Find out the latest news from Open Polytechnic.
Open Polytechnic recognised with Commonwealth of Learning Award of Excellence for Institutional Achievement
Aotearoa New Zealand’s Open Polytechnic has received the Commonwealth’s top award for institutional excellence in distance learning.
Posted on 27 September 2022
Two IDEA Services staff who were among the first in New Zealand to enrol in the Open Polytechnic Graduate Diploma in Disability Sector Leadership (Level 7), have recently graduated.
Posted on 21 September 2022
Open Polytechnic will become part of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, on 1 November, 2022.
Posted on 31 August 2022
Two Open Polytechnic Academic Staff Members, Dr Eric Boamah (Information and Library Studies) and Neil Ballantyne (Social Work), were recently promoted to the prominent position of Principal Academic Staff Member.
Posted on 9 August 2022
ESA publications and online teaching and learning specialists, iQualify for Schools, both owned by Open Polytechnic, have combined their skills and expertise, and relaunched as LearnWell this week (25 July).
Posted on 27 July 2022
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