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By Simon Wilson
Metro Jul/August 2015: 40-49 (article)

Presents tables comparing Auckland secondary schools. Looks at school leaver qualifications and NCEA results, including University Entrance and Scholarship rates. Takes into account school decile, and whether Cambridge exams or the International Baccalaureate are offered as well as or instead of NCEA. Shows the new 2015 deciles.

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By Joan Metge
Auckland University Press, 2015. 309 p.

Focuses on Māori methods of teaching and learning in a mid-twentieth-century rural Māori world. Discusses the role of whānau and hapū, household and marae, kaumātua and siblings, work and play...

By Alex Frew McMilan
In the black, June 2015: 58-61 (article)

Talks about how prepared organisations are to respond to threats, violence and criminal behaviour in the workplace.

By Catherine Woulfe
Listener, 13 June 2015, p. 23-27 (article).

Discusses efforts to combat bullying in New Zealand schools. Talks about a new restorative, secondary school-based intervention called Inclusive.

By Aaron Smale
Mana 123 (June/July) 2015, p. 28-38 (article).

Talks about Māori achievement at secondary school level in New Zealand. Discusses how Māori teachers and parents are ensuring that all students succeed.

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Following their recent New Zealand visit, you may be interested in reading material by these respected authors. There are selected highlights on our homepage, or you can search our catalogue for more titles.

Visit Michael Fullan’s website

Anthony Bryk’s page at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
 

We have a new book charting Māori history from 3000BC through to the 21st century, written by Atholl Anderson (Ngāi Tahu), Judith Binney, and Aroha Harris (Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi). It brings together history, archaeology, traditional narratives, oral sources, and over 500 images.
 
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Aroha Harris is giving a free public talk this Wednesday 4 March, 12.15pm, at the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, Wellington.
 
Public history talk – Aroha Harris

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