Engineering Degree Apprenticeship coming

Staff Reporter Engineering Education to Employment (Engineering e2e) of the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) is currently working with WelTec, Otago Polytechnic and the Institute of Public Works Engineers Australasia to implement a Level 7 Engineering Degree Apprenticeship qualification. The qualification will be called, ‘BEngTech.’ Based on the Degree Standard developed by New Zealand employers, the proposed qualification will be a…

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Killings set dangerous trend

Dr Catherine Strong The terrorist attack on the premises of Paris-based satirical magazine ‘Charlie Hebdo’ (on January 7, 2015) is further evidence of the swiftly changing world for journalists. The fatal attacks are part of an alarming trend where journalists are being deliberately targeted for the job they do. The attacks raised questions about how media outlets could increase security…

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