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Initial Teacher Education (ITE) students’ perceptions of typical engineers: Assessing potential for bias in the formative career decision years

Employability, Educational outcomes, Learning Designs and Teaching Strategies, Strategic Leadership and Change, STEM Engineering and Related Technologies
Published: 4 November 2020

This study contributes to understanding the gender imbalance in engineering by highlighting soon-to-be teachers’ views of the profession and the people who are working within it. 


Investigation of initial teacher education student views of engineers and engineering practice

This collaborative project by the University of Canterbury and University of Waikato sought to identify the attitudes and perceptions educators have regarding the typical character profile suited for engineering practice.

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Co-funded by

Ako Aotearoa’s
Regional Hub Project Fund

Partnered with

University of Canterbury and The University of Waikato