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Guided pathways foster learner success

Guided pathways foster learner success

Last updated 6 May 2024
Last updated 6 May 2024

Auckland University of Technology (AUT), University of Auckland and private training establishment (PTE) Yoobee Colleges are using guided pathways to support their learners to succeed.

The three organisations presented on their guided pathway approaches at a Learner Success Capability Session on 5 April 2024. Guided pathways are a key capability that a tertiary education provider needs to get right to enable learners to succeed, whatever that looks like for each learner.

We are pleased to share recordings of their presentations.

AUT Pro-Vice Chancellor Pacific Advancement Jacoba Matapo and Assistant Pro-Vice Chancellor Pacific Advancement Rennie Atfield-Douglas share insights about their summer programme for school leavers transitioning into university life, UniPrep. They discuss the programme's purpose, underpinning values and outcomes for ākonga.

University of Auckland Pro-Vice Chancellor Māori Heta Gardiner and UniBound Manager Junior Toailoa talk about their three summer programmes to support learners transitioning into university. They unpack the details of what is involved in the programmes, why there are differences between their three offerings, and where the programmes lead ākonga in their tertiary journey.

Yoobee Head of Learner Success Kelly Stevens shares the PTE's nurture map, which takes a holistic approach to identifying the supports ākonga may need along each step of their tertiary journey. Kelly delves into one of the aspects of their approach, “Q time”, which is underpinned by identifying the learner's needs.

Q&A session – attendees ask the presenters questions about their approaches.

To watch the presentations visit Learner Success Community of Practice and Q&A session – YouTube.

Learner Success Capability Session series

The Tertiary Education Commission plans to host more capability sessions in 2024 alongside the sector. The sessions aim to bring together tertiary providers in the spirit of learning, knowledge sharing and collaboration, and to enhance individual, group and organisational development.

To receive emails about these upcoming online sessions, please contact 0800 601 301 or customerservice@tec.govt.nz with the subject line [Edumis # Learner Success Community of Practice].

For more information

To view recordings of previous sessions, visit Learner Success Community of Practice.

Download the Ōritetanga Learner Success approaches: 7 key areas of capability diagram (PDF 335 KB).