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New Zealand - Nonformal Education

skills training expansion

The Mission Statement for Skill New Zealand says it will:

Lead a national skills development strategy which makes a significant contribution to improving New Zealand's prosperity and well being; contribute to the expansion of a knowledge society where all New Zealanders can access nationally recognized workplace education and training qualifications leading to wider career and employment opportunities; and influence industry and enterprises to increase their investment in training for both competitive advantage and expansion of the nation's skills.

The new Labor coalition government is committed to introduce and expand the use of distance learning technology though the growing availability of the Internet in particular.


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