The Centre for Recording Achievement (CRA) is a UK organisation. It seeks to ‘promote the awareness of recording achievement and action planning processes as an important element in improving learning and progression throughout the world of education, training and employment’.
This working paper is part of a strategy to grow understanding about the use of Personal Development Planning (PDP) and the characteristics of effective practice. Earlier versions of the paper were peer reviewed by experienced practitioners and their views are included in the revised text.
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.
This project researched the characteristics of academic staff development programmes and student support services offered in tertiary institutions that make a difference for undergraduate tertiary students in their studies. Student outcomes comprised achievement, participation, progression, retention and completion.