Evaluation Associates Ltd.
Mary is a successful leader of educational reform. She led the development of the New Zealand Curriculum for primary and secondary schools, the design of the New Zealand National Assessment Strategy and the design of National Standards in literacy and numeracy.
Mary has a robust theoretical and practical understanding of public policy frameworks and in depth education knowledge. She has been a successful teacher, school principal and adviser to schools.
In 2012 she became a Member of the New Zealand order of Merit for her services to education.
REASONS I’M A MEMBER OF THE TEAM:
Leader in NZ education. Led the development of the NZ Curriculum and standards for literacy and numeracy. Led assessment policy in NZ from 2001- 2007
TITLE OF PRESENTATION:
Mary was the Manager of the Curriculum Group in the Ministry of Education NZ until 2011. Her responsibilities included leadership of the curriculum, assessment, qualifications, professional development, Maori medium, literacy and numeracy and principal leadership teams. Mary is currently an education consultant. She is working with ministries of education and other organisations in New Zealand and the Pacific on a range of education policy, design and implementation projects.
TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT MY WORK:
Evaluation Associates: http://www.evaluate.co.nz/our-team/
Chamberlain, M and Hook P (2012) Changing Mental Models: How recent developments in teaching and learning can be applied to road safety education in schools.
Chamberlain M (2010) Using standards to improve learning; Keynote to the NZ Learning at School Conference
Chamberlain M (2010) Using Standards to shift our system from Great to Excellent
Chamberlain M (2009) Learning’s the Thing, Annual Graham Nuthall Research Lecture
Chamberlain M (2010) A blueprint for National Standards, New Zealand Education Gazette 11 Oct
- Saturday, April 12, Plenary Session Presentation Notes (Chamberlain)