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On-the-job training and vocational training: what’s the difference?

On-the-job training Almost every job entails some on-the-job training, the degree of which will be determined by how much skill and knowledge the employee has and the type of work involved. Some employees start work...

Kiwi students take action on climate change

From meeting environmental activist Dame Jane Goodall to discussing marine protection in the Marlborough Sounds with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, teenagers here in Aotearoa are championing the environment with the support of some outstanding...

Breaking barriers: The rise of Māori women in IT

The 23-year-old has completed a Level 5 diploma in Web Development and Design and is now in the middle of completing her second diploma at Whitecliffe – a Level 6 Diploma in Software Development....

Are schools doing enough to educate students about sustainability?

A recent survey conducted by OnePoll found that 88% of people believe that it’s important to teach the next generation about being environmentally friendly, with a massive 80% believing that the responsibility to do...

Green School New Zealand build underway

Phase one of the campus design is being brought to life by Taranaki’s BOON Team Architects, who has worked closely with Green School, global designers and Clelands Construction to ensure the design functions sustainably,...

Principals welcome education reforms, but need clarification

There are early signs principals and teachers will support the biggest overhaul of the school system in 30 years. The plan announced today includes creating a new division of the Education Ministry to work more...

School choice and the National Education Growth Plan

In the next 10 years, 100,000 more children are expected to enrol in New Zealand schools. In response to this “unprecedented population growth”, the Ministry of Education established the National Education Growth Plan (NEGP) earlier...

The global problem of teacher retention

Globally by 2030, the world will need to recruit almost 69 million teachers – almost 25 million primary school teachers and just under 45 million secondary teachers. And while the bulk of that recruitment will...

Insight into hospital careers opened for Palmerston North students

MidCentral DHB in partnership with Industry Training Organisation, Careerforce, are working together to generate interest in health careers among young people. They have developed a customised Gateway programme for the students to not only...

Coronavirus and Education: Are we ready?

Darren Sudlow — Mar 3, 2020 These questions were raised recently in an educational forum I belong to. What surprised me was the number of people who thought it would be simple. We are already...
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