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Using a games for learning approach, educators are able to generate an array of curriculum-linked learning opportunities, assist in the development of key competencies, and create an inclusive learning environment.
These are key findings that come from the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) Games, gamification, and game design for learning (Games for Learning) report released today.
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Ko te manu e kai ana i te mātauranga, nōna te ao!
Secondary schools feel under pressure to meet the increasingly complex needs of students, including mental health issues.
The New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) needs a Kaiāwhina Rangahau / Research Assistant to support contracted research projects. The position will assist project leaders and researchers in our Research and Development Group and Te Wāhanga.
Are you a critical thinker with expertise in statistical analysis? The New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) is looking for a Senior Statistician to join our organisation. You will take a leadership role, managing projects and actively pursuing tender opportunities. Our statisticians and researchers will look to you for mentoring and support. You will bring experience in working as an applied statistician and ideally have a post graduate degree in theoretical or applied statistics.
To apply for this permanent, full time (or as negotiated) position, please forward a covering letter and detailed curriculum vitae showing how your skills match the position description. Your application should be addressed to Marie Sim, HR Advisor: email@example.com Closing date for applications is midday 13 May 2019.
A study, released today, found that schools are successfully lifting achievement by creating a coherent focus on literacy teaching.
The $1.5 million fund is allocated annually to projects at all levels of education from early childhood to tertiary.
Expressions of interest are due 2 May 2019.
Early childhood education practitioners from Aotearoa New Zealand are invited to apply for the Margaret May Blackwell Fellowship.
The Fellowship is worth up to $16,000 and funds travel and accomodation costs for international research about early childhood education.
NZCER is offering free workshops to introduce two of our most popular online tools. We want to support purposeful use of assessments and surveys, so we've developed workshops to build assessment capability.
NZCER Board member Dr Jodie Hunter says children can learn to love maths when they are encouraged to see it in everyday life. She spoke to RNZ National's Kathryn Ryan about her work in classrooms in Niue and West Auckland.