Supporting academic success by minority group students in a private training establishment
The project aims to identify learning and teaching strategies successful with culturally and linguistically diverse students and make recommendations for good practice to the tertiary sector.
Dr Anne Schofield, Lisa Walker, Nikki Going – New Zealand Career College
The findings of this study emphasise the importance of the lecturer-student relationship and the interrelatedness of this with the learning environment and resources.
This report discusses the findings of an investigation into factors perceived by a group of Early Childhood Education students that supported their learning and influenced their qualification completion.
The research took place at New Zealand Career College where the focus is on supporting students of predominantly Māori, Pacific Island and other migrant ethnicities, and also supports low-achieving school leavers. The project aimed to identify learning and teaching strategies successful with culturally and linguistically diverse students and make recommendations for good practice to the tertiary sector.
The audience for this report
The report would be of interest to tertiary educators especially those teaching culturally and linguistically diverse groups. It should also be of interest to the Early Childhood tertiary sector.
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