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Public service legislation and public service reform

By Peter Hughes
Policy quarterly 15 (4), Nov 2019, p. 3-7.

The State Services Commissioner explains the design of the new Public Service Bill. He discusses its purpose and outlines how it will differ from the legislation it replaces, the State Sector Act 1988.

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Toward an indigenous, decolonizing school leadership: a literature review

By Muhammad A Khalifa et al.
Educational administration quarterly, 55 (4), p. 571-614.

Synthesises the literature on indigenous, decolonising educational leadership values and practices across national and international contexts that have been informed to various degrees by colonial models of schooling.

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When a colleague is grieving: how to provide the right kind of support

By Gianpiero Petriglieri & Sally Maitlis
Harvard business review, 97 (4), p. 116-123.

Provides guidance for managers on how to humanely help recently bereaved employees manage their leave and return to work productively.

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Decoding the new career landscape

By Julie Winkle Giulioni & Beverly Kaye
Talent development, 73 (5), 2019, p. 36-41.

Presents strategies for individuals and organisations to use to ensure ongoing, satisfying career growth for employees.

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Young & restless

By Jean Teng
Metro, July/Aug 2019, p. 74-78.

Looks at how New Zealand secondary students are embracing a range of causes relating to politics, the environment, feminism, and social justice.

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Beginner secondary teacher preparedness for inclusion

By Sophia Attwood, Jude MacArthur & Alison Kearney
International journal of inclusive education 23 (10), 2019, p. 1032-1048.

Investigates the role of initial teacher education in preparing beginner secondary teachers for including diverse groups of learners in New Zealand classrooms.

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Digital reboot

By Tess Nichol
Metro, July/Aug 2019, p. 69-72.

Looks at the place of technology in New Zealand's classrooms. Contends that schools are abandoning 'bring-your-own-device' (BYOD) policies and that tablets are unfit for high-school learning.

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Cross-silo leadership: how to create more value by connecting experts from inside and outside the organization

By Tiziana Casciaro, Amy C. Edmondson & Sujin Jang
Harvard business review 97 (3), 2019, p. 130-139.

Describes how leaders can break down silos to help people collaborate across organisational boundaries.

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Examining the influence of international large-scale assessments on national education policies

By Gustavo E. Fischman et al.
Journal of education policy 34 (4), 2019, p. 470-499.

Examines whether, to what extent, and how international large-scale assessments such as PISA, PIRLS, and TIMSS have influenced educational policy-making at the national level.

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A waste of space?

By Barker, Irena
Times educational supplement, 5359, 2019, p. 22-27.

Explores the research into the impact of classroom environment on students' learning.

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