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A number of NZCER staff contribute to our blogs and we link to and draw on external expertise. We hope it is a useful source of information, ideas and support about NZCER's work and wider educational and assessment issues. We welcome your questions and comments.

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Authored by Kaihautū Rangahau | Chief Researcher Rosemary Hipkins.

Date posted: 29 March 2022

As we wind down for a much-needed holiday break, I've been reflecting on how to keep planetary wellbeing front of mind during this period of rest and restoration.

Date posted: 16 December 2021

Authored by Kaihautū Rangahau | Chief Researcher Rosemary Hipkins

Date posted: 14 December 2021

Authored by Kaihautū Rangahau | Chief Researcher Rosemary Hipkins

Date posted: 6 December 2021

By Rachel Bolstad

Yes, education was on the agenda, and there were some positive developments.

Date posted: 15 November 2021

By Rachel Bolstad

With so much Covid news coming at us every day, the Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP) may not be high on many educators’ radar. You might be asking: 

  • What is the ERP?  

  • Why do I need to learn another acronym? 

Date posted: 1 November 2021

Here's an opinion piece by one of our Senior Researchers Dr Mohamed Alansari entitled ‘In defence of the future’. The piece is motivated by but not a response to ‘In defence of science’ and opines about the importance of the nation reflecting on free speech and thought leadership in relation to schooling.

Read rest of post: In defence of the future
Date posted: 2 August 2021

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