This study reports on the effects of different types of financial aid, provided through the student support system, on educational outcomes of students participating in tertiary study. Types of student support included student allowances and student loan schemes. Support is provided to improve access to tertiary education and reduce the social disparity arising out of education benefits.
Results of a study into volunteer-related training in emergency services. The objective was to study ways in which volunteer-related training can be improved to enhance the delivery of selected emergency services.
The University of Otago Library has created a three-tiered model to develop transferable information literacy skills that support lifelong learning. These tiers are standards-based and consist of:traditional user education-based tours and classesa generic information literacy competency guideand the embedding of information literacy into academic curricula
This Guideline articulates the characteristics of quality teaching and learning of information literacy in New Zealand higher education. These characteristics represent a synthesis of practices and principles. They are drawn from a wide variety of approaches to information literacy teaching and learning, ranging from standalone programmes through to information literacy that is integrated in core university curricula.
‘Student engagement’, defined as students’ involvement with activities and conditions likely to generate high-quality learning, is increasingly understood to be important for higher education quality. This report presents the first insights into students’ engagement in higher education in Australasia.
The New Zealand Literacy Portal is a rich source of free online information for people interested in adult literacy. It is designed to provide a knowledge base of adult literacy information contributed by both New Zealand and international organisations.