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‘Connected, bringing together leaders driving quality tertiary outcomes’

ITENZ 2019 Conference – Holiday Inn, Auckland Airport

Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th September 2019

Information about ITENZ members

ITENZ members are registered Private Training Establishments (PTEs) and deliver recognised courses across New Zealand.

They deliver;

  • courses
  • training schemes
  • programmes – leading to New Zealand qualifications from Levels 1 to 9.

The areas they deliver in are vast and include Adult Education, Diving, Retail, Tourism, Vet nursing, Agriculture, Farming, Building, ESOL, Business, Christian Ministry, Transport, Early childhood, Aviation, Nanny education, Music, IT, Computing, Security, Hospitality, Cookery, Sport, Recreation, Mental Health, Hairdressing, Beauty, Make-up, Foundation, Employment skills, Homeopathy, Automotive, Dance, Art and craft, First aid, Chiropractic, Chinese medicine, Radio, Financial services, Film making, Fashion, Welding, Yoga, Nutrition and much more.

Our member PTEs also deliver to both domestic and international students. Some offer programmes to international students ‘off-shore’. Many receive funding for domestic students either from TEC or MSD or both.

Call for speakers

Participants are invited to submit a speaking proposal that aligns with any of the conference topics listed below.

Speakers will be allocated 25 minutes and may be required to deliver their presentation twice, each time to a different group.

Conference topics

  • Connecting the dots: the value of private education and its ability to be agile, industry relevant, learner-focused and needs-based.
  • Connecting with change: re-defining what the current education landscape looks like and supporting the next generation of tertiary learners.
  • Connecting with each other: empowering conversations around how to connect with all learners to embrace diversity and cross-cultural awareness.
  • A connected industry: how industry partnerships can support learner performance, progression and pathways.
  • Connecting with technology: how digital education is transforming teaching and learning.
  • Global connections: supporting international education to thrive and provide economic, social and cultural benefits for all New Zealand.
  • Connected leadership: cultivating a strong governance and management structure that dares to lead positive disruption in the sector.
  • Connecting with the future: an education system that develops skills for a changeable employment market
  • Connecting with real life: investing in an education system where learning is closely aligned to real life and work

Decision on papers

Speaking proposals will be presented to a judging panel who will decide on the selected submissions.

Authors of the selected speaking proposals will be informed directly after the judging panel’s decisions.

Presentations will be made available on the ITENZ website following the Conference.

Speaking proposal deadline

Please submit your speaking proposal by 5pm May 3rd, 2019 via the link below.

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