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.
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 different occupational fields:
The Student Voice: Effective Representation and Quality is a collaborative project between Ako Aoteaora and the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA), that will support tertiary organisations to effectively involve learners in building and ensuring high-quality provision.
This National Project Fund project examines the effectiveness of enriched learning dialogues in field-based programmes.