The first day of the course was held in September 2012 and the second day was held in early March 2013. The course looked at leadership within the workplace and how young PSA members can play an important role in positive change at work:
The course was held in Wellington (on 1 March 2013), Auckland (on 4 March 2013), and Christchurch (on 7 March 2013), the three biggest cities in New Zealand. Over 20% of PSA members are 35 years and under which is comparable to the percentage of under 35’s employed in the NZ public service. Yet there is no one under 35 on the NZ PSA executive board and very few are senior delegates or represented on the union sector committees. By offering leadership training PSA Youth hope to encourage young leaders in the union movement to step up and take on leadership positions within the PSA.
For further information visit PSAY’s webpage: http://www.psa.org.nz/Networks/youth.aspx