All sectors International education Plenary

General Election 2017: Political Corner


Wed 23 August 2017 9:05 am - 9:45 am

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Hon Paul Goldsmith
Chris Hipkins

With the 2017 General Election date scheduled for 23 September,¬†what do New Zealand’s two main political parties have in store for our international education industry?

Join this plenary session as Hon Paul Goldsmith, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, and Chris Hipkins, Labour Party Spokesperson for Education, outline their party’s visions for the future of New Zealand’s international education industry.

Each politician will speak to conference delegates on the theme of ‘the future of New Zealand’s international education industry’. Delegates will then have the opportunity to ask questions of them both.

Speaking order:

  • Hon Paul Goldsmith, Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (National Party)
  • Mr Chris Hipkins, Spokesperson for Education (Labour Party)