ERIC Number: ED465408
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Whitireia Community Polytechnic Annual Report, 2000.
Whitireia Community Polytechnic, Porirua (New Zealand).
This annual report addresses the key achievements of and financial and service performance evaluations for Whitireia Community Polytechnic (New Zealand) for the year 2000. One key achievement highlighted in the report included the target student completion rate being 76%, while the actual completion rate was 83%. Every program was surveyed for student satisfaction--of 4,274 students, 1,259 responded. Student satisfaction with the overall program was 86%, with standard of teaching 82%, and with content 90%. Employer satisfaction rates with employees trained at Whitireia show that of the 40 employers (60%) who responded to the questionnaire, 100% were satisfied with their employees' attitudes, and 92% were satisfied with their employees' levels of skill. Whitireia's target for staff development participation was 95%, while 100% of allied staff actually undertook at least two days equivalent of work-related training and development, and 100% of tutorial staff undertook at least ten days. The report also addresses Whitireia's role in meeting its obligations regarding the Treaty of Waitangi and the needs of the Maori. The report determined that 83% of full-time programs offered have consideration of the Treaty appropriately integrated into the program, and that approximately 340 Maori students successfully completed full-time programs of study. Appended are sections relating to the following topics: Special Supplementary Grant; Program Advisory Committees; and Graduates.(NB)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Diversity (Institutional), Employer Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Job Training, Maori (People), Minority Groups, Outcomes of Education, Participant Satisfaction, Program Evaluation, School Effectiveness, Student Attitudes, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Whitireia Community Polytechnic, Porirua (New Zealand).
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand