Results for Supporting Learners
This project seeks to identify the pedagogical success factors that make a difference for Pacific learners, and to then support and mentor colleagues to test the identified pedagogical approaches into their own programmes.
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 making during key educational transitions.
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.
The project seeks to actively improve the measure of success for Māori by supporting organisations to shift cultural practice by addressing internal cultural competency and best practice methods.
Weaving our worlds: Māori learner outcomes from an equity-focused strengths-based programme in Health Sciences
This project aims to enhance and then evaluate outcomes form a strengths-plus-evidence-based approach to increase the academic achievement of Māori Health Sciences Frist Year students at the University of Otago. The project and its findings have the potential for application to other educational areas and institutions.
This project seeks to collaboratively develop, implement and evaluate a cohesive, evidence-based academic and cognitive skills programme for Māori students, underpinned by a kaupapa Māori framework.
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.
This project seeks to develop and evaluate a suite of scenarios that can be used as real-time role-plays that enhance communication skills for science learners.
This project will develop a model that provides a cohesive, whole-organisation approach to professional development for teachers of under-25 students in Institutes of Technology, Polytechnics and Wananga.