Course fosters Mental Health providers

Future Skills Academy Manukau is launching it’s National Certificate in Mental Health and Addiction Support Level 4. The programme is designed for learners who wish to enter mental health and addiction support work, or who already work as paid or unpaid mental health and addiction support workers under supervision. Future Skills Mental Health and Addiction Support tutor Kailash Devan said…

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School needs money for works

Al Madinah School in Mangere, Auckland, still needs to raise about $300,000 to finish paying for its recently completed building works. Founded in 1992, it was New Zealand’s first Islamic school and remains the main institution of its kind. The State-integrated school is a project of the Islamic Education and Dawah Trust (IED), a registered charity, which is also responsible…

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Essay on ageing and get some good old money

Venkat Raman A London based charitable institution has invited essays on an issue that is a matter of growing concern in many parts of the world, especially New Zealand. The Centre for Applied Research and Evaluation International Foundation (Careif) has sought original essays from any individual, group or organisation on ‘Ageing: the health, social and economic challenges of the 21st…

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Cardiff student wins top prize for suicide theory

Staff Reporter Gunjan Sharma, a third year medical student at Cardiff University of the United Kingdom has won the first prize in a global essay competition. The Competition on ‘Suicide Prevention in the UK and India,’ was open to all individuals, groups and organisations worldwide. An independent panel of judges evaluated the entries. Synoptic Synthesis According to the Panel, “The…

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Programme welds together talent and need

Future Skills Academy Manukau is launching its’ National Certificate in Welding Level 3 Programme’ this month. The Programme offers theoretical knowledge and skills in welding safety; measurement; use of hand and power tools; sketching and reading drawings; welding theory for steel, stainless steel and aluminium; thermal cutting processes; and welding quality assurance. Critical qualification Future Skills welding tutor Phil Osmand…

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Internship programmes nurse student skills

Sandra Manderson – Universities play a significant role in their communities. The University of Canterbury has been a major contributor in this area. At no time was this more evident than following the post-earthquake periods in 2010 and 2011 in Christchurch. The student army that emerged from Canterbury University played a vital role in rebuilding the community both physically and…

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