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Research Assistant (Centre for Research in Child Development, Office of Education Research) [NIE]
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The National Institute of Education invites suitable applications for the position of Research Assistant on a 9-month contract at the Centre for Research in Child Development, Office of Education Research.

Project Title: Development of a Quality Teaching Tool

Project Introduction:

This project aims to develop a Quality Teaching Tool to:
  • Establish common standards to identify and measure key "quality" teaching practices in the preschool classroom
  • Guide EC centre leaders and teachers, via self-evaluation and classroom observations, on the use of key quality teaching practices to promote learning and development of children in early to preschool years
  • Bridge the gap between research and practice by highlighting key quality teaching practices that have proven to be effective, based on empirical evidence / ground experience

  • at least a Bachelors degree
  • qualifications or work experience in early childhood education
  • research skills (such as collecting observational data, interviewing, video-recording, audio-recording, transcribing, managing quantitative and / or qualitative data, etc.) would be preferred

  • To assist and work closely with the NIE Research Team and with other project stakeholders (including the funding body, preschools, Working Committee, etc.)
  • To assist with literature reviews and tool development
  • To assist in the distribution and collection of consent forms from the preschools
  • To arrange with the preschools appointments for data collection
  • To undertake data collection, organization of data, data entry, data analysis, etc.
  • To assist with administrative tasks
  • Any other duties assigned by the NIE Research Team


Applicants (external and internal) will apply via Workday. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Closing Date

Closing date for advertisements will be set to 14 calendar days from date of posting.

Hiring Institution: NIE
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