Status of Teachers Research Project 2002-2006

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A joint research project was undertaken by the New Zealand Teachers Council and the Ministry of Education inquiring into the status of teachers in New Zealand and implications for recruitment, retention and professionalism of teachers.

Research Division was commissioned to provide an evidence base for development of policy and benchmarks for on-going monitoring. Three research reports were completed, of which the second and third will be formally published. The first scoping report is available on request to the Ministry of Education or the Teachers Council and the other two are formally published.

Author(s): Various

Date Published: Various

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  • Perceptions of teachers and teaching: A focus on early childhood education

    The Perceptions of Teachers and Teaching study completed by Massey University professors Ruth Kane and Mary Mallon in 2006 serves as the “original study” of this report. The Perceptions of Teachers and Teaching research project (originally named Teacher Status Stage Two) was commissioned by the Ministry of Education and the New Zealand Teachers Council to examine the relationships between key groups’ perceptions of teachers and teachers’ work in early childhood and school sectors, and the recruitment, retention, performance and capability, and professional status of teachers.

    Author(s): Professor R. Kane, College of Education, Massey University.

    Date Published: July 2008

  • Perceptions of the Status of Teachers

    This report is part of a series of reports carried out for the Ministry of Education and the New Zealand Teachers Council as part of the Teacher Status Project.

    Author(s): D. Hall and B. Langton, Research Solutions.

    Date Published: January 2006

  • Perceptions of Teachers and Teaching

    The project responds to the need for research that clarifies the nature and influence of current attitudes towards teachers and teaching and identifies priorities for action with respect to recruitment and retention of quality teachers.

    Author(s): Professor R. Kane, College of Education, Massey University and Professor M. Mallon, Department of Human Resources Management, Massey University.

    Date Published: January 2006

  • Identifying Teacher Status, its Impact and Recent Teacher Status Initiatives

    This research is an initial literature review to help inform a project on Teacher Status being undertaken by the New Zealand Teachers Council and the Ministry of Education.

    Author(s): Marie Cameron, Research Division, Ministry of Education.

    Date Published: January 2002

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