The Student Voice: Effective Representation and Quality is a collaborative project between Ako Aoteaora and the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA), that will support tertiary organisations to effectively involve learners in building and ensuring high-quality provision.
Weaving our worlds: Māori learner outcomes from an equity-focused strengths-based programme in Health Sciences
This project aims to enhance and then evaluate outcomes form a strengths-plus-evidence-based approach to increase the academic achievement of Māori Health Sciences Frist Year students at the University of Otago. The project and its findings have the potential for application to other educational areas and institutions.
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.
This project seeks to develop and evaluate a suite of scenarios that can be used as real-time role-plays that enhance communication skills for science learners.
“Be there with us”: An appreciative inquiry into supporting culturally diverse dementia-care workers as learners
The project seeks to actively improve the measure of success for Māori by supporting organisations to shift cultural practice by addressing internal cultural competency and best practice methods.
This project will develop a model that provides a cohesive, whole-organisation approach to professional development for teachers of under-25 students in Institutes of Technology, Polytechnics and Wananga.
This project focuses on testing a new collaborative approach to mentoring between an employer, Downer NZ, and four ITO's: Infratrain, ESITO, Water IT, and NZHITO.
This project seeks to identify the pedagogical success factors that make a difference for Pacific learners, and to then support and mentor colleagues to test the identified pedagogical approaches into their own programmes.