Doctoral Scholarship Opportunity in Education Policy

Teaching awards and scholarships

Posted: 07 September 2020
Notice reference #: 1HAAeg

A one-time doctoral scholarship designed for an outstanding new full-time applicant in the area of education policy formation, implementation or evaluation.

  • Value: NZ$28,200 plus domestic fees per year (three years)
  • Closing date: 1 November 2020
  • Acceptance into doctoral programme required before 1 March 2021

The successful applicant will engage in doctoral study of education policy, focused on New Zealand or international* education policy, at a school, regional or national level, supervised by Dr Jo Smith.

 An ideal research focus might include:

  • Teacher certification, hiring, evaluation, and/or retention policies
  • English learner policies
  • Education funding policies
  • Student discipline policies
  • Assessment policies
  • Decision-making roles (e.g., of school leaders, Boards of Trustees, the Ministry of Education)

*Note: Given the uncertain Covid-19 situation, international applicants will need to qualify under applicable requirements related to travel. Please source further information from NZ Immigration and MBIE websites prior to applying.

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