Journal of Educational Enquiry

Journal article

31 Jul 2015

A key aim for teacher education must be to bridge the divide between the backgrounds of pre-service teachers and the increasingly diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, gender and socio-economic backgrounds of the students they will one day teach. This paper discusses an anti-racism framework for teacher...

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22 Jul 2015

Australia

Like other developed countries, Australia grapples with the education of its citizens, particularly the scientific aspects of global environmental problems that require well-informed literate citizens and an urgent need for more scientifically literate knowledge workers. This paper takes this crisis as a...

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30 Jun 2014

The provision of a context that supports the wellbeing of refugee children in Australian schools is important to their resettlement. The early childhood years are the optimum time for intervention programs for refugee children and thus outcomes for these children. This case study focused on...

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30 Jun 2014

This paper reports on a research project which explored the views of students of Religion Studies in a secular Australian university, the University of South Australia. The aim of this project was to identify the backgrounds and motivations of Religion Studies students, and to investigate...

Journal article

30 Jun 2014

Abstract

Children’s imagination and creativity are widely recognised as important to learning in the early years. What is not clear is how Australian teachers nurture this aspect of thinking and learning when children enter formal schooling. The aim of this study was to...

Journal article

25 Jun 2014

With the implementation of the Australian Curriculum, the learning area of Society and Environment has been greatly impacted. What has been considered a multidisciplinary learning area is now known as Humanities and Social Sciences with prescribed content, teaching and learning approaches and achievement standards. This...

Journal article

25 Jun 2014

This paper explores methodological turning points in researching narratives of early career resilience mediated by the complexities of remote teaching. Innovative, flexible and discursive research design facilitated exploration of emerging narratives using digital technologies. Data were regularly interrogated with participant-researchers to reveal the undercurrents of...