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Moved to tears: celebrating the first health and wellbeing apprenticeships

Editor JUDE BARBACK attends the inaugural Careerforce Workforce Development Conference Graduation and Awards Ceremony in Wellington.

International business school loses accreditation after issues identified

A hundred international business students at the International College of New Zealand will be forced to start their studies all over again elsewhere - after the school lost accreditation for three of its business courses.

Opinion: Dr Stuart Middleton – the stubborn statistics

DR STUART MIDDLETON says we should look to non-English speaking countries for ways to form better pathways from secondary school into tertiary education and vocational training.

Students cooking up a storm for competition

It is getting hot in the kitchen for four students training hard for the Toque d'Or competition.

Industry training gets welcome funding boost

Industry training got a boost today as the Government announced an additional $7 million investment over the next four years. The Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Paul Goldsmith and Associate Minister Louise Upston...

From milking cows to latte-making, practical training served up at Northland College

From milking cows to latte-making, practical training in solid work skills is being served up at Kaikohe's Northland College.

Apprentice app makes learning on the job easier for all

Otago Polytechnic has modified an existing productivity app, designed to make life easier for apprentices, their employers, and polytechnic staff.

BUDGET 2017: Research funding welcomed; teaching & learning, industry training neglected

The sector has welcomed some targets of the tertiary education provision from this year's Budget but pointed out many gaps as well.

WORKPLACES: The education of the future

JOSH WILLIAMS, chief executive of the Industry Training Federation, suggests that one way to fix the education system is for workplaces to become the education system. 

VET: No longer the poor relation

JUDE BARBACK talks to global Vocational Education and Training (VET) experts about why VET is starting to take centre stage.
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