Archive for the 'Education' Category

Countdown for Next Apprentice of the Year

Press Release – Print NZ

Countdown for Next Apprentice of the Year

A shortlist of New Zealand’s finest print talent will be counting down the days to the industry’s annual gala event, as five finalists await to hear who will be named the PrintNZ Apprentice of the Year at SkyCity on May 13. Read more »

Over $3.5 million a year to grow primary industries talent

Press Release – GrowingNZ

Over $3.5 million a year to grow primary industries talent
2 May 2016

Young Kiwis with an interest in the primary industries can apply for over $3.5 million in study assistance each year, says Andy Somerville of GrowingNZ. Read more »

Au Pair Link Achieve First Ever National Healthy Heart Award

Press Release – Au Pair Link

Au Pair Link Achieve First Ever National Healthy Heart Award http://www.aupairlink.co.nz/news/au-pair-link-achieves-the-first-ever-national-healthy-heart-award Read more »

Secondary school writers win mentorships with authors

Press Release – NS Society Of Authors

Secondary school writers win mentorships with professional authors
28 APRIL 2016

Three talented secondary school students have been selected as winners of the NZ Society of Authors Youth Mentorship Programme 2016. Read more »

Mazda Foundation supports Kiwis across the country

Press Release – Mazda Foundation

Mazda Foundation supports Kiwis across the country

The Mazda Foundation has granted its first round of funding for the year, donating almost $60,000 to 18 individuals, community groups and charities around New Zealand. Read more »

MTG Hawke’s Bay finalist in Service IQ 2016 Museum Awards

Press Release – MTG Hawke’s Bay

MTG Hawke’s Bay finalist in Service IQ 2016 New Zealand Museum Awards

MEDIA RELEASE, 26 April 2016 Read more »

NZ wins world robotics schools champs title for eighth year

Press Release – Make Lemonade

NZ wins world robotics schools champs title for eighth year in a row

April 26, 2016

For the eighth year in a row New Zealand has earned the right to call themselves world champions at the VEX world robotics championships held in Louisville, the United States, over Anzac weekend. Read more »

Gibbons Lectures to focus on Health IT

Press Release – Institute of IT Professionals

Gibbons Lectures to focus on Health IT

The Institute of IT Professionals (IITP) is pleased to announce the annual University of Auckland Computer Science Gibbons Memorial Lecture Series will kick off in Auckland on May 5. Read more »

Students Driving a Positive Movement – Nothing SADD About It

Press Release – Students Against Dangerous Driving

For Immediate Release Thursday, 21 April 2016

Students Driving a Positive Movement – Nothing SADD About It Read more »

Lighthouse Children’s Day 2016 set to be bigger and better

Press Release – Lighthouse at Home

Lighthouse Children’s Day 2016 set to be bigger and better than ever

(PR.co.nz) Auckland’s premier Children’s Day event will be held on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th of April 2016 at the ASB Showgrounds, in Greenlane. Read more »

Giving young Kiwis a head start in technology careers

Press Release – Microsoft New Zealand

New initiatives from NZ computer science education groups to give young Kiwis a head start in technology careers

AUCKLAND, 21 April 2016 – Thousands of young people from underserved communities in New Zealand will now have the opportunity to get their start in a career in technology thanks to Microsoft grants announced today for two Kiwi computer science education groups. Read more »

Empowered to make a difference – Kelly Slattery

Press Release – NZSTA

Empowered to make a difference – Kelly Slattery

Source: Trustee Elections

Kelly Slattery didn’t have fond memories of school growing up, so when her own children started attending school, she decided to stand for election to the board to see what it was like on the other side. “I wanted to be involved with the schools and make sure it was enjoyable for my own children.” Read more »

Comic superheroes can explain modern sovereignty?

Press Release – University of Auckland

Comic superheroes can explain modern sovereignty?

Comic superheroes have thrilled people of all ages for decades. Be it in a comic book, or on the big screen like blockbuster movie Batman v Superman. Read more »

ADLSI Expands Support for Law Students

Press Release – Auckland District Law Society

ADLSI Expands Support for Law Students

Work experience and buddy schemes to launch at universities of Waikato and Canterbury, and work experience scheme at Victoria University of Wellington Read more »

Open Polytechnic students top in nationwide examinations

Press Release – Open Polytechnic

19 April, 2016

Open Polytechnic students top in nationwide legal executive examinations

Open Polytechnic student Denise Roux was recently named the top graduate in the New Zealand Law Society Legal Executive Diploma. Read more »

Agreement strengthens New Zealand links at Peking University

Press Release – University of Auckland

Agreement strengthens New Zealand links at Peking University

University of Auckland – Media Release – 18 April 2016 Read more »

AUT’s Student Focus Recognised by Independent Panel

Press Release – AUT University

AUT’s Student Focus Recognised by Independent Panel

An independent audit has shown AUT students benefit from the University’s focus on providing opportunity and being ‘genuinely centred on teaching, learning and student engagement’. Read more »

Auckland University of Technology academic audit report

Press Release – Academic Quality Agency for NZ Universities

18 April 2016: Auckland University of Technology academic audit report

The Academic Quality Agency for New Zealand Universities is today releasing the report of its most recent academic audit of the Auckland University of Technology. Read more »

New Zealand’s top digital learning teacher announced

Press Release – The Mind Lab

New Zealand’s top digital learning teacher announced

Auckland, 18 April 2016 – Aorere College teacher, Gareth Haddon recently completed his Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice (Digital & Collaborative Learning) at The Mind Lab by Unitec. Last week, he was awarded the NEXT Foundation Expert Teacher Award at Unitec’s graduation. Read more »

8 high school students receive scholarships to study tourism

Press Release – International Travel College

8 high school students receive scholarships to study tourism at ITC

The International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) has awarded scholarships to eight talented students from high schools in Auckland and Whangarei. The students received financial assistance to study towards a qualification in tourism at ITC in 2016. Read more »

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