Education and Teaching

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Nau mai, Haere mai

teacher at front of classroomWelcome to your Education & Teaching subject guide.
Check out the resources for your area of teaching along with info on doing research and referencing education sources.

Te Rito Maioha learners see the Te Rito Maioha Guide

You can also search for your own resources using the search box at the top of this screen. See
Getting started to learn more.

Can't find what you need?

Can't find what you need?

Contact your subject liaison librarian, to get help
with searching for resources or learning support:

library@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
0508 650 200 x 3
8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday

Judith                        Tania

Judith ECE,Adult,TER     Tania Prim,Sec,TRM

ECE, Primary, Secondary, Adult, TER

young girl cutting paperYou'll find lots of great education resources in the General link below, plus further resources under your area of teaching.

General education resources

Early childhood education

Primary education

Secondary education

Adult education

Teacher education refresh - use the links above relevant to your area of teaching.

Get in touch if you'd like help finding further resources.

Doing research

early childhood education teacher.PNGTo learn all about searching techniques, see our Finding resources section, particularly our Getting started page and Finding and using good information.

Finding out about research articles

Sometimes you might be asked to find a research article. But how do you know if the article you are reading is a research article and how do you read and understand it? Take a look at these webpages to get help with this:

Anatomy of a journal article
How do I identify a research article?
Quantitative and qualitative research
Reading and understanding abstracts

Take a look at this video - it's a great guide for beginners on how to read and understand a journal article.         

NZ research

In addition to our databases, these websites hold a range of research:

Education Counts 
Education Review Office 
Teaching and Learning Research Initiative
NZCER

 

Child writing with colours pencils

In your study, there are some educational sources that can be difficult to reference. Take a look at these commonly asked questions and reference examples:

PDF iconCommonly asked questions about citing.pdf

PDF iconEducation references.pdf

And don't forget our APA referencing section to get more help.