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NZITP welcome increased tuition subsidy

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 5:35 pm | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

The New Zealand Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (NZITP) welcome the announcement today by the Minister of Education Hon Chris Hipkins that the Government has agreed to increase the per student subsidy by 1.6% from 2019. More >>

Six Metropolitan ITPs Get Behind Christchurch

Friday, 15 April 2011, 10:01 am | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

Six large urban Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics say they are ready and committed to helping Christchurch rebuild. Led by the Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, the Metro Group (a consortium of six Institutes of Technology and ... More >>

ITPs prepared for budget cuts

Wednesday, 19 May 2010, 9:33 am | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

New Zealand’s polytechnics and institutes of technology are preparing to cope with substantial cuts in funding expected to be announced in this week’s Budget, NZ ITP Chairman James Buwalda says. More >>

New Engineering Degree now deliverable across NZ

Friday, 13 November 2009, 9:41 am | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

The engineering industry is buzzing with news that the highly-anticipated Bachelor of Engineering Technology has been approved by the Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics Quality (ITPQ). More >>

ITPs Right Behind Youth Guarantee Package

Monday, 3 August 2009, 1:12 pm | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

Institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs) are right behind the new Youth Guarantee package, announced yesterday by the Government, targeted at 16 and 17 year olds who have left school wanting vocational education. “ITPs are the specialist provider ... More >>

Mining project, rugby league academy wins gold

Thursday, 11 June 2009, 5:05 pm | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

ITP New Zealand, the national association for the country’s institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs), has announced the winners of its annual awards. “The awards celebrate the great work being done by polytechnics and institutes of technology ... More >>

ITPs Focus on Skilling NZ’s Recovery

Friday, 29 May 2009, 1:06 pm | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

The Budget has retained capability in the institutes of technology and polytechnics sector for 2010, allowing ITPs to continue skilling NZ’s recovery. “We appreciate the Government’s respect for investment plans agreed with ITPs, and a 1.95% inflation ... More >>

On the 10th Day, ITPs Added Training

Sunday, 22 March 2009, 2:24 pm | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

Institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs) are offering free or low cost training to employers and employees taking up the 9-day fortnight (formally the Jobs Support Scheme). More >>

Kiwis flock to ITPNZ as recession bites

Monday, 16 February 2009, 2:29 pm | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

Kiwis are flocking to institutes of technology and polytechnics as the recession bites, according to a survey of ITP New Zealand’s 20 members as at 30 January 2009. More >>

Recession a time to build skills

Tuesday, 16 December 2008, 1:01 pm | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

Institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs) will support the Government’s ‘Restart’ package by providing training for the recently unemployed and others affected by the recession. More >>

Awards recognise excellence

Friday, 22 August 2008, 1:15 pm | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

“Institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs) have recognised the excellence of their peers in the 2008 ITP New Zealand Awards. Six awards have been made that match the ITP sector charter that was agreed by members in 2003”, said Dave Guerin, ... More >>

ITPs Keen to Flesh Out Skills Strategy

Tuesday, 29 April 2008, 4:28 pm | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) are looking forward to filling in some of the gaps in the draft Skills Strategy released today. The Skills Strategy has been developed by the Government, the CTU, Business NZ and the Industry Training ... More >>

Govt’s participation policy a good starting point

Wednesday, 30 January 2008, 11:35 am | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) support the Government’s proposal to encourage young people to stay in education, training or work until 18 – its been our policy since the early 1990s – but have identified areas for development. More >>

National’s leaving age policy hits the spot

Tuesday, 29 January 2008, 2:18 pm | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) support National’s proposal to encourage young people to stay in education, training or work until 18 – its been our policy since the early 1990s. It complements the school leaving age of 16, and ... More >>

1.2% funding increase leaves ITPs (and NZ) short

Friday, 14 December 2007, 1:30 pm | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

“The government’s 1.2% funding increase for institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs) leaves the sector and the country short. Most importantly, it reduces ITPs’ ability to deliver what New Zealand needs. ITPs play the leading role in providing ... More >>

Students to benefit through KAREN access

Friday, 14 December 2007, 10:26 am | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

Students will benefit through new services made available using the Kiwi Advanced Research and Education Network (KAREN), which is a high-speed, ultra high capacity network. More >>

ITPs oppose university elitism

Tuesday, 4 December 2007, 4:55 pm | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

The Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics of New Zealand (ITP New Zealand) strongly opposes the University of Auckland’s proposal to restrict access to all undergraduate courses. More >>

Higher education and training leaving age welcome

Monday, 5 November 2007, 2:30 pm | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) support the Prime Minister’s proposal to increase the education and training leaving age. More >>

ITP New Zealand Appoints New Executive Director

Friday, 8 June 2007, 11:23 am | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

The Institutes of Technology & Polytechnics of New Zealand (ITP New Zealand) has appointed Dave Guerin as its new Executive Director. He will take up the position on 6 August. More >>

Cullen Gives Important Signal For Tertiary Reforms

Monday, 30 April 2007, 4:58 pm | Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics NZ

The Executive Director of the ITPNZ, Martin Eadie said that today’s announcement by Dr. Michael Cullen of “a significant amount of new funding to support the tertiary education reforms” was an important signal. More >>

 

 

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