Organisation

New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER)

Acronym
NZCER
Description

We are an independent educational research organisation generating the ideas, questions, tools, products and services to meet educational needs now and for the future. NZCER has a proud history and a deep commitment to Māori education.

Items authored

Research report

1 Jun 2015

In 2013 the National Monitoring Study of Student Achievement assessed student achievement in two learning areas of the New Zealand Curriculum–health and physical education, and mathematics and statistics. This report focuses on health and physical education.

Summary

The National Monitoring Study of...

Research report

1 Jun 2015

In 2013, National Monitoring Study of Student Achievement assessed student achievement in mathematics and statistics, and health and physical education.This report focuses on mathematics and statistics.

Executive summary

The National Monitoring Study of Student Achievement–Wānangatia Te Putanga Tauira–is designed to assess and...

Items published

Research report

28 Mar 2018

New Zealand now has its first national picture of teaching and school practices, and principal leadership in English-medium schools.

Evaluation

7 Feb 2018

New Zealand's Principal Recruitment Allowance is an allowance available to boards of trustees in schools which face significant challenges and have a principal vacancy. This formative evaluation seeks to understand how a programme is operating and inform decision making aimed at improvement.

Research report

Findings from the NZCER national survey of primary and intermediate schools 2016
12 Dec 2017

The NZCER national survey of primary and intermediate schools 2016 included a number of questions that asked specifically about matters related to Pasifika students, Pasifika families, or Pasifika cultural activities at school. We have brought the responses to these questions together for researchers working in...

Evaluation

5 Jul 2016

Participants were taken step by step through the process of creating their own simple 2D videogame, learning the basics of coding, computational thinking, and digital game design. The workshops were free and drew 426 people across the seven locations. 85% of participants completed an online...

Working paper

Working paper 1 from the Back to the Future project
22 Aug 2014

Sets out some of the early findings from a pilot project to explore the qualities that future-oriented teachers might need and how those qualities might be developed.

Summary

In educational discussions today, there is concern that our schools are not adequately preparing...

Items associated

Research report

23 Jun 2015

This report summarises the findings from case studies of seven schools that are part of the Positive Behaviour for Learning School-Wide (PB4L-SW) initiative. Schools were selected for their effective practice. In this report, commonalities and differences in practice are summarised, and key themes are illustrated...

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