What do you do if your favourite place in the world isn’t actually a crash hot place to grow up?
Think about teenage wishlists: a car, a relationship even a weekend job. Taking the first steps towards higher education can be just as big not to mention nerve-rattling. Planning your future is a lot to ask from a teenager: it requires answering big questions like, what kind of job do I want? Uni or Polytech? Which one?
What can you do if the degree you never got comes back to haunt you in later life? An Otago Polytechnic initiative might be the answer.
A brand new, tech-savvy campus at Manukau Institute of Technology is turning heads. But not everyone agrees it should be turning learning upside down.
How can we keep our talented students in the country? Have we got the right education and public policy frameworks in place to create a better New Zealand going forward?
The idea of mixing school with tertiary might raise a few eyebrows but a Wellington organisation is finding it’s a recipe for success.
The Wellington Trades Academy (Weltec) is helping take the pressure off senior students unsure of what they want to do when they leave school.
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