As part of the consultation (now open) on the Order in Council proposals to formally establish six Workforce Development Councils (WDCs) and provide industry with greater leadership across vocational education, you're invited to attend Zoom information sessions to learn more.
Overview of Orders in Council information session
18 January 2021, from 2 pm to 2.30 pm - sign up here.
Māori-iwi information session
18 January 2021, from 10 am to 11.30 am - sign up here.
2 February 2021, from 2 pm to 3.30 pm - sign up here.
For other Order in Council session details and registration, go to: https://wdcconsultation.tec.govt.nz/consultation-zoom-information-sessions.
This is the biggest transformation of the vocational education sector in 35 years. Kōrero mai - have your say on what you think about each WDC’s name, the industries it covers, and how it’s governed. More information can be found at WDCconsultation.tec.govt.nz.
Consultation on the WDC Orders in Council proposals closes on 05 February 2021.
A new joint project set up by Te Pūkenga is tasked with ensuring that ākonga/learners are at the centre of the system.
On International Women’s Day Competenz is calling for more women to enter the trades and redress the gender imbalance and pay inequity.
Opal is a manufacturer of corrugated fibre packaging for a wide range of customers in the food, wine, industrial and beverage industries. Bruce Coombe is Opal’s Technical Supervisor and has been with the company for the past 32 years, and a workplace apprentices assessor for Competenz for 20 years.