Academic journal article Journal of Physical Education New Zealand

Editorial

Academic journal article Journal of Physical Education New Zealand

Editorial

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This editorial is not a precedent, and I do not intend to introduce every future issue of the Journal of Physical Education New Zealand. This is my first journal edition, however, and it is normal procedure for an incoming editor to thank her or his predecessors for their past contributions. I would like to pay tribute to Mike Boyes, who in the last three years has brought warmth and enthusiasm to the task. With the assistance and support of the editorial board, he has steered the journal toward its current form. As well as evolving as an internationally recognised academic resource, however, it still retains its relevance to those who work in what Don Hellison calls `the swamp of practice'.

I would also like to acknowledge the contribution of Ian Culpan, who was guest editor for the last edition of this journal. Ian compiled a special `Millennium Edition' from the work of invited writers, that makes a significant contribution to the New Zealand literature in our curriculum area. As the new editor of this journal, it is important also that I am able to reassure readers that every effort will be made to maintain the standards set previously. I suggest that the `Millennium Edition' has set new standards, and my challenge will be to sustain those in this and future editions.

We live in an era when most would agree that our professional work is becoming increasingly demanding. …

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