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 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.
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 different occupational fields:
This project aims to explore the factors that are associated with apprentices and industry trainees at levels 3 and 4 not completing their qualification.
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.