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NZDEN announces partnership with Ringa Hora Workforce Development Council

In a landmark move towards fostering inclusivity and equality in the workforce, the New Zealand Disability Employment Network (NZDEN) has announced its strategic collaboration with Ringa Hora Services Workforce Development Council (WDC). This partnership is poised to drive meaningful change…
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Accessible Recruitment Community of Practice -Consulting with Disabled People Organisations and Sector

The NZDEN’s first Community of Practice (CoP), Accessible Recruitment, have developed a strawman model of how inclusive recruitment may be able to work better. Members of the Accessible Recruitment CoP have now started the process of presenting the strawman model…
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Introducing the first wave of speakers for the Disability Inclusive Pathways Conference 2024

We’re thrilled to unveil the first wave of distinguished speakers, panellists, and convenors for the fourth 2024 Disability Inclusive Pathways Conference, set to be held in the vibrant city of Rotorua in early August this year. We’re excited to offer…
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Disability Inclusive Pathways Conference 2024 – Pre-Conference Masterclass

2024 Disability Inclusive Pathways Pre-conference masterclass Persuading Disbelievers: How to build allies in your senior leaders A masterclass with our international guest Susan Scott-Parker, OBE HonD Join us for an engaging masterclass led by the esteemed Susan Scott-Parker OBE, world-renowned…
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The start of an exciting line-up of conference speakers revealed

Unveiling the first of an exciting line-up of speakers for Conference 2023! We are delighted to unveil the first wave of distinguished speakers, panelists, and convenors for the 2023 NZDEN Disability Inclusive Pathways conference. This year’s event promises to be…
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Rachael joins us full-time with great experience in accessible design

Rachael joins us full-time with great experience in accessible design We’re thrilled to announce that Rachael Parkinson-Turner is now officially full time with the New Zealand Disability Employers’ Network, and she’s wasting no time making an impact! Join us in welcoming Rachael as…
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Introducing Our Exciting New Mentorship Programmes for Disabled Job Seekers and Career Development!

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of two dynamic mentorship programmes as part of the New Zealand Disability Employers’ Network’s commitment to fostering career growth and development for disabled individuals. The programmes, “Rise to Success” and “Diverse Horizons,” will be…
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Disability Inclusive Pathways Conference – 10/11 August 2023

The NZDEN is proud to bring your our third annual Disability Inclusive Pathways Conference. The NZDEN Disability Inclusive Pathways Conference offers an exceptional opportunity to connect with other organisations committed to improving disabled and neurodiverse people’s career, inclusion and belonging outcomes.…