It’s business as usual at TANZ eCampus

In February, the Minister of Education announced a bold proposal that seeks to restructure the vocational education sector and change the future of tertiary education in New Zealand. Following the announcement, the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) have run extensive consultation meetings around the country. This has provided feedback and given the opportunity to learn more […]

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Turning Lemons into Lemonade

It’s rare for people to work for one company all their working lives. People are switching jobs for all sorts of reasons. Changing jobs can present a welcome challenge or a significant pay increase, provide opportunities to upskill or completely change career direction. But when someone is forced to look for a new job, perhaps […]

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Is your workplace toxic? Make a Change!

The toxic workplace is real; there’s plenty of serious research to prove it. Putting up with an unpleasant work environment, feeling overworked and under-acknowledged, can lead to serious mental and physical suffering, and slowly kill you. Stanford University professor of organisational behaviour Jeffery Pfeffer has studied the subject in depth and found poor management was […]

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Changes in the Vocational Education Sector

On 13th February 2019,  Education Minister Chris Hipkins announced major proposed changes to the vocational education. The proposed changes include: Merging all 16 New Zealand ITPs into a single entity, tentatively called New Zealand Institute of Skills & Technology. Creating a new vocational education funding system Making the new national organisation responsible for the education […]

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Staying On Track

As a track rider, Dana Carmont spends her days riding race horses at Awapuni Track in Palmerston North. Working with between 12 and 20 professional race horses every year, Dana has been putting horses through their paces since she left school 20 years ago.  Dana also works at Statistics New Zealand as a survey interviewer […]

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Learn what is relevant to you!

Not everyone has the time, energy or desire to complete a full qualification. Sometimes a refresh is all that’s needed to give you the skills you need for an upcoming project, a new job or a promotion at work. The trouble is, many tertiary providers don’t have the option to study one-off courses. This is […]

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