Archive for the 'Education' Category

New bookshop for Auckland Uni

Press Release – Ubiq

New bookshop for Auckland Uni

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 21 June 2018

University of Auckland’s ubiq bookshop has reopened its doors following a long period of renovation. Read more »

Driver shortage being addressed

Press Release – Manakau Institute of Technology

Efforts to ease the driver shortage in the road transport industry has attracted significant numbers of female students to a Commercial Road Transport Programme being held at Manukau Institute of Technology. Read more »

Surging interest in University of Canterbury Open Day

Press Release – University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury continues to see a surge of interest in its upcoming Open Day with record numbers of people registering to find out more about the learning opportunities across the five Colleges. Read more »

World’s brightest readers in Auckland for Kids’ Lit Quiz

Press Release – Kids’ Lit Quiz

World’s brightest readers in Auckland for international final of Kids’ Lit Quiz

18 June 2018: The world’s brightest young readers will converge on Auckland next month as New Zealand hosts the Kids’ Lit Quiz 2018 World Final. Read more »

Auckland students meet PM during a visit to Fieldays

Press Release – New Zealand Young Farmers

Auckland students meet Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern during a visit to Fieldays

The Prime Minister has encouraged Auckland students to consider a career in the primary industries. Read more »

NZ students win international journalism award

Press Release – Keep New Zealand Beautiful

New Zealand intermediate students win international journalism award

Three Christchurch intermediate students internationally recognised for video-graphic journalism in Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) Litter Less international competition. Read more »

New Fulbright-NPM Graduates Announced

Press Release – NPM

New Fulbright-NPM Graduates Announced
Tēnā koutou katoa

Continuing a proud tradition of investing in and supporting Māori graduate scholarship to create new dynamic international opportunities, Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) is pleased to announce its most recent award recipients, in partnership with Fulbright New Zealand. Read more »

Amazing Race gives students a taste of primary industries

Press Release – New Zealand Young Farmers

Thursday 14th June 2018

Amazing Race gives South Auckland students a taste of primary industries careers Read more »

ChicMix Sells Out, Women Move In

Press Release – SAE Creative Media Institute

12 June 2018
For the third year running, SAE Creative Media Institute’s hosted a sold-out audio engineering workshop for women at its Auckland campus. Read more »

University of Auckland staff take home architecture awards

Press Release – University of Auckland

University of Auckland staff take home architecture awards

An inner city Christchurch school, designed by Andrew Barrie Lab and Tezuka Architects has won three awards at the 2018 Canterbury Architecture Awards. Read more »

Low decile students outperforming higher decile schools

Press Release – Make Lemonade

A cluster of low decile Northland schools is on track to outperform many higher decile schools around New Zealand through digital learning. Read more »

Low decile Northland schools seeing success

Press Release – Taitokerau Education Trust

Low decile Northland schools seeing success through digital immersion

A cluster of low decile Northland schools is on track to outperform many of its higher decile counterparts across the country through digital learning. Read more »

Winter Week encourages love of learning

Press Release – University of Auckland

With the New Zealand Government currently considering major reform of the country’s tax system, this hot topic is one which affects all New Zealanders. Read more »

Auckland’s Belmont Intermediate wins national title

Press Release – Kids’ Lit Quiz

Auckland’s Belmont Intermediate wins national title at ‘sport of reading’

10 June 2018: A team from Auckland North Shore’s Belmont Intermediate has today triumphed over more than 2000 competitors to win the title of Kids’ Lit Quiz 2018 New Zealand champions. Read more »

Eat My Lunch Partners with Sir Ray Avery to Feed Kiwi Kids

Press Release – Eat My Lunch

Eat My Lunch Partners with Sir Ray Avery to Feed More Kiwi Kids
Eat My Lunch, who turns 3 today, has Given over 810,000 healthy lunches to kids in 78 low decile schools in Auckland, Hamilton and Wellington. They currently feed 2,600 kids every school day and will deliver their 1 million lunch in September. Read more »

Teachers Need to Be Better Paid for the Tech Revolution

Press Release – Make Lemonade

Teachers Need to Be Better Paid for the Tech Revolution
Techers need to be better paid as they adjust to educating kids in the fastest growing sector in New Zealand, – technology, an award-winning Maori chief executive of a fast growing ed-tech company says. Read more »

Monetary Policy Challenge national finalists announced

Press Release – The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Teams from six secondary schools have been chosen as finalists in the Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Challenge.

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David Pearson Concludes Tenure Saluting EIT

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

David Pearson Concludes Tenure Saluting EIT

The longest-serving chair in New Zealand’s polytechnic sector, David Pearson is handing over the baton after a 20-year association with EIT. Read more »

NZ’s best young readers compete in the ‘sport of reading’

Press Release – Kids’ Lit Quiz

New Zealand’s best young readers compete in the ‘sport of reading’

5 June 2018: The Kids’ Lit Quiz continues to prove a good book is just as strong as the pull of social media, with New Zealand’s best young readers facing off in the riveting and tension-filled national final on Sunday. Read more »

Women in web! EDA announces 8 new Women in Tech scholarships

Press Release – Enspiral Dev Academy

Women in web! Dev Academy announces 8 new Women in Tech scholarships

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