Projects tagged with Education & Training and Migrants
14 results found
17 Sep 2015
with: Careers New Zealand
Topics: Evaluation, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Unemployment, Education & Training, Migrants, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged
Auckland’s economic success important for New Zealand New Zealand’s economic future hinges, to a large extent, on Auckland’s economic success. For Auckland to reach its full potential it needs a highly skilled workforce who can confidently manage their own career pathways. The partners in...
Topics: Research, Law & Justice, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Education & Training, Policy, International students, Migrants, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Quality of Life, Socio-economic status
In 2013, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) commenced a programme of research on vulnerable temporary migrant workers. The first phase involved a review of New Zealand and international literature on the vulnerability of temporary migrant workers (Yuan, Cain and Spoonley, 2014) and an analysis of existing...
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Inequality, Education & Training, Pedagogy, Migrants, Language
This study reports on the English language acquisition of skilled migrants to New Zealand using findings from the Longitudinal Immigration Survey: New Zealand (LisNZ) and the qualitative Five Years On study. Understanding the challenge of gaining English language proficiency is important as language acquisition is known to be a...
Labour Market Integration of Recent Migrants in New Zealand: Findings from the three waves of the Longitudinal Immigration Survey: New Zealand
Topics: Research, Peer Support, Community Development, Employment & Labour, Education & Training, Migrants, Socio-economic status
The purpose of the Longitudinal Immigration Survey: New Zealand (LisNZ) is to provide reliable, authoritative data on the settlement experiences of migrants in their first 3 years in New Zealand. By identifying the key factors that contribute to migrants’ settlement experiences and outcomes, it is possible to know more about the...
Attitudes towards Immigrants and Immigrant Experiences: Predictive models based on regional characteristics
Topics: International Research, Research, Human Rights & Civil Liberties, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Education & Training, Migrants, Discrimination, Race & Ethnicity
In a globally competitive market, New Zealand has set about formulating immigration policy and practices for economic growth and development. At the same time, due consideration has been given to the social impacts of immigration and the challenges of maintaining a socially inclusive, harmonious society. To manage the risks and...
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Education & Training, Tertiary Education, Families & Whānau, Relationships, International students, Migrants
This report uses multiple information sources to describe the characteristics of international students in New Zealand, the motivations of former international students who have successfully transitioned to work and residence, and the early settlement experiences of former international students in New Zealand.
International education is estimated to contribute more than $2.3 billion annually to New Zealand’s economy. New Zealand also benefits when international students choose to stay here after their study, particularly those who gain good qualifications and can enter the market in areas with skill shortages. The experiences these...
Topics: Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Education & Training, Tertiary Education, Migrants, Socio-economic status
This publication is an independent survey to advise how international alumni can help New Zealand tertiary institutions develop and raise their profiles internationally. It identifies the overall attitudes, preferences and expectations of New Zealand alumni residing overseas and levels of support necessary for future activities...
Paraprofessional practice in ESOL programmes: Part 2: Evaluation of paraprofessional English Language Assistants’ professional development programme
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Education & Training, Pedagogy, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, International students, Migrants, Language
This report forms the second part of a two year study on the practices of ESOL paraprofessionals working with ELL migrant students.
Topics: Literature review, Research, Economic Growth, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Education & Training, Migrants, Lifestyle & Standard of Living, Socio-economic status
This paper uses data from the 1996, 2001 and 2006 New Zealand Census to examine how the supply of immigrants in particular skill-groups affects the employment and wages of the New Zealand-born and of earlier migrants. We first estimate simple Constant Elasticity of Substitution (CES) production functions that allow for...
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