New Zealand Council for Educational Research
Growing te reo Maori in English-medium schools: findings report
This report identifies two key issues for English-medium schools in New Zealand to consider when developing a strategic approach to Maori language teaching and learning.
Formative evaluation of the Principal Recruitment Allowance
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.
Pasifika students, Pasifika cultural activities, and engagement with Pasifika families
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...
Game coding workshops in New Zealand public libraries: evaluation of a pilot project
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...
"It's who we are" Stories of practice and change from PB4L School-Wide Schools
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.