Ko Competenz te TITO tuatahi kia whakawhiti ki te whānau o Te Pūkenga

I tēnei rā i Kirikiriroa, pōhiritia e Te Pūkenga te tuatahi o ngā Whakahaere Whakangungu Ahumahi Whakawhiti (TITO), a Competenz i tana whakawhiti mai

2021.8.2 Powhiri Competenz CP 048

I tēnei rā i Kirikiriroa, pōhiritia e Te Pūkenga te tuatahi o ngā Whakahaere Whakangungu Ahumahi Whakawhiti (TITO), a Competenz i tana whakawhiti mai ki te whānau o Te Pūkenga.

Nō te rā nei i whakawhitia ngā mahi whakahaere a Competenz ki Te Pūkenga Work Based Learning Limited (WBL), tētahi āpitihanga a Te Pūkenga. I āianei he wāhanga pakihi motuhake a Competenz o roto i WBL, e arahina ana e tōna Kaiwhakahere a Amanda Wheeler.

 Ka mihi a Fiona Kingsford, te Kaiwhakahaere Matua o WBL mō tēnei wā ki a Competenz i runga i te mōhio he rā hirahira tēnei rā.

“E tino whakamihi ana mātou ki Competenz mō te ngākau whakapuke kia mahitahi me mātou i runga i te kaupapa nui whakahirahira.

He mea tino whaihua ōna pūkenga, mōhiotanga, tohungatanga hoki i a mātou e hanga nei tētahi pūnaha ahumahinga, pūnaha ako he māmā noa te whai, e urupare ana ki ngā hiahia o ngā ākonga, he ngāwari hoki te panoni haere i roto i te huringa o te wā.

“Me mihi rā ki ngā tāngata katoa o Competenz e whakawhiti haere nei. Me kore ake hoki rātou i pēnei te whakawhiti mai, me ā rātou mahi i ia rā kia mātua whai wāhi ngā pia, ngā tauira me ngā kaitukumahi e tāutoko ana i a rātou, ki ngā rauemi, te whakangungu me te tautoko,” tana kī.

E kī ana a Amanda Wheeler, Kaiwhakahaere o Competenz, e hiamo ana ngā kaimahi e 225 ki ngā mahi kei te tū mai mā rātou, me te manawanui kia pērā tonu te tautoko i ngā ahumahi e 38 kei te ratoa e rātou.

“He mea whakaongaonga tēnei huringa mō Competenz, me te noho whakahīhī nei ko mātou te TITO tuatahi ki te hono atu ki Te Pūkenga i runga i tēnei haerenga ki te ahuahu anō, ki te whakatipu hoki i te mātauranga ahumahinga i Aotearoa. E mōhio tonu nei mātou mā te whakakotahi i ngā akoranga wāhi-mahi, tuihono, ā-akomanga hoki e tukua ai ngā huanga pai rawa mō ngā kaitukumahi me ngā ākonga, koia ko rātou tonu te pūtake o ā mātou mahi katoa.”

Ka tūturu rawa tōna tū ko Te Pūkenga te kaituku mātauranga matua nui rawa o Aotearoa, me te 35 o ngā mea nui rawa o te ao. I Āperira 2021, ka whakatūria Te Pūkenga Work Based Learning Limited kia riro māna e whakariterite i ngā mahi whakangungu a ngā TITO ka whakawhiti haerengia ki Te Pūkenga. Atu i Hanuere 2023 ka whakaurua ngā ākonga katoa ki Te Pūkenga, ā, e 60 ōrau o ngā ākonga hei ngā wāhi-mahi.