Event: Conducting Evaluation in Cultural Contexts Other Than Our Own


Education Review Office Thursday, 19 June 2014, 5.30-7.30pm ERO, Level 5, URS Building,13-15 College Hill, Ponsonby A presentation on  evaluating in cultural contexts other than our own. It is to be run by ANZEA, the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association. The discussion What challenges do evaluators face when working in cultural contexts they are not so familiar with? What moral [ Continue Reading ]

Exhibition: Ngā Kura a Hine-Te-Iwaiwa


Opening: 5.30-7.30pm, 13th May, 2014. Running time: 14-27 May, 2014. Venue: Creative Waikato, 131 Alexandra street, Hamilton. An exhibition of finely woven taonga that celebrate the skill and dexterity of a diverse group of weavers, honouring Te Pā Harakeke. Te Pā Harakeke represents whānau wellbeing and the importance of nurturing our tamariki. Ngā Kura a Hine-Te-Iwaiwa reflects on the [ Continue Reading ]

Socially Constructed Teen Motherhood: A Review

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This article reviews literature on the gradual construction of teenage pregnancy as a social issue in North America. It shows how teen motherhood emerged not as an issue unto itself, but as a microcosm of numerous, closely intertwined phenomena including: the evolution of Western views on human sexuality and gender roles; the place of religious values in society; and the emergence of various [ Continue Reading ]

Navigating the Tide Together: Early Collaboration between Tribal and Academic Partners in a CBPR Study

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Community-based participatory research (CBPR) approaches stress the importance of building strong, cohesive collaborations between academic researchers and partnering communities; yet there is minimal research examining the actual quality of CBPR partnerships. The objective of the present paper is to describe and explore the quality of collaborative relationships across the first two years of the [ Continue Reading ]

Kaupapa Rangahau Workshop Series

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Dates: June 30th –  September 24th Workshop 1- June 30th  - 9am to 3.30pm Kaupapa Māori Theory Workshop 2- August 4th – 9am to 3.30pm Kaupapa Māori Methodology Workshop 3- September September 5th – 9am to 3.3.pm Kaupapa Māori Methods: Qualitative Workshop 4- September 24th – 9am to 3.30pm Kaupapa Māori Methods: Quantitative The workshops will provide Māori researchers with [ Continue Reading ]