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Learner Access and Pathways includes admission policies and practices, transition from secondary to tertiary education, and educational pathways within the tertiary sector.
Most recent resources about Learner Access and Pathways
This Ministry of Education analysis looks at the association of school subject and school achievement on university performance. The school subjects considered are those on the ‘approved list’ of subjects for the New Zealand university entrance requirement.
This study looks at the likelihood of people leaving school for bachelors level study, and how the decision to go on to bachelors-level study was affected by the students’ standard of performance in NCEA, their ethnic group and gender, the socio-economic ranking (decile) of the school they attended, and whether or not they progressed directly to tertiary study after leaving school.
The New Zealand Educational Theses Database contains 9000 Doctoral, Masters and Diploma theses in education topics about New Zealand and by New Zealanders at a wide range of overseas tertiary institutions.
Adolescence involves a wide variety of transitions to adult roles and responsibilities. These transitions include leaving home and school, getting a job, forming relationships, and sometimes having children. This paper reports on research that has investigated the changing nature of youth transitions in New Zealand over the last 30 years.