dominant narratives. In prioritising Pasifika students’ voices, the ...
The Relationship Between Acculturation and Mental Health Among Black Zimbabweans Living in New Zealand
(University of Canterbury, 2017)
The present study sought to explore the relationship between acculturation and mental health among Zimbabwe immigrants of African origin living in New Zealand. Acculturation has been shown to be linked directly with ...
Teaching parents functional behaviour assessment to implement within their home with their children.
(University of Canterbury, 2016)
Problem behaviour is the most common reason why parents seek assistance of professional mental health services. Children who continue to engage in problem behaviour past typical development trajectories are at greater ...
Strengths of family carers: looking after a terminally ill adult under 65 years of age
(University of Canterbury, 2019)
Learning of a potentially terminal illness is devastating at any age. How much more so when in early or mid-adulthood, busy with dreams of family and career goals. This research project investigates the experiences of ...
Gold mining and acute respiratory infection in children : a retrospective cohort study in Vatukoula, Fiji.
(University of Canterbury, 2018)
Air pollution exposure contributed to an alarming death toll of 7 million people yearly, making it the world’s most significant single environmental health risk. Gold mining emission consists of some of the most harmful ...