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Finding the right path

Future Focus asks Brendan Kelly, Deputy Chief Executive, Information, at the Tertiary Education Commission, how students can get ahead in the employment market of today and in the future. By Greg Fleming.

New Zealand has a drowning problem

Water is an intrinsic part of life in New Zealand. From the waka that first crossed the ocean to Aotearoa to our childhood memories of endless summer holidays at the beach. It is part of our identity. We are surrounded by it. We live in it. It sustains us and energises us.

Smooth sailing from kindergarten to school

Emerging research led by Auckland Kindergarten Association teachers confirms just how important it is to get the transition to school right – and what an effective transition process looks like.

University not the only way

Thinking about what to do for work or study in 2019? Why not combine work with study and become an apprentice, earning while you learn, writes Dani Wright.

How to future-proof your career

One of the hardest things about choosing a potential career is knowing what industries and skills will be in demand by the time you’ve completed your tertiary studies. Raewyn Court reports. With the future of...

Navigating the world of special education

If you feel as though your school is not well equipped to support your child’s special educational needs (SEN), you’re probably right. According to international research, disadvantaged students fare considerably worse in the New...

Getting on top of our big bullying problem

It started as a regular Tuesday at school for 15-year-old Sophia, but by 11.40am everything had changed. During maths a giggling classmate thrust a list at her, ‘Stuff We Hate About Sophia and Dylan’....

Bridging the skills and generation gap

Kiwi Can Do transitions unemployed from benefit into the construction industry and there’s not a pen or pencil in sight. By Greg Fleming It’s so simple it’s a wonder it hasn’t been done before –...

Soft skills key

Lawrence Watt talks to EMA chief executive Kim Campbell about the skills shortage and what employers are looking for in candidates. How well do universities and polytechnics prepare graduates for the workplace? Will the jobs...

The degrees that count

Today is both an exciting and threatening time to begin to study for a degree. By Lawrence Watt On the one hand there are many skills shortages in professional areas. On the other, technology is...

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