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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Graduation ceremonies postponed because of COVID-19

In light of recent announcements by the Government and the rapidly changing situation with COVID-19, Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington is postponing its May graduation ceremonies and parades. All qualifications due to be awarded at the ceremonies...

NZ Universities can step up to stop international brain drain

Developing the capabilities of New Zealand’s international education sector is a major priority of the nation’s education strategy. The key to this lies within the ability to understand and contextualize the preferences, goals and...

Executive Director of NZ Institute of Skills & Technology announced

Murray Strong has been named the interim Executive Director of the New Zealand Institute of Skills & Technology.

Engineering students to help Vanuatu community

The 16-strong contingent of Otago Polytechnic Engineering students will spend 10 days on the small island of Paama, one of 83 islands that comprise the nation of Vanuatu, where they will work on a...

Sector funding a major focus of tertiary education forum

The 2019 Voices of the Sector Forum was timely given the major changes afoot in the tertiary education sector. NZUSA President James Ranstead says students are keen to see a refocusing of the tertiary education...

RoVE presents challenges and opportunities for tertiary educators

Recent developments in the tertiary sector and the Government’s proposal to merge 16 polytechnics has created a new challenge for tertiary educators to upskill themselves and focus on providing work-integrated learning for students. There...

New Institute Establishment Board announced

Following yesterday's vocational education reform announcements, the establishment board for the new Institute of skills and technology has been announced.

Major changes for vocational education confirmed

Under major changes to New Zealand’s vocational education system announced today, industry training organisations will be replaced by industry-led councils and polytechnics with operate as a single campus network. By Jude Barback.

Students release vocational education wishlist

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Association have released their Reform of Vocational Education wishlist, spelling out what is required for the RoVE announcement to be seen as a success in the eyes of...

Young international students bypass NZ

Young foreign students looking for somewhere to study are mostly giving New Zealand a miss, a new survey has found. The global survey of 77,000 would-be international students by Melbourne-based QS Enrolment Solutions has found that the...


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...