Archive for the 'Education' Category

AUT and Zeacann green light medicinal cannabis

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and Zeacann Ltd have been granted licenses by the Ministry of Health to grow high-THC and high-CBD cannabis for the research and development of medicinal cannabis products. Read more »

Nutanix and Red Education Work to Alleviate Skills Shortage

Press Release – Nutanix

Nutanix and Red Education Work to Alleviate A/NZ Skills Shortage

New Agreement to Improve Education and Training Among Enterprises and Partners as Skills Shortage Threatens A/NZ Economy Read more »

Research projects share $1.7 million in funding

Press Release – NZCER

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Research projects to improve outcomes for learners share $1.7 million in funding

The Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) supports partnerships between researchers and educators by funding projects expected to improve outcomes for learners. Read more »

Dawn of a new era at the Faculty of Engineering

Press Release – University of Auckland

A faculty-led haka and the unveiling of a pou whenua at the dawn blessing of Te Herenga Mātai Pūkaha – the Faculty of Engineering – will demonstrate just how far the Faculty has come since the 1970s. Read more »

UA partnership completes first clinical trial

Press Release – Auckland UniServices Ltd

AUCKLAND NZ: December 5, 2019: New Zealand’s expertise in maternal and infant health research has led to the Read more »

New Zealand STEM students receive a helping hand

Press Release – BP New Zealand

New Zealand STEM students receive a helping hand

Five promising students set to study STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in 2020 have today been announced the recipients of BP’s Innovation Scholarship programme, which will see each student receive $1,000 towards their tertiary studies next year. Read more »

2019 Student Design Awards

Press Release – New Zealand Institute of Architects

A project proposing architectural pilgrimage trail in Fiordland and another protesting the closure of the Architecture Library at the University of Auckland have won the annual national competition for final year architecture students which was held at Victoria University of Wellington. Read more »

Need for more Māori and Pacific architects reflected

Press Release – University of Auckland

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2019

New scholarship recognises need for more Māori and Pacific architects Read more »

Uyghur petition aimed at Massey

Press Release – Auckland Peace Action

Media release: Uyghur petition aimed at Massey
Date: Sunday, 1 December 2019
From: Auckland Peace Action

Auckland Peace Action is launching Read more »

Cultural festival celebrates diverse community

Press Release – Universal College Of Learning

Media Release 

2 December 2019

Cultural festival celebrates diverse community

UCOL Manawatū was buzzing with sights, sounds, and tastes from around the world as it hosted its Flavour of Cultures festival on 29 November.   Read more »

School support staff to consider new collective agreement

Press Release – NZEI

School support staff to consider new collective agreement offer next week
30 November 2019
School support staff who are members of NZEI Te Riu Roa will vote on a new collective agreement offer from the Ministry of Education next week that includes a new minimum base pay rate of $21.15 per hour, the current Living Wage. Read more »

Iinnovative development in social work education

Press Release – Ako Aotearoa

28 November 2019

For immediate release

New Professional Capabilities Framework – innovative development in social work education for Aotearoa Read more »

International students: can they thrive in a strange land?

Press Release – University of Auckland

International students: how can they thrive in a strange land?

Coming to study in another country with an unfamiliar culture and often a different language can be daunting for international students, but the right support at the right time can make all the difference. Read more »

TEU on University of Auckland

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

TEU Press release, University of Auckland, 25 November 2019

Members of Te Hautū Kahurangi at the University of Auckland just want a little respect and trust from their employer, and they’re willing to stand up together to achieve it. Read more »

Southern Institute of Technology pleads poverty

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

Southern Institute of Technology pleads poverty over programme cuts
MAINZ students in Auckland are outraged that parent organisation Southern Institute of Technology is pleading poverty regarding programme closures despite SIT having estimated holdings of at least $35 million in the bank. Read more »

Sci-tech start-ups get a head start

Press Release – Auckland UniServices Ltd

The University of Auckland’s commercialisation company, Auckland UniServices, is offering start-up companies on its Return On Science or Momentum Programmes and others a head start. Read more »

UC academics recognised in Highly Cited Researchers list

Press Release – University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) Emeritus Professors John Blunt and Murray Munro have been named among the top 1% of cited researchers worldwide. Read more »

University of Auckland fundraising campaign raises most ever

Press Release – University of Auckland

A fundraising campaign publicly launched by the University of Auckland in 2016 has raised the largest ever amount in New Zealand’s philanthropic history Read more »

Royal Society elects first female political scientist

Press Release – University of Canterbury

The first female professor of political science at the University of Canterbury (UC) has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society Te Apārangi, it was announced today. Read more »

Parents as first teachers support early learning outcomes

Press Release – University of Auckland

New research using information collected from longitudinal child development study Growing Up in New Zealand has identified several factors which are crucial to children’s early learning outcomes. Read more »

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