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English language school industry bodies merge

Wednesday, 11 April 2007, 3:36 pm | APPEL

The two English language school industry bodies, ENGLISH NEW ZEALAND and the Association of Private Providers of English Language (APPEL) have agreed to merge. ENGLISH NEW ZEALAND will be the sole representative group for English language schools, public ... More >>

Winston Peters’ Support Welcomed by Language Schoo

Tuesday, 15 November 2005, 5:31 pm | APPEL

The Association of Private Providers of English Language (APPEL) welcomes Winston Peters’ support for the English language school industry. Mr Peters was reported yesterday as saying that he was concerned about the decline in the number of Chinese ... More >>

Decline in English language student numbers

Tuesday, 2 August 2005, 6:25 pm | APPEL

The Association of Private Providers of English Language (APPEL) expressed concern today at the impact of falling student numbers and export income in the English language school sector. Income in the March 2005 year was $313m, a 27% drop from the $426m ... More >>

English language schools want to help refugees

Thursday, 26 August 2004, 1:02 pm | APPEL

"Private English language schools are ready and willing to help refugees learn English. We know what an amazing difference that language skills can make to a person's participation in the economy and society, but we can't help refugees under current ... More >>

Select committee cedes harsh power to Minister

Friday, 25 June 2004, 4:14 pm | APPEL

“APPEL deplores the Education and Science Committee’s backing of the unloved Education (Export Education Levy) Amendment Bill, opposed by the entire export education industry, from Education New Zealand to the Vice Chancellors’ Committee,” said Patrick Ibbertson, ... More >>

APPEL Submission on Education

Thursday, 25 March 2004, 8:47 am | APPEL

The Association of Private Providers of English Language (APPEL) opposes the Education (Export Education Levy) Amendment Bill. Our general and clause-by-clause comments are made below. APPEL is the industry voice for private English language schools. ... More >>

No industry support for export education levy

Thursday, 25 March 2004, 8:44 am | APPEL

The Association of Private Providers of English Language (APPEL) joined other export education industry groups at the Education and Science Committee today to oppose the Education (Export Education Levy) Amendment Bill. More >>

Disregard for process on export education levy

Tuesday, 17 February 2004, 4:36 pm | APPEL

“Today’s announcement by the Government of its plans for the export education levy seems to presume the outcome of the select committee process”, said Patrick Ibbertson, chairperson of the Association of Private Providers of English Language (APPEL). More >>

Education industry to bail out Government

Wednesday, 3 December 2003, 4:24 pm | APPEL

The Association of Private Providers of English Language (APPEL) is very concerned at the Government's decision today to introduce a new private education tax to bail out the Government. The legislative change is in the Education (Export Education ... More >>

SFO Complaint over English language school closure

Friday, 17 October 2003, 4:07 pm | APPEL

The Association of Private Providers of English Language (APPEL) forwarded a complaint today to the Serious Fraud Office about potential fraud prior to the closure of Modern Age Institute of Learning Ltd (Modern Age). Modern Age went into voluntary liquidation ... More >>

English language students getting back to class

Wednesday, 10 September 2003, 10:26 am | APPEL

The private English language school (ELS) industry is supporting all the English language students from Modern Age Institute of Learning to get back into class. The total tuition costs covered by the industry may be around $700,000. The Government ... More >>

Caps on Chinese Students is Damaging

Wednesday, 20 November 2002, 4:02 pm | APPEL

The private English language school industry is disappointed and disturbed by the recent media comment on possible government moves to limit the number of students from China. More >>

Government Railroads Export Education Industry

Friday, 18 October 2002, 9:10 am | APPEL

“The Government’s export education tax is not supported by the industry and is being railroaded through by the Government”, said Barbara Takase, chairperson of APPEL , after Trevor Mallard’s release of a consultation paper today. More >>

Hops and export education – what’s the difference?

Wednesday, 2 October 2002, 4:07 pm | APPEL

“English language schools can’t understand why the hops industry is being treated so much better than the export education industry”, said Barbara Takase, chairperson of APPEL , after Damian O’Connor’s media release today announcing the introduction ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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