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dc.contributor.authorEvans, Sian
dc.date.accessioned2019-09-05T21:53:23Z
dc.date.available2019-09-05T21:53:23Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10652/4685
dc.description.abstractRESEARCH QUESTIONS: 1. What are the current practices of pastoral care in New Zealand secondary schools? 2. What are senior leaders’ expectations of tutor teachers in New Zealand secondary schools? 3. What are the successes and challenges of a tutor teacher in a pastoral care role? ABSTRACT: The social, emotional wellbeing of students today is as of great a concern as their academic achievement. In New Zealand secondary schools, special arrangements are made for pastoral care. The purpose of this research was to examine the role of the tutor teacher in two secondary schools and to examine the expectations and challenges of this role. The role of the tutor teacher is frequently cited as an important role in the care of secondary school students yet there is no current research on the role of a tutor teacher in the secondary sector in New Zealand. Therefore, this research will contribute to the knowledge of pastoral practices in a New Zealand setting. This qualitative research comprised document analysis of pastoral care documents such as pastoral care curriculum documents and school website information on pastoral care. Eight semi-structuredThe findings established that although both schools deemed pastoral care important, only School Two resourced and led their tutor teachers to fulfil the role adequately. Subsequently the quality of pastoral care provided for students in School One was completely dependent upon the individual teacher’s motivation to provide pastoral care for their students. interviews were conducted at two New Zealand secondary schools with a Dean and two tutor teachers at each school and a deputy principal at one school. In conclusion, pastoral care is important for students, but schools need to ensure that their teachers are sufficiently resourced and trained to provide such care. Further research on the practices of tutor teachers in a variety of schools is required to extrapolate the findings of this research.en_NZ
dc.language.isoenen_NZ
dc.rightsAll rights reserveden_NZ
dc.subjectNew Zealanden_NZ
dc.subjectsecondary schoolsen_NZ
dc.subjectpastoral careen_NZ
dc.subjecttutor teachersen_NZ
dc.subjectsecondary studentsen_NZ
dc.subjectsenior leadersen_NZ
dc.titleThe role of the tutor teacher in secondary school pastoral care : challenges and expectationsen_NZ
dc.typeMasters Dissertationen_NZ
dc.rights.holderAuthoren_NZ
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Educational Leadership and Managementen_NZ
thesis.degree.levelMastersen_NZ
thesis.degree.grantorUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ
dc.subject.marsden130305 Educational Counsellingen_NZ
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationEvans, S. (2017). The role of the tutor teacher in secondary school pastoral care: Challenges and expectations (Unpublished document submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Educational Leadership and Management). Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10652/4685en_NZ
unitec.pages77en_NZ
dc.contributor.affiliationUnitec Institute of Technologyen_NZ
unitec.advisor.principalBassett, Martin
unitec.advisor.associatedCardno, Carol
unitec.institution.studyareaEducation
dc.identifier.wikidataQ112933686


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