December eNews – Key Dates, Vaccination policy, New GM and more

Prue Feely Civil, Energy, eNews, News, Telco, Water

Kia ora koutou, 2021 was a watershed year for Connexis as we became the second organisation to transition from an Industry Training Organisation into the new national training provider Te Pūkenga, all while growing our business to service the largest single growth in infrastructure trainees that the industry has experienced. Our focus for 2021 was to ensure our transition into …

December Assessor e-News – New GM Learning Solutions, key 2022 dates, assessment best practice and more

benstevens eNews, News

Tēnā koutou,  Let me introduce myself. My name is Sue Roberts and I have just taken up the role of GM Learning Solutions at Connexis.  My background is very much in the vocational education sector and I have held senior leadership positions at both Careerforce and, most recently, BCITO. You can find out more about me below. I know it’s been a hard year for you all, especially those of you …

October e-News – Feedback Survey, new products, GWHV2022 and more

benstevens Civil, Energy, eNews, News, Telco, Water

Kia ora koutou,   Industry training, aligned to formal qualifications, has never been more in demand across the infrastructure sector.  The increased accessiblity to qualification training through government subsidies in response to Covid – the Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund and Apprenticeship Boost – has seen employers taking the opportunity to skill up their local workforce. We have seen unprecedented growth in enrolments this year …

RoVE Bulletin #7

benstevens eNews, News, RoVE

Kia ora koutou,  Welcome to the bold new world of vocational education!  As of Wednesday 1 September 2021, our brand, arranging training functions, and most of our people, have transferred to Te Pūkenga subsidiary Work Based Learning Limited (WBL). Connexis is now a separately branded business division within WBL. Read more about Connexis’ shift into WBL.  By moving early to transition, our focus can now be on the development of the new operating model …

August Trainee e-News – RoVE Updates, New Qualification Launches, Annual Connection and more…

benstevens eNews, News

Kia ora koutou,  Kia ora koutou,  From our team at Connexis, we hope you and your family are staying safe and are successfully adapting your daily habits to cope with the current Level 4 lockdown. We understand that each of you will have different challenges at home and at work.  Please do know, we will be as flexible as you need during this time.  …

August e-News – RoVE Updates, Workforce Development Strategies, Annual Connection and more…

benstevens eNews, News

Kia ora koutou,  Here we are again at Level 4, a potentially challenging and disruptive time for many of us. However, please be aware we are here to continue to support you through your learning journey. Our teams are very well set up in their home offices and therefore we expect minimal disruption to our service. Should you be without any learning …

RoVE Bulletin #6

Diana Blake eNews, RoVE

Kia ora koutou,   The Connexis transition plan has been approved by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) and we are preparing for the first major shift, which is of our Arranging Training functions into Te Pūkenga from 1 September. Now we have reached the business-end of the Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE), the mood within our team is one of expectation. We have …

June eNews – Growth through change, RoVE update, Girls with Hi-Vis and more…

Prue Feely Civil, Energy, eNews, News, Telco, Water

Kia ora koutou,   This month, while we have been forging ahead with our transition plans and resourcing up to meet our increased trainee and apprentice numbers, we have also been reflecting on 2020 in the run up to the Annual General Meeting. The past 18 months have been marked by unprecedented change for both Connexis and the industries we serve. First Covid, …

RoVE Bulletin #5

Diana Blake eNews, News, RoVE

Kia ora koutou, The year is racing by and while the Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE) has been keeping us busy, we are very happy with the direction of current developments, both in terms of the reforms and the continued growth of Infrastructure trainees and apprentices. Our Transition Plan was submitted to the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) last month following …

eNews April 2021

Connexis eNews, News, NZ Apprenticeships, Our People, RoVE

Kia ora koutou, Much is changing around us as the once-in-a-generation Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE) reaches its zenith this year.  When change arrives it often appears to be inconvenient timing, even when it is addressing issues that we have long searched for better solutions for. This year we are faced with significant changes to industry training, coinciding with unprecedented …