Motor Industry Association Doesn't Support Roll-up of ITOs

Published: Fri 15 Feb 2019 12:23 PM
Motor Industry Association Does Not Support the Roll-up of ITO’s
On Wednesday the Minister of Education Hon Chris Hipkins released wide-ranging proposals for vocational education in New Zealand, announcing three proposals for public consultation. The proposed reforms will:
• Create one institution combining the 16 polytechnics, the “NZ Institute of Skills and Technology”
• Replace Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) with “Industry Skills Bodies”
• Centralise the funding system.
The Motor Industry Association supports the need to reform parts of the vocational training settings as they currently exist but not all parts are broken.
David Crawford, Chief Executive Officer of the Motor Industry Association says, “While there is clearly a need to reform the way in which training is provided through polytechnics as this part of the system has been broken for some time, our view is that the current ITO model works well and serves industry much better than the proposals released by the Minister will”.
“MITO, the ITO for the automotive sector, is working well for vehicle distributors and their franchised dealer networks. It does not need changing” said Mr Crawford.

Next in New Zealand politics

Gordon Campbell on scrapping the capital gains tax
By: Gordon Campbell
Alliance and CRL Cost Announcements
By: City Rail Link
Government wipes debt for HNZ meth testing tenants
By: New Zealand Government
Fears grow for NZ nurse kidnapped in Syria
Courageous rebellion takes off in Aotearoa
By: Extinction Rebellion
'No mandate' for capital gains tax - PM
UPDATE: No capital gains tax while Ardern leader
By: BusinessDesk
Government rules out implementing capital gains tax
By: BusinessDesk
Govt will not implement a Capital Gains Tax
By: New Zealand Government
Govt responds to Tax Working Group report
By: New Zealand Government
Capital Gains Tax back down a win for Kiwis
By: New Zealand National Party
Tax Working Group Report
By: New Zealand First Party
New Zealand needs a Fairer Tax System
By: Green Party
483 days of uncertainty for nothing
By: ACT New Zealand
Old man holds country hostage for 17 months, expects thanks
By: ACT New Zealand
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILEWe're in BETA! Send Feedback © Scoop Media