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Rethinking Assessment in Aotearoa/New Zealand

Other Auckland, Wellington, Canterbury

Posted: 16 March 2018
Notice reference #: 1H9hxU

Seize the opportunity to be a part of important conversations about new horizons in education assessment in Aotearoa/New Zealand. 
The newly formed New Zealand Assessment Institute is holding seminars in April where you will have the chance to hear and share what is happening in NZ assessment now and how we can prepare for the future. 
Knowledgeable education experts, along with regional presenters from primary and secondary schools, will share ideas and innovative practices. There will be opportunities for professional discussions, sharing practices and extending assessment networks.

Confirmed keynote speakers are:

  • Mary Chamberlain – powerhouse and thought leader in New Zealand education, instrumental in developing the NZ Curriculum
  • Esther Smaill – University of Otago – recently completed her doctorate on moderating student assessments  

Full day seminars will be held in:

  • Christchurch, Monday 16 April
  • Wellington, Tuesday 17 April
  • Auckland, Wednesday 18 April 

Register for the seminars at

These seminars are for all education professionals with an interest in assessment – primary and secondary teachers, principals, teacher educators, professional development providers, researchers, professionals with interests in educational assessment.

Investment: $150 + GST/person (includes morning/afternoon tea and lunch).

We look forward to seeing you in April. For more information about the New Zealand Assessment Institute go to our website or email us on

Events summary


16 April 2018 – 16 April 2018


17 April 2018 – 17 April 2018


18 April 2018 – 18 April 2018

Further information

Contact: Michael Absolum or Jenny Poskitt

 (09) 360 0827 (Michael)