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How to overcome senioritis

Are you a Year 13 student feeling unmotivated and uninterested by school? Do you want nothing more than to finish your high-school education? If so, you might have senioritis.

Jobs

Sector Profile: The first female firefighter in the British Commonwealth

Anne Barry has spent most of her adult life fighting fires. But in her biggest battle she blazed a trail of her own in 1981, when she became the first female firefighter in the Commonwealth.

Ag Challenge open days in Whanganui offer a taste of future...

People pondering a career in agriculture, animal care or even construction and allied trades have an opportunity to taste their future.

Education

NZ music icon Hollie Smith joins Wintec music school

Internationally acclaimed New Zealand singer/songwriter Hollie Smith, described as “the reigning queen of Aotearoa soul” has joined Wintec’s School of Media Arts to mentor and teach music students.

Training

Driver shortage being addressed

Efforts to ease the driver shortage in the road transport industry has attracted significant numbers of female students to a Commercial Road Transport Programme being held at Manukau Institute of Technology.

Apprenticeship vs degree – who earns more in a lifetime?

An apprenticeship and career in the trades is just as financially lucrative across a lifetime as a university degree, according to a new report by economic think tank BERL.

Fees-free: from famine to feast?

Jody Hopkinson weighs opinion on the Government’s new fees-free tertiary education policy.

What’s the fuss about STEM?

ANNIE GRAHAM-RILEY looks at why graduates in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects are in such hot demand.

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How to overcome senioritis

Are you a Year 13 student feeling unmotivated and uninterested by school? Do you want nothing more than to finish your high-school education? If so, you might have senioritis.

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