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Centre for Science and Technology Education Research (CSTER)


The Centre for Science and Technology Education Research (CSTER) (Pokapo Rangahau Pūtaiao me te Mātauranga Hangarau) is jointly administered by the Faculty of Science and Engineering, and the Faculty of Education. It provides a focus for postgraduate teaching, research and development in science, technology and environmental education in the primary, secondary, and tertiary education sectors, as well as in commercial and community environments. The Centre is known throughout New Zealand and internationally for its innovative research and scholarship, and for its emphasis on the use of its research in the informing and development of policy, practice, curriculum and resources. The staff and students of the Centre work in close collaboration with researchers both nationally and internationally, with local schools and industry, and with other educational institutions.

For more information, visit the website: cster.waikato.ac.nz.