Summary report

Educational practices that benefit Pacific learners in tertiary education – Summary

Supporting learners, Educational outcomes, Pacific learner success, Teaching strategies
Published: 4 July 2013

This summary report highlights the effectiveness of appreciative inquiry pedagogy, the importance of incorporating Pacific culture and identity in teaching, and the significance of institutional commitment in fostering success for Pacific learners in tertiary education.

Prepared by Cherie Chu, Ivy Samala Abella and Seann Paurini.

ISBN Print: 978-1-927202-21-0
ISBN Online: 978-1-927202-20-3


Pasifika learners and success in tertiary education

A Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) project to examine good organisational practice that supports Pacific learners to succeed in tertiary education using the Kakala Research Framework.

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Co-funded by

Ako Aotearoa’s
National Project Fund