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Educating older adults: discourses, ideologies and policies 1999 to 2005
(University of Canterbury. Continuing and Bridging Education, 2006)
This article tells the story of policies relevant to education, ageism and older adults betweeen 1999 and 2005. It follows an article published in a previous New Zealand Journal of Adult Learning that described and ...
Where to now for teacher education? Stakeholder views on the aims of education and initial teacher education programmes
(University of Canterbury. College of EducationUniversity of Canterbury. School of Literacies and Arts in EducationUniversity of Canterbury. School of Sciences and Physical Education, 2008)
Initial teacher education (ITE) programmes must take into account much more than just the current school curricula; they must also prepare student teachers for entry into a teaching environment that is likely to be very ...
Articulation and re-articulation: development of a model for providing quality feedback to pre-service teachers on practicum
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 2009)
Student teachers studying to become primary school teachers in New Zealand can spend up to 24 weeks on professional teaching practice in schools. This paper describes a model (based on the Conversational Framework by ...
The Value of Enabling Teachers to Research Their Practice
(University of Canterbury. School of Sciences and Physical EducationUniversity of Canterbury. School of Literacies and Arts in Education, 2008)
This paper reports a project in which teachers used small action-research projects to investigate how they were responding to the diversity of their students in terms of planning and teaching. The project, funded by the ...
Whither ACE? A critique of the Tertiary Education Strategy 2010-2015
(University of Canterbury. Adult Education Teaching and Research, 2010)
This article provides a critique of the Tertiary Education Strategy for 2010 to 2015 as it affects adult learners in general, and learners and practitioners in adult and community education(ACE) in particular. It identifies ...
The effectiveness of an integrated phonological awareness approach for children with childhood apraxia of speech (CAS)
(University of Canterbury. School of Literacies and Arts in Education., 2009)
Background and Aim: This study investigated the effectiveness of an integrated phonological awareness approach for children with Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). Change in speech, phonological awareness, letter knowledge, ...
Who will look after the kids? The practicalities faced by a group of mothers participating in pre-service teacher education in New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development., 2006)
The participation of mature-aged students in tertiary education is increasing and is particularly evident in primary school teacher training in New Zealand. A group of mothers with dependent children, enrolled in pre-service ...
Educational participation by adults, 1978-1996: a survey of surveys
(University of Canterbury. Continuing and Bridging Education, 2007)
This paper reviews several surveys of educational participation by adults in Aotearoa New Zealand between the mid-1970s and mid-1990s. Selected methodological and substantive issues are addressed. It concludes, among other ...
Education & Older Adults: discourse, ideologies and policies from the 1980s to 2001
(University of Canterbury. Continuing and Bridging Education, 2005)
The aim of this paper is to describe and critique key policies and policy documents relevant to older adults’ learning and education from the 1980s to 2001. It engages in a critique of these policies and documents in the ...
Stopping and Starting: experiences of adults returning to formal literacy learning
(University of Canterbury. Continuing and Bridging Education, 2002)