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Dr. Jodie Hunter

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Senior Lecturer, Institute of Education, Massey University

Dr Jodie Hunter is currently a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics and Pasifika education, Massey University. She is passionate about developing culturally responsive teaching for Pasifika students in mathematics classrooms and co-leads a professional learning and development research project entitled “Developing Mathematical Inquiry Communities”. This work involves working closely with schools and in classrooms with teachers to support a shift in pedagogical practices to better serve the diverse learners that comprise classrooms.

This aligns with her professional and research interests in funds of knowledge, culturally responsive teaching and equity focused education. She is also interested in developing early algebraic reasoning in primary school classrooms and investigating student perspectives in a range of contexts.

Jodie was previously a Fulbright scholar at the University of Arizona studying the use of funds of knowledge models to accelerate the achievement of diverse students. She recently contributed to the Early Learning Ministerial Advisory group to develop a 10 year plan for early learning within New Zealand.

She is Vice President (Conferences) for the Mathematics Research Group of Australasia and sits as a Board member of the NZCER. She is also an Editorial Board Member for Research in Mathematical Education and Video Journal of Education and Pedagogy.

Jodie is the Ministerial appointee to the Board, with a 4-year term starting November 2018.