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Employability skills take centre-stage in Māori youth video series

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Employability skills take centre-stage in Māori youth video series

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Employability skills take centre-stage in Māori youth video series The Māia video series released today brings the employability skills framework to life for rangatahi Māori, says Associate Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Louise Upston. “By 2030, approximately 30% of our students – and therefore […]

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Northland export education strategy launched

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Northland export education strategy launched

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Northland export education strategy launched The Tai Tokerau Northland International Education Strategy, launched today in Waitangi, will help Northland take advantage of the opportunities provided by export education, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Paul Goldsmith says. “There is real potential for international education […]

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Construction growth creating job opportunities

By   /  August 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Construction growth creating job opportunities

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Construction growth creating job opportunities Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has today released the Future Demand for Construction Workers Report 2017, the updated forecast of New Zealand’s need for workers in building and construction through to 2022. “Demand for skills across the […]

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New Zealand welcomes first micro-credentials

By   /  August 3, 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 Zealand welcomes first micro-credentials

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New Zealand welcomes first micro-credentials New Zealand’s first micro-credential – a self-driving car engineering programme delivered online by Udacity, is now available, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith says. “It is fitting that the first micro-credential to be launched in New Zealand should […]

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PM’s Scholarships for Latin America announced

By   /  July 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on PM’s Scholarships for Latin America announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: PM’s Scholarships for Latin America announced Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has today announced the latest round of recipients of the Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Latin America (PMSLA). “These scholarships were established in 2016 in order to build New Zealand’s connections with […]

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Response to the Productivity Commission report on tertiary education

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, Speech, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Response to the Productivity Commission report on tertiary education

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Response to the Productivity Commission report on tertiary education Good afternoon everyone and welcome. It is great to be here with all of you who have a major stake in tertiary education and the future workforce of New Zealand.  I am here today to announce […]

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Government responds to tertiary education report

By   /  July 26, 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 responds to tertiary education report

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government responds to tertiary education report Finance Minister Steven Joyce and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister, Paul Goldsmith have today released the Government’s response to the most extensive review of tertiary education in more than a decade, and outlined its plan for delivering a […]

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Ka Hao: Māori Digital Technology Development Fund recipients announced

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Maori Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation, Te Ururoa Flavell, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Ka Hao: Māori Digital Technology Development Fund recipients announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ka Hao: Māori Digital Technology Development Fund recipients announced Māori Development Minister Te Ururoa Flavell and Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith have today announced the recipients of the first round for the Ka Hao: Māori Digital Technology Development Fund. “The first round of funding […]

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Bolstering lifelong pathways for Northland youth

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Corrections, Education, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, Primary Industries, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Bolstering lifelong pathways for Northland youth

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Bolstering lifelong pathways for Northland youth Minister Louise Upston will today host her second cross-sector employment breakfast in Northland in as many weeks, as the Government seeks to strengthen the links between educators and employers, and to match up relevant training opportunities for young people […]

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Regional youth employment strategy announced

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Anne Tolley, Economic Development, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Simon Bridges, Social Development, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Regional youth employment strategy announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Regional youth employment strategy announced The Government has announced a comprehensive strategy to reduce the number of at-risk young people not in employment or training in regional New Zealand.  Economic Development Minister Simon Bridges, Social Development Minister Anne Tolley and Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment […]

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One million cent student scholarship announced

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on One million cent student scholarship announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: One million cent student scholarship announced Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Goldsmith has today announced a new $10,000 scholarship for a current or prospective international student. “International education is now our fourth largest export industry, worth $4.5 billion a year, and this scholarship is […]

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Clearer career pathways through CNZ transition

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  24/7 News, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Clearer career pathways through CNZ transition

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Clearer career pathways through CNZ transition From today, Careers New Zealand staff and functions will become part of the Tertiary Education Commission, providing clearer pathways for students at school and beyond, Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Louise Upston says. With the passing […]

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Labour market data hub launch welcomed

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Labour market data hub launch welcomed

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Labour market data hub launch welcomed Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Paul Goldsmith today welcomed the launch of a new Labour Market Dashboard, which will give New Zealanders better access to data on trends in the labour market. “One of MBIE’s responsibilities is […]

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$85 million for Lincoln University facilities

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Science and Innovation, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on $85 million for Lincoln University facilities

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $85 million for Lincoln University facilities Primary sector education, research and innovation will receive a significant boost thanks to a capital injection for state-of-the-art new buildings at Lincoln University, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment and Science and Innovation Minister Paul Goldsmith announced today. The Government […]

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Online job ads continue growing strongly

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Online job ads continue growing strongly

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Online job ads continue growing strongly Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith says the latest Jobs Online report shows strong growth in online job advertisements at 11.8 per cent in the year to May. The report, released today by the Ministry of Business, […]

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More investment in apprentices

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on More investment in apprentices

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More investment in apprentices The Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Paul Goldsmith and the Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Louise Upston today announced a further increase in funding over the next four years to support work-based training. “With the real […]

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Eleven tertiary institution appointments made

By   /  June 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paul Goldsmith, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Eleven tertiary institution appointments made

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Eleven tertiary institution appointments made Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has today announced 11 appointments to the governing councils of eight tertiary education institutions (TEIs), including two leadership positions. “I welcome the important broad range skills and experience that these appointees will […]

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Fieldays an opportunity for careers advice

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Louise Upston, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release, Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment  /  Comments Off on Fieldays an opportunity for careers advice

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Fieldays an opportunity for careers advice More than 500 students will be offered advice on careers in the primary industries as they pass through the Careers and Education Hub at Fieldays this week. Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Louise Upston says that with strong growth in […]

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New wellbeing strategy for international students

By   /  June 13, 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 wellbeing strategy for international students

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New wellbeing strategy for international students A new wellbeing strategy for international students will help to protect and enhance New Zealand’s reputation as a safe and welcoming study destination, says Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith. The International Student Wellbeing Strategy was launched […]

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Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia announced

By   /  June 12, 2017  /  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 Scholarships for Asia announced

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia announced Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith today announced the recipients of the latest Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) funding round. 202 New Zealand students from universities and institutes of technology have been selected to travel to […]

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