Woolf Fisher Research Centre

Te Pūtahi Whakatairanga Hapori Ako Angitu (The Centre for the Promotion of Successful Learning Communities)

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Find out more about the centre's vision and mission, and the projects it has taken part in.

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The world's first research project identifying links between teaching, family participation and game-based learning aims to promote equitable education.

A class of children taking part in the Summer Learning project

Our free digital literacy programme encourages primary and intermediate students to continue their literacy learning over the summer holidays.

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Rita Burgess, scholarship recipient

These scholarships support BEd(Teaching)(Hons) students specialising in primary school science and mathematics teaching.

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High school students learning digitally

The centre is working with five groups of schools around the country to accelerate student achievement using digital learning.

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The programme develops students' digital citizenship to improve educational results and life chances.

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Pacific young people at a cultural celebration

The centre has been working alongside school leaders and teachers in three Pacific countries to improve literacy engagement and outcomes.

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A Woolf Fisher Research Centre pilot site to support students and parents learning at home.