Ako Aotearoa is a new national centre aimed at supporting research and inquiry into effective teaching, identifying and celebrating effective teaching, and supportingÂ efforts to enhance and improve teaching and learning. The centre will also provide policy advice on teaching and learning in the tertiary sector and will act as an information repository and resource for the support of effective teaching.
New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE)
The New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE) aims to foster a high standard in the practice of educational research in New Zealand. Membership includes the journal New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies. Annual conference proceedings are accessible online.
New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER)
The New Zealand Council for Educational Research is an independent educational research organisation. This site provides access to research projects at NZCER, advice on educational and psychological tests and access to assessment resource banks in english, mathematics and science. NZCER publications can be purchased online through this site.
New Zealand Universities Academic Audit Unit
The New Zealand Universities Academic Audit Unit provides information about audit processes, the current audit cycle and good practices emerging from recent university audits. The site also provides access to reports and other public documents.
New Zealand Vice-Chancellors’ Committee
The New Zealand Vice-Chancellors’ Committee (NZVCC) was established in 1961 and represents represents the interests of New Zealand’s eight universities: Auckland, Auckland University of Technology, Waikato, Massey, Victoria, Canterbury, Lincoln and Otago. This site provides access to submissions made by the NZVCC to government, and a range of reports and publications.