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The best career – skill development for horticulture

16th January 2017

As the Christmas holidays draw to a close, many of us start thinking about our careers or, if you’re just out of college, what your career may be. Gone are the days when, following the end of schooling, one settled into the same career for life. 

Fortune favours the bold; innovators will flourish

28th September 2017

New Zealand has recently topped a survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit in London, which measured the extent to which young people in 35 countries learn six key skills. We came out ahead thanks to our university-industry collaboration, a curriculum that takes skills for the future into account, and an...

Putting the tomorrow in tomorrow’s schools

29th April 2019

Following extensive consultation in 2018, a government appointed taskforce put together a comprehensive report called ‘Our Schooling Futures: Stronger Together’. This report makes many excellent recommendations, which will hopefully result in a number of far-reaching changes. Eight key issues were identified that are designed to make the needed structural changes, and the...