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Author(s): Robyn Baker

In the very first bulletin published by NZCER, Educational Research in New Zealand (1935), Dr Beeby, our first director, stated that NZCER needed to feed the curiosity of teachers, in a way that...

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Author(s): Chris Marston and Natasha Kenneally

A survey of the science interests of Year 5 students was attached to Assessment Resource Bank material sent out to schools for trialling in terms 1 and 2, 2001. Overall the results show that...

Author(s): Val Podmore, Le’autuli’ilagi Sauvao, and Lia Mapa (with Ina Mora, Tapaeru Tereora and Suria Timotea)

When young children move from one educational setting to another, it is important to understand the context of their prior experiences. Most children starting primary school have already...

Author(s): Alison Gilmore

Each year, the National Education Monitoring Project (NEMP) engages teachers to work intensively with children administering a wide range of assessment tasks, and to mark children’s recorded...

Author(s): Judy Moreland, Alister Jones and Megan Chambers

Three years’ research work with 14 primary school teachers and two principals in technology education has shown how effective research, development, and negotiated intervention strategies can be...

Author(s): Rhonda Oliver, Glenys Collard, Judith Rochecouste, and Nola Purdie

A study examined the attitudes of Indigenous students from the south-west of Western Australia towards their first and second dialects, Aboriginal English and Standard Australian English, and...

Author(s): Pat Nolan and Margaret Brown

Over forty years of research and experience show that it is the middle school philosophy and approach, rather than grade span or school organisation, which make middle schools educationally...

Author(s): Kay Hawk and Jan Hill

The authors look at the differences between the primary, intermediate/middle and secondary “islands” in the educational “sea”, the structural reasons for their separateness, the impact of this...

Author(s): Neil Potter

The experience of team teaching Years 9 and 10 at Cargill and Tweedsmuir Schools over a six-year period has provided many valuable insights into the challenges and benefits that team teaching...

Author(s): Richard Ward

The literature on curriculum delivery in New Zealand for Years 9 and 10 has acknowledged that differences exist between the delivery styles in primary and secondary schools, but it has offered...