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.
Workplace Learning includes apprenticeships, cooperative education, workplace learning, work-integrated learning, and clinical practice.
A study into practice education in urban planning, particularly the education that occurs when students take on professional work as part of their studies. This project involved those with an interest in planning education, including students, professionals, employers, educators, and professional bodies. Addresses issues of academic standards and assessment.
This Australian issues paper reports on the findings from the first year of a three-year program of research by the University of Sydney's Workplace Research Centre. The overarching aim of the research is to investigate how, if at all, vocational education and training can make a difference in improving productivity and workforce participation.
The Australian Flexible Learning Framework (Framework) is the e-learning strategy for the vocational education and training (VET) sector. Their ePortfolios site includes useful resources, news, events and a blog.
A paper presenting an analysis, using Stokes' concept of Pasteur's Quadrant, of recent New Zealand research into vocational education and training. Presented by Peter Coolbear at the Industry Training Federation's Vocational Education and Training Research Forum, April 2009.
This report provides a wide range of contextual and statistical information for industry training, including participation and completion analyses, and describes the results of statistical modelling on the influencers of success. It finds that industry; duration; and volume of learning are the most useful variables for predicting the outcomes of industry training programmes.