Our researchers

Many CORE staff are leaders in their field – their research and evaluation influences what learning looks like in Aotearoa

Research to shape the future of learning


CORE’s researchers work with diverse professionals, communities and organisations to shape the future of education and learning – providing research expertise, thought leadership, and consultancy services across all levels of learning, from early childhood to adulthood, and in English, Māori, and Pacific medium settings.

CORE’s researchers have:

  • collaborated on a wide range of action research projects  
  • undertaken multi-year research projects
  • published their findings 
  • mobilised research-informed thinking
  • produced innovative learning resources.


Click on a staff profile to dive into the expertise and experience each of the team members brings.