Vocational education needs to serve learners and businesses Vocational education needs to serve learners and businesses We need to make sure vocational education is serving the needs of learners and businesses, says Business NZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope.The Reform of...
Literacy critical for better working lives Workforce literacy and numeracy urgently needs to be improved in New Zealand as over a million people don’t have the skills they need to participate fully in working life, Business NZ CEO Kirk Hope says.The Industry...
Tackling Auckland’s wicked problem
BusinessNZ has congratulated the Prime Minister for prioritising the issue of child poverty and will support Government efforts to tackle the problem, says BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly.
Labour’s jobs and skills policy released today shows a thoughtful approach to the economy’s skill needs, BusinessNZ says.
There are some sensible ideas in Labour’s youth employment policy, but others would make it harder to employ young people, says BusinessNZ.
BusinessNZ has welcomed the first science in society plan released by the Government.
The Labour party appears to think that employers are to blame for skills shortages, says BusinessNZ.
ManufacturingNZ welcomes the Government’s announcement today at the Prime Minister’s Pre-Budget Luncheon hosted by Fujitsu and BusinessNZ, that it is spending up to $20 million for an extra 6,000 apprenticeship places.
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