Archive for the 'Education' Category

NZ Education Companies Merge To Change The Game For Talent

Press Release – Endeavour Education Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – ENDEAVOUR EDUCATION SERVICES
NZ Education Companies Merge To Change The Game For International Talent Read more »

Youth voices and rights at heart of education

Press Release – Massey University

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Youth voices and rights at heart of education

A YouTube video on equity in education put the youth voice right at the heart of a symposium on the topic at Massey University recently, with a rap by a group of intermediate pupils about how education can be unfair. Read more »

Funding to boost diversity of trades sector announced

Press Release – Building and Construction Industry Training Org

Media release: 22 February 2017

Funding to boost diversity of trades sector announced

As part of the solution to New Zealand’s under-resourced construction sector, a new three year research project looking at how to get more women into trades has been launched. Read more »

‘Love humanities’ day gets Massey support

Press Release – Massey University

‘Love humanities’ day gets Massey support

Studying the humanities often gets a bad rap through persistent misunderstandings – but a national day of action calling for the nation to ‘love humanities’ aims to highlight its value to our society. Read more »

Clear ethnic differences at bachelor-level study in NZ

Press Release – Productivity Commission

Research shows clear ethnic differences at bachelor-level study in New Zealand

The Productivity Commission and Auckland University of Technology (AUT) have published joint research that looks at the factors associated with undertaking bachelor’s degree study in New Zealand. Read more »

Australian Competition open to NZ pharmacy students

Press Release – Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE

17 February 2017

Australian National Student Business Plan Competition open to New Zealand pharmacy students Read more »

St Margaret’s College announces top results

Press Release – St Margaret’s College

St Margaret’s College announces top NCEA and International Baccalaureate results

Christchurch, 16 February 2017 – Students from St Margaret’s College, Christchurch, achieved a 100% pass rate in 2016 NCEA Level 1 with similar success echoed in Level 2 and Level 3 with 98.9% and 96.6% pass rates respectively. Read more »

New Zealand students excel on the international stage

Press Release – Cambridge International Examinations

New Zealand students excel on the international stage with Cambridge awards

Cambridge exams increasingly popular in New Zealand as on-screen versions are introduced to classrooms Read more »

New research could ease the way to second language learning

Press Release – University of Auckland

New research could ease the way to second language learning
Research by a language teaching expert from the University of Auckland could bring major changes to second language teaching and improve chances of success for those who fail in traditional classes. Read more »

St Margaret’s College announces top results

Press Release – St Margaret’s College

St Margaret’s College announces top NCEA and International Baccalaureate results

Christchurch, 16 February 2017 – Students from St Margaret’s College, Christchurch, achieved a 100% pass rate in 2016 NCEA Level 1 with similar success echoed in Level 2 and Level 3 with 98.9% and 96.6% pass rates respectively. Read more »

900 trades scholarships for Māori and Pasifika

Press Release – Maori Pasifika Trades Training

Media release

February 15, 2017

900 trades scholarships for Māori and Pasifika Read more »

Henare te Ua Māori Journalism Internship Announced

Press Release – Radio New Zealand Limited

MEDIA RELEASE

Date: Thursday 9th February 2017 – for immediate release

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2017 MITO Scholarship recipients announced

Press Release – MITO New Zealand Inc.

2017 MITO SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

MITO is delighted to announce that it has awarded scholarships to 45 outstanding individuals working within New Zealand’s automotive, industrial textile fabrication, transport and logistics industries as part of their 2017 scholarship programme. Read more »

Outstanding community support provides more

Press Release – Auckland Zoo

Outstanding community support provides more

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Make Safety Nub of Dental Hub

Press Release – New Zealand Principals’ Federation

Make Safety Nub of Dental Hub

Source: NZ Principals Federation

‘When dental hubs were set up to replace individual school dental clinics, we expected the very high standards of dental care for our children to continue,’ said Whetu Cormick, President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF). Read more »

Children Short-changed by Teacher Drought

Press Release – PPTA Principal’s Council

Children Short-changed by Teacher Drought

Source: NZ Principals Federation

The New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF) President, Whetu Cormick says official views on availability of teachers and relief teachers and the reality facing principals in schools do not add up and children’s learning will suffer as a consequence. Read more »

Last minute delivery saves the ‘first’ day

Press Release – NZ Uniforms

Last minute delivery saves the ‘first’ day
Auckland NZ, 2 Feb 2016

The first day of high school is challenging enough without the prospect of not having a uniform for your child. Read more »

There is such a thing as a free lunch

Press Release – Coca-Cola Amatil

MEDIA RELEASE: Wednesday 1 February 2017

There is such a thing as a free lunch

Pump and Eat My Lunch make going back to school brighter for Kiwi kids Read more »

Student digs deep to secure job at US elephant park

Press Release – UNITEC

Kiwi wildlife student digs deep to secure job at US elephant park
Foster Newman, a 21-year-old wildlife enthusiast from Devonport has left for the US to start his dream role at an elephant sanctuary in Tennessee. Read more »

Disasters, diasporas, dream homes – Massey talks

Press Release – Massey University

Thursday, January 26, 2017


Caption: Christchurch after the 2011 quake (Wikimedia) Read more »

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