In response to the rapidly changing landscape of International Education, Education New Zealand are investigating adaptive processes to reimagine our offering to the world.
The International Education Strategy 2018-2030 sets out to achieve sustainable growth for New Zealand. Some key goals for the strategy are to enhance the distinctive New Zealand proposition and to diversify markets, people flows and encourage innovative products and services. The strategy also has a goal to provide opportunities for all students to develop the skills, knowledge and capabilities needed to be global citizens. Underpinning this strategy is ensuring that all students connected to New Zealand have an excellent student experience.
This research project works within the goals of the International Education Strategy 2018-2030 and is a continuation of previous work completed to discover how New Zealand could embark on the development of world leading an innovative ways to connect to the world through innovative programming.
Following on from insights derived from a two day innovation workshop involving 20 tertiary academics from NZ and a series of focus groups conducted early 2018, this adaptive research project was developed to prototype and further test some product innovation concepts designed to enhance the student experience and the skills and capabilities future learners will need to truly be global citizens.