Learner Access and Pathways
Results for Learner Access and Pathways
This partnership project (NZUSA and Waiariki Institute of Technology) builds on work that NZUSA has been leading on utilising student voice. The project aims to produce a toolkit of methods to develop student representative systems amongst students who are in short-term and lower level courses.
Effective learner voice is central to a high-quality tertiary education system. New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has implemented a network of panels designed to gather direct learner input, feedback and commentary on education-related issues. The panels, known as the Learner Advisory Panel Project (LAPP), are conducted through an innovative online model designed to address some of the commonly reported barriers to learner participation in feedback systems.
Ka Whānau Mai Te Reo: i roto i te wānanga is a Kaupapa Māori research project focusing on whānau experiences of reo Māori education in tertiary settings, with a specific focus on Te Wānanga o Raukawa. It sits within the kaupapa of reo Māori revitalisation, and contributes to ensuring te reo Māori remains a living spoken language.
This project is aimed to provide support to students who may find it difficult studying in a new tertiary environment.
The programme methodology will be purely hands-on with applied and practical learning by our youth participants, using museum artefacts/treasures as cultural learning tools.
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.
This highly collaborative project is designed to develop ways of better supporting Māori PhD students through success in their studies to effective commencement of their careers.
In this project we will adapt the successful LEARNZ Geohazard virtual fieldtrip (VFT) from the compulsory education sector to suit university field sciences. General criticisms of virtual learning include lack of community, slow feedback, and less motivated students. LEARNZ VFT’s are aligned with Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles, to specifically address these criticisms.
This project will explore the ways to implement the concept of making graduates from New Zealand tertiary education organisations (TEO) employable. The findings and outputs from this project are expected to not only formalise the employability practices of the five participating programs, but also contribute to the institution-wide strategic agenda in learning, quality and student experience.
This project aims to explore the factors that are associated with apprentices and industry trainees at levels 3 and 4 not completing their qualification.
This project aims to discover and disseminate pedagogies for embedding employability capabilities in advanced and research informed curricula.