This project focuses on testing a new collaborative approach to mentoring between an employer, Downer NZ, and four ITO's: Infratrain, ESITO, Water IT, and NZHITO.
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:
This project seeks to draw on the collective knowledge of engineering education leaders to construct a strategy to support sustained improvements in engineering teaching and learning.
The Industry Training Federation (ITF) works with government agencies and sector groups to improve the policy for and delivery of industry skill development and workplace learning.