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Our purpose centres on whakatere tōmua / wayfinding. Whakatere tōmua is our mahi. Our purpose—through research, resources, and services—is to find ways for kaiako, ākonga, and whānau to have the best possible education experiences and outcomes.
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Teaching for Complex Systems Thinking
What do a short car trip, a pandemic, the wood-wide fungal web, a challenging learning experience, a storm, transport logistics, and the language(s) we speak have in common? All of them are systems,...
"Teaching for complex systems thinking” a timely release
Thursday 18 November NZCER Press released the book Teaching for complex systems thinking by one of our Chief Researchers Rosemary Hipkins.
This book identifies complex systems thinking as an essential capability for citizenship, and it sets out to show teachers how they might foster it—for themselves as well as for their students. The book is both practical and philosophical. There is explicit discussion of parallels between complexity science and indigenous knowledge systems (specifically mātauranga Māori in the New Zealand context). Purchase your copy today from here: https://www.nzcer.org.nz/nzcerpress/teaching-complex-systems-thinking
Manaakitia ngā tamariki kia ora ai - Supporting children's wellbeing
Introduction to the study
The Manaakitia ngā tamariki kia ora ai | Supporting children’s wellbeing publication shares themes and narratives from six good-practice primary and intermediate schools...