TPP offers new training to meet changing business needs

15 May 2020

TPP offers new training to meet changing business needs   Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) wants to hear from local businesses and the community as it prepares to launch training programmes for the second half of the year. The COVID-19 lockdown has had a significant impact on the local economy. As we gradually shift out of pandemic restrictions, our work or study needs are changing. TPP is supporting local businesses by providing training options that meet changing needs. We want to hear about your situation and so we can look at delivering new programmes that provide staff the skills needed to keep businesses up and running. With the establishment of the NZ Institute of Skills and Education, TPP now has greater access to resources and opportunities to meet the training needs of our region. TPP Leader – Engagement Mequa Hourston says TPP can be an integral part of the change that’s happening in our community right now. “We also want to hear from members of the community who are interested in upskilling in certain areas or are looking for a change in career. There are some real options available and we’re always here to talk through opportunities with individuals as well as businesses.” Alex Cabrera Chief Executive says TPP has been working...

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NZIST Establishment Board Announces TPP Board of Directors

17 Mar 2020

NZIST Establishment Board Announces TPP Board of Directors Tai Poutini Polytechnic welcomes the appointment of the Board of Directors for NZIST Subsidiary Tai Poutini Polytechnic from 1 April 2020, announced today by the NZIST Establishment Board. TPP Board members have been appointed from across the region, they are: Rebecca Keoghan – Chair Rob Caldwell – Deputy Chair Kara Edwards (Ngāi Tahu) Renee Rooney The Board of Directors replaces the Tai Poutini Polytechnic Council under the new national training model. Read the media release from the NZIST Establishment Board here:[] TPP Chief Executive Alex Cabrera says it is good to welcome the new board members, who will offer strong regional advice and governance to the new national institute. “Myself and the staff at TPP look forward to working with the new Board of Directors as the new national system of vocational training is rolled out. I’d also like to thank our outgoing TPP Council members for their commitment to the delivery of quality tertiary education on the West Coast and all their hard work in recent times. “While the new institute comes into effect on 1 April this year, we do not expect students and the wider community to see any immediate changes. It will take several years for the new system to become fully operational and we will work with our new...

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