Summaries of BESs

Introduction

The summaries are very useful introductions to the content of the Best Evidence Syntheses.

The following International Academy of Education summaries are based on the key findings of the:

  • Teacher Professional Learning and Development Best Evidence Synthesis
  • Effective Pedagogy in Mathematics/Pāngarau Best Evidence Synthesis
  • Effective Pedagogy in Social Sciences/Tikanga ā Iwi Best Evidence Synthesis

Hardcopies of summaries are available free to New Zealand educators from orders@thechair.minedu.govt.nz in English and te reo Māori.

Resources

The summaries are very useful introductions to the content of the Best Evidence Syntheses.

The summaries have been published by the International Academy of Education and the International Bureau of Education as part of their international commitment to fostering scholarly excellence in all fields of education.


Teacher professional learning and development

English Version:File Type & Size
pdf-icon  Teacher professional learning and development | Educational Practice Series 18 [PDF 492KB]
Authors: Timperley, H. (2008)
International Academy of Education and International Bureau of Education, Paris, UNESCO.
Te Reo Version:File Type & Size
pdf-icon  Te kaupapa whakaako, whakapakari kaiako | Te Kete Tikanga Mātauranga 18 [PDF 219KB]
Authors: Timperley, H. (2008)
Te Wānanga Mātauranga o te Ao, Te Whare Mātauranga o te Ao, Paris, UNESCO.
Different Languages:
It is also available in different languages, on the International Bureau of Education website.


Effective pedagogy in social sciences

English Version:File Type & Size
pdf-icon  Effective Pedagogy in Social Sciences | Educational Practice Series 23 [PDF 473KB]
Authors: Sinnema, C. & Aitken, G. (2012)       
International Academy of Education and International Bureau of Education Paris, UNESCO.
Te Reo Version:File Type & Size
pdf-icon  Te pūtoi ako tōtika i roto i te tikanga ā iwi| Te Kete Tikanga Mātauranga 23 [PDF 285KB]
Authors: Sinnema, C. & Aitken, G. (2012). 
Te Wānanga Mātauranga o te Ao, Te Whare Mātauranga o te Ao, Paris, UNESCO.
Different Languages:
It is also available in different languages, on the International Bureau of Education website.


Effective pedagogy in mathematics

English Version:File Type & Size
pdf-icon  Effective Pedagogy in Mathematics | Educational Practice Series 19 [PDF 321KB]
Authors: G. Anthony, G. & Walshaw, M. (2009) 
International Academy of Education and International Bureau of Education, Paris, UNESCO.
Te Reo Version:File Type & Size
pdf-icon  Te ako pāngarau whaihua | Te Kete Tikanga Mātauranga 19 [PDF 254KB]
Authors: Anthony, G., & Walshaw, M. (2009)
Te Wānanga Mātauranga o te Ao, Te Whare Mātauranga o te Ao, Paris, UNESCO.
Different Languages:
It is also available in different languages, on the International Bureau of Education website.

BES Related pages

Contact BES

If you have any questions about BES, please contact us at: 

Iterative Best Evidence Synthesis Programme
Ministry of Education
P O Box 1666
Thorndon,
Wellington 6140
New Zealand

Phone: +64 4 463-1542
Fax:      +64 4 463-8088
Email:   Best Evidence Mailbox

Orders

All teachers and people involved in education in New Zealand can order copies of the four most recent BESs directly from:
 Orders@TheChair Mailbox

Or visit the the Ministry's resource catalogue website: Down the Back of the Chair