Archive for the 'Education' Category

MP and Freemasons scholar presents 2016 scholarships

Press Release – Freemasons

Media Release

25 May 2016

MP and Freemasons scholar presents 2016 scholarships

On the eve of Budget Day, Labour List MP Jacinda Ardern—herself a scholarship recipient in 2001—presented $184,000 in Freemasons University Scholarships to 26 of the country’s top students. Read more »

Minister undermines State Sector Act – PPTA

Press Release – PPTA

Minister undermines State Sector Act – PPTA

The education minister is undermining the principles of integrity and honesty in teacher appointments by interfering with a legal decision designed to avoid cronyism. Read more »

Finding the key to success for Pacific students

Press Release – University of Auckland

Finding the key to success for Pacific students

Committed to teaching in a part of Auckland that often makes the headlines for negative reasons, Read more »

Art student wins photography award using iphone

Press Release – University of Auckland

Art student wins photography award using iphone

Give an art student a phone and they will create a series of winning photographs, which is exactly what Jodie Salmond did.
The postgraduate student from Elam School of Fine Arts was awarded the 2016 Simon Devitt Prize for Photography, for her series of three images captured using an iphone. Read more »

Auckland North commits to innovation strategy

Press Release – Massey University

Wednesday, May 24, 2016

Auckland North commits to innovation strategy

The Auckland North community gathered at Massey University’s Albany campus last night to commit to becoming a world-class innovation hub. Read more »

The Mind Lab by Unitec launches “Where to Next” campaign

Press Release – The Mind Lab

The Mind Lab by Unitec launches “Where to Next” campaign

Bringing digital learning to a town near you! Read more »

Hundreds of new scholarships to support more students

Press Release – University of Auckland

Hundreds of new scholarships to support more students
University of Auckland – Media Release – 23 May 2016 Read more »

Fast Taniwha sub to take on world

Press Release – University of Auckland

Fast Taniwha sub to take on world
Media Release

University of Auckland Read more »

Teen gamers’ ANZAC exhibit wins highest honour

Press Release – ServiceIQ

Teen gamers’ ANZAC exhibit wins highest honour

A group of secondary school students who used gaming technology to recreate the Anzac experience in Gallipoli have won the highly coveted ServiceIQ Best Museum Visitor Experience Award 2016. The honour was announced on Wednesday night at the ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards 2016 held at the Aotea Centre in Auckland. Read more »

AKA Launches New Time-Saving App

Press Release – Auckland Kindergarten Association

WHAT A RELIEF!

AKA Launches New Time-Saving App

Auckland Kindergarten Association (AKA) this week launched a new mobile app to manage its relief staff bookings. Read more »

“Knowing someone cares” rated most important factor

Press Release – Auckland Council

“Knowing someone cares” rated most
important factor in addressing youth drug use

A new report released today aims to shape the way helping agencies work with at-risk young people, in an effort to reduce harm from alcohol and other drug use. Read more »

Landing the right way up

Press Release – Lincoln University

Landing the right way up

An understanding of global issues and the desire to find out exactly how they can contribute to solving these through getting the right tertiary education has landed 14 secondary school students a trip to Lincoln University this July. Read more »

New appointment affirms focus on population health

Press Release – University of Waikato

17 May 2016

New appointment affirms University’s focus on population health
The University of Waikato’s newly-appointed professor of population health says New Zealand’s health system is facing the early stages of what will be a sustained period of increasing demand for services, with particular pressure arising in general practice. Read more »

Waikato University takes the lead in cyber security research

Press Release – University of Waikato

17 May 2016

Waikato University takes the lead in cyber security research and education

With seven potentially serious cyber attacks on New Zealand organisations detected monthly by the GCSB’s cyber security programme Cortex, it is evident that organisations need all forms of help available. Read more »

Ethel Benjamin scholarship for outstanding women lawyers

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Ethel Benjamin scholarship for outstanding women lawyers announced

The New Zealand Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin scholarship for outstanding women lawyers has this year been awarded to Holly Hedley and Bree Huntley. Read more »

School Children Benefit From Zoofari Initiative

Press Release – Hamilton City Council

School Children Benefit From Zoofari Initiative

16 May 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Close to 1,000 students from low decile schools in the Waikato region will be taking part in a learning programme at Hamilton Zoo thanks to a successful fundraising collaboration with The Warehouse. Read more »

Shanghai trip to inspire New Zealand teachers

Press Release – Asia New Zealand Foundation

Shanghai trip to inspire New Zealand teachers

A group of teachers hailing from Invercargill to Whangarei will swap their classrooms for the skyscrapers, bustling streets and traditional alleyways of Shanghai on an Asia New Zealand Foundation study tour. Read more »

Guidelines needed for children’s screen time at daycare

Press Release – University of Auckland

Guidelines needed for children’s screen time at daycare

Guidelines are needed about screen time for children at daycare, according to new research from the University of Auckland. Read more »

Record Audiences for Kristin Production of Hairspray

Press Release – Kristin School

13 May 2016

Record Audiences for Kristin Production of Hairspray

Record audiences of more than 2,400 people have so far booked for Kristin School’s performance of Hairspray, the Broadway Musical. Read more »

Students Boxing On With Project

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

Students Boxing On With Project

Shoppers will be asked to think outside the box at a creative happening to be staged by EIT art students in Napier next month. Read more »

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