Our people

Our People

The New Zealand Assessment Institute (NZAI) is the initiative of Dr Jenny Poskitt and Michael Absolum.

Dr Poskitt, NZAI President, is Associate Head of the Institute of Education at Massey University. She has experience as a primary school teacher, parent, researcher, university lecturer and member of numerous national advisory groups.

Michael Absolum is a director of Evaluation Associates Ltd, a highly regarded professional development provider in educational assessment. He is the author of influential assessment publications for teachers.

 

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Michael Absolum

Director

Evaluation Associates Ltd

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Dr Jenny Poskitt

Associate Head

Inst. of Education, Massey University

Members of the steering committee 

Dr Mustafa Asil

Research Fellow

EARU, University of Otago

Robyn Caygill

Chief Education Advisor

Ministry of Education

Dr Mary Hill

Associate Professor

University of Auckland

Anne Purves

Education Consultant

Evaluation Associates, New Plymouth

Beverley Booth

Principal

Devonport School, Auckland

Sue Chalmers

Manager, Secondary Examinations

NZ Qualifications Authority

Selena Hinchco

Education Consultant

Cognition Education

Dr Peter Rawlins

Senior Lecturer

Inst. of Education, Massey University

Kaye Brunton

Principal

Ngatitoa School, Wellington

Bronwen Cowie

Professor of Education

University of Waikato

Kerry Mitchell

Director

Education Group, Auckland

Angela Thorogood

Assistant Principal

Prospect School, Auckland

Adrienne Carlisle

Education Consultant

Evaluation Associates, Auckland

Alison Gilmore

Associate Professor

EARU, University of Otago

Julie Morris

Deputy Principal

Raumati Beach School, Paraparaumu