A ground-breaking project with major implications for how we think about vocational education has been launched in Wellington. The Knowing Practice project involved research with general practice registrars, carpentry apprentices and engineering technician cadets. It's a partnership between NZCER and Ako Aotearoa - The National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence.

You can read more about the project here or in the media release.

27 January 2016

The Margaret Blackwell Fellowship will be offered in 2016. Applications from those working in all areas of early childhood education will open in February 2016 and close on 31 March. It is expected that the successful recipient will use the fellowship to travel during 2016.  NZCER administers the fellowship on behalf of a trust.

 

21 December 2015

Six projects have been funded in the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) 2015 funding round. The funding decisions were announced by the Education Minister Hekia Parata here on 10 December. You can read more about the projects on the TLRI website.

10 December 2015

What are the ways that failure is talked about in different categories of books listed on Amazon?

8 December 2015