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Temporary changes to NCEA and University Entrance this year

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Further temporary changes to NCEA and University Entrance (UE) will support senior secondary school students whose teaching and learning have been disrupted by COVID-19. The wellbeing of students and teachers is a priority. As we are all aware, COVID-19 … Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers June 2 2020

Press Release – Hansard

RAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Question No. 1Prime Minister 1. TODD MULLER (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister : Will she accept my offer to work with the Government to implement National’s JobStart policy as soon as possible? … Read more »

Support For Automotive Apprentices Only Part Of The Solution

Press Release – Motor Trade Association

The Motor Trade Association has welcomed news that the fees and associated costs for the New Zealand Apprenticeship in Automotive Engineering (Light Vehicle) will qualify for fees support from the Government. But it says while todays announcement … Read more »

Government Deciding Which Industries Will Survive

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Today we have seen the first indication that the Government will decide which industries will survive after Covid-19 rather than creating the economic framework where all businesses have an opportunity to thrive, Nationals Tertiary Education spokesperson … Read more »

Youth Conservation Project Gains Momentum

Press Release – Hurunui District Council

One year on from the launch of a youth led conservation site in Balmoral Forest, work continues to restore native flora to the area and create a space where Hurunui youth can exercise guardianship of the land. The Hurunui Youth Kaitiakitanga Project* … Read more »

Government reveals free trades training for next 2.5 years

Article – RNZ

Courses and training in construction, agriculture and community work will be free for the next two-and-a-half years, Jacinda Ardern and Chris Hipkins have announced. Read more »

Medical Council Pays Tribute To Honours Recipients

Press Release – Medical Council of New Zealand

The Medical Council congratulates all those recognised in this years Queens Birthday Honours, paying particular tribute to medical professionals who have been acknowledged. Among those honoured are current Medical Council member Professor John … Read more »

Lessons From NZ’s Bubbles For The World

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

Initial findings into how New Zealanders did under lockdown can now help inform policy makers around the globe fighting COVID-19. Research led in NZ by the Auckland University of Technology found that other countries may find our bubbles effective … Read more »

UP Students Feel More Supported Through Ground-breaking Partnership With Global Safety Company

Press Release – UP Education

UP Education, New Zealands largest independent tertiary education provider, says its partnership with global personal safety and mental health support company Sonder is helping its 2,500 international students feel safer, supported and more secure … Read more »

Release of initial list of supported training

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government has made it easier for New Zealanders who want to train in industries where demand is expected to grow as the country recovers from COVID-19. Read more »

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