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Jenny Whatman

Job Title: 
Associate

Jenny consults for NZCER and the Ministry of Education. Jenny’s areas of expertise include evaluating initial teacher education and teacher professional learning and development programmes, assessment, and self-evaluation tools for students and teachers.

Prior to working as a consultant Jenny worked as a Senior Researcher for NZCER for 10 years. While at NZCER Jenny managed the development of the Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Tool for Adults. She was involved in research and evaluation projects, including ones on adult literacy and numeracy, beginning teachers, initial teacher education, professional development of teachers, and teacher quality.

Qualifications:
Cert TESOL (Global TESOL College), MEd (Merit) (Victoria University of Wellington), Dip Drama (University of Auckland), Dip Ed (Massey University), Dip Teaching (Christchurch), BA (English) (Canterbury)

Research outputs

Year published Title Publication type Category
2016 2015 Annual Evaluation Report for the Teach First NZ programme pilot delivered in partnership with the University of Auckland Research report Evaluation
2016 Sharing our gifts with the community Research report
2016 Supporting a system-wide shift from advice and guidance to educative mentoring Research report Evaluation
2015 2014 Annual Evaluation Report for the Teach First NZ Programme Research report Learning at work Post-school learning Professional learning
2015 Evaluation of the Manaiakalani Digital Teaching Academy Research report
2014 2013 Annual Evaluation Report for the Teach First NZ programme pilot delivered in partnership with the University of Auckland Research report
2014 The work of PLD facilitators Paper PLD for facilitators
2013 Hei Ara Ako ki te Oranga: A model for measuring wellbeing outcomes from literacy programmes Research report Te Wāhanga
2011 Literacy, language and numeracy: connecting research to practice in the tertiary sector Research report Learning at work
2011 The transfer of literacy, language and numeracy skills from learning programmes into the workplace Research report Learning at work
2011 The transfer of literacy, language and numeracy skills from learning programmes into the workplace: Literature review Research report Learning at work
2010 Engaging Young People/Young Adults in Literacy, Language and Numeracy Skill Development Research report Learning at work
2010 Engaging young people/young adults in literacy, language and numeracy skill development: A Literature Review Research report Learning at work Student engagement
2010 Engaging young people/young adults in literacy, language and numeracy skill development: Summary Report Research report Learning at work