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Current legal preoccupations with vocational assessment

Current legal preoccupations with vocational assessment

It is really great to be providing an update for CDANZ and occupational assessors again this year. Occupational assessors provide invaluable guidance for injured claimants and for ACC. There has not been too much ‘traffic’ through the Courts in the intervening period since April last year… Read more

Category: Article reviews

Date: 17 Apr 2018

Disruption in higher education

Disruption in higher education

The higher education sector is facing disruption and needs to respond with a new, cheaper, more relevant model. Alexa Forbes is a facilitator with Otago Polytechnic’s Capable NZ and Chair of Infrastructure at Queenstown Lakes District Council. In this article she describes the drivers of disruption and urges a mind shift towards an emergent new model of higher education that equips life-long learners for the wild ride ahead. Read more…

Category: Article reviews

Date: 17 Apr 2018

Turning Māori Career Aspirations into Realities

Turning Māori Career Aspirations into Realities

This blog is a think piece that encourages the adoption of a proactive, rather than a reactive approach to Māori career aspirations, while offering some insight into key factors that contribute to Māori success. How many of us were told when we celebrated our last year of high school,… Read more

Category: Article reviews

Date: 12 Mar 2018

Being Known

Being Known

One of the questions posed at this year’s symposium was this: “How can we empower ourselves, and our clients, to be curious and courageous in the quest for an authentic and aspirational life and career?”. It’s a great question. I felt particularly drawn to the theme this year as I feel that,… Read more

Category: Article reviews

Date: 12 Mar 2018

Writing a book review: Why and how

Writing a book review: Why and how

Why do I write book reviews for CDANZ?  For me, it is about drawing attention to, and attracting readers to a book or article that may be interesting, insightful and useful for our work with clients. For me personally, it is the additional motivation to explore and learn in greater depth… Read more

Category: Article reviews

Date: 12 Mar 2018

Pathway for change at the TEC

Pathway for change at the TEC

On 8 March the Tertiary Education Commission’s (TEC’s) Chief Executive, Tim Fowler, announced final decisions on a pathway for reorganisation of the TEC. Read the full release here.  Image credit to the TEC Read more

Category: Article reviews

Date: 12 Mar 2018

Future of Work

Future of Work

The hot topic for employers, employees, graduates, parents and students is what the future holds for them in the world of work. There is no doubt that technology and artificial intelligence will change markedly the way we all work, live and learn. We are living in exponential times that have… Read more

Category: Article reviews

Date: 12 Mar 2018