This review, from UK-based Futurelab, provides an introduction to the concept of social justice and the practices of usercentred design (UCD), looking at how theories for changing the world marry up with methods to implement these changes. It then explores the potential role of technology-enhanced learning (TEL) within this framework.
This report reviews and synthesises research literature on decision-making by prospective students on whether, where and what to study at a tertiary level. The report is based on findings from New Zealand and overseas literature and will contribute to knowledge and understanding of the factors that influence student-decision making.
These links lead to the indicators from education and learning outcome domain. This domain covers the 'results' of the education system. Results include the skills, knowledge, attitudes, and values gained through the education system.
This review draws on New Zealand an international literature and was commissioned by the Department of Labour to inform the Upskilling Partnership project, which is researching approaches to engage employers in workplace literacy, language and numeracy programmes. It includes in its findings information about the role of government, unions, and other stakeholders in LLN skills development, the barriers for employers to investing in workplace LLN training, industries that have issues with employees not having LLN skills, the links between productivity and LLN skills, and the benefits to employers and employees of enhancing LLN skills.
This report identifies and discusses the many interwoven factors that impact on students’ decision making with regard to the ongoing study of sciences, both in the final year of secondary school, and on transition to tertiary level studies.It addresses two closely related key questions:Why do students choose to continue with sciences in Year 13 of their school studies?Why do students plan to take up (or not take up) sciences in their tertiary level studies?
Pathways and Prospects is a 4-year study of young people's pathway and career experiences and perspectives after leaving school and entering study/training and the workforce. This report analyses two years worth of in-depth interviews with 114 young people in employment, the army, apprenticeship, university, and youth training. It focuses on how they make career choices in relation to the different dimensions of security and exploration in their outlooks. The analysis suggests we support young people by shifting our focus away from tracking people and pathways to understanding career and identity production.