Language and culture

Strategy

21 Feb 2019
55

The Maihi Karauna sets out a vision for te reo Māori in the future. It outlines what the Crown will do to support a strong, healthy, thriving Māori language in New Zealand.

Report

21 Feb 2019
21

Feedback from the public consultation on the Maihi Karauna strategy, held in September 2018. closed on 30 September 2018.

Report

Findings from the NZCER national survey of primary and intermediate schools 2016
12 Dec 2017
17

The NZCER national survey of primary and intermediate schools 2016 included a number of questions that asked specifically about matters related to Pasifika students, Pasifika families, or Pasifika cultural activities at school. We have brought the responses to these questions together for researchers working in...

Database

25 Sep 2017
11

Overview

Living Culture presents arts and culture data from the ABS’s National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS) about Indigenous Australians’ engagement with First Nations arts, festivals, languages and broadcasting, and attendance at arts and cultural venues and events. The data can...

Audio

11 Sep 2017
33

Maori Language celebrations were born in the early 1970s into a climate of widespread rejection and even hostility.

Thesis

18 Aug 2017
50

New Zealand census data indicates Samoan language use has declined rapidly in the last 20 years, particularly among the New Zealand-born Samoan population. The aims of this qualitative and family-based study were to identify factors which might impact these declines with five South Auckland families...

Database

14 Jul 2017
24

We digitise and archive records of the many small languages of the world. We have worked to ensure that the archive can provide access to interested communities and conforms to international standards for digital archiving. While our original focus was the Asia-Pacific region, we now...

Other text

26 Jun 2017
7

There are many factors as to why Pasifika learners are not achieving alongside the rest of their social groups. Some factors may relate to socioeconomics, poverty, barriers to learning, and a school environment not conducive to Pasifika ways of being. School boards govern schools and...

Thesis

11 Jun 2017
8

This study critically examines classroom teachers' perceptions of the use of non-verbal communication (NVC) by their Pasifika students during the teaching and learning of mathematics. Seven Year 5/6 classroom teachers from the primary school sector participated in this study. They were asked to discuss and...

Report

23 May 2017
337

This resource provides an overview of the young people from refugee and migrant backgrounds arriving in Australia between 2015 and 2016.

Policy report

15 May 2017
8

In Fiji’s linguistically diverse context, vernacular and English literacy priorities for preschool children are significant.

Thesis

24 Nov 2016
4

This research aligns with the bicultural orientation and vision of the early childhood curriculum of Aotearoa New Zealand: Te Whāriki He Whāriki Mātauranga mo ngā Mokopuna o Aotearoa: Early Childhood Curriculum (Ministry of Education, 1996) and the founding document of Aotearoa New Zealand Te Tiriti...

Video

11 Nov 2016
123

Muslim contact with Australia can be traced to before European settlement. In the seventeenth century Macassarese people from Indonesia formed trade links with Indigenous Australians. British-European settlement on the Australian continent occurred when British and Irish convicts were transported there between 1788 and 1868. A...

Report

8 Nov 2016
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A 2015 study by the International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding (MnM) (Hassan, 2015) indicated that Australian Muslims represent 2.2% of the total population. With this figure, Islam is the third largest religion in the country after Christianity and Buddhism and the second fastest...

Journal article

31 Aug 2016
92

While a number of investigations of online language learning behaviours are available, there are currently few ‘micro’ analytic studies that explore the role of different types of small talk to complete institutional tasks online. This study focuses in particular on an institutionally-initiated, out-of-class telecollaborative Skype...

Book

2 Aug 2016
98

Overview

This book explores the extent and causes of attrition and retention in university Language & Culture (L&C) programs through a detailed analysis of an institutional case study at The Australian National University (ANU). Using extensive data collected through student surveys, coupled with...

Essay

25 Jul 2016
29

Whitlam’s policy program was compelling because he had a clear and principled conception of social democracy that was relevant for the times. It was a conception of social democracy that straddled two eras: (1) the development of the post-war welfare state that married the tasks...

Report

27 Jun 2016
42

The purpose of this paper is to outline the relationships between:

· The Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) South Australian policy framework for Teaching and Learning, the Teaching for Effective Learning (TfEL) Framework

·The Australian Curriculum: Languages

·The Shape of...

Report

21 Mar 2016
409

This case study has explored how Muslim and non-Muslim students, school leadership, counsellors, teachers and parents reflect on, interpret and manage the experience of engagement and exchange in the context of a Catholic girls' high school (Years 8 to 12) in South Australia.

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Video

17 Feb 2016
210

Overview

How can we achieve a deeper understanding of Australia’s Indigenous history – not just in the abstract, but in the specific contexts of where we live, work and play? If all Australians had a relationship with Indigenous language, how would that affect...

Overview

 

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