Life skills checklist for students who identify as Indigenous

Ainge, David (2002) Life skills checklist for students who identify as Indigenous. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 39 (2). pp. 107-116.

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Indigenous educators, concerned about schools underestimating the ability of indigenous students, wished to create an instrument that would investigate how well students cope with life out of school, as an alternative indicator of ability. The instrument was developed in the form of a checklist of caregivers' views on coping. Trials in primary and high schools yielded specific suggestions from teachers about how they might use this type of information, and have significant implications for study of assessment in teacher pre-service courses.

Item ID: 13536
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1470-3300
Keywords: assessment; Indigenous communities; schools
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2010 01:40
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130303 Education Assessment and Evaluation @ 100%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939999 Education and Training not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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