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July 1, 2020

I am the founder of Temp (@temp.bu on Instagram), which is a platform where students can list and hire items from each other. Temp’s mission is to create a sharing culture which promotes sustainability, helps students save and earn money, and fosters a wholesome, helpf...

June 17, 2020

What inspired your social business idea and how did you make it a reality? 

Sometimes it's the simplest ideas that are the best, and when Brit created a simple embroidered boob and scar design on one of her t-shirts in honour of Mum's journey through breast cancer, it j...

June 12, 2020

What inspired your social business idea and how did you make it a reality? 

I was inspired while doing research for Masters in the UK. Through the research I was doing, I was able to see the huge amounts of food we waste, and the potential to put it to good use here in...

June 10, 2020

Evolving school environments to encourage entrepreneurship and grow the future visionaries of Aotearoa, today.

Education during my younger years always seemed to have a focus on fitting into boxes.

I discovered much later on in life I was more of a ‘box maker’ than a ‘bo...

March 18, 2020

Kia ora koutou,

In light of the recent developments with the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, 21C Skills Lab wants to provide you with a clear update on the steps we are taking in relation to our programmes and with our Business and Education Partners.

We know that y...

December 2, 2019

Official Media Release:

A new role at 21C Skills Lab paves the way for continued growth in helping young New Zealanders build the skills they need to thrive in the new era of work.

Newly appointed L.A.B Programme Lead Natania Katene has stepped into the influential role...

May 17, 2019

Justine Munro from 21C Skills Lab - a space for designing, developing, testing and rolling out solutions to the issues around New Zealand's education system - says the shift in mindset and approach to work is primarily being driven by young people. 

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May 6, 2019

This Friday, 10 May, Wintec will open its Hamilton campuses for potential students to hear from experts, check out the facilities and find out what the future world of work means for them.

About 1,200 students from more than 25 North Island secondary schools, as well as...

April 10, 2019

Students at a school in Marlborough have turned $20 into mini-businesses and learned valuable lessons along the way. 

The year 7 and 8 students at Renwick School have been part of a pilot programme called "Like a Boss", where they were taught skills needed to succe...

Justine Munro, co-founder of 21C Skills Lab, says that the community of interest being formed by new business and education partnerships will transform high school education in Aotearoa.

The word ‘disruption’ has suffered from acute overuse, so much so that we risk fail...

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