News & Events

Centre for Global Studies in Education launch

4th April 2013
A ceremony to mark the launch of the new Centre for Global Studies in Education.

Posted 26 Mar 2013 9:09am

Anxieties of Knowing: Academic pathologies, critical philosophy and the culture of self

26 March 2013 6-7pm
Professor Michael Peters will give his inaugural professorial lecture on academic pathologies, critical philosophy and the culture of self.

Posted 26 Mar 2013 8:50am

Online collaboration to maximise research reach and impact on users

Friday 22 March 2013, 11am-12pm
This workshop, given by visiting scholars Christina Preston and Marilyn Leask will focus on how academics are using online communities of practice environments to improve the significance and impact of their research.

Posted 06 Mar 2013 11:13am

Re-engineering education workshop

22 March 2013, 1-2pm
Visiting scholars Christina Preston and Marilyn Leask from the University of Bedfordshire will run a workshop: Join the translational research community: Experience writing a MESH map of your research or research you know of which needs translating into practice.

Posted 06 Mar 2013 10:53am

Call for special issue of WJE

Deadline: 14 April 2013
The field of education: Using Bourdieu's utensils for praxis. Submissions are invited from those who have researched practice within education, applying and going beyond Bourdieu being central to their project.

Posted 25 Feb 2013 2:22pm

Expanding notions of assessment for learning

December 2013
New book by WMIER's Bronwen Cowie and Judy Moreland, with former University of Waikato staff member Kathrin Otrel-Cass.

Posted 08 Feb 2013 2:13pm

Researching digital media and learner lives

21 February 2013
This seminar by Dr John Potter from the Institute of Education, University of London will explore the arguments for shifting the focus of research into education and technology away from specific devices and artefacts and into an engagement with the lived culture and new literacy practices of the digital age.

Posted 08 Feb 2013 1:27pm

Embedded evaluation in e-learning contexts

19 February 2013 10-11am
Podcast now available of presentation by Dr Caroline Daly from the Institute of Education, University of London. Caroline discusses the findings and the development of narrative evaluation approaches among participants following masters degree programmes in three universities.

Posted 08 Feb 2013 12:29pm

Professorial lecture booklet by Dawn Penney

January 2013
WMIER has published the first in a series of booklets based on inaugural professorial lectures held at the University of Waikato.

Posted 08 Feb 2013 11:04am

A view from the far side of the globe: Challenges and opportunities in initial teacher education and training in Wales

4 February 2013 10-11am
WMIER is pleased to welcome Dr Jane Waters from University of Wales Trinity St David Swansea Metropolitan. While visiting the Faculty of Education Jane will give a seminar on challenges and opportunities in initial teacher education and training in Wales.

Posted 24 Jan 2013 11:56am

Symposium on Visual Research

19-20 February 2013
This symposium about visual research will be a liberating experience and stimulate you to think about new possibilities within your research agenda. It will be of interest to people from all disciplines, the novice as well as the more experienced researcher.

Posted 10 Dec 2012 10:30am

Where is The Classroom, anyway? Learning contexts as activity systems

Thursday 6 December 2012, 9.30-11am
Professor David R. Russell, Iowa State University will give a seminar that will explore the relationship between learning and context from the perspectives of Cultural-historical Activity Theory (CHAT) and North American (as distinct from NSW) genre studies.

Posted 28 Nov 2012 12:05pm

Bourdieu Hui 2: Bourdieu, Beyond

Monday 19 November, 2012 8.45am-4pm
Register now for the second Bourdieu hui held at the University of Waikato's Faculty of Education.

Posted 25 Oct 2012 11:09am

A conversation with Susan Groundwater-Smith

26 October 2012 / 30 October 2012
Visiting Professor to talk about her research including collaborative action research, working in partnership with schools and student voice.

Posted 25 Oct 2012 10:44am

WMIER Research Series

8-10 October 10-10.30am
This WMIER research series will offer insights into approaches that can be used to provide a nuanced analysis of complex events.

Posted 01 Oct 2012 11:32am

Waikato Journal of Education Special Section: Early Childhood

12 September 2012
A new special issue of the WJE is now available. This issue contains a selection of articles centred on Early Childhood Education edited by Linda Mitchell.

Posted 12 Sep 2012 1:05pm

Symposium: Assessment, Curriculum and Pedagogy: Pursuing Equity and Social Justice

2 November 2012 10am-3.30pm
This one-day symposium will profile research that focuses on the linkages between assessment, curriculum and pedagogy, and that foregrounds issues of equity and social justice.

Posted 11 Sep 2012 12:22pm

NZCARN Symposium: Engaging practitioners in action research

23 October 2012 9.40am-3.30pm
WMIER is sponsoring this NZCARN symposium which will be held at Massey University, Palmerston North.

Posted 10 Sep 2012 12:26pm

WMIER to sponsor NZARE Conference 2012

28-30 November 2012
WMIER and the Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, will be hosting the NZARE (New Zealand Association for Research in Education) Conference and Annual Meeting in November 2012.

Posted 10 Sep 2012 11:58am

Enhancing internationalisation at home

28 August 2012 10.30-11.30am
Dr Prue Holmes, School of Education, Durham University will discuss the extent to which a two-week induction programme improves the learning and intercultural communication experiences of overseas students enrolled in a one-year postgraduate degree.

Posted 21 Aug 2012 11:43am

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