Kennedy, M., Fisher, M., Martin, M., Gregory, M., Beaven, I., & Rhodes, A.
Funding through the TEC Quality Reinvestment Fund has presented an opportunity for EIT to redevelop the aging workshops that currently house our trades programmes. But before we start with the capital redevelopment we wish to take the opportunity to review the pedagogy of the trades and technology programmes with a view to moving to a more task or project based approach. The change to the teaching and learning methods will in turn inform and drive the facilities design and usage. The driver for the redevelopment is ultimately to improve the outcomes for students by providing programmes and facilities that will better engage students by contextualising their learning and to embed literacy and numeracy into the programmes.
To identify and analyse specific aspects of women in the construction sector in New Zealand and to highlight the main barriers to women entering and remaining in the sector; to make recommendations on suitable initiatives to increase the number of women trades people working in the sector.
The design crit is a key part of design and architectural education, which involves students publicly presenting their design projects in front of critics, usually from academia and design practice. Working with architecture and design students, this project tested the validity of new types of design crits with the aim of improving learner outcomes.
This pilot study sought to improve the vocational learning and literacy development of learners through the making of their own digital stories. The findings were that digital story telling supports vocational learning and literacy development, reflective conversations encourage deep learning, and collaboration fosters empathy and transformative learning.
This guide is written to help teachers /workplace trainers study the learning of trades-skills and knowledge by students or apprentices in classrooms, workshops or in the workplace by using videos and the multimodal discourse analysis method.