BA, MEd (Hons), EdD Auck, DipTchg Cant, CTEFLA. NZRT
Member of NZARE (New Zealand Association for Research in Education)
Member of AVETRA (Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association)
Member of FABENZ (Foundation and Bridging Education New Zealand)
New Zealand Registered Teacher
Dr Lisa Maurice-Takerei is the head of Transdiciplinary Studies - Undergraduate in the Te Miro Network at Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.
Primary research interests include adult and tertiary teaching, adult education, TVET, teacher professional learning, teacher agency and identity.
Lisa has held teaching and leadership positions in the secondary education and tertiary sectors. Her doctoral thesis examined trade and technical education in polytechnics in New Zealand and tracked the development of this field over time.
Graduate supervision of completed theses/dissertations
(as Principal or Associate supervisor)
Maurice-Takerei, L. (2017). Designs for Learning: A pedagogical space for tertiary and vocational teaching in Aotearoa, New Zealand. National Tertiary Learning and Teaching Conference, Unitec, Auckland.
Maurice-Takerei, L. (2017). VET Teaching. Realising Potential. AVETRA 2017 Conference, Melbourne, Australia.
Maurice-Takerei, L. (2016). Harnessing potential. Trade educators and the transformation of a workforce. IVETA World TVET Conference, Nasinu, Fiji.
Maurice-Takerei, L. (2015). The bricoleur, the engineer and the kaitiaki. Reconceptualising the work of trade and vocational tutors. Emancipation through Education. New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE), Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi. Whakatane, New Zealand.
Maurice-Takerei, L. M., and Anderson, H. (2013). Discipline-based Teaching and Identity Expansion - Teacher Education and the Tertiary Vocational Educator in New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Teachers' Work (Vol. 10,2).
Maurice-Takerei, L. (2012). Fees Free Places: Who goes and how are they doing? Presentation at The Secondary-Tertiary Interface: Update on the Interface: What is underway in 2012?" Centre for Studies in Multiple Pathways, Manukau Institute of Technology, 14 March 2012 and CPIT, 5 April 2012.
Maurice-Takerei, L., and Anderson, H. (2012). Practice based research and critical pedagogy - rethinking teacher education for vocational educators. Conference Proceedings from AVETRA, 15th Annual Conference, The Value and Voice of VET Research for Individuals, Industry, Community and the Nation. Canberra, April 2012.
Maurice-Takerei, L., and Anderson, H. (2012). Assessment of Literacy Capability in Adults: Tensions and Complexities in Hodis, M & Kaiser, S (eds.). Conference Proceedings from Symposium on Assessment and Learner Outcomes, Victoria University, Wellington, 978-0-475-12398-5.
Maurice-Takerei, L. (2011). Constructing understanding. The focus group as a building block for exploring occupational identity. Stephenson, M; Duhn, I; Carpenter, V and Airini, 978-4425-6276-9 (Vol. Pearson).
Takerei, L. (2010). VET educators. Voices from the storm. Conference Proceedings from AVETRA, 13th Annual Conference, Queensland, April 8-9 2010, VET Research: Leading and Responding in Turbulent Times.
Maurice-Takerei, L., and Jesson, J. (2010). Nailing down an identity - the voices of six carpentry educators. New Zealand Journal of Teachers' Work, http://www.teacherswork.ac.nz/journal/volume7_issue2/maurice-takerei.pdf (Vol. 7, 2).