New training considered for supported learning students

18 Jun 2020

New training considered for supported learning students  Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) is seeking feedback from the community on plans to offer a new training programme that helps students in supported learning transition to work in the region. TPP has worked with the West Coast District Health Board to identify a gap in the provision of education opportunities that help students in supported learning move on to higher education or work. TPP is looking to launch a new training programme later this year which will help these students to achieve their goals. An open night is being held next week to discuss the concept with local health and social agencies, potential students and their whanau and other interested community members. TPP Leader – Engagement Mequa Hourston says the institute now has the ability to offer a wide range of training programmes here on the West Coast. “When we became a subsidiary of the NZ Institute of Skills and Technology in April, we gained better access to a wide range of programmes being delivered at other subsidiary institutes around the country. With their support we can now offer these programmes here on the West Coast. “West Coast District Health Board member Sarah Birchfield, who is also on the CDHB/WCDHB Disability Action Plan Committee, and a mother of a child who...

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