The Resource Centre contains practical material about good teaching and learning in the tertiary sector. The Resources can come from the Communities and Project Groups on the site. The Resources are high-quality, well-presented, evidence-based, and relevant to New Zealand.
Pacific Peoples includes Pasifika/Pacific Peoples’ knowledge and perspectives, educational achievement for Pacific Peoples, supporting Pacific learners, and supporting Pacific staff.
This report summarises the key findings from a literature review and stakeholder feedback, in order to inform the Horticulture ITO on delivery and learning needs of Pacific learners both living in New Zealand and/ or planning to migrate to New Zealand to enroll in on-the-job training courses in horticulture in New Zealand.
This project identifies the success factors that help promote Pasifika student academic success from the perspectives of those most directly involved in the mentoring process - Pasifika students and their lecturers, and the Pasifika mentors themselves.
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.
This report discusses research undertaken on the teaching and learning practices of 13 nominated Māori and Pasifika private training establishments (PTEs) and their programme design and development to meet the needs of their students.
This is a quick guide for tutors and support services at tertiary institutions regarding Pasifika students. It is a snapshot of some issues relevant to them – the regional distribution of Pasifika peoples, how they are performing and what students say about how you can help them.
This report presents the outcome of an experimental design to investigate the impact of persuasive and affective SMS text messages on students’ self-regulated learning strategies while attending an introductory information systems course, with a focus on supporting Māori and Pacific learners.
The purpose of these videos is to develop greater understanding of Pasifika peoples and provide a Pasifika lens through which to view tertiary teaching. The videos assist educators to better engage Pasifika learners and provide a more responsive learning environment.
The New Zealand Educational Theses Database contains 9000 Doctoral, Masters and Diploma theses in education topics about New Zealand and by New Zealanders at a wide range of overseas tertiary institutions.
This fact sheet presents information on the ethnicities of New Zealand’s Pasifika tertiary education students. It shows the trends in participation in tertiary study by Pasifika ethnicity: what qualifications Pasifika students are taking, where they are studying, their field of study, their ages, and other important characteristics of Pasifika students.
This fact sheet presents information on what qualifications Pasifika students are taking, where they are studying, their field of study, student allowances and loans and other important characteristics of Pasifika students. Also included is information on Pasifika employees in industry training and their 2006 income distribution.
Professional Development Resources for those working in the Adult & Community Education sector. Includes a variety of information about the ACE sector, the Treaty of Waitangi, ACE Networks, Coordination and Management, Governance, Māori, and Pasifika.
This study provides feedback on the Re-thinking Pacific Education Initiative. It asks a range of RPEI participants to reflect on the effectiveness of the RPEI project to date in terms of its impacts on Pacific education, as a development strategy, and its ability to inform education of Pasifika in Aotearoa/New Zealand.
A Learning Design Research Reference: Many of the critical success factors for Pacific learners are the same as those for other learners -- students benefit greatly from working with knowledge, metaphors, and materials that are relevant to their own life experience.
Project purpose & progressA collaboration between the Ministry of Education and NZARE (Pasifika caucus).To assist the production of high quality research that informs government policy aimed at improved Pasifika education outcomes.To increase policy makers’ capability to plan for, and commission, quality research projects, and enhance policy through the integration of quality research.
E-mat is for staff in tertiary organisations who want to improve the outcomes of their Pacific learners. These people might be educators, managers, support staff and IT staff. E-mat has particular value for staff in organisations that have significant numbers of Pacific students or are committed to meeting the needs of Pacific learners.