Dr Frances Edwards

Frances Edwards

Senior Lecturer

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

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

  • Cowie, B., Edwards, F., & Trask, S. (2020). The value of data conversation protocol for zooming In on student thinking. In AERA. Online.

  • 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

  • Edwards, F. (2020). Is Wikipedia OK after all? An innovation in assessment. In LearnFest20: Te Puna Aurei: A spring of intertwining knowledge. The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Find more research publications by Frances Edwards


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

Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Edwards, Dr Frances 6170 francese TL.3.13 Education, School of (SOE)

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