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Nicole Mincher

Lecturer - Educational Psychology

Institute of Education

I am a lecturer within the Institute of Education at Massey University. I teach in the area of Educational Psychology. 

I am a practicing Educational Psychologist and have come to Massey after working at the Ministry of Education, and Explore Specialist Advice. 


Contact details

  • Ph: +64 (06) 356 9099 ext. 84470
    Location: 3.08, Collinson Village
    Campus: Manawatū

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Educational Psychology


Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Education (130000): Education Systems (130100):
Educational Psychology (170103): Psychology (170100): Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000)

Research Outputs


Dharan, V., & Mincher, N. (2022). Continual disobedience: a term perpetuating exclusive practices in schools. International Journal of Inclusive Education.
[Journal article]Authored by: Mincher, N., Muralidharan, V.
Bourke, R., Pullen, R., & Mincher, N. (2021). Understanding ethical drift in professional decision making: dilemmas in practice. International Journal of Inclusive Education.
[Journal article]Authored by: Bourke, R., Mincher, N.
Dharan, V., Meyer, L., & Mincher, N. (2012). At the receiving end - Are policies and practices working to keep students in high schools?. New Zealand Annual Review of Education. 21, 119-141 Retrieved from
[Journal article]Authored by: Mincher, N., Muralidharan, V.


Dharan, V., Pond, R., Mincher, N., & Muralidharan, V. (2022). Teacher and Student Well-being in the Covid-19 pandemic - Full report.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Mincher, N., Muralidharan, V., Pond, R.
Bourke, R., O'Neill, J., McDowall, S., Dacre, M., Mincher, N., Narayanan, V., . . . Tuifagalele, R.(2021). Children's informal learning at home during COVID-19 lockdown. NZCER
[Technical Report]Authored by: Bourke, R., Dacre, M., Mincher, N., O'Neill, J.


Dharan, V., Pond, R., & Mincher, N. (2022, November). When pandemic is not all doom and gloom – Listening to Teachers and Students. Presented at NZARE. Virtual.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mincher, N.Contributed to by: Muralidharan, V.