Kirsty Jones

Teacher Educator, Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)


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Areas of Teaching

Primary Teaching


Dip Tchg, M.Ed


For the past 25 years Kirsty has enjoyed working in Primary Education in various roles from classroom teaching to school leadership and teacher development, both in New Zealand and overseas.

Currently she is a Teacher Educator and the Practicum Co-ordinator on the Bachelor of Teaching Programme.  

Kirsty has a Master of Educational Administration and Leadership, and research interests in how initial teacher education can be strengthened through institutional and school partnerships. Her close links to school’s also include being  a member of the Clive School Board of Trustees

Research outputs 2016

Jones, K. (2016, August). Partnership model a huge success. Education Review (ICT & Procurement), 7(4), 26-27. Retrieved from

Aitken, V., & Jones, K. (2016). “It’s important to know it’s not about being on show”: Examining mentor teachers and principals’ positioning with EIT’s practice-based primary teaching degree [Abstract]. In Conference proceedings TEFANZ Conference & AGM 2016: “How best to educate a nation’s teachers? Debating quality teacher education for today and the future”, Thursday 30 June & Friday 1 July 2016, University of Otago College of Education, 145 Union Street East, Dunedin 9016 (p. 19). Retrieved from