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A ground-breaking Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) has been signed between The Food and Fibre Cove (FFCoVE), a Centre for Vocational Excellence; and Te Pūkenga, New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. The agreement was signed by Te Pūkenga Chief Executive Stephen Town and FFCoVE Chair Dr Mark Paine at a function at EIT ‘s Tairāwhiti Campus...

29 August 2022 Building a community of interest around a new educational website for the food and fibre sector is important to engage with educators and providers in farming, forestry, horticulture and fishing, say the project’s researchers. The website, techenabledlearning.nz, is funded by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) and supported by the Food and Fibre Centre for...

26 May 2022 Establishing a framework for short courses in the Food and Fibre sector is the aim of a project seeking to present learners with a cohesive offering of micro-credentials based on an agreed definition amongst industry. The project is being led by Dairy Training, the Food and Fibre Centre for Vocational Excellence (FFCoVE) and Scarlatti,...

12 April 2022 A new website, techenabledlearning.nz, is providing technology-enabled learning resources and information to educators and providers in farming, forestry, horticulture and fishing, but is also a valuable tool to those of other disciplines as well. A new website developed from the experiences of teaching staff and learners in the food and fibre sector in New...

17 March 2022 Excellence in vocational education is not only the goal, but the expectation for the Food and Fibre Sector. The Food and Fibre Centre of Vocational Excellence (FFCoVE) was set up to provide cohesion across the sector with clearly defined learning pathways and career opportunities, but it also strives to achieve excellence for and by...

The Food and Fibre CoVe announces the appointment of seven Directors to the CoVE Board. Joining the Board, are Prue Younger, Turi Ngatai, Wiremu McMillan, William Beetham, Sandy Scarrow, Glen Harkness, and Ben Allomes....