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Who achieves what in secondary schooling? A conceptual and empirical analysis.
(New Zealand Post Primary Teachers' Association (PPTA), 2013)
In conclusion, it is found that definitions of success and failure in the schooling system vary enormously over time and across different contexts. In New Zealand, the adoption of the NCEA has provided the opportunity to ...
Solving the Dirichlet problem constructively
(University of Canterbury. Mathematics and Statistics, 2013)
The Dirichlet problem is of central importance in both applied and abstract potential theory. We prove the (perhaps surprising) result that the existence of solutions in the general case is an essentially nonconstructive ...
Using complexity thinking to foster a games of chase curriculum in a New Zealand early childhood setting
(University of Canterbury. Early Years Care and Education, 2013)
This paper presents an example of how complexity thinking was used to foster a local curriculum related to games of chase at an EC setting. It shows how activities, teaching and children’s learning interacted in an on-going ...
A numerical study into minimal conditions of arterial vasomotion
(University of Canterbury. BlueFern Super Computer, 2013)
The occlusion of arteries during ischeamia causes a state of insufficient blood supply and hypoperfusion in downstream to keep the brain functioning. Hypoperfusion in human brain is a critical event which leads to ...
The Development of Sustainable Alternatives to Applicants' Proposals Using Collaborative Approaches
(University of Canterbury. Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management, 2013)
The purpose of the Resource Management Act is to achieve sustainable management. However the development of alternatives is primarily the responsibility of applicants. In practice this usually leads to proposals that ...
Dispositions of elite-level Australian rugby coaches towards Game Sense: characteristics of their coaching habitus
Bourdieu's analytic concept of habitus has provided a valuable means of theorising coach development but is yet to be operationalised in empirical research. This article redresses this oversight by drawing on a larger study ...