This publication will interest organisations which work with Māori youth who have high numeracy and literacy needs.
It describes two student work projects - with accompanying teaching and learning resources. It also has a useful guide about how to create engaging student work with integrated assessment schemes.
Motivation and engagement of Màori and Pacific students at PTEs: Lessons for improved teaching and learning strategies
David Lillis, Taulalo Fiso (New Zealand Institute of Sport) and Susan Henricksen, Sandra Storz (New Zealand College
This project identified and evaluated the factors that had contributed to the successful completion of pre-trades courses by a group of Pacific learners at the Wellington Institute of Technology. Of interest to any tertiary teacher of Pacific students.
RESIST software has been upgraded and allows tertiary students and teachers to design buildings, vary the structures within them; then simulate the effects on them of wind and earthquakes. Of interest to those involved in building, engineering and architecture subjects.