Dr Frances Edwards

Frances Edwards

Senior Lecturer


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, Dr Frances 6170 francese TL.3.13 Education, School of (SOE)

You can contact staff by:
  • Calling +64 7 838 4466  select option 1, then enter the extension
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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., & Ogle, D. (2020). Data informed leadership: the work of primary mathematics lead teachers in New Zealand. Teacher Development. doi:10.1080/13664530.2020.1837217

  • Edwards, F. (2020). [Virtual] Assessment in ITE: Making thinking visible. In TEFANZ Resarch Hui. Virtual.

  • Carr, M., Clarkin-Phillips, J., Earl Rinehart, K., Edwards, F., & Ferrier-Kerr, J. (2020). Writing group commitment and caring: teacher educators talk about identities and agency in the Third Space of a writing group. Teacher Development, 24(5), 669-687. doi:10.1080/13664530.2020.1812708

  • Edwards, F. (2020). Engaging tertiary educators in the development of their assessment literacy. Teachers and Curriulum, 20(1), 87-92. doi:10.15663/tandc.v20i1.345

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