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Thursday, August 13, 2020

2018 is the year of the apprentice

New government policy, a growing appreciation of apprenticeships and a serious skills shortage are leading Kiwi businesses to invest in on-the-job training and explore new ways to upskill their employees, writes Fiona Kingsford, chief executive of industry training organisation Competenz.

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....

What worries you most about becoming a student?

Bethlehem Tertiary Institute’s course helps prepare students for further study in a range of disciplines, including teaching, social work and counselling.

Breaking the glass wall

We live in an age where solo-moniker female artists such as Adele, Sia, Beyonce and Rihanna dominate the recording industry, but the same can’t be said for the other side of the glass wall…

Taking the stress out of exams

As Year 11 students prepare to take their first formal exams, Raewyn Court asked a recent high school graduate for some valuable advice on coping with this stressful time.

It’s all fun and games in schools today

Games have always had a place at school but are most often thought of as a pastime in the playground. However, game-based learning (using games) or gamification (turning the learning process into a game by...

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...

New study of impact of COVID-19 pandemic on global education

IEA and UNESCO are launching a study with the European Commission to draw a more comprehensive picture of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on global education.

Out with the old…

09Education is changing faster than most parents realise. While schools field complaints about teachers not ‘teaching’, the reality is that it’s those parents whose children are lined up behind desks for old-style chalk-and-talk education...

Scholarships can be life-changing

Diana Clement talks to Teagan Hansen, one of around 900 AUT students who are recipients of the many types of scholarships available.


PLD that works using CORE’s Theory of Action

Sponsored article  With a vision for “An equitable and thriving Aotearoa through learning”, CORE Education | Tātai Aho Rau is on a mission to push...