Digital badges awarded to online learners

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Several vocational education providers across New Zealand are now awarding graduates with digital badges, electronic credentials that can be shared and verified online.  Ara, Toi-Ohomai, NMIT, NorthTec, UCOL, WelTec & Whitireia, Otago Polytechnic, and EIT all offer courses through their online learning service, eCampus NZ. Now all learners using the service will receive a digital […]

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EIT graduate launches successful business

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Just eighteen months after Napier-based graduate Alarna McKie established her cleaning and pest control business, ValetClean + Pest is expanding. Alarna’s journey to becoming a successful entrepreneur began in October 2021, when she simultaneously launched her business and started studying towards The New Zealand Certificate in Business (Small Business – Level 4). “I was a […]

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How to Read and Remember

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Being able to understand, remember and recall what you’ve read is key to successful online learning, so it’s important to learn the basics of academic reading. Academic reading takes a bit more work than sitting down with your favourite book or magazine, but learning the SQ3R technique will help you get the most out of your learning […]

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APA referencing: the ‘what’, ‘why’, and ‘how’.

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If your first thought is “huh?” when you’re asked to cite or reference your sources in an assessment, don’t worry – you’re not alone! Learning how to reference is a learning curve for almost everyone beginning further study. Luckily, there are plenty of great resources to help you. Today we’ll answer the most common questions […]

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About to start studying? Let’s set some goals!

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One way to strengthen your wairua, or spiritual wellbeing, is to reflect on your purpose and what you hope to achieve in the future.  The beginning of a learning journey is a great opportunity to set new goals, and you’ll find that the process actually helps you to meet them. Wondering how to start? We’ve […]

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