Archive for the 'Education' Category

Cost of education up by 48 per cent over decade

Press Release – ASG Education

EMBARGOED to 6.00am, Friday 20 January 2017

Cost of education up by 48 per cent over decade

The cost of a private education in New Zealand has risen by 48 per cent in the past decade according to exclusive research released today. Read more »

New regional rural doctor training for Whakatane

Press Release – University of Auckland

University of Auckland – 18 January 2017

New regional rural doctor training for Whakatane

The first fifth year medical students in a new Regional-Rural Programme will soon be working at Whakatane Hospital and in local GP rooms. Read more »

Waikato in semi-finals of University Challenge

Press Release – University of Waikato

16 January 2017

Waikato in semi-finals of University Challenge

Demonstrating their big brains and wealth of knowledge, the University of Waikato team has made it through to one of the 2016 semi-finals of University Challenge. The team takes on Auckland University in a programme due to air on Prime TV on 21 January. AUT and Canterbury University are the other semi-finalists. Read more »

Mensa NZ announces winners of the 2017 Scholarships

Press Release – Mensa New Zealand

11 th January 2017

Media release – For immediate release

Mensa New Zealand is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Mensa NZ Scholarships. Read more »

McConnell family engineers the future at UC

Press Release – University of Canterbury

McConnell family engineers the future at UC


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ECE standards are falling at the expense of participation

Press Release – Little School

MEDIA RELEASE

For immediate release

Friday 23 December 2016

Little School founder says early childhood education standards are falling at the expense of participation Read more »

Kia ora te reo – Māori Language Week 2017

Press Release – Panui Papaho

Kia ora te reo Read more »

Te Reo Māori Partnership Extended

Press Release – Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

Te Reo Māori Partnership Extended
– Building Excellence in Te Reo Research

Ko te haukai a te kairangahau Māori ko te reo Māori
Tāia, whakapuakina, whakatōkia kia puawai Read more »

NZ Expert selected to Canadian Cybersecurity Board

Press Release – UNITEC

NZ Expert selected to Canadian Cybersecurity Board
21 December, 2016
A leading New Zealand academic has been appointed to Canada’s largest network security research group board. Read more »

From Afghanistan mission to refugee education in NZ

Press Release – Massey University

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

From Afghanistan mission to refugee education in NZ

Eight years after a life-changing army mission to Afghanistan, James Lowry’s Christmas wish is to be able to help refugee children coming to New Zealand get ahead with their education. Read more »

Entrepreurism champion wins teaching award

Press Release – Auckland University

Entrepreurism champion wins teaching award

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Decline in lifejacket use off rocks a concern

Press Release – Auckland University

20 December 2016

MEDIA RELEASE

Decline in lifejacket use off rocks a concern – water safety officials Read more »

China beckons for environmental entrepreneur

Press Release – University of Auckland

MEDIA RELEASE

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2016

China beckons for environmental entrepreneur Read more »

Fund talented kids too, urges gifted education champion

Press Release – Massey University

Fund talented kids too, urges gifted education champion

New Zealand is at risk of wasting its youthful creative and innovative talent due to a lack of government funding for educational support for gifted students, says a Massey University specialist in gifted education. Read more »

AUT Graduation becomes a family affair

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

AUT Graduation becomes a family affair

It’s not every day that a parent gets to sit proudly in the audience and watch their child graduate from University, but it’s less often that they watch from side of stage as they graduate themselves – let alone both parents. However, that was the situation for the Clarke family at this year’s AUT Summer Graduation. Read more »

Fund talent development, urges gifted education champion

Press Release – Massey University

Fund talent development, urges gifted education champion

New Zealand is at risk of wasting creative and innovative talent due to a lack of government funding for educational support for gifted students, says a Massey University specialist in gifted education. Read more »

Future Leader winners announced

Press Release – YWCA Auckland


Media Release

FUTURE LEADER WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Two Auckland women have been awarded the top prizes at the YWCA Auckland Future Leaders Programme Awards Ceremony held on Fridaynight. Read more »

Sailing through the study

Press Release – Massey University

Monday, December 12, 2016


Erica Dawson and her crew Ellie Copeland out on the water Read more »

Fast-tracking English speaking skills for young learners

Press Release – University of Auckland

Fast-tracking English speaking skills for young learners

The number of young children joining new entrant classes with poor skills in speaking English is a growing concern in primary schools all over New Zealand. Read more »

International collaboration to lead robotics development

Press Release – University of Auckland

International collaboration to lead exciting robotics development

University of Auckland – Media Release Read more »

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