Written by educational specialists and including over fifty interdisciplinary entries, this essential compendium offers accessible, detailed definitions of the core concepts typically explored on undergraduate Education Studies courses. The history and evolution of each concept is outlined with concepts practically grouped around four interrelated key educational categories - the personal, philosophy, practice and power. Key academic debates and points of contest are explored, reference to real-life educational examples are offered, and reflective questions and further reading scaffold critical engagement.
Journal Surf is the online catalogue which indexes the School Journal, School Journal Story Library, Junior Journal, Connected and other resources. These journals provide excellent support for all areas of the Primary and Secondary teaching curriculum.
Coverage: Coverage: 1978- Index, 2000- Full-text.
An indexing and full-text database, containing in-depth coverage of the learning, teaching and management issues facing all teaching professionals. Contributions come from leading researchers in teacher training and include articles on policy, curriculum and pedagogical developments. Created in partnership with the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).
Britannica School offers resources for students of all levels. Three unique interfaces to thousands of curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, editor-recommended websites, and three separate databases make Britannica School the go-to site for research for students at all levels.
Coverage: Full text
Education Research Complete covers all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.
Coverage: Coverage varies (Index)
FindNZarticles provides access to New Zealand content, including material by or about New Zealanders, from a range of New Zealand newspapers and journals. Includes index to Te Ao Hou.
Coverage: Coverage: 1998 - (Full text)
Dedicated to content from and about Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia, this database covers agriculture, arts, Asian studies, business, cultural studies, education, history, indigenous studies, law, media, political science, reference, social sciences, science and technology.
Contains abstracts of selected New Zealand serials, including newspapers, about New Zealand and the South Pacific. Subjects covered include general interest material, social research, current affairs, the arts and humanities.
Learning Ground spans early childhood, post-school education, adult learning, and encompasses areas such as cultural diversity, parent and community engagement, wellbeing, identity and oral language. With over 8,900 searchable books, articles, conference papers and reports on Indigenous education from publishers in Australia and overseas, Learning Ground is an ideal first stop for policy makers, educators and graduate students. Produced by the Cunningham Library, with additional material to be sourced from a variety of international organisations and publishers.
NZCER Journals Online provides access to Set: Research Information for Teachers, Assessment Matters, Curriculum Matters and Early Childhood Folio. These titles cover research in early childhood education, curriculum and assessment in education research, policy and practice.
Includes INNZ; newspapers (Fairfax, NZ Herald and The Independent UK); magazines (with a business or industry orientation); newswires (Radio NZ and Scoop); Newzindex and TNS Regional and Industry Reports (business research and intelligence).
Coverage: 1988 to present (Some full text)
Includes ProQuest Education, Sports Medicine & Physical Education Index and ERIC. These databases provide resources on teaching, educational research, educational administration, literature on primary, secondary, higher, adult and special education as well as home schooling. The collection includes scholarly journals, administration and professional publications, topical journals, theses, dissertations and education-focused newsletters.
SAGE Research Methods supports every step of a research project, covering qualitative and quantitative methods, including interactive tools such as Methods Map and Project Planner. With hundreds of research methods ebooks, reference, video, case studies, and journal content to help researchers of all levels conduct their research.
This UK-focused Dictionary of Education covers all sectors of education: pre-school, primary, secondary, further and higher education, special needs, adult and continuing education, and work-based learning. It also includes major legislation, key figures and organisations, and national curriculum and assessment terminology.
This online dictionary provides an introduction to some of the key terms and concepts in education.
Explores questions of psychology, learning theory, game theory, and history in depth. Approximately 460 entries describe both adult and childhood play and games in dozens of cultures around the world and throughout history.
A searchable online encyclopaedia covering all aspects of education.
Teachers and Curriculum is an online peer-reviewed publication supported by Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research (WMIER), Faculty of Education, The University of Waikato. It is directed towards a professional audience and focuses on contemporary issues and research relating to curriculum pedagogy and assessment.
This free directory identifies and groups, by category, websites of educational organisations throughout Australia and New Zealand.
ERO reviews schools and early childhood education services and publishes national reports on current education practice.
Information, news, publications and research from the New Zealand Ministry of Education.
NZCER is an independent educational research organisation with a bicultural focus.
The New Zealand Education Gazette is the official journal of the Ministry of Education.
New Zealand's largest education union that is committed to quality public education for all New Zealand children.
A professional association representing teachers and principals in secondary and area schools.
Contains links to all subject areas of the pre-2007 curriculum statements. Some content may be out of date, but these documents contain more detail than the current 2007 curriculum. All statements can be downloaded in PDF format.
Information relating to the management of primary and secondary schools.
NZQA quality-assures secondary and tertiary qualifications and education providers, evaluates overseas qualifications and administers the New Zealand Register of Quality Assured Qualifications and the National Qualifications Framework, including the NCEA.
NZSTA represents and provides services to school boards of trustees across New Zealand.
A professional body for all registered teachers working in early childhood, primary, secondary, tertiary and other teaching situations. Includes information about the process of Teacher Registration.
Te Kete Ipurangi – the online knowledge basket – is New Zealand’s bilingual education portal. An initiative of the Ministry of Education, it provides New Zealand schools and students with a wealth of information, resources, and curriculum materials to enhance teaching and learning, raise student achievement, and advance professional development for teaching staff and school managers.
The TEC is responsible for funding the Government's contribution to tertiary education and training.
Search for a New Zealand school.