The critical role of the educative mentor as a leader to support the retention of beginning teachers in Māori-medium schools

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dc.contributor.author Newbold, E
dc.contributor.author Trinick, T
dc.contributor.author Robertson, J
dc.date.accessioned 2022-06-16T23:57:31Z
dc.date.available 2022-06-16T23:57:31Z
dc.date.issued 2016-10-18
dc.identifier.citation (2016). Journal of Educational Leadership Policy and Practice, 31(1/2), 20-32.
dc.identifier.issn 1178-8690
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/2292/59963
dc.description.abstract Educational leadership in schools is multifaceted and variously impacts on the school context and vice versa. One aspect of leadership in the schooling sector is educative mentoring. Drawing on theories of the important place of indigeneity in Maori-medium education, we examine Te Whatu Kura, an induction and mentoring learning programme. Teacher educative mentoring programmes potentially serve two important purposes: beginning teachers are provided with strong mentoring support at the beginning of their careers, and more experienced teachers receive recognition and support to be more effective mentors. The major aim of Te Whatu Kura is to address the significant retention issue of beginning teachers in the Maori-medium sector by focusing on supporting educative mentors as leaders to guide their beginning teachers to full teacher certification. Approximately 70% of beginning teachers in Maori-medium schools will leave that workforce in the first three years of their career. This has a long-term negative impact on schools' ability to deliver quality education. Data so far, shows the programme outcomes are very positive.
dc.publisher New Zealand Educational Administration & Leadership Society - NZEALS
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy and Practice
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dc.subject 1303 Specialist Studies in Education
dc.subject 1605 Policy and Administration
dc.title The critical role of the educative mentor as a leader to support the retention of beginning teachers in Māori-medium schools
dc.type Journal Article
pubs.issue 1/2
pubs.begin-page 20
pubs.volume 31
dc.date.updated 2022-05-16T05:24:59Z
dc.rights.holder Copyright: The author en
pubs.end-page 32
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pubs.subtype Article
pubs.elements-id 636023
pubs.org-id Education and Social Work
pubs.org-id Te Puna Wananga
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2022-05-16


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