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Reform of Vocational Education

The Reform of Vocational Education, and its seven key changes, is creating a strong, unified, sustainable vocational education system that is fit for the future of work and delivers the skills that learners, employers and communities need to thrive.

Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE)

The Reform of Vocational Education, and its seven key changes, is creating a strong, unified, sustainable vocational education system that is fit for the f...

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Workforce Development Councils

Workforce Development Councils (WDCs) will help industry take a lead in making New Zealand’s workforce fit for today, and the future. Through skills leader...

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Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVEs)

Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVEs) will play a significant role in driving innovation and excellence in vocational education, by strengthening links ...

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Regional Skills Leadership Groups

These would provide advice about the skills needs of their regions to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), workforce development councils, and local vo...

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Te Taumata Aronui

A group to help ensure that the Reform of Vocational Education reflects the Government’s commitment to Māori-Crown partnerships.

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New Zealand Institute of Skills & Technology

A unified, sustainable, public network of regionally accessible vocational education, bringing together the existing 16 ITPs. 

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WDCs and ITO Transitions

The new Institute and other providers would support workplace-based, on-the-job training as well as delivering education and training in provider-based, of...

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Unified Funding System

A unified funding system will apply to all provider-based and work-integrated education at certificate and diploma qualification levels 3 to 7 (excluding d...

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Other Reform Changes

There are a number of reform changes that are also important with some needing engagement and input from stakeholders. 

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