VOCEDplus is a free international research database containing over 44,000 English language records, many with links to full text documents. The particular focus of VOCEDplus is research and statistics as it relates to education for work and beyond.
This Ministry of Education paper looks at differences in the performance of young people who leave school and progress on to bachelors degree study. It compares the performance of students with different levels of school achievement. It also compares the performance of young degree students at polytechnics and universities.
This Ministry of Education analysis builds on previous studies on Modern Apprenticeships and industry training using each programme’s administrative dataset to determine if Modern Apprenticeship’s additional supports and structures are effective tools to ensure engagement and achievement in formalised industry training programmes for younger people.
This Ministry of Education analysis looks at the association of school subject and school achievement on university performance. The school subjects considered are those on the ‘approved list’ of subjects for the New Zealand university entrance requirement.
The Australasian Survey of Student Engagement (AUSSE) website's Research Briefings and Enhancement Guides deal with issues of student engagement, such as engaging first-year students, distributed learners, etc.
This UK project created resources which will help students identify and prepare for critical incidents which, according to employers, epitomise the major problems that newly qualified graduates encounter when they start work in the ‘real world'.
This report from the Starpath project found that surviving the transition from school to university can have a big impact on whether Māori and Pacific students succeed at tertiary level. The study examined the stumbling blocks that cause so many able students from low-decile schools to struggle once they reach university.