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.
Competenz Training Advisor Allen Bryce has spent the last 20 years helping students through their engineering qualifications; and he’s now training the son of one of his original learners in an apprenticeship.
Former Competenz Chief Executive Officer (CEO) John Blakey has been made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (NZOM) for his services to education.