Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI)

The Teaching and Learning Research Initiative seeks to enhance the links between educational research and teaching practices to improve outcomes for learners. The fund was established by the government in 2003.

 


Recent news articles

  • 2015 Funding round opens

    Information about submitting an Expression of Interest can be found on the Applying for Funding page. Expressions of Interest must be in by 5pm Thursday 7 May.

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  • Eight education research projects receive TLRI funding

    Eight projects worth $1.7million have been selected for funding in the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) 2014 funding round. The TLRI aims to build knowledge about teaching and learning that will lead to significantly improved outcomes for learners. Expressions of interest for the 2014 funding round closed in May and shortlisted applicants then submitted a full proposal. The fund is open to the early childhood, school and post-school sectors.

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  • Doing research that matters

    We have published the first report in a new initiative called TLRI Project Plus. The idea of the series is to synthesise findings and draw some lessons from across a number of TLRI projects. The first in the series is called Doing research that matters: A success story from statistics education and was written by NZCER chief researcher Rosemary Hipkins. It explores two projects with a common focus on aspects of students' statistical thinking capabilities.

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