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New software school to help solve tech skills shortage

Published: Thu 22 Aug 2019 12:41 PM
A brand new software school is set to open in Whangarei, initially offering a web development and design programme. 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...

Tradies graduating with better prospects than ever

Published: Thu 22 Aug 2019 10:24 AM
New Zealand’s building and construction skills gap had some relief last night as 42 apprentice plumbers, electricians, gasfitters and drainlayers graduated at the ATT (Apprenticeship Training Trust) awards held at the Auckland War Memorial Museum. Read more...

UCOL Whanganui opens its doors

Published: Thu 22 Aug 2019 09:57 AM
UCOL Whanganui is set to open its doors to potential students with loads of information and activities available. The Open Day is on Wednesday 4 September and people interested in studying can get familiar with the campus’ programmes and facilities, as well ... Read more...

Ngāi Tahu Farming Ravensdown Scholarship opens doors

Published: Thu 22 Aug 2019 09:04 AM
Ravensdown are pleased to announce this year’s winner of the Ngāi Tahu Farming Ravensdown scholarship, Bayley Coster. Read more...

Fresh look at first school in Bay of Islands

Published: Thu 22 Aug 2019 08:10 AM
Two new learning resources aimed at raising a wider appreciation and deeper understanding of te reo Māori and our local history were launched this week at the University of Auckland’s Epsom Campus. Read more...

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...
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