Chief Researcher- New Zealand Council for Educational Research
Karen leads NZCER’s research programme on vocational and professional education. She believes strongly in the rich learning potential of all kinds of settings, and has a particular interest in those outside of educational institutions.
Senior Lecturer- Otago Polytechnic
I am passionate about active learning and how to facilitate the integration of their course work with their work placement to maximise learning. I hope to make this a research focus in the future.
Senior Advisor, Student Engagement & Employability- Victoria University
As Senior Advisor, Student Engagement & Employability, my main responsibilities are to: provide strategic advice to the Associate Dean (Academic Programmes) as well as other Faculty staff on the matter of work-integrated-learning initiatives (curricular and extra-curricular), supervise the work of the FHSS Internships Coordinator and the Employability Programmes Learning Designer, develop and maintain strong relationships […]
Associate Professor- Massey University
Andy was the former vice-chair of NZACE from 2010-2016. He was the organiser of NZACE conferences held at Massey University in Wellington, 2015, and Palmerston North, 2010. He has worked on a national team of researchers undertaking a Teaching Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) funded project and has published a number of articles and resources on Work-Integrated-Learning (WIL) as a result of Ako Aotearoa grants.
Senior Lecturer- Eastern Institute of Technology
Tom has been working in the IT public sector for many years and for half of his time in NZ. He brings the experience of the business community to his role as Lecturer at EIT. He is the Internship Program Coordinator and looks forward to bridging the gap between academia and business for the student body.