A ‘happy accident’ led to Gerald and Maricel Dailisan moving to New Zealand, to bring in-demand skills to the dairy industry. Support from English Language Partners is helping them settle into Kiwi life.
The Westpac Massey Fin-Ed Centre in collaboration with Alliance of Financial Capability Academics (AFCA) will be holding its first international academic and practitioner conference in Auckland, New Zealand from 28-30 November 2019.
Finalists in the 2019 Diversity Awards NZ™ have been announced, with judges recognising organisations that are embedding workplace diversity and inclusion into the way they operate.
Waitakere ACE Aotearoa will be hosting a one-day professional development hui. It is sponsored by ACE Aotearoa and will be held in West Auckland, but open to any ACE or adult education provider from the Auckland region who wishes to attend.
UK Apprenticeship and skills minister Anne Milton MP has announced that all adults in the UK over the age of 19 will be entitled to free ‘digital skills’ lessons from 2020.
The Office of Ethnic Communities has developed an intercultural capability e-learning tool to assist employers better interact and communicate with employees from different backgrounds.
Vaiaso o le Gagana Sāmoa - Samoa Language Week is being held from Sunday 26 May – Saturday 1 June 2019.
Jane Gilmour, from Literacy Waitākere, was recently interviewed on The AM Show. View the video clip here.
The ninth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF9) will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland from 9 – 12 September 2019.
Major New Zealand companies have agreed to double their on-job training hours and to publicly disclose their investment in training. Currently 14 companies are party to the Aotearoa New Zealand Skills Pledge.