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Dr John Boereboom

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  • PhD (Cant)
  • M Ed (dist) (Cant)
  • Dip Ed
  • Dip Tchg
  • B Sc (Mathematics)


Ōrakipaoa Building
Dovedale Entrance
Ilam Campus         

Academic Background

Dr John Boereboom is the Director of the Centre for Educational Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM). In his last role he was an Academic developer at Lincoln University where he coordinated the professional development programme for academic staff and supported lecturers and departments with all aspects of teaching, ranging from course design to delivery and assessment. In addition he taught undergraduate courses in social science research methods in the Faculty of Environment, Society and Design. Recently he completed a sabbatical at L'ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne where he coordinated the development of an Effective Tertiary Teaching Certificate for University educators.

John has held various teaching positions in secondary schools ranging from physics teacher to HOD, Qualifications Manager and Assistant Principal. He has extensive experience in teacher training and has been seconded by the Ministry of Education and NZQA in relation to national qualification development, assessment and moderation. In 2014 John received a Lincoln University Teaching Excellence Award. He is a fellow of HERDSA, the Higher education Research and Development Society of Australasia.

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Active Research

His current research interests include:

  • Quality management of assessment, evaluation and moderation
  • Tertiary education policy and practice
  • Feedback
  • Teaching and learning strategies
  • Course Design

Please see UC Research profile for a full list of publications.

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