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Up to $50 million paid for fees-free students who either failed or withdrew

The Government is potentially spending up to $53 million a year on its flagship fees-free policy for students who have either withdrawn from or failed tertiary courses.

We need to talk about… lifelong learning

Roger Smyth discusses how micro-credentials will help resolve the emerging need for training but raises questions about how the government is going to effectively fund life-long learning.

New dean ready for the challenges of the compulsory sector

Associate Professor Mark Barrow, incoming Dean of Education and Social Work at the University of Auckland, talks about his vision for New Zealand’s largest provider of education and social work qualifications.

Job Currency: By Degrees? Without Qualifications? With Micro-credentials?

Speaking at the recent 12th annual Education Leaders Forum in Rotorua, Phil Ker, CE Otago Polytechnic generated interest with his presentation “Micro-credentials: an old dog with some new tricks!” ELF Convener Lyall Lukey explains why.

The rise of micro-credentials

Micro-credentials, also known as badges and nanodegrees, allow for specific skills or components of learning to be recognised. The Udacity nanodegree is one of three micro-credential pilot  programmes to be launched by the New Zealand Qualifications...

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.

Fees-free tertiary education on its way for 2018

The new government is fast-tracking work on its fees-free tertiary education promise.

Kiwi students buck trends to gain entry to world’s top universities

Kiwi students gain entry into world's top universities in spite of record-low acceptance rates.

Hipkins makes decision on Victoria University of Wellington name change

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has declined Victoria University of Wellington Council’s application for a legal name change.

Ivy League and Oxbridge: do Kiwi students stand a chance?

Jamie Beaton, founder of Crimson Consulting, talks to JUDE BARBACK about removing the roadblocks between New Zealand and the world’s top universities.

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