Chantal Pillay Arpe is an Advisor at NZQA having previously been an Advisor in Academic Quality Assurance and Evaluation at WelTec and Whitireia. A South African by birth, Chantal settled in New Zealand in 2010. She has extensive teaching experience in IT, business, culinary and hospitality management and experience in tertiary education management. She holds a Master’s Degree in Education. She developed a passion for education and working with young adults early in her career when working with students from disadvantaged backgrounds and finds it rewarding to see students overcome their challenges to become successful and confident professionals. Chantal’s research interests are in educational research related to WIL, curriculum development and assessment.