Browsing by Author "Cosgriff, Marg"

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  • Health invaders in New Zealand primary schools

    Burrows, Lisette; Petrie, Kirsten Culhane; Cosgriff, Marg (Wilf Malcolm Institue of Educational Research, UoW, Hamilton, New Zealand, 2015)
    Escalating concern over childhood obesity rates, children’s eating habits and their physical activity regimes has fuelled the development of multiple health policies and resources. Many of these are reaching into primary ...
  • Learning from leisure: Developing nature connectedness in outdoor education

    Cosgriff, Marg (Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation, 2011)
    The “greening” of outdoor education has received increasing attention from educators in Aotearoa-New Zealand and internationally. Given contemporary global concerns about the scale of environmental issues and the associated ...
  • Outdoor learning in Aotearoa New Zealand: voices past, present, and future

    Cosgriff, Marg; Legge, Maureen; Brown, Mike; Boyes, Mike; Zink, Robyn; Irwin, Dave (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
    Many of the principles and practices that have influenced outdoor education in Aotearoa New Zealand find their genesis in the United Kingdom and North America. In recent times, many of these foundational assumptions have ...
  • The rewards of professional change: Two primary school teachers’ experiences of transforming outdoor education.

    Cosgriff, Marg (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, 2017)
    Embarking on and sustaining professional change is often a challenging process for educators. This is particularly so within a broader context of rapid (r)evolution in curriculum, pedagogical and assessment-related ...
  • School curriculum and outdoor education. Part 1: Early childhood and primary school

    Cosgriff, Marg; Thevenard, Liz (CPIT, 2011)
    Th is chapter explores broad possibilities for learning outdoors in formal education contexts. In part one we set the scene for the chapter by examining contemporary curricula in the early childhood and school sectors. ...