Staff Manager



Helen Timperley


PhD, MA (Hons), DipEdPsych, DipTchg

  • English Medium
  • Communities of learning
  • Research and Evaluation
  • Expert Partners

Academic Profile

Professor Timperley began her career teaching at West End Primary School in Palmerston North before moving to educational research. She is currently Professor of Learning, Development and Professional Practice at the University of Auckland. For the past year she has been providing expert advice to the Ministerial Advisory Group for Professional Learning and Development. She is also a member of the academic experts advisory group to ERO for the revision of its indicators.

Her previous positions at the University of Auckland include Director Starpath project, Principal Investigator Building Evaluative Capability in Schooling Improvement Project, Principal Investigator Research strand for Consortium for Professional Learning and Deputy Head of School of Learning, Development and Professional Practice.  Professor Timperley became an Ordinary Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) in 2009.

Helen is an Expert Partner to one Community of Learning in the North Island.

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