• Teaching and critically reflective practice in Freire 

    Benade, L (Springer-Reference, 2016)
    Few of the many books written by Freire drew particular, and extended, attention to the teacher in the way Pedagogy of Freedom (1998) was able to do. While this entry draws on many other important works by Freire, it ...
  • The transformative educative prospects of flexible learning environments 

    Benade, Leon (New Zealand Journal of Teachers' Work, 2015)
    An opinion piece on flexible learning environments.
  • The globalisation of Steiner education: some considerations 

    Boland, N (Research on Steiner Education (RoSE), 2015)
    Steiner early childhood centres and schools span the globe and are attended by thousands of children in contexts and settings far removed from that of the first school in Southern Germany. This article attempts to assess ...
  • Transforming science education for the Anthropocene-is it possible? 

    Gilbert, J (Springer, 2015)
    Since its inception, science education has been the focus of a great many reform attempts. In general, the aim has been to improve science understanding and/or make science study more interesting and/or relevant to a wider ...
  • Teachers’ critical reflective practice in the context of twenty-first century learning 

    Benade, L (Taylor & Francis, 2015)
    In the twenty-first century, learning and teaching at school must prepare young people for engaging in a complex and dynamic world deeply influenced by globalisation and the revolution in digital technology. In addition ...
  • Symbolic policy and the educational myth of biculturalism 

    Lourie, Megan (Addleton Academic Publishers, 2015)
    Using the concept of symbolic policy and drawing from an anthropology of policy approach, this paper explores the ways that bicultural education policy creates and sustains a myth of partnership between Māori and ...
  • Teacher professional learning and development for a future-oriented education system – a “wicked problem”? 

    Gilbert, J (Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE), 2014)
    In this presentation we present some initial findings from a research project designed to explore the kinds—and level—of support a group of teachers needed to experience the “step change” in thinking that (we argue) they ...
  • From Pisa to Santander: a statement on children’s growth and wellbeing 

    Boland, N; Cefai, C; Clouder, C; Antognazza, D; Cavioni, V; Heys, B; Madrazo, C (Centre for Resilience and Socio-Emotional Health (CRES), University of Malta, 2014)
    No abstract.
  • Challenges and support factors of married Emirati students in teacher education 

    Stringer, P; Saqr, S; Tennant, L (2014)
    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is on the path to becoming a knowledge economy and the role women play as pioneers and innovators, not only in their own society but, also, in the global community is strongly advocated [1]. ...
  • Challenges and support factors of married Emirati students in teacher education 

    Stringer, P; Saqr, S; Tennant, L (Quest Journals Inc, 2014)
    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is on the path to becoming a knowledge economy and the role women play as pioneers and innovators, not only in their own society but, also, in the global community is strongly advocated [1]. ...
  • Challenges and support factors of married Emirati students in teacher education 

    Stringer, P; Saqr, S; Tennant, L (2014)
    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is on the path to becoming a knowledge economy and the role women play as pioneers and innovators, not only in their own society but, also, in the global community is strongly advocated [1]. ...
  • Teaching as inquiry: well intentioned, but fundamentally flawed 

    Benade, L (Teacher Education Forum of Aotearoa New Zealand (TEFANZ), 2014)
    Teaching as inquiry: Well intentioned, but fundamentally flawed Dr Leon Benade (presenting) Director of Research School of Education AUT University Paper presentation (Work in Progress) Teaching as inquiry is posited in ...
  • Arabic in English-Medium Classes? Reasons and Implications 

    Riddlebarger, J; Dickson, M; Kennetz, K; Stringer, P; Tennant, L (2014)
    The use of L1 in L2 classrooms is a contentious issue (Auerbach, 1993; Cook, 2001; Macaro, 2001). Debate continues over its usefulness (or harmfulness) (Cummins, 2009; Morrow, 2011). Although research has been conducted ...
  • Arabic in English-medium classes? Reasons and implications 

    Riddlebarger, J; Dickson, M; Kennetz, K; Stringer, P; Tennant, L (TESOL Arabia, 2014)
    The use of L1 in L2 classrooms is a contentious issue (Auerbach, 1993; Cook, 2001; Macaro, 2001). Debate continues over its usefulness (or harmfulness) (Cummins, 2009; Morrow, 2011). Although research has been conducted ...
  • Challenges faced by novice Emirati teachers 

    Dickson, M; Riddlebarger, J; Stringer, P; Tennant, L; Kennetz, K (2014)
    The first years of teaching are well known as being the most challenging of new graduates’ careers, corresponding to the highest attrition rates. Numbers of novice teachers leaving the profession during the first three ...
  • Challenges faced by novice Emirati teachers 

    Dickson, M; Riddlebarger, J; Stringer, P; Tennant, L; Kennetz, K (Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals (BQFJ), 2014)
    The first years of teaching are well known as being the most challenging of new graduates’ careers, corresponding to the highest attrition rates. Numbers of novice teachers leaving the profession during the first three ...
  • Married Emirati students pursuing teaching careers for the perspective of their spouses 

    Tennant, L; Saqr, S; Stringer, P (International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology Press (IACSIT Press), 2014)
    Women’s enrollment in higher education in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has increased dramatically over the years. In this paradigm of change, gender role delineation and the repercussion this has on values, thinking and ...
  • Perspectives of Emirati women in higher education 

    Sumaya, S; Tennant, L; Stringer, P (Contemporary Research Center, 2014)
    United Arab Emirates (UAE) women have enthusiastically taken advantage of the educational opportunities available for all after the discovery of oil. Their access to higher education has expanded considerably, opening new ...
  • Making a case for Pasifika principals in Aotearoa New Zealand schools: a Samoan perspective 

    Galu, M (Hawaii International Conference on Education, 2014)
    Why are there so few Pasifika teachers in Principals positions in New Zealand Schools? Are Pasifika teachers actively being encouraged to aspire to leadership roles? Do those who are identified as leaders early nurtured, ...
  • Play and the professional early childhood teacher: a personal reflection 

    Stover, SL (Childforum, 2014)
    This article draws together some reflections on play and educationalisation in the historic context of the contemporary professionalism of early childhood. Looking historically, I suggest that both play and education are ...