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

  • Edwards, F. (2019). The effect of emotion on the development of teachers' assessment knowledge and practice. In 2019 AERA Annual Meeting: Leveraging Education Research in a post-truth era: Multimodal narratives to democratize evidence. Conference held in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada.

  • Edwards, F., Cowie, B., & Trask, S. (2019). Zooming in on student thinking through the use of a data conversation protocol. In NZARE 2019 Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand.

  • Zhu, Y., & Edwards, F. (2019). Teacher questioning in a Chinese context: Implications for New Zealand classrooms. Teachers and Curriculum, 19(1), 27-33. Retrieved from Open Access version:

  • Hill, L., & Edwards, F. (2019). Student perceptions of their involvement in formative assessment feedback practices: “I can do it myself”. Assessment Matters, 13, 6-43. doi:10.18296/am.0036

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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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