Items tagged with "Māori student achievement"

King Pamela

To research and review how medium to high decile schools with a low percentage of Māori and Pasifika students successfully engage family and whānau in their children's learning to help raise student achievement.

Tags: Māori student achievement

MacFarlane Nancy

Investigate effective approaches and use of innovation for accelerating student achievement for Māori learners who have English as a second language.

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Maniapoto Lisa

Develop a teacher inquiry based on accelerated learning practices and programmes within the school and local schools in the area.  By investigating and comparing different programmes of accelerated learning in student achievement with a particular focus on Māori achievement.

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McIntyre Bruce

To study a group of mainstream NZ secondary schools that have made significant progress in reducing the disparity in the academic achievement of their Maori and non-Maori students.

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Noble-Campbell Anthony

Focus on the concept of accelerated progress for Māori and Pasifika students who are below the National Standards.

Tags: Māori student achievement, Priority learners

Rangiātea: case studies and exemplars

These five Rangiātea case studies and exemplars examine five New Zealand secondary schools on their journeys towards realising Māori student potential.

Tags: Leadership and NCEA, Māori student achievement

Rangiātea: Hamilton Girls' High School

Project focus: Māori student engagement

Teachers look for advice and support to build relationships with their Māori students, to learn more about their lives. There is a transfer of skills happening from Māori teachers to others. (Teacher)

Hamilton Girls' High School is an urban, decile 6 school. Maori students make up 25 percent of the roll.

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Rangiātea: Hastings Boys' High School

Project focus: pastoral and careers education

Let’s forget about whatever we can’t change; whatever the circumstances they come from that’s what we've been given. Let’s not make any excuses and let’s find as many strategies and processes and things to make it work. Really, it’s just a non-deficit thinking model. (Headmaster)

Hastings Boys' High School is an urban, decile 2 school. Māori students make up 45 percent of the roll.

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Rangiātea: Kakapo College

Project focus: building relationships

The whole school has the warm feeling that it does because there was a real focus on the pastoral side of the school. The form teacher starts with a class in Year 9 and goes through with them to Year 13. It’s about building relationships. (Principal)

Kakapo College is a decile 9 co-educational school in an urban setting. Māori students make up 16 percent of the roll.

The school chose to remain unnamed, so the pseudonym Kakapo College is used here.

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Rangiātea: Opotiki College

Project focus: creating educationally powerful connections

We must show our children that we love them, that we have high expectations and aspirations for them, that they can achieve anything that a young person anywhere else can achieve and that their learning is the most important thing in our lives because learning matters. (Principal)

Opotiki College is a decile 1 rural school. Māori students make up 80 percent of the roll.

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