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St Paul’s Centre of Excellence for Agricultural Science and Business Developmental Evaluation - 2017 Full Report

Author: Calderwood, Dr Richard

Organisation: Wilf Malcom Institute of Educational Research, University of Waikato

Published: December 2017

Country: New Zealand

This report details the results of the 2017 survey completed with students in the Agricultural Science and Business and Agribusiness programmes at St Paul’s Collegiate School and students involved in the Agribusiness programmes at the lead schools throughout New Zealand. Lead schools are those schools who are developing programmes that are similar to those that have been developed by St Paul’s Collegiate over the last three years. These schools will have access to the range of Agribusiness standards that St Paul’s Collegiate have developed, tested and had accepted by NZQA for implementation in 2018. The report provides details of the subjects taken in the previous year at school, time taken to make the decision to enrol in the course, sources of enrolment information, factors influencing enrolment decisions, subjects complementing programme subjects, demographics, respondent residential location, caregiver occupations and the likelihood that respondents will engage in occupations in agricultural related industries in the future, and what these might be.