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.
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.
Skills Active Aotearoa, the industry training organisation for sport, recreation and performing arts, has instructed its lawyers to file an application for a judicial review challenging the rushed and disrespectful seven-week consultation period for vocational training reforms.
Let me let you in on a secret. Last election I voted Grant Robertson and Labour. You see, I am one of the 30 per cent of voters who are not firmly aligned to any one party or ideology, but look at the merits of the policies on offer each election.
Skills Active Aotearoa, the industry training organisation (ITO) for sport, exercise, recreation and performing arts is considering a Judicial Review to force the Minister of Education to extend the consultation process for the Reform of Vocational Education until the end of June.