Their stated aim was nothing less than to "change the conversation around education in New Zealand".
They want schools, teachers, parents and, most importantly, students to know employers are not necessarily looking for recruits with academic or technical qualifications for skilled roles in their companies. Instead, they are looking for evidence of the attitudes, motivation and adaptability requi . . . more
The index ranked New Zealand 88.9 out of 100, taking first place overall and best teaching environment, with Canada just over two points behind, and Finland, Switzerland and Singapore completing the top five. . . . more
New pilot for supporting disengaged young people which will help them to stay in education longer and achieve better outcomes in life. . . . more
The Equality Network is asking for politicians to commit to a truly free education, which will benefit all children, irrespective of their household incomes. . . . more
The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) now requires all polytechnics and private institutions to get its approval if they want to run their own English testing for students from 'low-risk' countries.
Previously, institutions with the authority's highest quality rating - Category 1 - did not require NZQA approval. . . . more
Young trainees and apprentices will be sharing their success stories with keen young kiwis during next week’s ‘Got a Trade? Got it Made!’ week. . . . more
“The Productivity Commission released New Models of Tertiary Education in March, providing the Government with an opportunity to set out a clear vision and the future direction for tertiary education at a time of rapid job creation, where the demand for skills has seldom been higher,” Mr Joyce says. . . . more
The four industry training organisations (ITOs) that provide workplace training across the New Zealand service sector are today releasing a manifesto that sets out a plan of action for meeting a growing demand for skilled workers. . . . more
“International education is our fourth largest export industry and provides jobs for more than 30,000 New Zealanders. It is vital students have a high quality experience while studying in New Zealand. . . . more
A metro school is an innovative model that responds to the need to provide education in intensified urban areas, where the large areas of land associated with a traditional school may be hard to acquire,
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