Education Policy | Post Primary | Preschool | Primary | Tertiary | Search

 


Waikato’s high quality research recognised

Media Release

Two of the four New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE) awards for excellence presented at its 2003 conference have been taken out by Waikato School of Education staff.

Professor Russell Bishop has been awarded the Te Tohu Tawhiti Award recognising significant contribution to Maori education.

Prof Bishop is widely published and his research experience is in collaborative storying in Maori contexts, including “Te Kotahitanga: the experiences of Year 9 and Year 10 Students in mainstream classrooms” for which he has recently secured a further $1.8M in research funding. Russell Bishop is foundation Professor and Assistant Dean for Maori Education at the Waikato University.

Recipient of the McKenzie Award for significant contribution to educational research over an extended period, Professor Sue Middleton’s research focuses on how educators and policymakers shape educational environments in New Zealand and other countries.

Prof. Middleton’s special interest in women’s lives in education and the educational ideas they have developed is reflected in several current books.

In 2002 the McKenzie Award was presented to School of Education colleague, Professor Ted Glynn.

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Nō Tāu Manawa

Vaughan Rapatahana responds to Fale Aitu | Spirit House by Tusiata Avi.
More>>

9 Golds - 21 Medals: NZ Team Celebrates As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Close

The entire New Zealand Paralympic Team, led by kiwi sprinter and double gold medallist Liam Malone as flag bearer, are on the bus to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There, they will celebrate the fantastic successes of the past 10 days. More>>

ALSO:

New Zealand Improv Festival: The Festival Of Moments To Return To The Capital

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. More>>

ALSO:

CDF Tim Keating: NZ Somme Centenary

"Our generals also knew what to expect, and they built that knowledge into their planning. Each of the four set-piece attacks was fought with a single brigade, with the expectation that the brigade would be used up. A fresh brigade would then be brought up to conduct the next set-piece..." More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Education
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news