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Dr Frances Edwards

Frances Edwards

Senior Lecturer

Keywords

Assessment and Evaluation in Education; Curriculum; Education; Pacific/Pacifica Education; Science Education; Teacher Education; Teacher Professional Learning/Development; Teaching

Qualifications: BSc (Waik), DipT (Auck), CTEFLA, PGDipSLT(Dist), MA (Massey), MEd, PhD (Waik)


Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Edwards, Ms Frances 6170 francese TL.3.13 Te Hononga Curriculum and Pedagogy

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Papers Taught

Research Supervised

Assessment, teacher development, assessment literacy for teachers, women in educational leadership, self-assessment, achievement for Pacific students, data literacy

Research Interests

Assessment, Teacher education,  Secondary education, Assessment literacy, Pacific education, Curriculum, Science education

Recent Publications

  • Edwards, F. (2017). The development of summative assessment literacy: An exploration of the experiences of beginner secondary science teachers in New Zealand. (PhD Thesis, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand). Retrieved from https://researchcommons.waikato.ac.nz/

  • Lemon, K., & Edwards, F. (2017). “We wanted to see if you were the real deal”: Teaching as a cultural practice in a challenging environment. Teachers and Curriculum, 17(1), 39-44. doi:10.15663/tandc.v17i1.153 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/11592

  • Edwards, F. (2017). The effect of the lens of the teacher on teacher summative assessment literacy and practice. In NZARE 2017 Conference. Conference held at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/11725

  • Mortimer, S., & Edwards, F. (2017). Scaling the mountain to principalship
    Barriers and enablers in a female first time principal’s journey to leadership. In NZARE 2017 Conference. Conference held at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/11599

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