27 Jun Trades Academy has won!

The Top of the South Trades Academy (TOTSTA) has won!

  • 2014 Educational Focus Prize – Takatū Prize
  • 2014 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards

The Awards recognise and celebrate the best of New Zealand education achievements. Entrants are judged on the extent to which they show improved and sustained outcomes for all children and young people that have been achieved through a change in practice.


The judges said:
“Top of the South Trades Academy has taken vocational training to students throughout Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough. Adults have put their interests aside, focussing on students and creating flexible programmes that are achieving results.”

Takatū –? prepare, get ready