Mary Hill

Mary Hill

Mary Hill is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.   Her research focuses on addressing the challenges of equity and quality in education, focusing most attention on pre-service teacher education and assessment learning.

She is a fully registered teacher with extensive teaching experience in primary and tertiary settings as well as in teacher training.

She was Chair of the New Zealand Council for Education Board, President of the New Zealand Association for Educational Research,  and is the General Editor of Assessment Matters, an online assessment journal for educators.

Mary’s current research projects include: a collaborative project between Auckland University and Boston College (USA) to rethink initial teacher education with equity at the centre; an investigation of the work of teacher educators in NZ in collaboration with the University of Otago, NZ, Brunel University, UK , University of British Columbia, Canada, and, in Australia, Victoria University and the Australian Catholic University; and she recently led a four-university study: Learning to be assessment capable teachers (a collaboration between four New Zealand universities).