Achieving the most effective, evidence-based science education (effective science education, backed by evidence). The Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative is a five-year, $12M project at The University of British Columbia aimed at dramatically improving undergraduate science education.
The ICTELT model and framework and associated suite of tools were recently developed (2008), and are currently being piloted in a NZ-wide intervention, as well as with academic faculty, and community organisations.
With 23 locations, 200 staff, 3,000 volunteers and 1,000 new volunteers trained each year, English Language Partners (formerly ESOL Home Tutors) is Aotearoa | New Zealand's largest organisation working with migrants and refugees.
JISC's Libraries of the Future campaign attempts to explore the issues around the enormous impact of ICT on the academic library and to look forward to ensure that libraries – however they may continue to evolve - remain at the heart of academic life. Includes a 10 min. video documentary and a short publication Libraries of the Future
An Australian scoping study into the relationship between Career Development Learning and Work Integrated Learning in Higher Education. Includes analysis of how they can be integrated and synergised, and a website with learning resources to support career development practitioners, academics and employers.
This Australian web resource aims to make effective technology-facilitated teaching ideas reusable and sharable. The learning activities in this database have been supplied by teachers who are keen to see them used freely by others.
The aim of this European project is to develop a set of measures for the use of e-portfolios in different contexts in order to strengthen the self-esteem of young learners to avoid the issue of them dropping out of the formal education system. Includes useful introductions to ePortfolios in different settings (schools, higher education, vocational counselling) and a good set of tutorials.