Richard Edwards

Teacher Educator, Bachelor of Teaching (Primary)


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Areas of Teaching

Teacher Educator, Bachelor of Teaching


Masters of Science


Richard Edwards joined the team in November 2016 and is based on the Hawke’s Bay campus. 

Richard has a Masters in Science and is a doctoral candidate at Curtin University. He was previously employed in initial teacher education at Waikato University and prior to that at Bethlehem Tertiary Institute in their education programmes.  He is research active and has recent publication and conference presentations. 

Research outputs 2016

Edwards, F. C. E., & Edwards, R. J. (2016). A story of culture and teaching: The complexity of teacher identity formation. The Curriculum Journal. Advance online publication. doi:10.1080/09585176.2016.1232200

Edwards, R., Fisher, A., & Reggie, C. (2016). Teachers’ perceptions of the impact of a one-year in-service teacher education programme in the Solomon Islands. Waikato Journal of Education, 21(2), 17-28. Retrieved from

Edwards, R. (2016). Collaborative use of an e-portfolio: How students managed the process. In N. Wright (Ed.), There and back: Charting flexible pathways in open, mobile and distance education: DEANZ Biennial Conference, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, April 17-20, 2016; Conference proceedings (pp. 35-39). Retrieved from

Edwards, R. (2016, February). Using e-portfolios: What you think is what you get. Paper presented at WCELfest 2016, Hamilton, New Zealand.

Edwards, R. (2016, December). Where is the technology? A software developer’s view. Paper presented at the Technology Education Research Conference, Adelaide, Australia.