31 Oct 2017

Trade training

From The Panel, 4:17 pm on 31 October 2017
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The country is suffering a shortage of trade teacher trainees as the government looks to build tens of thousands more houses over the next decade. Industry experts are worried the lack of trainees in schools will see fewer people in the trade workforce. Massey University senior education tutor Paul Turner says we need to change the regulations needed for tradespeople to go into teacher training.