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2008-10-08 15:00:31

By ANDERSON, Charles Two secondary schools in the Nelson region will have the opportunity to move their students into the workforce more quickly. Minister of Education Chris Carter announced last week that a further 56 schools in New Zealand will be offered the Youth Apprenticeships Scheme.

2008-09-09 18:00:00

By MATT ROPER FEEL a bit of a dunce when it comes to keeping up with our ever- changing education system? You're not the only one...

2008-08-21 18:00:00

AFTER weeks of waiting, teenagers in the North East were finally learning their GCSE results today.

2008-08-17 18:00:42

After 26 years of record increases in A-level passes, I believe Government ministers realise at last that the game is nearly up.

2008-08-01 15:00:45

By Brooke Nelson, Standard-Examiner, Ogden, Utah Aug. 1--OGDEN -- His last final at Weber State was Wednesday, but Nick Jenkins has been waiting to finish this degree for years. The new associate of applied science degree offered by WSU is available for the first time this summer.

2008-07-31 18:00:00

By Iain Laing CALLS have been made to help small businesses meet Government plans in five years' time to offer every school leaver who wants one an apprenticeship.

2008-07-25 00:00:39

By Byline M anufacturing companies in the South West are in danger of going to the wall because they cannot recruit suitable employees from a potential workforce being sent out into the world of work by schools and colleges without the range of basic skills they need.

2008-07-24 03:00:52

By Jane M. Von Bergen, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul.

2008-07-21 18:00:00

By ALAN JONES SCHOOL-LEAVERS and other young people will have the right to an apprenticeship under measures outlined by the Government.

2008-07-11 18:00:30

By Tim Moynihan An entrepreneur yesterday added his voice to that of Lord Jones of Birmingham in calling for children not to be held back by a "cotton wool culture" which discourages innovation and measured risk- taking.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.