The Learning Cafe

UPDATE ON THE VOCATIONAL EDUCATION REFORM

  • Posted by Priya Prakash
  • On August 8, 2019

Further to our post a couple of months ago advising of the Government’s Review of Vocational Education in NZ, I just wanted to reconnect following Minister Hipkins announcement last week about the Government’s final decision on the proposed reforms.    From our seat, as our focus has always been on ensuring that any learning is relevant to our clients’ workplace and...

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People Like Us, Read Things Like This….

  • Posted by Priya Prakash
  • On July 23, 2019

I was inspired to pick this book up for one reason – to understand the mechanics of what makes the All Blacks one of the greatest sports teams in history. It did not disappoint! There were 15 lessons, each one more valuable than the last, but here’s my golden nugget: There’s no individual glory – you succeed as a team...

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How to talk to your team after a crisis

  • Posted by Elysia Arnold
  • On March 20, 2019

When an event as catastrophic as the recent Christchurch terrorism attack on March 15th occurs, we are all impacted. The people in your workplace will be feeling a range of emotions. You can help simply by using a process that will enable them to talk about how they feel and find ideas for ways the team can help each other...

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International Women’s Day

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On March 8, 2019

Think Equal, Build Smart and Innovate for Change. Writing this blog is not what I expected to be doing with my Friday.   You see I’d planned to publish a “proper” piece about International Women’s Day today.  As Head of Sales and Marketing that’s part of my job – identifying suitable content for such occasions.  As a business where people are...

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Government Proposal – Tertiary Education Commision. What does this mean?

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On February 15, 2019

On Wednesday, the Government put forward a proposal to shake-up the Tertiary Education system, ensuring that vocational learning delivered in this country is done in a way which supports the needs of industries. Our CEO Richard Moxon has put together a helpful summary that helps highlight the key parts of the proposal. We believe this bodes really well for NZ...

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Transforming Workforce Show Reel

  • Posted by Elysia Arnold
  • On November 12, 2018

Thanks to those who attended our Transforming Workforce event recently.  If you missed it, check out the video for a brief recap.  If your looking for a solution … give us a call, we’d love to help. Transforming Workforce Event October 17 from The Learning Wave on Vimeo.

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Transforming Workforce

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On October 24, 2018

If you missed our “Transforming Workforce” event last week, the panelists did a spectacular job and sparked some interesting conversations.     Here are a few of the key themes… The Fourth Industrial Revolution is here! “Digital technology” is not a skillset but a mindset. Customer needs and workforce needs are changing and the balance between digital and human is...

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My Mental Health Journey

  • Posted by Elysia Arnold
  • On October 9, 2018

What happens when your mind becomes your injury? It’s Mental Health Awareness week so we wanted to share a thought provoking story from one of our colleagues about their mental health journey A work colleague of mine recently fractured his ankle and is sporting a very colourful cast on his lower leg.  It’s easy to spot his injury.  Of course,...

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