Yoobee School of Design and Manurewa High School partner on Digital Design course

Posted by Shelley Grell on March 12th, 2013.

Press release, 12 March 2013, YOOBEE School of Design, Christchurch, New Zealand: Yoobee School of Design is now delivering its Digital Design level 3 (iCreate) course at South Auckland’s Manurewa High School.


Enrolled students study one and a half days a week over 35 weeks and gain a New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) approved level 3 Certificate. Coursework is taught by professional Yoobee tutors in the familiar and supportive environment of the Manurewa campus. The initiative is part of the high school’s Business Administration Academy.

Manurewa High School is a decile 2 secondary school with 1,900 students – 75% of whom are Maori and Pacific Islanders.  “Yoobee is giving Manurewa students a unique opportunity to explore all elements of design, illuminating the exciting career pathway options available in the field, and enabling them to accelerate their design career,” says Ruth Cooper, General Manager of Education at Yoobee. “The arrangement enables Yoobee to engage more effectively with the rapidly growing South Auckland student market, and supports the government’s Better Public Service programme on Maori and Pacific Island achievement.”

Read the press release.

Read the media coverage: Manukau Courier, The AucklanderIndependent Tertiary Institutions, Tearaway, Eduvac, Tomorrow’s Schools Today, ED Blog.


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