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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

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

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

Career Webinars and Podcasts - a letter

Career Webinars and Podcasts - a letter

A colleague posted a question on the CDANZ LinkedIn group recently asking for career development podcast ideas. That got me thinking!  Our CDANZ branch has used the Symposium keynote speaker videos each year as topics for discussion. I think they have been useful, and have been enjoyed by… Read more

Category: Article reviews

Date: 19 May 2018

A morning with Kerr Inkson

A morning with Kerr Inkson

It’s almost always a good feeling when you get more than what you pay for. Such was the case on 10 April at the Auckland Regional CDANZ Breakfast meeting which hosted Emeritus Professor Kerr Inkson from the University of Auckland to talk about….well, whatever attendees wanted to, with… Read more

Category: Article reviews

Date: 17 May 2018