Editorial (ERPP Issue 8.3)
Welcome to the third issue of ERPP for the year 2009. In this issue, we will explore a wide-range of educational policy and practice topics pertinent to New Zealand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Australia, Laos and the Philippines. The issues are varied, ranging from educational reform and school improvement to children’s representations and explanations of arithmetic word problems. Analyses have been conducted using quantitative and qualitative methodologies with implications considered for policy and practice, as well as further research.