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MITO Launches New Motorcycle Engineering Training Programme

Published: Tue 23 Apr 2019 10:03 AM
MITO is pleased to announce that enrolments are now open for the New Zealand Certificate in Motorcycle Engineering (Level 3 and 4) – a new and innovative training programme that significantly improves the training opportunities in this vitally important ... Read more...

Vocational reform threatens Māori education taonga

Published: Sat 20 Apr 2019 12:08 PM
A contemporary Treaty of Waitangi claim filed on Thursday is further evidence of growing opposition to the government’s proposed Reform of Vocational Education, according to Skills Active Board member Des Ratima, who lodged the claim at the Waitangi ... Read more...

Retirement Income Policy Review one-day summit

Published: Thu 18 Apr 2019 06:02 PM
The Retirement Income Policy Review terms of reference have been released by the Government, and a project manager for the review is appointed at the Commission for Financial Capability. The Retirement Policy and Research Centre is holding a one-day ... Read more...

Sport NZ expands school program into Waikato and Southland

Published: Thu 18 Apr 2019 10:26 AM
Sport NZ is doubling the reach of its Play.sport pilot by adding 40 new primary and intermediate schools in Waikato and Southland in partnership with regional sports trusts Sport Waikato and Sport Southland. Read more...

Professor Roy Kerr elected as Royal Society Fellow

Published: Thu 18 Apr 2019 10:08 AM
The University of Canterbury’s Canterbury Distinguished Professor Roy Kerr is to become a Fellow of the Royal Society (UK), for his exceptional contributions to science, placing him among the world’s most eminent scientists. Read more...

Students jump in deep end of the music industry

Published: Wed 17 Apr 2019 03:48 PM
Music and Audio Institute of New Zealand (MAINZ) students will get a taste of the real-world music industry when the entire organisation comes together this month for Collab Week to release an album in just five days. Read more...

Teacher Supply update - more teachers in our classrooms

Published: Wed 17 Apr 2019 11:18 AM
Ministry of Education 2018 data shows more people are training to be teachers, more teachers are entering the workforce and more teachers are staying in the profession. Read more...

Christchurch memorial veterinary scholarship established

Published: Tue 16 Apr 2019 03:22 PM
Leading New Zealand veterinary company VetNZ has pledged $10,000 toward the establishment of a memorial scholarship for prospective students at Massey University’s School of Veterinary Science. Read more...

ITO model is working for our Māori learners: Skills Active

Published: Tue 16 Apr 2019 10:21 AM
Skills Active Aotearoa is dumbfounded at claims from a representative of the polytech sector that a high level of Māori achievement in industry training can be replicated under the proposed mega-polytech. Read more...

Open Polytechnic and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa partner

Published: Tue 16 Apr 2019 10:20 AM
Open Polytechnic and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa partner to digitise te reo Māori education programme Read more...
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