Project based learning focused on numeracy and literacy skills with Maori second chance learners

Matapuna Training Centre (MTC) is a small Maori private training establishment (PTE) based in Gisborne. MTC offers training opportunities including the Youth Training programmes and the Intensive Numeracy and Literacy programme. The aim of this study was to create two integrated project based learning (PBL) lessons that will engage Maori second chance learners. The project includes a strong numeracy and literacy focus as this is the major barrier stopping our learners gaining a qualification. The created projects include: (1) the Waka Project: this project explores iwi approaches to waka desig ... Show more

Authors: Minnaar, Anwyl; Howarth-Jarratt, Peter

Published: Wellington, New Zealand, Ako Aotearoa (National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence), 2015

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: i, 9 p.

Access item: https://akoaotearoa.ac.nz/ako-hub/ako-aotearoa-central-hub/resources/pages/project-based-learning-focused-numeracy-and-literacy-skills-maori-second-chance

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