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Benton reports on te reo Māori to be accessible to all online

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 1:27 pm | NZCER

Thursday 14 September 2017 - Between 1973-1979 Richard and Nena Benton led the first sociolinguistic survey of te reo Māori in New Zealand. Publications from the research include a set of 143 booklets that report on each community involved. Until now, ... More >>

Practical ideas to enhance student wellbeing

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:04 am | NZCER

15 August 2017 - Schools can get practical ideas to enhance student wellbeing and lower levels of aggressive and bullying behaviours from a report released today. More >>

School trustees focused on student progress and achievement

Thursday, 13 July 2017, 11:54 am | NZ Council for Educational Research

School trustees have a strong focus on strategy and most principals feel boards add value to schools. More >>

Award-winning game makers confirmed for Games for Learning

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 1:50 pm | NZCER

The key players in the development of BAFTA award winning game, Never Alone, will be speaking at Games for Learning, a conference hosted by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) in August. More >>

Teachers believe they can do more with digital technologies

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 10:48 am | NZ Council for Educational Research

Teachers believe digital technologies can have benefits for children’s learning, enabling deeper learning experiences and helping children with additional learning needs. But the use of digital technologies for learning varies across classrooms, ... More >>

Survey looks at National Standards in schools

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 11:30 am | NZ Council for Educational Research

A new survey looks at National Standards in primary and intermediate schools, almost seven years on from their introduction. More >>

Research on new Communities of Learning

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 12:36 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako: The Emergent stage is a report from the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER). It draws on data from a comprehensive survey of primary and intermediate schools conducted in August and September 2016. ... More >>

Beeby Fellowship to create mental health education resource

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 2:50 pm | NZCER

The Beeby Fellowship for 2016-2017 has been won by a university researcher and a secondary school teacher, who will collaborate on a mental health education teaching resource for students in Years 7-13. More >>

Comprehensive survey of New Zealand secondary schools

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 10:36 am | NZCER

A comprehensive new survey on current experiences and challenges for secondary schools in New Zealand has been released. More >>

Innovative maths resource promotes higher order thinking

Tuesday, 1 March 2016, 3:26 pm | NZCER

A new resource designed to empower secondary school students to use maths concepts in contexts within and beyond the subject has been published. The LEMMA series: Mathematics tasks that promote higher order thinking is a collection of booklets that contain ... More >>

Digital game plays with curriculum for the future

Friday, 26 February 2016, 4:43 pm | NZCER

NZCER has collaborated with Wellington-based game developers Gamelab in an exciting new venture to get people thinking about learning now and for the future. More >>

What is the state of te reo Maori in homes and communities?

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 8:04 am | NZCER

Researchers are gathering in Wellington today for a hui before heading out across Aotearoa New Zealand to begin an important new study of the Maori language. More >>

NZCER appoints new director

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 12:23 pm | NZCER

The Board of the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) has today announced the appointment of Graeme Cosslett to the role of director and chief executive. More >>

The health of te reo in Māori homes and communities

Monday, 4 May 2015, 2:38 pm | NZCER

Te Ahu o te Reo project to measure the health of te reo in Māori homes and communities More >>

Making secondary schools great

Monday, 15 December 2014, 10:15 am | NZCER

A hard-hitting new book says New Zealand can tackle educational disparity and make our secondary schools great. More >>

Report shows high achievement in New Zealand boys’ schools

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 12:56 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

A new report analyses achievement in state secondary boys’ schools and explores the top strategies used by high-performing schools. More >>

Survey of primary and intermediate schools

Monday, 5 May 2014, 12:48 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

Primary and intermediate schools teachers enjoy their jobs and report high morale levels in the latest national survey of the sector by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER). More >>

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 >>

 

 

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