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Pasifika in Tertiary Education


Education Counts is the home page of two annual factsheets – one on Pasifika peoples in tertiary education and the other one on Pasifika tertiary education students by ethnicity. The information includes where Pasifika tertiary education students study, their qualification levels, qualification completions, field of study and information on Pasifika student allowances recipients and student loan borrowers. Also included is Pacific employees’ participation in industry training. You can find more information on Pasifika students in the annual reports Profile & Trends: New Zealand’s Tertiary Education Sector and the tertiary education statistical tables, also available on Education Counts website of the Ministry of Education.

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Pasifika in tertiary education in New Zealand: 2009


This is edition four in an annual series on Pasifika tertiary education students. There is an associated set of tables available on the Pasifika education statistics page on Education Counts. This factsheet includes gender information on Pasifika tertiary education students, the qualifications students are taking, where they are studying, field of study, student allowances and loans and other important characteristics of Pasifika students. Also included is information on Pasifika employees in industry training and some comparisons with international students from the Pacific.

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Pasifika tertiary education students by ethnicity: 2009


This is edition four in an annual series on Pasifika tertiary education students by ethnicity. There is an associated set of tables available on the Pasifika education statistics page on Education Counts. This factsheet includes gender information on the ethnicities of New Zealand’s Pasifika tertiary education students. It shows the trends in participation in tertiary study for the various Pasifika ethnicities: what qualifications Pasifika students are taking, where they are studying,their field of study, their ages, and other important characteristics of Pasifika students.
 

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Pasifika Education Plan: Monitoring Report


Education Counts is the home page for the Pasifika Education Plan: Monitoring Report publication series. The Pasifika Education Plan provides the Ministry of Education with strategic direction for improving education outcomes for Pasifika peoples in New Zealand. This monitoring report assesses performance against the plan.
 

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Learning from the Quality Teaching Research and Development Programme (QTR&D) – Findings of the External Evaluation


  • Author: Lorna M. Earl, PhD Director, Aporia Consulting Ltd. with Helen Timperley, PhD and Georgina M. Stewart, EdD.
  • Date Published: May 2009. Released on Education Counts: August 2009
  • Website: Education Counts Pasifika Publications

The Quality Teaching Research and Development Programme (QTR&D) was a bold and ambitious pilot development and research project. It was designed as an exploratory programme to understand more about quality teaching for Māori and Pasifika students, within designated contexts (literacy, numeracy, social studies and science) and across different language settings (English, Māori and Samoan bilingual).