Teacher strategies to improve education outcomes for Indigenous students

Theresa Papp
2016 Comparative and international education  
The article presents the teaching strategies that supported education success for Indigenous students of New Zealand from a case study research approach. Interviews were conducted with teacher participants that revealed four dominant strategies that were perceived to improve Māori education outcomes and were confirmed by national testing results. These strategies were: Building and repairing relationships through a relationship-based pedagogy; student focused school and classrooms; teachers
more » ... rooms; teachers that provided feedforward and feedback to students; administrative leadership, and the regular incorporation of Māori culture in the school and the classroom. Over a six-year timeframe, implementation of these strategies more than doubled Māori academic achievement levels.
doi:10.5206/cie-eci.v45i3.9302 fatcat:rxsunh5trrhy3n4nygzboaotce