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Metro, July/Aug 2019, p. 58-86.

Presents a guide to the academic performance of high schools in Auckland. Includes tables listing 2017 achievement rates for each school.

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By Louise Starkey & Elizabeth Eppel
Educational management administration & leadership 47 (4), 2019, p. 640-658.

Examines the influence that national policy has had on the use of data in New Zealand primary and secondary schools. Talks about power relations between schools and policymakers and associated challenges faced by school leaders. Reports on interviews conducted in 16 New Zealand schools that explored the types of data available in each school, how they are used and how principals, as leaders in these self-managing schools, would like to be able to use the data.

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By Kate Parker
Times educational supplement 5345, 2019, p. 42-49.

Describes Finland's curriculum review process, which empowers teachers to regularly update their curriculum in order to keep pace with the new skills students need in a rapidly changing world. Compares and contrasts this process with the way England reviews its curriculum.

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