Displaying items by tag: education

Thursday, 16 January 2020 07:55

New training facility latest venture

The man behind New Zealand’s newest agricultural training venture is a local farmer and entrepreneur – with a proven track record in the sector.

Published in General News

The Winchmore Research Station, Mid-Canterbury is coming back to life once again in the world of agricultural education.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 09:55

On farm technology impresses teachers

They were ‘blown away’ by the amount of the technology on farm.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 12:55

Accelerator programme sprouting agritech investment

The Sprout Accelerator programme is amazing, says Powerplant founder Kevin D’Ambros-Smith.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 12:55

Give farmers time – Massey scholar

Farmers understand they must work with the Government to improve the environment, says a noted Massey University scholar.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 09:55

Primary ITO hopes for training boost

Primary ITO will apply to the Ministry of Education for more Trades Academy places with demand from schools now outstripping supply.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 10:55

Back to school for farmers – to teach!

Farmers and others in the agri sector need to speak at schools if New Zealand is to get more young people choosing agri careers.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 04 September 2019 07:55

Uni merger idea dead

Any suggestion of a merger between Lincoln University and the University of Canterbury is now dead in the water following the Minister of Education’s rejection of a partnership proposal by the two institutions.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 August 2019 12:55

Farm training to get an ‘excellence sector’

In a move to improve farming training the Government will set up an industry ‘centre of excellence for vocational education’ – or CoVE.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 13:55

Telford gets a lifeline

The Government is paying another $4.7 million to keep the Telford farm campus going for another two years.

Published in General News
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