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An investigation into the teaching practices and strategies that result in improved engagement in mainstream classrooms for year seven & eight Māori students in a decile five intermediate school.
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 2009)
Despite high achievement by many Māori (indigenous people of Aotearoa New Zealand) students there is still a disparity between the achievements of Māori students and Non Māori students in the New Zealand educational ...
"We have to know what is happening!"Student experiences of a year 10 sexuality education programme
(University of Canterbury. School of Maori, Social and Cultural Studies in Education, 2012)
This thesis highlights the complex nature of students’ experiences in the sexuality education classroom. It seeks to provide insight from the perspectives of Year 10 students in two classes on their experiences of a ...
Te reo o te ākonga me ngā whakapono o te kaiako : Student voice and teachers’ beliefs
(University of Canterbury. Education (leadership), 2015)
The beliefs that teachers have about teaching and learning have an influence on the practices that teachers implement. This is particularly relevant, although not exclusively, to teaching practices that meet the needs of ...
What makes feedback work for primary school students? An investigation of the views of some Year 8 students.
(University of Canterbury. Educational Studies and Leadership, 2013)
I investigated the problem of why some students do not implement the feedback they are given, when the feedback they receive is formulated in accordance with what we know about best practice in the giving of feedback. I ...
The search for a good life: young people with learning disability and the transition from school.
(University of Canterbury. Education Studies and leadership, 2014)
This qualitative study is concerned with the transition process from school to post-school life for students labelled with learning disability in New Zealand. My interest is in understanding how a particular group of these ...
Capturing the perspectives of students with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties on their schooling experiences.
(University of Canterbury. School of Sport & Physical Education, 2015)
This study explores the experiences of students with social, emotional, and behavioural difficulties (SEBD), both in mainstream schools and residential school settings. The subjects are 29 students attending a New Zealand ...