Stepping into one another's world: apprenticeships - transforming engineering technologist education in New Zealand

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Author: Goodyer, Jane; Frater, Greg


This research on the viability of apprenticeship models to educate degree level engineering technologists has been undertaken on behalf of the Tertiary Education Commission. The authors conducted a literature review of learning models that have high levels of employer involvement, supplemented by interviews with tertiary providers involved in delivering new degree apprenticeships. The authors found that there has been a resurgence of apprenticeships as a model for delivering higher education. The challenges of the future require engineering graduates to be more rounded individuals than...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Apprenticeship; Qualifications; Higher education; Outcomes; Industry; Workforce development

Keywords: Relevance of education and training; Education industry relationship; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: New Zealand; Oceania

Published: Wellington, New Zealand: Engineering E2E Programme, Tertiary Education Commission, 2015

Physical description: 49 p.

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A report for the Tertiary Education Commission

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 122.160

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