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Rachel Felgate

Job Title: 
Senior Statistician

Rachel Felgate is Senior Statistician at NZCER and a Chartered Statistician of the Royal Statistical Society. She was a statistician at the National Foundation for Educational Research in England and Wales (NFER) for five years, working on a range of projects including many evaluations with longitudinal analysis and large datasets. She has extensive experience working with school clusters, and analysing achievement data, both cross-sectionally and longitudinally. She also has extensive experience fitting generalised linear models, including multi-level or hierarchical models.

New Zealand projects for which Rachel has had a major involvement in the analysis of include Literacy Professional Development Project evaluation, Healthy Futures (Fruit in Schools) evaluation, the Building Evaluative Capability in Schooling Improvement project, and more recently Te Toi Tupu: Leading Learning Network Professional Learning and Development work.

Some of Rachel's publications are listed under her previous name, Rachel Dingle.

Research outputs

Year published Title Publication type Category
2018 Teaching Practices, School Practices, and Principal Leadership: The first national picture 2017 Research report
2017 Christchurch Community Report Research report Te Wāhanga
2017 Kaitaia Community Report Research report
2017 Matawaia Community Report Research report
2017 Reviewing the game plan: What can be learnt from the first year of Play.sport? Research report
2017 Rūātoki Community Report Research report Te Wāhanga
2017 Tāmaki Makarau ki te Tonga Community Report Research report
2017 Taranaki Community Report Research report Te Wāhanga
2017 Tauranga Moana Community Report Research report Te Wāhanga
2017 Te Ahu o te Reo Overview Report Research report Te Wāhanga
2017 Te Uru o Tāmaki Community Report Research report
2017 Te Wairoa Community Report Research report
2016 Incredible Years Teacher-NZCER Evaluation Research report Evaluation
2015 "A positive culture of support" Final report from the evaluation of PB4L School-Wide Research report Student engagement Student health and wellbeing
2014 PB4L School-wide Evaluation: Preliminary findings Research report
2013 Student management systems in secondary schools Journal article School governance and management
2011 Students’ experiences of their first two years at Albany Senior High Research report Implementing New Zealand Curriculum Professional learning Schooling for the future
2009 A focus on opportunities to learn and student engagement Conference paper Key Competencies
2009 The changing face of Fruit in Schools: 2009 overview report Research report Curriculum and assessment School governance and management Student health and wellbeing
2009 The changing face of Fruit in Schools: Technical report Research report School governance and management Student health and wellbeing
2007 Evaluation of the Literacy Professional Development Project Research report Literacy Student engagement
2007 Learning to teach: A survey of provisionally registered teachers in Aotearoa New Zealand Research report
2007 Taking a bite of the apple: The implementation of Fruit in Schools (Healthy Futures evaluation report to the Ministry of Health) Research report Student health and wellbeing
2007 Taking a bite of the apple: The implementation of Fruit in Schools. Appendices (which include the 2006 case studies) Research report
2006 Career paths in the New Zealand primary school sector report Research report Education leadership practices
2006 Growing independence : A summary of key findings from the Competent Learners @14 project Research report
2006 Technical report with Growing independence: Competent learners @14 Research report