Archive for the 'Education' Category

Language expert to lecture at the University of Auckland

Press Release – Auckland University

International language expert to lecture at the University of Auckland

Professor Jack Richards – a world renowned specialist in second and foreign language teaching – will present his inaugural lecture at the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education next Friday. Read more »

Local provider appointed to Early Childhood Centre in Tamaki

Press Release – Tamaki Redevelopment Company

24 October, 2014

Local provider appointed for newest Early Childhood Centre in Tamaki

Tāmaki Redevelopment Company (TRC) and the Ministry of Education (MoE) are pleased to announce the appointment of local education provider Totara Seed Trust, to run the learning programme at the new Early Childhood Education (ECE) Centre at Glenbrae School, Glen Innes. Read more »

Fusion of Pacific and street dance a winner

Press Release – University of Auckland

Fusion of Pacific and street dance a winner

An award-winning choreographer and dancer, whose work is a fusion of Pacific and street dance, is creating new work to perform at next year’s Auckland Fringe Festival, helped by a Summer Scholarship from the University of Auckland. Read more »

UC academic hitting the right notes internationally

Press Release – University of Canterbury

UC academic hitting the right notes internationally

A University of Canterbury (UC) composer and music teacher has hit the right notes by being elected to the Executive Committee of the International Society of Contemporary Music (ISCM). Read more »

Fijian academic to head Macmillan Brown Research Centre

Press Release – University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury appoints Fijian academic to head Macmillan Brown Research Centre
The University of Canterbury has appointed Fijian academic Dr Steven Ratuva as professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, and director of the prestigious Macmillan Brown Research Centre for Pacific Studies. Read more »

University’s Learning and Change Networks delivering results

Press Release – University of Auckland

University’s Learning and Change Networks delivering results
The University of Auckland has welcomed a report highlighting the benefits of Learning and Change Networks among schools. Read more »

N4L connects 1000th school to Managed Network

Press Release – Network for Learning

N4L connects 1000th school to Managed Network

More than 40% of New Zealand schools now access fast internet with N4L Read more »

Rangi Ruru Students Achieve National Success at Music Awards

Press Release – Rangi Ruru Girls’ School

21 October 2014

Rangi Ruru Students Achieve National Success at Prestigious Music Awards Competing Against Tertiary Music Scholars Read more »

Students continue protesting fee rises at UoA, 4 Arrested

Press Release – Guy Cohn

Students continue protesting fee rises at University of Auckland, 4 arrested

4 students have been arrested at the University of Auckland after occupying Vice Chancellor Stuart McCutcheon’s office. Read more »

ATC New Zealand celebrates 30 years

Press Release – ATC New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE

For Immediate Release

20 October 2014

ATC New Zealand celebrates 30 years Read more »

University of Auckland Living Wage Network

Press Release – University of Auckland

University of Auckland Living Wage Network

On Tuesday, 21th of October, at 1pm the University of Auckland Living Wage Network is holding rally calling on the University of Auckland to become the first New Zealand Living Wage University, by paying all staff, both directly-employed and contracted staff, a living wage of $18.80. Read more »

Stop the Job Cuts at Manukau Institute of Technolgoy

Press Release – NZTEU

Stop the Job Cuts at Manukau Institute of Technolgoy

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Unitec & Beijing Dance Academy Forge Stronger Academic Ties

Press Release – UNITEC

Unitec & Beijing Dance Academy Forge Stronger Academic Ties

Beijing, 16 October 2014 – Unitec and the Beijing Dance Academy is celebrating the signing of a new agreement to develop a joint undergraduate creative dance programme to be delivered from 2015. Read more »

Treasury officials challenged to go without breakfast

Press Release – NZEI

Treasury officials challenged to go without breakfast for a month

16 October 2014

The principal of May Road School in Auckland, Lynda Stuart, has challenged Treasury officials to go without breakfast for one month in order to share the experience of thousands of New Zealand children. Read more »

Student pitches film ideas

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

Media Release

NEW ZEALAND WRITERS GUILD SHOWCASES STUDENT SCRIPTWRITER

While her classmates were enjoying their study break, EIT student Rhiannon Edwards was in Auckland pitching script ideas at the New Zealand Writers Guild 2014 Showcase. Read more »

A world first for the University of Auckland

Press Release – University of Auckland

A world first for the University of Auckland

A world first dual Masters agreement between the University of Auckland and Beijing Dance Academy was signed this week in Beijing, China. Read more »

Job losses: MIT announce major staffing review

Press Release – Tertiary Institutes Allied Staff Association

Job losses: MIT announce major staffing review

15th October 2014

Staff members at MIT’s two largest faculties, the Faculty of Education and Social Sciences (FoESS) and the Faculty of Engineering and Trades (FoET) were called to meetings yesterday to be advised of a major review of the faculties which will result in significant job losses. Read more »

Nearly $400,000 dollars awarded to future leaders

Press Release – Waikato University

15 October, 2014

Nearly $400,000 dollars awarded to future leaders

Ten secondary school students are being awarded nearly $40,000 each to study at the University of Waikato. Read more »

Nearly $400,000 dollars awarded to future leaders

Press Release – Waikato University

15 October, 2014

Nearly $400,000 dollars awarded to future leaders

Ten secondary school students are being awarded nearly $40,000 each to study at the University of Waikato. Read more »

MOOC on Academic Integrity will help students avoid cheating

Press Release – University of Auckland

MOOC on Academic Integrity will help students avoid cheating

University of Auckland academic Dr Jason Stephens decided to study why students cheat after he was surprised by the number who admitted doing it, despite believing that it’s wrong. Read more »

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