ERIC Number: ED371175
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Taking the Step to Skill New Zealand. A Guide for Employers.
New Zealand Qualifications Authority, Wellington.; New Zealand Education and Training Support Agency, Wellington.
Skill New Zealand is a strategy to raise the skill levels of all New Zealanders, an industry-led approach to skills development that will increase the quantity, quality, and diversity of training in that country. The booklet contains four sections. The first section explains what Skill New Zealand is and why employers should become involved it. The second section provides guidelines to the role of industry in Skill New Zealand. Information is included on what role industry plays, what Industry Training Organizations (ITOs) do, how ITOs develop training programs and how they are funded, the role of apprenticeships, and how to find out if a particular industry is covered by an ITO. In the third section, the National Qualifications Framework is discussed. Information is provided on how the framework operates and on Skill Pathways and Skill Start, two approaches that can be used to phase in skill training. The final section discusses how Skill New Zealand is presently being implemented. A list of approved ITOs is included. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Zealand Qualifications Authority, Wellington.; New Zealand Education and Training Support Agency, Wellington.
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand