Janet Turvey

Dip Bus Coordinator, Senior Lecturer


06 830 1769 Extension: 5769

Areas of Teaching

Economics, Management, Entrepreneurship, Business Project Supervision


Master of Adult Education, BA (Hons) Economics, Post Graduate Diploma in Adult Education, Post Graduate Certificate in Education


Prior to coming to New Zealand Janet lived in England and worked in management in large scale retailing, taught in a comprehensive school in Manchester and ran outdoor education programmes.

She has been in New Zealand for  thirty years teaching Economics and related subjects in secondary schools and more recently at the EIT. Her passion is Economics and she has carried out research on the economic impact of sporting events in Hawke’s Bay and more recently researched into the economic way of thinking. She has actively participated in a number of sports including multisports/triathlon, tramping, kayaking, swimming, surf lifesaving and canoe polo, but more recently activity has been related to her involvement with her family.


Senior Lecturer in Business school (10 years)
EIT lecturer (20+ years)
Previously Programme Coordinator (5 years)

Courses Taught

Economic Thinking
Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Research Areas

Small business & economic indicators
Economic impact of sporting events in HB
Reflection and reflective journals
Feedback in formative assessment
Attendance and results
Incubator project and DHB (HB)
Influences on indigenous and Pacific students’ health career choices: a longitudinal study.

Current Research

Attendance and results on the term based system
Diagnostic tests for level 5 students

Research outputs

Research outputs 2016

Research outputs 2015

Research outputs 2011

Research outputs 2010

Research outputs 2009

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Research outputs 2007

Research outputs 2006