How to Engage With Graduate Outcomes Agenda: A Guide for Tertiary Institutions

Spronken-Smith, R
Bond, C
McLean, A
Darrou, M
Frielick, S
(Buissink) Smith, N
Jenkins, M
Marshall, S
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Ako Aotearoa

Project Details An 18-month project to explore policy and practice related to graduate outcomes in higher education institutions in New Zealand. A collaboration involving University of Otago, University of Sydney, Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT), Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and Victoria University of Wellington.

Aims: The overarching aim of the project was to explore how higher education institutions in Aotearoa New Zealand are engaged with graduate outcomes.

Methodology: The methodology of the project included:

a review of the tools used to measure organisational use of graduate attributes an examination of current policies and practices related to graduate attributes identification of factors that promote and hinder the development of graduate attributes development of in-depth case studies in four institutions to explore examples of good practice and benefits to learners data collection through surveys and interviews with staff and students.

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