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The Waitangi Tribunal and the challenge of tradition
By Tipene O'Regan
Bridget Williams Books, 2014, 33 p.

Talks about the Ngāi Tahu claim heard before the Waitangi Tribunal.

Lessons on achieving educational success
By Charlene Tan
Springer, 2013, 245 p.

Examines the policies and practices that contribute to Shanghai's highly effective school system.

Leadership insights and perspectives
By Leon Benade et al.
Journal of educational leadership, policy and practice 29 (2), 2014, p. 47-60.

Explores the influence of the concept of 21st-century learning on the work of teachers and leaders in New Zealand schools.

By Sarah Marsh & Lisa Spiller
Guardian, 7 April 2015 (article).

Teachers share inventive ways to use the building-block game in the classroom.

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A story of research and practice, productively intertwined
By Alan H. Schoenfeld
Educational researcher 43 (8), 2014, p. 404-412 (article).

Reflects on how best to support effective classroom instruction. Argues that research and classroom practice should coexist and enhance each other.


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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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