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New university to change face of Tauranga CBD

The opening of a new university in the heart of Tauranga is injecting new blood and new life into the CBD, say city leaders and workers.

Rewire vocational education to transform Māori lives

Jody Hopkinson talks to Dr Eruera Prendergast-Tarena about how any reform of our vocational education sector needs to include a focus on getting more Māori into training and jobs at a higher skill level.

ITO applies for judicial review of ROVE consultation period

Skills Active Aotearoa is filing for a Judicial Review challenging the seven-week consultation period for the Reform of Vocational Education which the industry training organisation describes as "rushed and disrespectful".

Manukau Institute of Technology to build new $55m trade training school

Auckland is about to get a new $55 million trade training school to help meet the desperate shortage of tradies.

Students wait for refunds after NZQA closes NZ Institute of Technical Training (NITT)

Students at a private Manukau business school are still waiting for refunds after the school was closed by the NZ Qualifications Authority.

Closing the digital skills gap – school-industry partnership programme launches in NZ

A bold new partnership between schools, tertiary education and industry has been launched in New Zealand by IBM to address the digital skills shortage and provide technology-related career pathways for students.

Hawke’s Bay leaders come together to try to keep EIT in the region’s control

All of Hawke's Bay's local body leaders have joined together to lobby the Government to ensure that Eastern Institute of Technology remains open and a vital part of the region.

New childcare centres make up record number of Tauranga and Western Bay building consents

Plans to build new childcare centres and update ageing retirement villages in Tauranga helped drive a record $204 million in consents issued for the first two months of 2019.

Industry training bodies threaten High Court and Waitangi Tribunal challenges to shakeup

An industry training body is threatening to go to the High Court and the Waitangi Tribunal to delay a radical shakeup of the country's training system.

Passing up university to take on an apprenticeship

Alex Wood says taking on a trade was the best thing he could have done.
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