The Equity through Education centre blurs the boundaries between formal and non-formal learning, scholarship, inquiry and research though bespoke learning and research pathways.

The centre creates professional learning opportunities designed around networks and communities. It explores the use of different spaces and places for research, inquiry, learning and scholarship. The centre aims to disseminate research and learning in multiple and accessible ways.

 
 

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE WAYS WE CAN WORK WITH YOU BELOW:

 
 

LEARNING PATHWAYS (PLD & Short Courses)

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Professional Learning and Development (PLD) is offered based on learning and teaching needs. Bespoke short courses are designed to be flexible and individually tailored including:

  • Blended (face-to-face and/or online)

  • Inquiry-based (focusing on evidence-based practice)

  • Flexible and agile (anytime/anywhere)

  • Self-directed and personalised PLD (fit for purpose) 

PLD participants/ groups include:

  • Schools, Communities of Learners (CoLs), teacher groups

  • Learning Support Services - RTLB clusters, SENCOs, Teachers

  • Community groups

PLD focus areas include:

  • Equity, Inclusive Education, Learning Support, UDL

  • Assessment, Early Years, Inquiry Learning

  • Digital Equity, Spaces and Places for learning and more

RESEARCH PATHWAYS (Student & Community)

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The Research team consists of educators and researchers working towards equity in the education sector for all members of society through educational change including:

  • Interprofessional (across professions and agencies)

  • Community based (with and for educators, parents, groups)

  • Formal & informal (within and outside of formal education)

  • Local and global ( NZ and international partnerships)

RESEARCH collaborations include:

  • Schools, community groups, agencies

  • International partnerships and project

  • Student research support including inquiry projects

RESEARCH focus areas include:

  • Equity, Inclusive Education, Learning Support

  • Assessment, Early Years, Student Voice

  • Digital Equity, Spaces and Places for learning and more

 

The Equity through Education - PLD facilitators and RESEARCHERS

The Equity through Education PLD facilitators and researchers are experienced educators focused on fostering quality teaching and research that is responsive to the needs of all akonga.

Equity Centre PLD FACILITATORS:

  • PLD facilitators are Ministry of Education/Education Council accredited providers (MoE PLD register)

  • PLD facilitators are experienced teachers - primary, secondary and tertiary settings

  • PLD facilitators have expertise working in blended modes - both online and face-to-face environments

Equity Centre RESEARCHERS :

  • The Equity Centre researchers have extensive publications and networks locally and internationally

  • The Equity Centre researchers work across a variety of contexts - formal academic, non-formal community based and informal everyday