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The language in the trades education 2017

Workplace learning, Supporting learners Architecture and Building, Engineering and Related Technologies
Published: 9 November 2017

A report prepared for Ako Aotearoa by Jean Parkinson, Averil Coxhead, Murielle Demecheleer, James Mackay, Len Matautia, Emma McLaughlin, Falakiko Tu’amoheloa. 

ISBN: 978-0-947516-92-5 (print).
ISBN: 978-0-947516-93-2 (online).


The language in the trades

Research shows texts read by the trades students are as demanding as university-level academic texts. Find out how to teach the language of the trades.

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Co-funded by

Ako Aotearoa’s
National Project Fund

Partnered with

Victoria University of Wellington and WelTec