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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 >>

School resources insufficient, regardless of decile

Monday, 6 November 2017, 1:31 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

Only 8% of primary and intermediate principals found their school operational funding sufficient in 2016, and just under half reduced their spending. Principals’ views of the insufficiency of resources were unrelated to school decile. More >>

Teachers’ professional learning helps them meet needs

Monday, 6 November 2017, 1:31 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

Many teachers are getting useful blocks of time for professional learning within schools and are getting practical help for teaching priority learners. Teachers also want more time to focus on doing their work well. More >>

Principals want to spend more time on educational leadership

Monday, 6 November 2017, 1:29 pm | NZ Council for Educational Research

Principals of primary and intermediate schools want to spend less time on administration and paperwork, and 75% of them want to spend more time on educational leadership, up from 59% in 2013. More >>

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 >>





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