The Waihi Strike and creating curriculum

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dc.contributor.author Jesson, Jocelyn en
dc.coverage.spatial Auckland University Epsom Campus en
dc.date.accessioned 2012-02-08T22:04:45Z en
dc.date.issued 2011-12-06 en
dc.identifier.citation Australian &New Zealand History of Education Society (ANZHES), Auckland University Epsom Campus, 2011 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/10959 en
dc.description.abstract The Waihi Strike occurred on November, 12th 2012, 100 years ago next year. This strike, involving almost all the 1500 workers at the mine, was a pivotal event in New Zealand’s political history. It coincided with the rise to power of Massey's Reform government, which marked the end of a long era of Liberal politics. The strike also resulted in the death of striker Fred Evans, still perhaps the greatest martyr of the New Zealand labour movement. Strike leaders Bob Semple, Peter Fraser, Bill Parry and Tim Armstrong went on to form the New Zealand Labour Party to advance workers’ interests in Parliament. Waihi and its surrounding have other histories as well. It is the site of the international multinational company Newmont Mining, the centre of huge agricultural industry, in horticulture and dairy, as well as being sited at the base of the Coromandel Peninsula. The occasion of the strike’s centenary provides an opportunity to pull together a number of themes in History of Education. These include the history of education per se, history as curriculum, curriculum history, curriculum as historically created, place-based curriculum, and importantly curriculum as something that is actively created by teachers. en
dc.relation.ispartof Australian & New Zealand History of Education Society (ANZHES) en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Experiencing Education en
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dc.title The Waihi Strike and creating curriculum en
dc.type Conference Item en
pubs.finish-date 2011-12-09 en
pubs.start-date 2011-12-06 en
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pubs.subtype Abstract en
pubs.elements-id 259960 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2011-12-13 en


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