Archive for the 'Education' Category

New Zealand’s First Cyber Prep Academy

Press Release – Unitec

New Zealand’s First Cyber Prep Academy Designed to Address Cybersecurity Skills Shortage

Auckland, 12 December 2018 – Unitec Institute of Technology, Read more »

NZ universities a ‘hot-bed’ of entrepreneurial talent

Press Release – Return on Science

New Zealand universities and research institutions are a ‘hot-bed’ of entrepreneurial talent. Innovative sci-tech ideas are coming through so fast that a student-led investment committee programme is expanding nationally to cope with demand. Read more »

First All-Girl Team Wins Vector Epro8 Challenge

Press Release – Vector

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NZMA And Toi Ohomai Partner to Provide Degree Pathway

Press Release – New Zealand Management Academies

NZMA And Toi Ohomai Partner to Provide Business Management Degree Pathway

10 December 2018 – New Zealand Management Academies (NZMA) have partnered with Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology to provide a pathway for higher level learning students to access Toi Ohomai’s Postgraduate Diploma in Management. Read more »

Tomorrow’s Schools Taskforce provides bold, brave blueprint

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

Tomorrow’s Schools Taskforce provides “bold, brave blueprint For radical change”

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says the release of the 31 recommendations from the Tomorrow’s Schools Independent taskforce is a genuine and game changing blueprint to radically change New Zealand education. Read more »

Research projects share $1.4 million in funding

Press Release – Teaching and Learning Research Initiative

Research projects to improve outcomes for learners share $1.4 million in funding

Wednesday 5 December 2018

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

Arts student won’t let disability hold her back

Press Release – University of Auckland

Criminology and Māori Studies student Alicia Kapa has been celebrated for inspiring others with disabilities.
She was one of three finalists in the Youth Spirit category at the 2018 Attitude Awards, for a person under the age of 20 who lives with a disability and who has made a significant contribution to improving society. Read more »

Projects to improve outcomes for learners share $1.4M funds

Press Release – NZ Council for Educational Research

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

Architectural promise revealed in 2018 Student Design Awards

Press Release – New Zealand Institute of Architects

Victoria University of Wellington’s Emily Newmarch has won the top prize in the annual competition for final year students at New Zealand’s three Schools of Architecture. Read more »

Secondary principals struggling with teacher shortages

Press Release – Post Primary Teachers’ Association

A survey of secondary principals highlights worsening teacher shortages.

Shortages are most severe in Auckland but are keenly felt in all major metropolitan areas and affect schools right across the country. Read more »

Union members secure Living Wage win for AUT staff

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

Union members secure Living Wage win for AUT staff

Following successful strike action, Read more »

Albert Wendt Honoured for Service to Education

Press Release – SCOPA NZ

Professor Maualaivao Albert Wendt Honoured for Service to Education in New Zealand

Professor Maualaivao Albert Wendt has been named as one of the recipients of the Samoa College Old Pupils Association (S.C.O.P.A) New Zealand ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for his service to Education in New Zealand. Read more »

Open Letter on Academic Freedom, Anne-Marie Brady Case

Press Release – Joint Media Statement

OPEN LETTER ON ACADEMIC FREEDOM IN LIGHT OF
THE ANNE-MARIE BRADY CASE

UNDER EMBARGO UNTIL 6:00AM MONDAY 26 NOVEMBER 2018
The Right Honourable Jacinda Ardern
Prime Minister of New Zealand
Parliament Buildings
Wellington 6160
via email: jacinda.ardern@parliament.govt.nz Read more »

Student president named as Rhodes Scholar

Press Release – Lincoln University

22 November 2018


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Philosophical principles drive Rhodes Scholar

Press Release – University of Auckland

He is one of three young New Zealanders who have been awarded the prestigious scholarship to carry out postgraduate study at the University of Oxford (UK). Read more »

NZ’s largest early childhood provider recruits overseas

Press Release – BestStart

While welcoming the Government’s 10-Year Strategic Plan for early learning, BestStart, the country’s largest early childhood education provider, questions plans for more teachers given the acute shortage, says Fiona Hughes, Deputy CE. Read more »

Award to fund resource for teaching stats investigations

Press Release – NZ Council for Educational Research

20 November 2018

Beeby Award to fund resource for teaching statistical investigations


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Rhodes scholarships awarded to future leaders

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Rhodes scholarships awarded to future leaders

Three outstanding young New Zealand graduates have received prestigious Rhodes Scholarships to carry out post-graduate study at the University of Oxford, UK. Read more »

New head of Auckland’s Media Design School – Paul Brafield

Press Release – Media Design School

New head of Auckland’s Media Design School – Paul Brafield

Paul Brafield was today announced as the new head of Media Design School (MDS), New Zealand’s most awarded tertiary institution for digital and design technology and part of Laureate Australia and New Zealand. Read more »

Prize for outstanding Maths teacher

Press Release – ACG Strathallan

15 November 2018

Maths teacher Krista Rabulall has been granted the 2018 Margaret and John Kalman Charitable Trust Mathematics Teaching Prize, awarded through the University of Auckland. Read more »

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