May 16th, 2011
Vocational Education and Training: Making the system make sense
The Government’s rethinking of vocational education is timely – the current system is not serving the needs of learners, industry, government or NZ Inc. Nor does it deliver on the Tertiary Education Strategy. We need a system that is simple, structured and focussed on skills, with funding supporting co-operation and completions and delivering value for money.
To achieve this, Competenz would like to see a seamless transition from school to work with young people entering the workforce with solid numeracy and literacy skills and with a basic knowledge of the skills needed to enter the industry of their choice.
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