A proactive approach is being taken by the South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce to improve literacy and numeracy in the region's workplaces.
Gail Harrison, the Manager and Lead Educator, Whanganui Learning Centre, is the recipient of a Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award for Sustained Excellence in Tertiary Teaching - General category.
The WPL Consortium literacy and numeracy programme has motivated hospitality employees to aspire to greater rewards in their careers, and has significantly improved workplace communication and team-work.
What is the recipe to an engaged and empowered workforce? It has a lot to do with how much you support and train your staff, as Ten7 Security is showing.
Adult Learners' Week/He Tangata Mātauranga is a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) initiative supported by the Tertiary Education Commission, adult and community education providers at a local level and the New Zealand National Commissio
You can employ wonderful people with a great attitude and the right skills for the job. But if English is a second language for these employees, what they might appreciate is a course in literacy skills to strengthen their communication and help them feel much more part of the team.
Eight more libraries, from Waiheke to Invercargill, have started Stepping UP.
Workbridge is a specialist employment service that works with people with all types of disability, injury or illness. Workbridge also administers Support Funds, a government fund which provides a range of supports to disable
Celebrate the Kiwi organisations championing diversity and inclusion in the workplace at the 20th Diversity Awards NZ Gala Dinner in Auckland on August 24. Winners will be announced in nine categories, including Skills Highway, and a Supreme Winner will be named.