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Friday, November 22, 2019

Sponsored: Opening a world of opportunities through Information Technology

The world is changing at an unprecedented pace but one thing isn’t going away is the need for qualified IT professionals who are ready to put their stamp on the industry.

21st-century skills: what are they and what’s the fuss about?

Massive leaps in technology throughout the past two decades have made huge differences to the ways in which we communicate. By Rachel Helyer Donaldson.

The skills vs knowledge debate: what do teachers think?

Should we be focusing on teaching our kids to problem solve and communicate? Or is it more important for them to have a foundation of knowledge? Rachel Helyer Donaldson takes stock of the debate.

Sponsored: New skills for the future “vital”

Technology is important at King’s College – but so is preparing students for an uncertain future.

New AUT job initiative a winner

AUT now has an on-campus recruitment service, Internz, aimed at matching graduates with employers. By Raewyn Court.

Get ready for a brave new world of work

The pace and impact of today’s changing employment world far outstrips that of the Industrial Revolution. By Greg Fleming.

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.

Bridging the gap between school and work

Roimata Haika has done a lot in her 28 years. The mum of two works full-time in her home region of Northland, and is studying towards a degree in business communications and public relations. But, getting to where she is today wasn’t plain sailing.

Just say ‘yes’: the secret to beginning a great career in hairdressing

Kodie North encourages aspiring hairdressers to grab every opportunity during their apprenticeship – a philosophy that is certainly paying off for one of HITO’s talented apprentices.

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.


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