Te Pūkenga Announces New International Education Strategy

Te Pūkenga, New Zealand’s Institute of Skills and Technology paves way for future learners to create and support a skilled workforce eco-system

Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, Aotearoa New Zealand’s largest tertiary institution and one of the largest providers of tertiary education in the world, announced its new international education strategy.  During an event held at the New Zealand High Commission, Delhi, many dignitaries including Dr Leon de W Fourie, the Chief Executive of Te Pūkenga International, revealed the institution’s strategy to create a high-value future for ākonga (learners) and Aotearoa New Zealand to promote outstanding international education and global connectedness.  

Te Pūkenga has been set up as part of the Government’s Reform of Vocational Learning , the biggest education reforms for 25 years. Established in 2020, Te Pūkenga is bringing together the country’s Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) and Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) to create a network of on-the-job, on campus, online, and offshore learning opportunities. Te Pūkenga brings the size, scale, skills and expertise of an internationally significant tertiary education provider to provide applied and vocational higher education and training.

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