New Zealand education at BPIEF

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  • New Zealand education at BPIEF

    KUCHING: Among those who will support New Zealand’s ‘New Way of Thinking’ at the 2014 Borneo Post International Education Fair (BPIEF) is former State Secretary Tan Sri Hamid Bugo. In 1965, Hamid set off to New Zealand after receiving a Colombo Plan Scholarship to begin his studies in Christchurch, a place where he learnt more than just a formal education. “In New Zealand I received more informal education than formal education, like how to change a car tyre. I would never have got that education here,” he said. The Colombo Plan Scholarship was intended for him to get a degree […]

  • Pelajar digesa meneruskan pengajian ke peringkat lebih tinggi

    KUCHING: Para pelajar tingkatan lima digesa untuk tidak berhenti setakat peringkat sekolah menengah tetapi meneruskan pengajian mereka ke peringkat lebih tinggi lagi. Justeru, Menteri Kebajikan Wanita dan Pembangunan Keluarga Datuk Fatimah Abdullah menyarankan agar golongan muda yang baharu tamat sekolah menengah mencuba pengajian pendidikan teknikal. “Dijangka keputusan SPM akan diumumkan pada 19 Mac ini dan kita mahu Pameran Pendidikan Antarabangsa The Borneo Post (BPIEF) Siri Kelima menjadi hab bagi mereka mencari maklumat untuk meneruskan pengajian mereka selepas tamat tingkatan lima. “Ia bukan sahaja untuk golongan lepasan SPM malahan untuk ibu bapa dan mereka yang sedang bekerja yang ingin menambah kelayakan […]

  • BPIEF ideal channel to higher qualifications — Fatimah

    KUCHING: School leavers and working adults must not miss the opportunity to add value to their qualifications at the coming Borneo Post International Education Fair (BPIEF), said Minister of Welfare, Women and Family Development Datuk Fatimah Abdullah. A patron of the fair for the past five years, Fatimah said students must not just settle for Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) and working adults should grab the opportunity to acquire more credentials. “The SPM results are expected to be released a couple of days before BPIEF, hence offering the best timing for students to decide what course to pursue based on their […]

  • New Zealand offers diverse international scholarships

    KUCHING: New Zealand’s world-leading education system offers numerous scholarships in a range of fields to encourage Malaysian students to New Zealand’s land of opportunity. Education providers from New Zealand will be at the 2014 Borneo Post International Education Fair (BPIEF) next month to offer their courses as well as scholarships. Since the Colombo Plan was signed by the New Zealand Minister for External Affairs Fredrick Doidge in the 1950s, the country has offered scholarships to Malaysian students and continues to do so in various ways. The Colombo Plan for Cooperative Economic and Social Development in Asia and the Pacific was formed […]

  • New Zealand introduces code to protect international students

    KUCHING: New Zealand has introduced a world first Code of Practice to protect and care for the welfare of all international students in the country. First-hand information on the code will be available at The Borneo Post International Education Fair (BPIEF) next month, when the Education New Zealand team showcases the country’s world leading education. “For New Zealand education institutions, making sure international students are well cared for and safe while they live and study here is paramount,” said a press statement yesterday. The national Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students regulates the quality standards of […]

  • Global citizenship, NZ’s way to look at education

    KUCHING: New Zealand’s world leading education system and their ‘New Way of Thinking’ have passed the toughest quality tests: how foreign countries and employers regard it. NZ universities will be offering their courses at the 2014 Borneo Post International Education Fair (BPIEF). New Zealand has worked hard to make sure its qualifications are portable and well recognised by other countries, and that its education connections stay strong. As a member of the Lisbon Qualification Recognition Convention, New Zealand qualifications are recognised among the 50 participating countries. The National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA), New Zealand’s national secondary school level qualification, […]

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