New Zealand Council for Educational Research

Photograph: The senior classroom at Oruaiti School, Mangonui, November 1959.
From Elwyn Richardson's In the Early World (3rd ed), published by NZCER Press.

Evaluation Associates are currently holding four different seminars around the country on NZCER’s literacy, mathematics, and science assessment tools and NZCER survey tools. For more information or to register, visit the “Workshops & seminars” section of Evaluation Associate’s website.

11 March 2014

NZCER researchers Rose Hipkins and Rachel Bolstad joined other speakers at the Wellington Festival of Education on Saturday, 29 March to discuss insights on the key competencies and on future-oriented learning. We've compiled a further resources list if you are interested in learning more about these research ideas.

11 March 2014

This blog post considers what makes an effective cycle of inquiry in schools. The evidence-based cycle of inquiry is the engine that drives improvement to teaching and learning in classrooms and in school-wide initiatives (Timperley et al, 2010).  Research says this is how you make a difference.

5 March 2014

Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the 2014 Teaching and Learning Initiative (TLRI) funding round are now being sought. Interested parties must submit their EOI by 9 May 2014. This will be followed by a shortlisting process and those that are selected will be invited to submit a full proposal.

The fund is open to proposals from all sectors of education and training including early childhood, school, and the post school sector.

You can find out more by visiting theTLRI website.

3 March 2014