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TEACH Journal of Christian Education

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The Formation And Enactment Of Teacher Expectations Of Student Achievement In Private Schooling, Rizwana Ali Jan 2010

The Formation And Enactment Of Teacher Expectations Of Student Achievement In Private Schooling, Rizwana Ali

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This study examined how teachers form expectations of the students they teach and how their self-reported behaviours in the classroom reflect these expectations. This qualitative study, theoretically informed by phenomenological hermeneutic inquiry, used in-depth, semi-structured, interviews with six teachers in private schools in Melbourne, Australia, and results were critically analysed. The paper reports issues identified by the teachers as being important in the formation of their expectations of student achievement, particularly the idea that low achievement is closely related to students’ poor self-image. It then discusses a paradox evident in the behaviour reported by the teachers: that in their attempts ...


School And The Law: A Column Designed To Review Some Common Legal Issues For Private School Administrators And Teachers, Peter Morey, Egbert Groen Jan 2008

School And The Law: A Column Designed To Review Some Common Legal Issues For Private School Administrators And Teachers, Peter Morey, Egbert Groen

TEACH Journal of Christian Education

One of the eye-catching headlines in the

Newcastle Herald, 8th February, 2008, read:

“Dreadlock Holiday”. It was designed, one would

suggest, to entice the reader to continue their

reading. Judging from the response to this

article, in the media, over the following week, the

headline fulfi lled its purpose.


Justifiable Or Not? Developing And Preserving A Christian School Ethos, Bruce Youlden Jan 2008

Justifiable Or Not? Developing And Preserving A Christian School Ethos, Bruce Youlden

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No abstract provided.