Our aspiration

The change we hope to effect


Improved opportunities and outcomes for students


Educators empowered to strengthen and improve their practice through engagement with and in research, and innovative practice development

New roles and responsibilities for teachers in driving innovation and new knowledge creation
Educators roles and responsibilities extend beyond their individual schools, to contribute to the educational success of students across New Zealand


New forms of research practice partnerships, which see researchers working collaboratively with practitioners around core problems of practice to test, validate and disseminate effective practice
New infrastructure and incentives for disseminating research findings in usable and actionable forms to practitioners


Research-informed policy development to support improvement and transformation across the education system


Funders able to access high quality information about promising partnerships, projects, and ideas to fund and support