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Strong Performance Highlighted In 2021 Open Polytechnic Annual Report

Monday, 23 May 2022, 11:40 am | Open Polytechnic

The recently released 2021 Annual Report for Open Polytechnic highlights a second year of record enrolment growth, strong financial and course completion results, and significant progress towards closing the equity gap for priority learners. A ... More >>

Teacher Education Refresh programme fees free

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 12:25 pm | Open Polytechnic

The Open Polytechnic recently signed a new agreement with the Ministry of Education which will enable eligible teachers whose registration has lapsed to study the online Teacher Education Refresh (TER) programme fees free. More >>

Open Polytechnic Congratulates Murray Bain On Queens Birthday Honour

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 9:28 am | Open Polytechnic

Former Open Polytechnic of New Zealand Council Chair Murray Bain has been named an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. He served as Council Chair from 2014 - 2020 and received the honour for his services ... More >>

Open Polytechnic 2020 Annual Report Highlights Record Growth

Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 9:10 am | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic’s recently released 2020 Annual Report shows the online and distance learning provider enrolled record numbers of learners, increased its overall learner satisfaction, and returned a strong financial result. Open Polytechnic, which became ... More >>

Open Polytechnic Celebrates Online And Distance Learning Graduates

Thursday, 13 May 2021, 9:01 am | Open Polytechnic

Over 190 graduates from across the Lower North Island took to the stage at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington on Tuesday (11 May 2021) to receive their well-earned qualifications from leading online and distance learning provider, Open Polytechnic. ... More >>

Partnership Continues To Meet The Needs Of The NZ Law Profession

Monday, 10 May 2021, 2:47 pm | Open Polytechnic

The Open Polytechnic and the New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa, recently signed a new agreement which will see the organisations continue to collaborate on delivering the popular NZ Diploma in Legal Executive Studies programme. As part ... More >>

Open Polytechnic Of New Zealand And ICDE Partner To Deliver Virtual Summit On Flexible Education

Monday, 29 March 2021, 1:59 pm | Open Polytechnic

Educational thought leaders and innovators from across the world will be discussing the importance of resilience and flexibility for education providers, in the context of COVID-19, at a two-day virtual event taking place over 8-9th April, 2021. The ... More >>

Collaboration To Benefit Funeral Services Industry

Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 1:55 pm | Open Polytechnic

A recently signed Memorandum of Intent between The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, the Funeral Service Training Trust of New Zealand and Auckland Institute of Studies will see the three organisations collaborating to develop programmes of study for ... More >>

IQualify Celebrates The Rise Of Online Learning With Over 100,000 Accounts

Wednesday, 17 June 2020, 11:21 am | Open Polytechnic

iQualify, The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand Limited’s online learning management system is celebrating a significant milestone, passing over 100,000 accounts on the platform this month (June). The platform was developed in-house by Open Polytechnic ... More >>

Open Polytechnic 2019 Annual Report Highlights Increase In Enrolments And Learner Satisfaction

Thursday, 28 May 2020, 1:12 pm | Open Polytechnic

The release of The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand Ltd’s 2019 Annual Report reveals a year-on-year increase in learner enrolments and overall satisfaction at the country’s specialist provider of online and distance learning at tertiary level. Open Polytechnic ... More >>

Open Polytechnic Develops Interactive Learning Tools For Sorted In Schools Programme

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 4:40 pm | Open Polytechnic

The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand Ltd, the nation’s specialist provider of online and distance learning, has developed interactive learning scenarios for secondary school pupils in a partnership with the Government-backed financial education programme ... More >>

New Zealand Defence Force Training Programme Recognised In Open Polytechnic Degree

Thursday, 7 May 2020, 1:14 pm | Open Polytechnic

A new initiative between The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand Ltd, the nation’s leading online distance tertiary education provider, and the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) will see senior Warrant Officers able to gain Advanced Standing when ... More >>

Open Polytechnic Launches Free Course On Infection Prevention

Tuesday, 5 May 2020, 2:51 pm | Open Polytechnic

The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand Ltd, the country’s largest specialist provider of vocational distance learning, has launched a free self-directed course on infection prevention in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The introductory course, titled ... More >>

Open Polytechnic’s ESA Publications To Provide Workbooks To School Pupils

Monday, 20 April 2020, 5:10 pm | Open Polytechnic

ESA Publications, a subsidiary company of The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand Ltd, has printed thousands of workbooks and distributed them to the Ministry of Education to help school pupils who do not have access to devices or the internet as part of ... More >>

Financial Services Enrolments Increase At Open Polytechnic

Thursday, 9 April 2020, 1:26 pm | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic has seen a significant increase in enrolments in its online offering of the New Zealand Certificate in Financial Services (Level 5) since it opened version 2 of the programme in 2019. New Zealand’s specialist provider of online and distance ... More >>

Open Polytechnic Helps James Cook High Online

Friday, 3 April 2020, 2:02 pm | Open Polytechnic

James Cook High School in Auckland is working with national distance learning provider Open Polytechnic of New Zealand to move its courses online in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The two education providers have been working together for two years to ... More >>

Open Polytechnic Makes Online Platform Available To Other Providers In Response To COVID-19

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 7:44 pm | Open Polytechnic

National distance learning provider Open Polytechnic of New Zealand (OPNZ) is making its iQualify online platform available free-of-charge to tertiary providers having to stop face-to-face teaching due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The offer is open to ... More >>

Online Intercultural Competence Programme Recognised Internationally

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 10:26 am | Open Polytechnic

A foundation level intercultural competence learning programme for the public service commissioned by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and developed in conjunction with Open Polytechnic, has received international recognition. ‘ ... More >>

Research Benefits Social Work Education In New Zealand

Tuesday, 11 February 2020, 1:00 pm | Open Polytechnic

11 February 2020   The outcome of a three-year collaborative research project, Enhancing the readiness to practise of newly qualified social workers in Aotearoa New Zealand (Enhance R2P), has led to the launch of a new professional capabilities ... More >>

Strong Enrolments Growth at Open Polytechnic

Monday, 10 February 2020, 10:20 am | Open Polytechnic

National online learning provider Open Polytechnic of New Zealand recorded a significant increase in learner enrolments for 2019. More >>