This research examines the gap in terms of outcomes between Māori and Pākehā learners in terms of literacy and numeracy. It examines the various factors which may have contributed to this gap, focussing on the transition to the tertiary environment. As such, the project trialled a module of learning with a group of Māori students beginning their tertiary study at one New Zealand tertiary organisation.
Trial of the learning module with a group of first-year Māori students. This intervention was evaluated in terms of its impact on student retention, and on literacy and numeracy outcomes.