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Enterprise In The New Zealand Curriculum And Its Challenge To Ethical Teacher Professionality., Leon Benade May 2008

Enterprise In The New Zealand Curriculum And Its Challenge To Ethical Teacher Professionality., Leon Benade

Australian Journal of Teacher Education

The release in 2006 by the New Zealand Ministry of Education of a Draft national Curriculum set for release in November 2007 challenges schools and teachers to evolve their role to align with the priority to ‘embed’ enterprise values and methodologies. These values and methodologies will be expressed in curricula that school communities will develop locally in line with the new national Curriculum. This paper contextualises the place of ‘enterprise’ in the Draft New Zealand Curriculum of 2006 and considers some modifications in the final version released in November 2007. The possible impact of an emphasis on enterprise for teacher ...


Effects Of Personal Characteristics On Learner Online Learning Readiness, Crystal Chun Yun Lau Jan 2008

Effects Of Personal Characteristics On Learner Online Learning Readiness, Crystal Chun Yun Lau

EDU-COM International Conference

Nowadays many educational institutions have embraced online education to cater for flexible and student-centered learning. Through online education, students have an opportunity to gain an education at their own convenience, in terms of time and place. However, it is argued that students are less satisfied with online learning than with traditional classroom learning. As online education continues to expand, the need for determining and maintaining quality online education is becoming an important issue. Therefore, it is important to discern which qualities are necessary for students‘ achievement and satisfaction in an online learning environment (OLE). While numerous studies on the qualities ...


Enhancing Curriculum In Philippine Schools In Response To Global Community Challenges, Luisito C. Hagos, Erlinda G. Dejarme Jan 2008

Enhancing Curriculum In Philippine Schools In Response To Global Community Challenges, Luisito C. Hagos, Erlinda G. Dejarme

EDU-COM International Conference

The world is changing so fast that in order for schools and universities to cope with new innovations, they should keep at pace with the tempo of societal changes and technological progress. The schools of today should participate in the educational and social revolution. Thus, the curriculum in Philippine schools today has to be geared to the rapid societal changes and the new responsibilities for the new breed of Filipinos. The three most important sectors of society that give direct input to the improvement of the curriculum are the academe (institutions), the government, and the industries (both public and private ...


Pemberton Hydroelectric Power Station: A Teacher Resource, Les Pereira, Phil Gregory, Helen Kuehs, Amanda Draper, Jenny Staker, Rosalie Tomlinson, Christa Pereira Jan 2008

Pemberton Hydroelectric Power Station: A Teacher Resource, Les Pereira, Phil Gregory, Helen Kuehs, Amanda Draper, Jenny Staker, Rosalie Tomlinson, Christa Pereira

ECU Publications Pre. 2011

This publication provides a resource for teachers of students in years seven to ten. Teachers are able to address a range of outcomes pertinent to the Western Australian curriculum within the context of the Pemberton Hydroelectric Power Station. The resource contains plans for four units of work, one in each of the following Learning Areas: Science, Mathematics, English, and Society and Environment.