Taratahi has developed 'Agriculture in Schools' programmes give students the unique opportunity of beginning their tertiary education in agriculture while still at school. Ag in Schools has been designed to provide secondary school students with the opportunity to build and develop skills through on farm experience while also gaining credits towards their NCEA Levels 1-3.Students can be involved in the Ag in Schools programme in the following three ways:
PITA (Primary Industry Trades Academy) - students study part-time over a minimum of 30 weeks, two days a week (for Years 12 – 13). Three qualifications are offered:
STAR (Secondary Tertiary Alignment Resources) - students study on a 3-5 day block course in a chosen subject for Years 11 – 13. Extramural - students study via correspondence using Taratahi learning resources and assessments for Years 11 – 13.Further information on PITA, STAR and Extramural programmes can be found on Taratahi’s website.
Website: www.taratahi.ac.nz Phone: 0800 TARATAHI (827 2824)Email: email@example.com
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