Browsing by Author "May, Stephen"

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  • Deconstructing the instrumental/identity divide in language policy debates

    May, Stephen (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, The University of Waikato, 2005)
    Debates about language and literacy policies are increasingly constructed at national levels in relation to their potential contribution to the ‘knowledge economy’, and to the ability of nation-states to compete economically ...
  • Dis-lodging literature from English: Challenging linguistic hegemonies

    Locke, Terry; May, Stephen (University of Waikato, 2004-05-01)
    This paper problematises the location of literature "teaching" within the English (L1) curriculum, as is the case in New Zealand and other settings. It defamiliarises this arrangement by drawing attention to official New ...
  • Editorial: The challenge of teaching english in diverse contexts

    May, Stephen; Janks, Hilary (Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, 2004)
    At the international conference on Language, Education and Diversity, held at the University of Waikato in November 2003, 450 delegates from over 30 countries gathered to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing ...
  • Hangaia te mātāpuna o te mōhio: learning foundations for Māori adults

    May, Stephen (The Ministry of Education, 2009-08)
    Hangaia te mātāpuna o te mōhio can mean to build the precious gift of knowledge or to build the well-spring of learning. It symbolises the experience of Māori adults as they re-enter education to develop their literacy, ...
  • Indigenous education: addressing current issues and developments

    May, Stephen; Aikman, Sheila (2003-04-01)
    This introduction to a special issue of Comparative Education focuses on current issues and developments in both the theory and practice of indigenous education from around the world.