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Opportunity to fix the gender pay gap in tertiary sector

Published: Wed 21 Aug 2019 04:25 PM
The time to act around the gender pay imbalance is now. The development of a new tertiary education strategy and the reform of vocational education are perfect opportunities for the government and tertiary education leaders to take action, says the Tertiary ... Read more...

Persistent gender pay gap - need for Govt to move faster

Published: Wed 21 Aug 2019 02:00 PM
Figures released by Stats NZ today show a persistent gender pay gap, highlighting the need for the Government to move faster on pay equity settlements. Read more...

Creating for a Cause

Published: Tue 20 Aug 2019 03:09 PM
Natchez Hudson is used to working in Wellington city, surrounded by other artists, so helping at Wellesley, surrounded by the sea, the bays and the hills, has seen this artist catapulted into a different working environment. Read more...

Got a Trade? Got it Made! SpeedMeets

Published: Tue 20 Aug 2019 03:04 PM
The Ministry of Education in partnership with Got a Trade? Got it Made! are hosting free SpeedMeets at locations across the country from August 22 to September 25, in conjunction with industry training organisations, local secondary schools and community ... Read more...

Marae experience for international students

Published: Tue 20 Aug 2019 02:00 PM
Some of Southland’s international students now know the true meaning of manaakitanga. On Saturday 17 August, 26 international students were hosted on Murihiku Marae for the opportunity to learn more about Te Ao Maori (the Maori world). Read more...

Whangarei’s new software school

Published: Tue 20 Aug 2019 12:36 PM
A brand new software school is set to open in Whangarei in October, offering a tertiary diploma in web design and development. The school will be the first of its kind in the region and spaces are limited as the newly minted Private Training Establishment ... Read more...

BCITO welcomes Centre of Vocational Excellence

Published: Mon 19 Aug 2019 05:45 PM
The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) is pleased that the Government is moving quickly to establish the first construction Centre of Excellence (CoVE). These are part of the Reforms of Vocational Education with the first CoVE ... Read more...

Ministry of Education helping prepare schools digitally

Published: Mon 19 Aug 2019 04:25 PM
A few weeks ago the Education Review Office released a report about the readiness of our schools to implement the new digital technologies learning in our National Curriculum at the start of next year. Read more...

New pathways to Jobs for Eastern BoP students

Published: Mon 19 Aug 2019 01:44 PM
Applications have opened for a new programme about Eastern Bay of Plenty’s booming horticulture industry. It’s for senior school students planning to move into training or work at the end of 2020, and keen on science and technology, business and management ... Read more...

Students go on volcano field trip without leaving classroom

Published: Mon 19 Aug 2019 01:42 PM
Thousands of New Zealand students will this week be taking a peek into active volcanic craters without having to leave the safety of their classrooms. Read more...
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