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How your attitude can change the course of your life

As a former plumbing apprentice himself, Blake Ingram is keen to have apprentices on his crew today.

“It shouldn’t matter where training is delivered” – Hipkins

Education Minister Chris Hipkins says we need a vocational education system that seamlessly delivers training needed by industry regardless of whether that training is delivered on the job or through a provider. But others doubt the proposed reforms will achieve this goal. By Jude Barback.

Call for Victoria University vice-chancellor to resign over name change saga

Battle lines are being redrawn over Victoria University's proposed name change.

The woman challenging the ideals of what a great scaffolder should be

Maggie Myocevich became the first woman to sign on for a NZ Scaffolding Apprenticeship.

Victoria University name change ‘not our business’ Wellington councillors say

Wellington City councillors have revealed why they did not sign a notice of motion against Victoria University's proposed name change.

International students fail University Entrance; educators call for more intensive courses

Educators are calling for intensive English courses for foreign students who arrive in New Zealand schools with very little or no English, as statistics show that many fail to get University Entrance.

PPTA announces another date for possible secondary school teachers strike

Secondary teachers have set a date for national action if negotiations on pay aren't resolved.

There’s more to plumbing than you think

Nikita Ward is in her third year of a plumbing apprenticeship and loving it.

NZ universities slip in world subject rankings

New Zealand universities have tumbled out of the top ranks in the latest world rankings by subject.

Childcare costs jump to equal private school fees

Childcare costs have jumped in the past decade to the point where they are often now roughly the same as private school fees.
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