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Jonathan Fisher

Job Title: 
Senior Researcher/Resource Developer

Jonathan is a Senior Resource Developer/Researcher at NZCER.

Jonathan specialises in curriculum and assessment, resource development, ICT and mathematics education. 

Prior to his work at NZCER, he was a primary school teacher, and before that he was a data analyst.

His research interests include:

  • wellbeing
  • mathematics education
  • curriculum and resource development
  • assessment development
  • ICT and multimedia
  • resource development

Jonathan has a B.A (Drama Studies) and a B.Sc (Statistics and Operations Research), Dip. Tchg, and a M.Ed (Distinction).

Joyce, C. & Fisher, J. (2014). Assessment for learning, online tasks, and the new Assessment Resource Banks. set: Research information for teachers, 2, 51-55. Wellington. NZCER Press.

Neill, A., Fisher, J. & Dingle, R. (2010). Exploring Mathematics Interventions: Exploratory evaluation of the Accelerating Learning in Mathematics pilot study. Report to the Ministry of Education. Wellington: NZCER Press.

Neill, A. & Fisher, J. (2010). A basketful of assessment riches. In R. Averill & R. Harvey (Eds.), Teaching Primary School Mathematics and Statistics: Evidence-based Practice (pp. 307-319). Wellington: NZCER Press.

Fisher. J (2009). Fractions: Partitioning and the part-whole concept. set: Research information for teachers, 2, 12-19. Wellington. NZCER Press.

Boyd, S., Fisher, J., & Brooking, K. (2008). Life Education – Making a difference. An evaluation for the Life Education Trust. Wellington: Life Education Trust.

Fisher, J., & Neill, A. (2008). Evaluation of Home-School Partnership: Numeracy. In: Findings from the Numeracy Development Projects 2007, 157-174. Wellington: Learning Media Limited.

Fisher, J., & Neill, A. (2007). Exploratory study of Home-School Partnership: Numeracy. Wellington: New Zealand Council for Educational Research.

Fisher, J. (2005). Formative assessment and the ARB website. set: Research Information for Teachers, 1, 54-56. Wellington. NZCER Press.

Darr, C., Fisher, J. (2005). Self-regulated learning in mathematics classes. set: Research Information for teachers, 2, 44-49. Wellington. NZCER Press.

Darr, C., & Fisher, J. (2004). Self-regulated learning in the mathematics class. Paper presented at the annual conference of the New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE), Palmerston North, 24 to 26 November 2004.

Darr, C., & Fisher, J.  (2003). The band-aid strip. set: Research Information for Teachers, 3, 33-39. Wellington. NZCER Press.