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Insights into the impact of National Standards in schools

Friday, 29 November 2013, 9:55 am | NZ Council for Educational Research

Findings from a new survey of primary and intermediate schools provide insights into the impact of National Standards in schools. NZCER conducted a national survey of primary and intermediate schools in mid-2013, drawing responses from principals (total: ... More >>

NZCER comments on National Standards aggregated data

Tuesday, 11 June 2013, 4:09 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

The aggregated National Standards data released today provides some indicative information about student achievement but it is far too early to be definitive about national trends. More >>

Time to reshape New Zealand’s self-managing school model

Monday, 3 December 2012, 9:36 am | NZ Council for Educational Research

A book released this week recommends fundamental changes to how New Zealand organises its education system, including the government agencies, boards of trustees and the way schools are connected to each other. More >>

Samoan NCEA Book Launched During Samoan Language Week

Thursday, 31 May 2012, 11:02 am | NZ Council for Educational Research

Media release 30 May 2012 Samoan NCEA Book Launched During Samoan Language Week The Samoan translation of a book to help students and parents better understand NCEA has been launched during Samoan language week. More >>

Hui explores kaupapa Māori research

Thursday, 5 May 2011, 3:48 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

A hui being held at Wellington’s Pipitea marae today and tomorrow, 5-6 May, is exploring the challenges of kaupapa Māori research. More >>

75 years – and looking ahead - NZCER news

Wednesday, 4 March 2009, 2:50 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

NZCER was established in 1934 so we’re celebrating our 75th birthday this year. One of our aims is to lead debate about important education issues, and we are doing this through a series of conferences throughout the year. Information about our 75th ... More >>

E-Research Ed Nov 2008

Tuesday, 18 November 2008, 10:22 am | NZ Council for Educational Research

Progressive Achievement Tests; national surveys of schools; Beeby fellowship; Students’ perceptions of science; Adult literacy assessment tool; student engagement survey More >>

Being Mäori-Päkehä

Tuesday, 8 July 2008, 4:22 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

A new book from NZCER Press delves into the experience of being a New Zealander of Mäori-Päkehä descent. More >>

Researchers respond on national testing policy

Wednesday, 4 April 2007, 12:58 am | NZ Council for Educational Research

A move to compulsory national testing in primary schools will do nothing to improve student achievement on its own, says New Zealand Council for Educational Research chief researcher Cathy Wylie. More >>

Career development, not guidance, emerging issue

Thursday, 22 June 2006, 4:07 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

Career management and development, rather than traditional career guidance, are emerging as important factors in supporting young people to think about, and progress, their professional and personal futures. More >>

NZCER / TEFANZ educational media awards announced

Friday, 28 October 2005, 12:04 am | NZ Council for Educational Research

Radio New Zealand’s Gael Woods is the winner of the 2005 New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) / Teacher Education Forum of Aotearoa New Zealand (TEFANZ) Excellence in Educational Journalism award. More >>

Knowledge age not industrial age education needed

Wednesday, 8 June 2005, 9:36 am | NZ Council for Educational Research

A new book looking at the future of education and the knowledge society challenges the current education system, concluding that many of the ideas that drive it are no longer appropriate as we move into the knowledge age. More >>

Key Findings From Survey Of Secondary Schools 2003

Friday, 26 November 2004, 3:25 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

This summary reports key findings from the National Survey of Secondary Schools carried out by NZCER in mid-2003. Ninety-five principals from a range of school types and deciles, 744 teachers from a range of curriculum subjects, 180 school trustees and ... More >>

First national secondary school survey for 10 yrs

Friday, 26 November 2004, 3:24 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

The New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) today released a comprehensive national survey of secondary schools, the first systematic survey of its type in more than a decade. The survey looks at a wide range of issues including funding, ... More >>

2004 Excellence in Educational Journalism Award

Thursday, 8 April 2004, 5:26 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

The Teacher Education Forum of Aotearoa and The New Zealand Council for Educational Research invite entries for More >>

Enjoyment the key to NCEA students’ subject choice

Tuesday, 6 April 2004, 3:06 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

Enjoyment the key to NCEA students’ subject choice … as long as it’s challenging and interesting More >>

Monitoring progress in spelling

Friday, 19 March 2004, 10:05 am | NZ Council for Educational Research

This book provides a useful tool for professionals who monitor children's progress in written spelling. Parents who wish to understand how children's written spelling develops will also find it a helpful overview. More >>

‘Educultural’ learning vital for teaching

Wednesday, 18 February 2004, 9:28 am | NZ Council for Educational Research

A new book focussing on ‘educultural’ education has highlighted the need for the country’s teachers to gain a better understanding of their culture and the culture of others if teaching and learning in the classroom is to become more effective. More >>

 

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