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Education: Online resources for education
This guide brings together important resources for studies in Education and Teaching. These resources include book collections, online article databases & journals, major reference works, and more.
Schools can’t prevent bullying alone. They need the support of whānau and communities to provide safe, positive learning environments for children and young people. That’s why the Bullying Prevention Advisory Group set up Bullying-free NZ - we all need to work together to prevent bullying.
The goal of Education Counts is to increase the availability and accessibility of information about education statistics and research. This link will take you to the latest publications on the Education Counts site.
A free, national peer-reviewed e-journal containing articles of interest to Early Childhood, Primary, Secondary and Tertiary teachers. The journal aims to disseminate New Zealand research on and by teachers and also other articles on current issues that may be of interest to teachers and prospective teachers.
Pokapū Akoranga Pūtaiao links New Zealand scientists with school students, teachers and community audiences. Our 10,518 resources showcase cutting-edge science and demonstrate how the stories of science can be used to enrich school teaching and learning, making it more relevant, engaging and meaningful.
A teaching resources aimed at primary and secondary school teachers who want to use statistics in the classroom, this site provides access to a variety of activities and resources covering social studies, statistics, and mathematics (for curriculum levels 1–4) and interactive games that encourage students to have fun exploring statistical methods (curriculum levels 2–6).
Provides New Zealand schools and students with information, resources and curriculum materials to enhance teaching and learning, raise student achievement and advance professional development for teaching staff and school managers.
A storehouse of resources for teachers that is designed to be effective in promoting language learning and to support Te Aho Arataki Marau mō te Ako i Te Reo Māori - Kura Auraki and Te Reo Māori in the Māori language curriculum.
Historical coverage of the world from 1450+ (excluding US & Canada). Leading bibliography for historical study in the world with 2,000+ international journals.
Historical coverage of the world from 1450+ (excluding US & Canada). HA is the leading bibliography for historical study in the world with 2,000+ international journals. Researchers in history, multicultural studies, sociology, psychology, gender studies, religion, interdisciplinary studies, anthropology, political science, economics, business, education, music, art and law will find HA indispensable.
Provides full-text access to back issues (delay in coverage generally 3-5 years) of selected scholarly journals in history, economics, political science, demography, mathematics and other fields of the humanities, social sciences, and life sciences. The Library's access includes all Arts & Sciences Collections, the Life Sciences Collection, Business IV, and the Ireland Collection.
Access many more online databases, related to History as a discipline, that can help you find primary and secondary sources for your research essay
Education databases - big collections of online resources
Library databases are collections of reputable online resources; primarily online journals and newspapers but also e-books, images and videos. Some databases are subject specific (e.g. Education Research Complete) and some are multidisciplinary (e.g. ProQuest Central). The following list of databases, are useful for studies in the field of education.
Access NZ education research. This database alllows you to search across the NZCER journals: Set, Early Childhood Folio, Curriculum Matters and Assessment Matters, including a complete archive of past issues. Articles are available to download as pdfs
The ERIC website is offered free for public use by the Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education. There is no membership or subscription required. The collection is made up of a large collection of academic journals, plus grey literature and book sources. Research from the New Zealand Council of Educational Research NZCER is indexed in this database. If there are no options to access the entire document from the results in ERIC, try looking for the item in Library Search | Ketu.
Created in partnership with the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), the education, assessment, and teacher research body in Australia – Informit A+ Education contains in-depth coverage of the learning, teaching and management issues facing all teaching professionals. Contributions come from leading researchers in teacher training, and include articles on policy, curriculum and pedagogical developments. *some NZ content*
Includes a range of quality documentaries, and independent features films. Browse by Subject: Education; Teacher Education Development and Education Documentary.
Also includes documentaries on early childhood education, child development and teacher education K-12 (on a variety of subject areas, including: history, maths, science and geography)
Education in Video covers hundreds of special topics and themes representing many different teaching and learning conditions. Many of the videos include supplementary materials which may be downloaded. Content includes teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in classrooms, pre-school through secondary.
A multidisciplinary collection of videos with thousands of titles and more added each month that touches on the curriculum needs of virtually every department. Academic Video Online: Premium allows students and researchers to analyse unique and valuable content from over 500 producers and distributors of videos around the world.
eTV provides access to programs recorded off-air from domestic and international television channels and Internet channels.
1. Use eTV in the Google Chrome browser for best functionality.
2. Choose the Login option (top right) and login with your student email address (@otago.ac.nz) and password.
Provides real-time resources through recorded TV programmes, live streams and on demand videos. Includes TV recordings of programmes from over 30 domestic and international television channels, the entire Archives New Zealand historical film collection along with other educational content in many subject areas, live TV channels in English and other languages. Media hosting is available where videos and related materials may be uploaded to the eTV Library for online access by staff, students, and the wider educational community.
CORE is a world-class, professional learning and development organisation, providing a diverse range of innovative, inspiring, and creative solutions to support educators and learners. Our aim is to build an excellent tomorrow, by helping you transform education today.
The full collection of titles from independent publisher Math Solutions. These books focus on improving the teaching and learning of mathematics for primary and early secondary school children.
Education journals (peer reviewed) available online
These are just a tiny selection of the peer reviewed (aka scholarly, academic or refereed) education journals available to you online and many more are available from the database collections listed in the box on the left.
Not sure what 'peer reviewed' journals are? Check out this short video (2:32mins)
Teaching and Teacher Education by ElsevierTeaching and Teacher Education is an international journal concerned primarily with teachers, teaching, or teacher education situated in an international perspective or in an international context.
Learning and instruction"An international, multi-disciplinary journal that provides a platform for the publication of the most advanced high-quality research in the areas of learning, development, instruction and teaching."
Journal of teacher educationAim of journal is to serve as a research forum for a diverse group of scholars invested in the preparation and continued support of teachers who can have a significant voice in discussions and decision-making.
New Zealand international research in early childhood education by ChildforumAn academic peer-reviewed journal for the publication of research findings, methodological papers and theoretical articles relating to early childhood education (from conception and up to eight years of age). Research relating to parenting, teaching and learning, improving outcomes for diverse children, bicultural and multicultural practices, child health, child care, and teacher education and professional development are particularly invited. Papers looking at methodological issues and contributing to the development of theory in early childhood education are also invited. The aim of the journal is to promote the development of quality New Zealand early childhood research.
New Zealand Journal of Teachers' WorkA free, national peer-reviewed e-journal containing articles of interest to Early Childhood, Primary, Secondary and Tertiary teachers. The journal aims to disseminate New Zealand research on and by teachers and also other articles on current issues that may be of interest to teachers and prospective teachers.