Our website hosts a range of group spaces for project teams and communities of practice. These spaces allow members to collaborate by discussing and sharing ideas, project information and resources - in private or public.
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Our congratulations go to Matiu Ratima who recently completed his PhD, one of three supported by Ako Aotearoa through the 2008 round of the National Project Fund. His thesis sought to answer the question: what factors help or hinder adult Māori second language learners to become proficient speakers of te reo Māori?
Knowing Practice is a study of practice-based learning across different occupations. In the trades, practice-based learning is usually called “apprenticeship”. In information technology industries, it’s known as “cadetship”. In the later stages of formal learning in medicine, social work, and teaching, it’s “practicum” or vocational “immersion”.
Our aim is to understand the way in which practice-based learning operates across three...
This collaborative project between Victoria University of Wellington and WelTec aims to improve the ability of tutors at New Zealand polytechnics to meet the literacy needs of all students, and in particular, Pasifika students.
Assessments are the primary means with which student academic success is measured, yet students transitioning from secondary school into large first-year classes often struggle to understand the assessment task and structures at university. This project aims to identify student assessment problems and introduce strategies to address these.
Six New Zealand tertiary institutions are engaged in a collaborative network of practice around learners and mobile devices, examining the ways in mobility, social media and new approaches to learning and teaching are changing the landscape of education. The project will generate a range of practical strategies for students, teachers and leaders to utilise the affordances of mobile devices for pedagogical transformation and empowering learners.
The video clips shown in this resource portray health professional students who are learning the skills of Motivational Interviewing and Brief Intervention. The video clips selected for this resource demonstrate good-practice examples of counselling techniques that can help to portray empathy within the interaction.
The Literacy Alliance is an organisation formed to engage about workforce literacy and numeracy provision and management. Enquiries about engaging in our discussions or supporting the work of the group are welcomed.
Secretary: Helena Parsons, firstname.lastname@example.org, 027 4906 552
This multi-disciplinary project plans to identify educational outcomes that enhance student attributes and capabilities beyond those normally identified on academic transcripts and develop tools to observe, analyse and report them.