Ernest Duncan Awards 2019

DUE DATE:  – Friday 27th September, 2019

Ernest Duncan Application  Additional information can also be found here

The awards are of monetary value and available to teachers at any New Zealand school within the meaning of the Education Act.  The awards are made in recognition of an individual’s outstanding contribution to the classroom teaching of mathematics.  The general (but not exclusive) criteria for selection are:

  1.  an effective sequence or resource for teaching mathematics in primary or secondary school classes;
  2. a device for teaching some aspects of mathematics
  3. a television, video, audio-visual or other communication programme on or for teaching mathematics;
  4. a paper proposing or examining a method of teaching mathematics.

Applicants must indicate their contribution to the classroom teaching for mathematics and provide evidence of fulfilling the criteria


Previous Award winners 

Anantika Sanchal Thesis: Students attitudes towards learning mathematics – impact of teaching in a sporting context
Graeme Holden Creator of
Deirdre Cooper Report on the teaching of Mathematics in the first year of Primary Schooling – Increasing Curiosity
Elizabeth Sneddon Creating videos and workbooks for Year 11, 12 and 13, mostly in statistics
Frederic Jaccard Research Paper on the use of rich tasks in the mathematics classroom.


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