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.
This section includes items relevant to the teaching of Food, Hospitality, and Personal Services, including Beauty Therapy and Hairdressing.
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services | Report Resources
This pilot study sought to improve the vocational learning and literacy development of learners through the making of their own digital stories. The findings were that digital story telling supports vocational learning and literacy development, reflective conversations encourage deep learning, and collaboration fosters empathy and transformative learning.
The set of guidelines based on digital literacy; reflective practice; and critical evaluation of digital resources, derived from this study with hospitality students are transferable to a wide range of contexts.
The overarching theme from this participatory action research project is the need to enable students and staff to utilise technology for learning. The research informed the development of guidelines to assist vocational education institutions to introduce net tablets into trades-based learning spaces.
This project seeks to understand how the provision of mentoring training for apprentices, coordinators and supervisors influences the success of apprentice’s learning journey. The report explores six key mentoring themes, proposes a mentoring model and outlines a mentoring training with associated resources.