Results for Educational Outcomes
This report investigates the experiences of African doctoral students and their supervisors. It makes a number of recommendations that will lead to better outcomes for both.
Those involved in the teaching and learning of law students will be interested in this ongoing longitudinal study of law students. It is intended that, over the course of the study, a complete law student profile will be developed which will detail the expectations, views and experiences of students during each year of their studies and in their first years in the workforce.
In 2012, Ako Aotearoa and the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations commissioned Heathrose Research Ltd. to undertake research into how tertiary organisations can effectively use the voice of students to improve quality of provision.
Building of an earlier Ako Aotearoa Regional Hub Project Fund project, (Luafutu-Simpson, P. et al., 2015), this collaborative project is focused on the implementation and monitoring of a Pasifika Success Toolkit in the Canterbury tertiary education organisations (Canterbury, Lincoln University and Ara Institute of Canterbury) . The longer view is to share the successful work and generalizable findings across, ideally, sub-sectors.
This multi-disciplinary project plans to identify educational outcomes that enhance student attributes and capabilities beyond those normally identified on academic transcripts and develop tools to observe, analyse and report them.
This project will explore the experiences of young people on the Youth Guarantee Fees-Free (YGFF) programmes, and then their journeys after their programme. This will provide information on the effectiveness of the YGFF intervention and allow young people to share their perspectives on the variety of pathways and transitions they experience. We intend to use this data to improve educational provision and outcomes for this group.
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 new project, jointly commissioned by the Ministry for Women and Ako Aotearoa, seeks to increase the participation and success of women in construction and engineering related trades where they are traditionally under-represented.
Reflective practice for clinical psychology students: Understanding & managing personal responses in professional roles
This project aims to contribute to the development of the reflective practice skills of clinical psychology students in regard to their ability to monitor and manage their own personal responses when working therapeutically with consumers in mental health and forensic settings in Aotearoa New Zealand.