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Posted on 15 May 2017
Open Polytechnic hosted a technology focused event called
‘Bring your science teacher to breakfast’ on Friday 12
May, 7.30-8.30am, at its Lower Hutt campus, as part of the
2017 Hutt STEMM Festival.
Posted on 3 May 2017
When 76 year-old Kapiti man Ken Ash walks into Island Bay
this week it will mark a major milestone in his journey to
walk the length of the country while raising funds for a
cause that is close to his heart.
Posted on 26 January 2017
Enrolments are now open for Open Polytechnic’s new
Bachelor of Social Health and Wellbeing. Offered through a
mix of online learning and face-to-face workshops, the
degree prepares graduates to work in the mental health,
addictions and disability sectors.
Posted on 21 December 2016
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2016 Kua Hii Ake Te
Ata Study Award. Our Study Awards are aimed at encouraging
and supporting our Māori students towards completing a
Level 5 or above qualification.
Posted on 16 December 2016
This year marks Open Polytechnic’s 70th Anniversary.
Since 1946 Open Polytechnic has been helping students from
all over New Zealand change their lives through access to
flexible distance learning.
Posted on 14 December 2016
A new health and safety course, offered online through a
collaboration between WorksafeReps and Open Polytechnic,
will help workplace health and safety representatives gain
the skills they need to promote safer work practices.
Posted on 7 November 2016
The Open Polytechnic, New Zealand’s largest provider of
flexible distance learning at tertiary level, won the
Professional Services category at Friday night’s (4
November) Wellington Region Business Excellence Awards.
Posted on 2 November 2016
The launch of the New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood
Education and Care (Level 5) by Open Polytechnic, New
Zealand’s leading provider of distance learning, is aimed
at upskilling students who want to pursue a career in the
early childhood education sector.
Posted on 6 October 2016
For the second year running Open Polytechnic, one of the
largest educators of New Zealand’s current workforce, will
not be increasing tuition costs for its fee-paying students.
Posted on 5 October 2016
The launch of two new fee-free qualifications in adult
education by Open Polytechnic, New Zealand’s leading
provider of online and distance learning, are aimed at
helping educators lift the skills levels of adults in the
workplaces and communities they teach in.