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Managing organizational conflict: towards a comprehensive framework of outcomes, practices, and competencies

By Alan Clardy
Performance improvement 57 (10), 2018, p. 10-25 (article).

Proposes a framework of eight goals for organisational conflict-management programmes and practices. Talks about early identification of conflicts, developing conflict-management competencies, implementing routine conflict-management processes, dealing with various causes and effects of conflict, and resolving problems of chronic conflict.

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Te whai mātauranga: he taonga mō te tangata kotahi pea, mō te iwi katoa rānei? Education: a private commodity, or public good?

By Georgina Stewart
New Zealand journal of educational studies 53 (2), 2018, p. 165-176 (article).

Uses a kaupapa Māori lens to critique and interpret a key text produced by the New Zealand Treasury in 1987 that influenced Māori educational policy in Aotearoa.

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No fees! (Terms and conditions may apply)

By John Ross
Times higher education 2367, 2018, p. 30-36 (article).

Talks to critics and supporters of the New Zealand government's fees-free policy for university students. Looks at what impact the policy might have on universities' budgets and public finances, and its implications for students and employers.

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Career development's (r)evolution

By Beverley Kaye & Lindy Williams
TD: talent development 72 (7), 2018, p. 44-48 (article).

Explores the changing nature of career development in the 21st century. Looks at how it has evolved from a method for finding the right job to a process for professional growth that encompasses the range of experiences that form an individual's life's work.

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Sustaining assessment for learning by valuing partnerships and networks

By Jenny Poskitt
Assessment matters 12, 2018, p. 80-104 (article).

Examines the implementation of assessment for learning (AFL) in New Zealand schools. Looks at the policy environment, implementation factors that relate particularly to teachers' professional learning, and the role of professional networks.

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How micro-credentials can ease the skills shortage

By Fiona Kingsford
Employment today 222, 2018, p. 46 (article).

Describes how micro-credentials, or nano degrees, are being introduced and used to tackle skills shortages in New Zealand.

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Breaking the link between disability and child and whānau poverty

By Sam Murray
Policy quarterly 14 (4), Nov. 2018, p. 68-77 (article).

Reports on the high rate of income poverty experienced by children aged 14 and under with disabilities and their whānau in New Zealand. Covers disability-related allowances, the makeup of households, levels of employment, extra costs, and decile data from the Ongoing Resourcing Scheme.

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Career development's (r)evolution

By Beverly Kaye & Lindy Williams
TD: talent development 72 (7), 2018, p. 44-48 (article).

Explores the changing nature of career development in the 21st century. Looks at how it has evolved from a method for finding the right job to a process for professional growth that encompasses the range of experiences that form an individual's life's work.

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Is Australia's foreign student wave receding?

By John Ross
Times higher education 2367, 2018, p. 20-21 (article).

Talks about Australia's international higher education market. Considers whether recent statistics showing a decrease in overseas students applying to study in Australia indicate the start of a downturn for the sector.

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Drawing on theoretical knowledge to build evaluation capacity

By Lisa Dyson
Evaluation matters, 4, 2018, p. 137-163 (article).

Discusses effective school self-evaluation in New Zealand. Describes how teachers in four high schools have developed their own organisational evaluation capacity.

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