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Useful Links

The vocational education and training sector has a wealth of information and resources available.  

Tech Enabled Learning is an online learning solution that meets the unique online learning needs of New Zealand food and fibre sector learners. Tips, tricks and resources to create successful online learning experiences for farming, forestry, horticulture and fishery learners. Find out more here

Muka Tangata is the Workforce Development Council for the food and fibre sector. They work on ways to enhance VET to meet the needs of industry, iwi and hapū Māori, ākonga (leaners), and kaimahi (workers) hereCommitted to supporting Māori to learn in ways that enable them to learn, develop, and perform as Māori, and contribute to the talent base available to all businesses and workplaces including Māori, iwi, and hapū industry, learn more about Successful Māori-centric practices and models here

ConCOVE connects and aligns industry, learners and vocational education to re-imagine clear, equitable and supported career pathways within the Construction and Infrastructure sector, learn more here

Ako Aotearoa leads New Zealand’s tertiary sector in building educational capability for learner success learn more here

Growing New Zealand through people, Primary ITO is on the ground working with individuals, businesses, communities and industry, learn more here

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) is the national professional body responsible for collecting, managing, analysing and communicating research and statistics on the Australian vocational education and training (VET) sector, learn more here

Te Pūkenga is New Zealand’s largest tertiary education provider, it will ultimately have the national and regional reach to become a long-term skills training partner for firms and industries, enabling learners to move between workplaces and other educational offerings and locations as their needs change, learn more here

The Ministry for Primary Industries is helping to seize export opportunities for our primary industries, improve sector productivity, ensure the food we produce is safe, increase sustainable resource use, and protect New Zealand from biological risk, learn more here

NZQA‘s role in the education sector is to ensure that New Zealand qualifications are accepted as credible and robust, nationally and internationally, in order to help learners succeed in their chosen endeavours and to contribute to New Zealand society, learn more here

He Waka Eke Noa (Primary Sector Climate Action Partnership) supports farmers and growers to protect, restore and sustain our environment and to enhance our well-being and that of future generations. The website provides links to webinars, flyers, factsheets and the latest tools and information for farmers, growers and rural professionals.

The Tertiary Education Commission/Te Amorangi Mātauranga Matua is a Crown Agency, they lead the Government’s relationship with the tertiary education sector in New Zealand and provide career services from education to employment, learn more here

The Food and Fibre Youth Network (FFYN) will enable young people in the primary sector to add their voice to shaping the future of our food and fibre sector, learn more here

Altogether Autism Takiwātanga is a nationwide not for profit advisory service funded by Ministry of Health, in partnership with its owner/operator Life Unlimited Charitable Trust and Parent to Parent New Zealand. It was commissioned by the Tertiary Education Commission to develop six guides on Communication, Executive Function, Self-Advocacy, Sensory Experiences, Mental Health and Social Interactions, published in September 2022, to help equip tertiary lecturers and tutors in supporting autistic learners

Our Land and Water provides access to a range of resources to help support farm management practices to deliver products with attributes that earn a premium overseas. It includes a Resource Finder page which applies a number of filters to refine searches.