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Led by Ako Aotearoa, with support from the Tertiary Education Commission and the Ministry of Education, this project resulted in advice and recommendations that will improve the outcomes and experiences of priority learners in our tertiary system.
The aim of the project was to identify, explore and share with the tertiary community, a variety of examples of inquiry-based learning at undergraduate level across a range of institutions and disciplines.
Alongside the development of a longitudinal programme to develop students information literacy and pre-writing skills, this work will explore with students methods of developing academic ‘voice’. A mixed method approach will be adopted; qualitative and quantitative data will be collected.
Ka Whānau Mai Te Reo: i roto i te wānanga is a three year (2012-2015) kaupapa Māori research project that aims to deepen our understanding of how whānau Māori language development can be supported during key educational transitions as whānau move within the compulsory education sector, and into tertiary settings and beyond. The goal of this research is to support the continuity of whānau Māori language development by providing diverse whānau with useful information that informs their decision...
Our congratulations go to Matiu Ratima who recently completed his PhD, one of three supported by Ako Aotearoa through the 2008 round of the National Project Fund. His thesis sought to answer the question: what factors help or hinder adult Māori second language learners to become proficient speakers of te reo Māori?
Knowing Practice is a study of practice-based learning across different occupations. In the trades, practice-based learning is usually called “apprenticeship”. In information technology industries, it’s known as “cadetship”. In the later stages of formal learning in medicine, social work, and teaching, it’s “practicum” or vocational “immersion”.
Our aim is to understand the way in which practice-based learning operates across three...
This collaborative project between Victoria University of Wellington and WelTec aims to improve the ability of tutors at New Zealand polytechnics to meet the literacy needs of all students, and in particular, Pasifika students.