We thought you might be interested in the top stories last year on ED Insider. We’ve listed the top stories by month, followed by the top 4 stories overall.
|Jan||Industry Training Review Decisions Out – This was the culmination of an 18 months long review.|
|Feb||Occupation Outlook – The 2014 version was reviewed yesterday and that story already looks like it will be January’s biggest one.|
|Mar||Training for Work RFP 2013 – The post was very popular and the resulting tender led to quite a few new providers in the area.|
|Apr||PBRF – Key Results & Media Reaction – No surprise that this was the top story, as it only comes around every 5 years or so.|
|May||Budget 2013 Analysis – This is always the top May story.|
|Jun||Changes to EER & PTE Registration Rules – These changes weren’t that exciting, but the compliance checklists affected a lot of readers.|
|Jul||April 2013 SDR Data Released – Steven Joyce started releasing enrolment data more proactively, and people were keen to read it.|
|Aug||STAR & Gateway Review – Consultation Paper – There is strong demand for information about the school to education/employment interface.|
|Sep||Joyce Releases Big Youth Guarantee, FFTO & Foundation Ed Changes – This marked the end of Training Opportunities, which lasted 21 years in one form or another.|
|Oct||Draft Tertiary Education Strategy 2013 – We weren’t that complimentary about the Draft Strategy, but we look forward to the final version, which will be the top story of that month.|
|Nov||Who Applied for Direct Industry Training Funding? – The results of our OIA request generated a huge amount of interest.|
|Dec||Careers NZ – PIF Review and 12/13 Annual Report – Careers NZ had a scathing external review.|
The 4 top stories in 2013, in descending order, are listed below and they show the breadth of our subscriber base. A higher education story was top, an ITO story was next, then a foundation education story, and finally a cross-sector story.
- PBRF – Key Results & Media Reaction
- Who Applied for Industry Training Direct Funding?
- Joyce Releases Big Youth Guarantee, FFTO & Foundation Ed Changes
- Occupation Outlook