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Government welcomes Productivity Commission report on tertiary education

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Steven Joyce, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Government welcomes Productivity Commission report on tertiary education

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government welcomes Productivity Commission report on tertiary education Finance Minister Steven Joyce, and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith have welcomed the release of the Productivity Commission’s report New models of tertiary education. “We would like to acknowledge the Commission’s time and effort […]

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Tertiary council reappointments announced

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Tertiary council reappointments announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Tertiary council reappointments announced Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Hon Paul Goldsmith has today announced seven reappointments to the governing councils of six institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs). “I welcome the reappointment of these council members. They are high-calibre appointees, and include three […]

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BPS results show outstanding progress in education

Published By   /  March 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on BPS results show outstanding progress in education

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: BPS results show outstanding progress in education The Better Public Service (BPS) goals of growing the number of children in Early Childhood Education, increasing the proportion of 18 year olds with NCEA Level 2 or equivalent, and increasing graduates of Level 4 or tertiary equivalents […]

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New Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence

Published By   /  March 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on New Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence The University of Auckland and Victoria University of Wellington have been successful in their bids to host new Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPEs), Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has announced today at an event at Victoria University. […]

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Tertiary education Amendment Bill introduced

Published By   /  February 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Tertiary education Amendment Bill introduced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Tertiary education Amendment Bill introduced Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister, Paul Goldsmith, has today introduced the Education (Tertiary Education and Other Matters) Amendment Bill to Parliament. The Bill is designed to update legislation that affects the everyday running of tertiary education organisations. “This Bill […]

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Record number of people in employment

Published By   /  February 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Record number of people in employment

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Record number of people in employment Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has welcomed the record number of New Zealanders now in employment, which has reached 2.5 million for the first time. The latest Household Labour Force Survey (HLFS) shows a 0.8 per […]

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Educators congratulated on NY Honours

Published By   /  December 31, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Educators congratulated on NY Honours

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Educators congratulated on NY Honours Education Minister Hekia Parata and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith have congratulated the 17 New Zealanders who have received New Year Honours for services to education. “There are passionate and committed people working hard every day to […]

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First recipients of Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Latin America announced

Published By   /  December 21, 2016  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on First recipients of Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Latin America announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: First recipients of Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Latin America announced Paul Goldsmith | Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has today named the first students to receive a Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Latin America (PMSLA). Thirty seven top […]

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Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia announced

Published By   /  December 21, 2016  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia announced Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has today announced the latest round of successful recipients of the Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia (PMSA). A total of 156 New Zealand students have been selected to study, carry out […]

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Minister appoints Crown Manager to Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Published By   /  December 13, 2016  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Minister appoints Crown Manager to Tai Poutini Polytechnic

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Minister appoints Crown Manager to Tai Poutini Polytechnic Steven Joyce | Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce has today appointed a Crown Manager to Tai Poutini Polytechnic on the South Island’s West Coast.  “Council Chair Graeme McNally wrote […]

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$440,000 for Southland international education and skills training

Published By   /  November 30, 2016  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on $440,000 for Southland international education and skills training

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $440,000 for Southland international education and skills training Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce has today announced a $440,000 funding package to promote international education and primary sector skill development in Southland. The funding supports the Southland Regional Development Strategy Action Plan, which […]

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Growing entrepreneurs in New Zealand

Published By   /  November 17, 2016  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Growing entrepreneurs in New Zealand

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Growing entrepreneurs in New Zealand Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce has opened the Growing Entrepreneurs summit in Auckland, by talking of the importance of entrepreneurs to New Zealand’s longer-term prosperity. “Entrepreneurs are very important for New Zealand’s future as they lead and […]

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Strong job market provides more opportunities for jobs and careers

Published By   /  November 9, 2016  /  24/7 News, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Workplace Relations and Safety  /  Comments Off on Strong job market provides more opportunities for jobs and careers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Strong job market provides more opportunities for jobs and careers The strong and growing New Zealand job market provides great opportunities to get more Kiwis into life-long careers, say Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce and Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse. […]

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Government targets 50,000 apprentices

Published By   /  November 9, 2016  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Government targets 50,000 apprentices

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government targets 50,000 apprentices Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce has today announced $183 million in funding for work-based training in 2017, as the Government announces a new target to have 50,000 people to be training in  apprenticeships by 2020. “This funding is […]

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Two new skills hubs announced in Auckland

Published By   /  November 9, 2016  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Social Development, Steven Joyce, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Two new skills hubs announced in Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Two new skills hubs announced in Auckland Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Steven Joyce and Social Development Minister Anne Tolley have today announced two new Auckland jobs and skills hubs as part of the latest update of the Skilled and Safe Workplaces chapter […]

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International education worth $4.28 billion

Published By   /  November 8, 2016  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on International education worth $4.28 billion

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: International education worth $4.28 billion Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce has today welcomed a report which shows the economic value of New Zealand’s international education industry rose to $4.28 billion last year. This is a 50 per cent increase from $2.85 billion […]

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Unemployment down to 4.9 per cent

Published By   /  November 2, 2016  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Unemployment down to 4.9 per cent

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Unemployment down to 4.9 per cent Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce has today welcomed a drop in the unemployment rate to 4.9 per cent, the lowest rate since December 2008. The latest Household Labour Force Survey (HLFS) shows 35,000 more jobs over […]

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Ten thousand student loan borrowers located

Published By   /  November 1, 2016  /  24/7 News, Michael Woodhouse, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Revenue, Steven Joyce, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Ten thousand student loan borrowers located

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ten thousand student loan borrowers located An information exchange agreement with the Australian Tax Office (ATO) has carried out its first match, locating 10,400 student loan borrowers living across the Tasman. Inland Revenue last week sent an initial list of 104,000 names of New Zealand […]

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Women urged to consider a trade in construction

Published By   /  October 6, 2016  /  24/7 News, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, Women  /  Comments Off on Women urged to consider a trade in construction

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Women urged to consider a trade in construction Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills, and Employment, and Minister for Women, Louise Upston has today opened the inaugural Women in Trades Conference, where she’s encouraged more women to consider a career in the trades. “People need […]

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Draft Productivity Commission report released

Published By   /  September 29, 2016  /  24/7 News, Bill English, Finance, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Steven Joyce, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Draft Productivity Commission report released

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Draft Productivity Commission report released Finance Minister Bill English and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce have today acknowledged the release of the Productivity Commission’s draft report New and Emerging Models of Tertiary Education. “The report was commissioned to investigate how trends in […]

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