Poor literacy, language, and numeracy skills are a big concern for many New Zealand workplaces. Here we look at the initiatives industry training organisations, learning centres, and the Government are taking to get on top of literacy concerns.
The effects of the Psa virus have crippled New Zealand’s kiwifruit industry, but research efforts are aiding its recovery and providing glimmers of hope for the future of kiwifruit. JUDE BARBACK reports.
Private training establishments catering for international students have rarely strayed from the media spotlight in recent years as concerns over corrupt and ill-equipped institutions continue to grow.
Footsteps provides in-home education to pre-school children for free. JUDE BARBACK talks to footsteps’ managing director Kevin Christie about this remarkable organisation’s rapid growth and future plans.