Doug Haynes


  • MA, Dip Ed
  • Dip Teach
  • Cert in Quality Principles & Auditing
  • Graduate Certificate in Research and Analysis


Doug has worked for the New Zealand Qualifications Authority in the quality assurance and audit area. He has post graduate qualifications in quality principles and auditing as well as research and analysis. He is particularly interested in quality assurance and audit issues, curriculum design and assessment including competency-based approaches and distance and flexible learning.

He has worked with groups of tertiary teachers and administrators from Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia in competency-based training and assessment.

Doug has been a programme leader at Auckland University of Technology responsible for adult and tertiary teacher education and facilitating contracts and consultancy activities. While working at Auckland University of Technology Doug facilitated the retraining of overseas teachers in New Zealand curriculum and teaching methods on contract to the Ministry of Education.

In 2007 he facilitated an evaluative report on recognition of prior learning and assessment of current competence services at The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand (TOPNZ).

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