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Assessment Matters, NZCER Press, Wellington
This is a refereed, international journal that “pushes” the thinking in assessment in education research, policy, and practice. It provides a forum for discussing, debating, and communicating developments and advances in matters relating to assessment in the field of education.
BES – Best Evidence Synthesis Iterations
The New Zealand Ministry of Education’s best evidence synthesis iterations draw together, explain, and illustrate through vignette and case studies, bodies of evidence about what works to improve education outcomes, and what can make a bigger difference for the education of all our children and young people.
BES research reports to date include:
- School Leadership and Student Outcomes by Viviane Robinson, Margie Hohepa and Claire Lloyd (November 2009)
- Effective Pedagogy in Social Sciences: Tikanga ā Iwi: BES by Graeme Aitken and Claire Sinnema (November 2008)
- Teacher Professional Learning and Development by H. Timperley et al (December 2007)
- Effective Pedagogy in Mathematics/Pangarau by G. Anthony & M. Walshaw (February 2007)
- Professional Development in Early Childhood Settings by L. Mitchell & P. Cubey (October 2003)
- Community and Family Influences on Children's Achievement by F, J & C. Biddulph (June 2003)
- Quality Teaching for Diverse Students in Schooling by A. Alton-Lee (June 2003)
- Quality Teaching Early Foundations S. Farquhar (January 2003)
Education Counts: Publications
A list of available Ministry of Education reports.
e-ResearchEd, NZCER Press, Wellington
The official newsletter of the New Zealand Council for Educational Research, it contains information and electronic links of interest to early childhood centres, schools, the tertiary sector, researchers, policy makers, and the education media.
NZCER also has an assessment blog that is a useful source of information, ideas, and support about NZCER's assessment tools and wider assessment issues. http://www.nzcer.org.nz/nzcer-on-assessment
set: Research Information for Teachers
Set magazines, published by NZCER, are a well-known research resource for teachers. Back issues are available on application, including a 2005 publication devoted entirely to assessment.