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New Funding Pathway Launched For Kaupapa Māori Educational Research

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 12:45 pm | NZCER

The Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) funds research projects that aim to improve outcomes for learners. Today, the TLRI launched Whatua tū aka, a new pathway to encourage more kaupapa Māori educational research. Whatua tū aka, ... More >>

“It ain’t what you do, it’s the way you do it.” Well, both"

Monday, 24 February 2020, 10:27 am | NZCER

Chief Researcher, Cathy Wylie, shares her thoughts on what's been happening since the education reviews of 2018/19 More >>

Successful integration of school curriculum areas

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 10:00 am | NZCER

A New NZCER study shows that principals and teachers saw their curriculum integration experiences as successful. Curriculum integration is common in primary schools and nearly two-thirds of secondary schools are combining two or more learning areas at ... More >>

Research projects share $1.7 million in funding

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 10:09 am | NZCER

The Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) supports partnerships between researchers and educators by funding projects expected to improve outcomes for learners. More >>

Longitudinal study gives valuable insights

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 3:47 pm | NZCER

Longitudinal study gives valuable insights into the lives of New Zealanders in their mid-20s More >>

Early childhood ed fellowship exploring pedagogy in STEEAM

Monday, 10 June 2019, 1:38 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

Media release: Early childhood education fellowship to support exploration of innovative approaches to pedagogy in STEEAM More >>

Secondary schools need more support for student wellbeing

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 11:15 am | NZ Council for Educational Research

Secondary schools feel under pressure to meet the increasingly complex needs of students, including mental health issues. More >>

How schools lift achievement in literacy

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 9:06 am | NZCER

A study, released today, found that schools are successfully lifting achievement by creating a coherent focus on literacy teaching. More >>

Charles Darr appointed as Chief Researcher ­

Monday, 14 January 2019, 11:21 am | NZCER

The New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) is pleased to announce that Charles Darr has been appointed Chief Researcher with a special interest in assessment. More >>

Projects to improve outcomes for learners share $1.4M funds

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 9:29 am | NZ Council for Educational Research

The Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) supports partnerships between researchers and educators by funding projects expected to improve outcomes for learners. More >>

Award to fund resource for teaching stats investigations

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 10:06 am | NZ Council for Educational Research

The 2018 Beeby Award has been awarded to mathematics and statistics educator Dr Pip Arnold. Dr Arnold’s winning proposal is for a resource to support statistics teaching and learning in the New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa. More >>

New resource supports teaching students about mental health

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 12:13 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

Those teaching school students about resilience, mental health, interpersonal skills, and wellbeing will welcome a new resource from NZCER Press. More >>

One million assessments to support teaching and learning

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 2:07 pm | NZCER

Media release: One million assessments to support teaching and learning 2pm Thursday 20 September 2018 More >>

Cohesive policy could better support te reo Māori

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 9:27 am | NZCER

Government policy to support te reo Māori in kura and schools has lacked cohesion and has yet to address the shortage of reo Māori teachers. This includes teachers of the language and those able to teach in te reo Māori. More >>

$30,000 award to support an innovative learning resource

Monday, 11 June 2018, 9:28 am | NZCER

People with a great idea for turning high-quality research into an innovative learning resource are invited to apply for the Beeby Award 2018. More >>

Supporting children with a parent in prison

Monday, 14 May 2018, 8:47 am | NZCER

How can early childhood teachers best support children who have a parent in prison? More >>

NZCER’s Cathy Wylie on ‘Tomorrow’s Schools’ taskforce

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 4:25 pm | NZCER

Dr Cathy Wylie, a Chief Researcher at the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER), has been appointed to the 5-member taskforce that will lead the review of Tomorrow’s Schools. More >>

School Newsletters & Visits Key Sources of Information

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 11:11 am | NZCER

Delving into the school bag for the newsletter remains a reality for parents and whānau of primary and intermediate students. School newsletters remain the main source of information about their child’s school for parents and whānau, although ... More >>

Few Schools Able to Develop Students’ Te Reo Māori Skills

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 11:09 am | NZCER

Students who start with high proficiency in te reo Māori are unlikely to be supported to further develop their reo Māori skills in English-medium schools. While many teachers think it is important students learn te reo Māori, very few are able to ... More >>

Supporting learners of te reo in tertiary organisations

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 1:15 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

Te reo Māori learners need more support to realise their language aspirations at tertiary education organisations (TEOs). A recently published study shows that although te reo Māori is central to learners’ identity, support for learning and using ... More >>

 

 

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