Find out the latest news from Open Polytechnic.
Through a partnership between Ara Institute of Canterbury and Open Polytechnic, Canterbury-based Open Polytechnic learners can now access a range of services on campus at Ara in Christchurch and Timaru.
Posted on 13 June 2022
The recently released 2021 Annual Report for Open Polytechnic highlights a second year of record enrolment growth, strong financial and course completion results, and significant progress towards closing the equity gap for priority learners.
Posted on 23 May 2022
World-class online training is set to be rolled out for the 17,000-plus school board members in Aotearoa under an Open Polytechnic/NZ School Trustees Association (NZSTA) partnership for innovation.
Posted on 12 April 2022
Open Polytechnic, New Zealand’s leading distance and online provider is forward-focused and excited about the transition to Te Pūkenga next year as part of the government’s Reform of Vocational Education.
Posted on 7 April 2022
A new partnership between Ara Institute of Canterbury, the South Island’s largest vocational education provider, and Open Polytechnic, New Zealand’s leading online and distance learning provider, aims to create improved access and opportunities for secondary students to follow their preferred vocational pathway.
Posted on 10 March 2022
Open Polytechnic signs agreement to continue offering the Teacher Education Refresh programme fees free
The Open Polytechnic recently signed a new agreement with the Ministry of Education which will enable eligible teachers whose registration has lapsed to study the online Teacher Education Refresh (TER) programme fees free.
Posted on 14 September 2021
Open Polytechnic together with Whitireia and WelTec will be hosting the national 2021 ITP (Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics) Research Symposium, which will be held on 25-26 November at Whitireia, Porirua.
Posted on 20 July 2021
West Coast learners can now access a greater range of more flexible online training options, while still enjoying all the benefits of campus facilities and support services.
Posted on 2 July 2021
Former Open Polytechnic of New Zealand Council Chair Murray Bain has been named an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. He served as Council Chair from 2014 - 2020 and received the honour for his services to tertiary education and digital learning.
Posted on 8 June 2021
Over 190 graduates from across the Lower North Island took to the stage at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington yesterday (11 May 2021) to receive their well-earned qualifications from leading online and distance learning provider, Open Polytechnic.
Posted on 19 May 2021