OET Premium Preparation Provider

OET Premium Preparation Provider Announcement

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We are now the first official New Zealand OET Premium Preparation Provider and we do our best to help you succeed in your exam. You can see us listed here: OET website. What is an OET Premium Preparation Provider? OET has developed the Premium Preparation Provider Programme (PPP) to give OET preparation providers the knowledge and

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Immigration New Zealand Accredited Employer Scheme

Are you an accredited employer?

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We’re amazed how many businesses we talk to are not familiar with the Immigration New Zealand Accredited Employer scheme. In short, once you are accredited, the process of hiring from overseas is significantly streamlined. For example, it means that you no longer need to test the local labour market before hiring someone offshore and processing

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Cross-cultural communication workplace training

Literacy, Numeracy, Digital Skills and Healthy Food!

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We made a recipe book. Here’s a link to download your own copy. If you try any of the recipes, please tell us how they went. Multi-cultural recipe book (PDF 2MB). Communicating cross-culturally with food, literacy and numeracy We have been working with The Selwyn Foundation for over 3 years, providing Business Communication Skills Courses

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Countdown workplace communication training.

Literacy, Numeracy, Communication across the whole organisation

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As an organisation, Countdown recognises that people across the whole organisation can benefit from upskilling in language, literacy, communication and numeracy. It has been great working with people in the Countdown Support Office over the last couple of years. Our learners have been merchandisers, logistics people, people in property maintenance, payroll, IT, business support people

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OET intensive course Auckland

“Passing OET, I am now eligible to sit NZREX which is the final step in the process of obtaining the registration to practise as a medical doctor in NZ.” Dr. Wasani

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Over the last couple of years, we have helped hundreds of medical professionals develop their language skills and prepare for the OET test. We are running workshops and one-to-one tutorials during the day and the OET Intensive course in the evenings. Passing OET is an important milestone in someone’s career but because the test is

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Workplace literacy funding

Funding news

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The Employer-led Workplace Literacy Fund is now fully allocated. However, we still have some Workplace Literacy funding available for businesses. The strand we get is the TEO-led funding which is a great way for businesses to take some important first steps in addressing literacy and numeracy needs in their workplaces. We’re happy to work on

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Embedded literacy numeracy resources

New Embedded Literacy and Numeracy Resources Published

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2015 has been another very busy year for our workplace team. We have run projects with ADHB at Auckland Hospital and The Selwyn Foundation across their North Island sites as well as a number of smaller projects in a range of businesses. Recently, we have been involved in a project producing some embedded literacy resources

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OET strategies

A Strategic Approach to OET Preparation

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Yvonne, a doctor from China, popped in this afternoon with coffees. She recently recently passed OET, the Occupational English Test, so we asked her some questions about the approach she took. Why OET? “I’m a doctor from China and am working in New Zealand in a research position. I had previously taken IELTS a couple

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