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Title: Politics of whitewater - Considerations for Communities of Learning | Kahui Ako
Contributor(s): Charteris, Jennifer  (author)orcid ; Smardon, Dianne (author)
Publication Date: 2017-08-07
Open Access: Yes
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Field of Research (FoR) 2008: 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Field of Research (FoR) 2020: 390102 Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2008: 930201 Pedagogy
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO) 2020: 160302 Pedagogy
Abstract: Change is a powerful force in education in Aotearoa New Zealand, and negotiating the whitewater of new policy directives and initiatives is a constant for principals, teachers and school communities.
In recent years, we have seen a raft of changes, including:
'Teaching as Inquiry ( Inquiry/Teaching-as-inquiry)' (arguably a sophisticated form of pastoral control (
Mandated National Standards ( being implemented
Increased control of professional learning and development (PLD) provision
Additional layers of leadership inserted with Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako (
And even 'change managers ( support/)' appointed by the Ministry of Education to assist school leaders with this constant transformation.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Ipu Kereru Blog of the New Zealand Association for Research in Education, p. 1-5
Publisher: New Zealand Association for Research in Education
Place of Publication: New Zealand
HERDC Category Description: C4 Letter of Note
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