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Pacific Curriculum Network vol.13, no.1-2, 2004

Title: Schools, teaching and values

Author: Burnett, Greg
Subject:  Moral education
 Values|Study and teaching
Volume: Pacific Curriculum Network vol.13, no.1-2, 2004
Collation: 1-5;

Abstract: This article examines the nature of values and change, and underlying reasons for values difference in our communities. It suggests a 'critical' approach to values education, an approach best suited to the current climate of change and diversity.

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Title: Values education : a new development in teacher education

Author: Lingam, Govinda Ishwar
Subject:  Values|Study and teaching
 Moral development
Volume: Pacific Curriculum Network vol.13, no.1-2, 2004
Collation: 6-9;

Abstract: The author discusses the role of schools in teaching values, and how trainee teachers are being prepared to undertake this task in recently developed courses at the University of the South Pacific.

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Title: Teachers' practical theory : personal articulation and implications for teacher education in the Pacific

Author: Dorovolomo, Jeremy
Subject:  Teacher educators
 Teacher education|Oceania
Volume: Pacific Curriculum Network vol.13, no.1-2, 2004
Collation: 10-16;

Abstract: Why teachers do what they do, and why it is important for teachers to become aware of their own unique teaching style so that they can improve.

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Title: Naturalistic literacy teaching in Pacific schools

Author: Lumelume, Sereima
Subject:  Literacy|Study and teaching
 Literacy|Pacific Area
 Literacy programs|Study and teaching|Oceania
Volume: Pacific Curriculum Network vol.13, no.1-2, 2004
Collation: 17-19;

Abstract: The author discusses naturalistic, holistic literacy and language development methods which have proved successful in Pacific classrooms and which are being widely advocated by curriculum developers and teacher educators.

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Title: Language and culture in the Pacific region: issues, practices, and alternatives : extracts from Dr 'Ana Taufe'ulungaki's speech delivered at the Forum Secretariat meeting of regional education ministers held in Apia in January 2004 / selected by Frances Pene

Author: Taufe'ulungaki, 'Ana Maui
Subject:  Language and culture|Oceania
 Language and education|Pacific Area
Volume: Pacific Curriculum Network vol.13, no.1-2, 2004
Collation: 20-23;

Abstract: Extracts from Dr 'Ana Taufe'ulungaki's speech delivered at the Forum Secretariat meeting of regional education ministers held in Apia in January 2004.

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Title: Listening makes my brain hurt : issues for teachers of listening for students who are non-native speakers of English

Author: Green, Gillian
Subject:  Second language acquisition
 English language|Study and teaching
 Listening|Study and teaching
Volume: Pacific Curriculum Network vol.13, no.1-2, 2004
Collation: 24-29;

Abstract: Currently an ESOL lecturer, the author discusses how her own experiences as a learner of languages has helped her appreciate the difficulties of students of English in the skills area of listening. She then makes practical suggestions on how teachers can help their students overcome these difficulties.

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Title: Mwamira Teuana: songs from Kiribati popular and pleasant

Author: Teaero, Teweiariki
Subject:  Kiribati|Songs and music
 Songs|Kiribati
Volume: Pacific Curriculum Network vol.13, no.1-2, 2004
Collation: 30;

Abstract: Teweiariki Teaero shares the good news that he and colleague Temaki Tebano are shortly to publish their collection of traditional Kiribati songs in order both to celebrate their cultural heritage and provide an indigenous resource to Kiribati schools.

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