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Josie Roberts

Job Title: 
Associate

Josie has expertise in education and youth research and evaluation. She has been the Editor of Set: Research Information for Teachers for over 5 years. Josie has held selection, monitoring and development roles in the Teaching Learning Research Initiative. Most recently she led a review of the Education Gazette for the Ministry of Education.   

As a Senior Researcher and Researcher at NZCER, Josie worked as a project leader and team member on a wide range of projects, specialising in a futures focus around the themes of sustainability, citizenship, and enterprise. 

In 2010 Josie was the recipient of a Community Internship grant from the Department of Internal Affairs, set up to provide professional expertise to community organisations. Prior to NZCER, Josie was the inaugural Research Fellow at Victoria University’s Roy McKenzie Centre for the Study of Families and worked in research and evaluation in the Department of Labour, and Ministry of Social Development. 

Qualifications:
MA (Distinction) Social Science Research, BA Psychology and Sociology 

Research outputs

Year published Title Publication type Category
2016 Computational thinking is more about humans than computers Journal article
2015 Editorial
2015 Transitions from early childhood education to primary school: An interview with Sally Peters Journal article
2014 Editorial Journal article Schooling for the future
2013 Editorial Journal article
2013 Editorial Journal article
2013 Editorial Journal article
2010 Better than a professional? Students as co-contributors to educational design Research report Families and communities Schooling for the future Student engagement
2009 Education and enterprise: Learning at the interface Research report Families and communities Schooling for the future Student engagement
2009 Education for Enterprise (E4E) 2008 surveys Research report
2009 NZCER evaluation of the Regional Education for Enterprise (E4E) Clusters Research report
2009 Organising for Emergence Research report
2008 Education for Enterprise (E4E) 2007 surveys Research report Schooling for the future
2008 Enterprising and future-focused? The first report from the Regional Education for Enterprise Clusters Evaluation Research report
2008 Trading Choices: Young people's career decisions and gender segregation in the trades Research report Policy
2007 Developing a 'productive' account of young people's transition perspectives Journal article Careers and transition Longitudinal projects
2007 Evaluation of the Home-School Partnership: Literacy Programme Research report Families and communities Literacy
2006 Staying in Science 2 : Transition to tertiary study from the perspectives of New Zealand Year 13 science students Research report Science education
2006 Young people producing careers and identities: The first report from the Pathways and Prospects project Research report Careers and transition Longitudinal projects
2005 Exploring possibilities: an evaluation of the short-term effectiveness of the Secondary Futures process Research report