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By Steve Song, Laura B. Perry & Andrew McConney
Educational research and evaluation 20 (3), 2014, p. 178-198 (article).

Investigates the role that home and school factors play in explaining educational achievement gaps between Māori and and non-Māori students in New Zealand, and indigenous and non-indigenous Australian students.

By John Hattie
Times educational supplement 5144, 2015, p. 14-15 (article).

Reports on a talk given by John Hattie about calls for students to learn essential 'core' knowledge.

By John Beshears & Francesca Gino
Harvard business review 93 (5), 2015, p. 52-62 (article).

Describes how leaders can alter the environment in which decisions are made so that people are more likely to make choices that lead to good outcomes.

Implications for policy and practice
By Menucha Birenbaum, Helen Timperley, Lorna Earl et al.
Policy futures in education 13 (1), 2015, p. 117-140 (article).

Discusses the emergence of assessment for learning (AfL) practices, particularly in Western educational jurisdictions.

By Rebecca Hamilton
Harvard business review 93 (3), 2015, p. 116-119 (article).

Argues that success in business and life depends on bridging psychological distance.

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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.
 
Request a copy of Tangata whenua
 
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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