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Author(s): Rosemary Hipkins
Publication type: Research report

This paper illustrates the the evolution of the key competencies as The New Zealand Curriculum was developed, using the visual models that supported thinking at different stages of the curriculum project.
The types of evidence and processes used to support their development are also summarised.

28 May 2018
Author(s): Sue McDowall and Rosemary Hipkins
Publication type: Research report

This paper analyses a series of research projects to describe how understandings about key competencies have developed over the decade since NZC was published.

9 April 2018
Author(s): Cathy Wylie, Sue McDowall, Hilary Ferral, Rachel Felgate, and Heleen Visser
Publication type: Research summary
28 March 2018
Author(s): Cathy Wylie, Sue McDowall, Hilary Ferral, Rachel Felgate, and Heleen Visser
Publication type: Research report
28 March 2018
Author(s): Elliot Lawes and Sally Boyd
Publication type: Research report

This report describes a study that analysed Wellbeing@School student and teacher survey data from 400 New Zealand schools and produced an infographic summary. It provides the methodological details behind the infographic and also extends the findings. 

12 March 2018
Author(s): Karen Vaughan
Publication type: Research summary

In late 2017 an evaluation of Engineering Education to Employment (Engineering e2e) was undertaken by New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) Chief Researcher Karen Vaughan. This was a high-level review of documentation and 16 interviews with Steering Group members and initiative or project leaders asking about the ways in which Engineering e2e acted as a systems integrator and what can be learned from this. This is a summary of its findings.

28 February 2018
Author(s): Karen Vaughan
Publication type: Research report

Report prepared for the Tertiary Education Commission and the Engineering e2e Steering Group.

20 February 2018
Author(s): Linda Bonne and Lorraine Spiller
Publication type: Working paper

The NZCER national survey of primary and intermediate schools 2016 included a number of questions that asked specifically about matters related to Pasifika students, Pasifika families, or Pasifika cultural activities at school. We have brought the responses to these questions together for researchers working in Pasifika education.

8 January 2018
Author(s): MacDonald, J., Bourke, R., Berg, M., & Burgon, J
Publication type: Research report

A report to the Ministry of Education you can read on the Education Counts website.

In 2013 the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) was commissioned, in partnership with Associate Professor Roseanna Bourke from Victoria University of Wellington, to undertake an evaluation of My FRIENDS Youth in the New Zealand trial schools. This is the final evaluation report of the programme. 

18 December 2017
Author(s): Whatman, J., & MacDonald, J.
Publication type: Research report

A literature review prepared for the Education Council that you can read on the Education Council website.

Questions the review is addressing: 

1. What are the features of high quality practica that have a positive impact on outcomes for student teachers?

2. What are the features of high quality theory and practice integration within other parts of the ITE programme (course work) that have a positive impact on outcomes for student teachers?

18 December 2017

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