Rosemary Hipkins, Michael Johnston, and Mark Sheehan: NCEA in Context

Rosemary Hipkins, Michael Johnston, and Mark Sheehan: NCEA in Context NZ J Educ Stud (2018) 53:143–145 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40841-017-0099-7 BOOK REVIEW Rosemary Hipkins, Michael Johnston, and Mark Sheehan: NCEA in Context NZCER Press, Wellington, New Zealand, 240 pp., ISBN: 978-0-947509-27-9. RRP $45 (softcover) Judie Alison Received: 15 November 2017 / Accepted: 20 November 2017 / Published online: 6 December 2017 New Zealand Association for Research in Education 2017 This is a very well-timed book, given that the three NCEA qualifications (Levels 1, 2 and 3) are scheduled for review by December 2018 as part of the NZQA rolling review of qualifications. NCEA in Context provides a useful survey of many of the issues that need to be confronted in that review, such as how to bring the curriculum into the foreground of secondary teaching, and how to foster teachers’ curriculum thinking. The book is written by three highly credible contributors on this subject who provide usefully different perspectives. Rosemary Hipkins has a long history of publishing on both the NCEA and the NZ Curriculum. Michael Johnston draws on his years working for NZQA as a psychometrician and statistician. Mark Sheehan approaches the subject from his experience as a secondary teacher and a teacher educator. This combination of perspectives allows the authors http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies Springer Journals

Rosemary Hipkins, Michael Johnston, and Mark Sheehan: NCEA in Context

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Springer Singapore
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Copyright © 2017 by New Zealand Association for Research in Education
Subject
Education; Education, general
ISSN
0028-8276
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2199-4714
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10.1007/s40841-017-0099-7
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NZ J Educ Stud (2018) 53:143–145 https://doi.org/10.1007/s40841-017-0099-7 BOOK REVIEW Rosemary Hipkins, Michael Johnston, and Mark Sheehan: NCEA in Context NZCER Press, Wellington, New Zealand, 240 pp., ISBN: 978-0-947509-27-9. RRP $45 (softcover) Judie Alison Received: 15 November 2017 / Accepted: 20 November 2017 / Published online: 6 December 2017 New Zealand Association for Research in Education 2017 This is a very well-timed book, given that the three NCEA qualifications (Levels 1, 2 and 3) are scheduled for review by December 2018 as part of the NZQA rolling review of qualifications. NCEA in Context provides a useful survey of many of the issues that need to be confronted in that review, such as how to bring the curriculum into the foreground of secondary teaching, and how to foster teachers’ curriculum thinking. The book is written by three highly credible contributors on this subject who provide usefully different perspectives. Rosemary Hipkins has a long history of publishing on both the NCEA and the NZ Curriculum. Michael Johnston draws on his years working for NZQA as a psychometrician and statistician. Mark Sheehan approaches the subject from his experience as a secondary teacher and a teacher educator. This combination of perspectives allows the authors

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Published: Dec 6, 2017

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