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Open Polytechnic, a business division of Te Pūkenga, congratulates Dr Caroline Seelig who was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2024 King’s New Year Honours.
Posted on 23 January 2024
Sabine Lang’s new gluten-free food business in the Waikato, Lang’s Little Bakery, not only provides for her family’s dietary needs it’s also giving those in the wider community with gluten intolerances a chance to try a range of delectable baked treats.
Posted on 15 December 2023
Four Open Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga Academic Staff Members, Dr Melissa McMinn (Initial Teacher Education), Dr Mathew Thomas (Engineering), Dr Waireti Roestenburg (Social Health & Wellbeing), and Dr Indu Peiris (Management and Economics) were recently promoted to the prominent position of Principal Academic Staff Member.
Posted on 25 October 2023
Open Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga empowers ākonga choice with business degree programmes changing to monthly intakes
Open Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga is providing greater access to courses for ākonga (learners) and increased flexibility to study at their own pace, by recently changing to a monthly enrolment intake for most of its business degree offerings in the Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Applied Management, and graduate qualifications in business.
Posted on 4 September 2023
Open Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga and the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) have joined forces to recognise prior learning from on-the-job training for military-personnel who undertake tertiary education through Open Polytechnic.
Posted on 9 August 2023
Seven hundred graduates from throughout Aotearoa New Zealand received their diplomas and degrees from the Open Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, either at graduation ceremonies in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, or in absentia, in May 2023.
Posted on 29 May 2023
Open Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga graduate Jessica Cooper has not only turned a hobby of picking and wrapping flowers into a career, but recently she attended the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show which ran from 29 March to 2 April 2023.
Posted on 4 April 2023
Open Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga has opened the Bachelor of Accounting [Te Pūkenga] for enrolment. It is the first unified degree programme to be offered across most Te Pūkenga business divisions.
Posted on 29 March 2023
Open Polytechnic, a business division of Te Pūkenga, has been working closely with Ako Aotearoa to gain the Dyslexia Friendly Quality Mark (DFQM) accreditation.
Posted on 1 February 2023
Open Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga partnership with Ministry of Education to deliver Teacher Education Refresh Programme continues
Over 1000 teachers have graduated from the Open Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga Teacher Education Refresh programme since it was first launched in 2018, and the specialist online distance learning provider and business division of Te Pūkenga, has now signed a new contract with the Ministry of Education (MoE) to continue delivering the programme.
Posted on 19 December 2022