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Apr 20

Vocational reform threatens Māori education taonga: Treaty of Waitangi claim

A contemporary Treaty of Waitangi claim filed on Thursday is further evidence of growing opposition to the government’s proposed Reform of Vocational Education, according to Skills Active Board member Des Ratima, who lodged the claim at the Waitangi Tribunal in Wellington.

Apr 16

Skills Active gets the ball rolling on judicial review

Skills Active chief executive Grant Davidson went to the Wellington High Court on Monday to file an application for a judicial review of the insufficient consultation period for vocational reform.

Apr 16

ITO model is working for our Māori learners: Skills Active

Skills Active Aotearoa is dumbfounded at claims from a representative of the polytech sector that a high level of Māori achievement in industry training can be replicated under the proposed mega-polytech.