Archive for the 'Education' Category

New Survey Highlights Importance Of Face-to-face Learning And Subject Choice

Press Release – Cambridge Assessment International Education

At a time when education globally has been impacted by the global pandemic forcing school closures and disruptions, New Zealand students and parents are reinforcing the importance of face-to-face contact when it comes to learning in the classroom and overall mental health. Read more »

Trade In Tough Times: How To Do It Better

Press Release – University of Auckland

Indigenous and social rights, gender equality, climate change mitigation and sharing prosperity are all critical issues for future trade policies. Read more »

Sustainable Burials – Is Water Cremation The Answer?

Press Release – University of Canterbury

As the shift towards sustainability continues, it is causing us to reflect not only on how we live but also how we dispose of our dead. Read more »

Helping Children Read And Succeed Earns Top Award For UC Researcher

Press Release – University of Canterbury Read more »

Wairoa Student Awarded $20,000 Rocket Lab Scholarship

Press Release – Rocket Lab

Wairoa Student Awarded $20,000 Rocket Lab Scholarship

Clive Hook-Pomare Read more »

University Of Auckland And Method Announce Virtual Experience For Prospective Students

Press Release – Method

Creative tech studio Method has built a virtual experience to bring to life the campus and personalise the University of Auckland for prospective students. Read more »

Money Skills For Students More Important Than Ever Due To COVID-19 – Report

Press Release – Commission for Financial Capability

NCEA exams start this week but John Talaid isn’t stressed – he has almost all the credits he needs to gain Level 3 thanks partly to a course in financial education. Read more »

NZ Students First In World To Study At Leading Global Education Provider’s Unique New Online School

Press Release – Inspired Education

The world’s largest premium education provider to take its experience online, is welcoming New Zealand students wanting to combine a full-time online education with attendance at any of the group’s schools in New Zealand and around the globe. Read more »

Minister Acknowledges Students As Exams Begin

Press Release – Ministry of Education

Education Minister Chris Hipkins has recognised the extraordinary challenges students have faced this year, ahead of NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship exams which begin on Monday. Read more »

Accord Teacher Only Day Focuses On NCEA Changes

Press Release – Ministry of Education

Planned changes to NCEA will be the focus of the upcoming Accord Teacher Only Day, which will be rolled out regionally from next week. Read more »

Rutherford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships And Scholarship Supporting Early-career Researchers

Press Release – The Royal Society of New Zealand

Seven early-career researchers in Aotearoa have been awarded Rutherford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships and two have been awarded Cambridge-Rutherford Memorial PhD Scholarships in the 2020 funding round. Read more »

Bespoke Business Programmes Head Southside

Press Release – University of Auckland

South Auckland tertiary students will be able to begin their business studies at the University of Auckland’s Tai Tonga Campus in Manukau for the first time, starting next year. Read more »

Rhodes Scholarships Awarded To Future Leaders

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

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 »

Endless Adventure Of Discovery: Brian Boyd Wins Rutherford Medal

Press Release – University of Auckland

In the first year New Zealand’s top research honour, the Rutherford Medal, has been open to the humanities, it has been awarded to Distinguished Professor Brian Boyd of the University of Auckland Read more »

Pacific Scholarships To Address Health Workforce

Press Release – Le Va

One hundred and eleven Pasifika people have been awarded scholarships to study mental health and addiction in New Zealand this year. Read more »

Study Shows Change Is Needed To Help Pacific Children Succeed

Press Release – University of Canterbury

New Zealand schools can do more to bridge cultural and language barriers and improve academic outcomes for Pacific children, a University of Canterbury (UC) researcher says. Read more »

How We Kill Creativity In New Zealand Schools

Press Release – University of Auckland

Our education system effectively stifles children’s natural curiosity about the world, according to a new report from the University of Auckland. Read more »

ITRNZ Recruits SAE Director Suzette Major

Press Release – Independent Tertiary Education New Zealand

Dr Suzette Major Read more »

Outstanding Young Musicians Receive Kiwi Music Scholarships

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Seven talented young performers—baritone Jonathan Eyers, tenor Harry Grigg, soprano Katherine McIndoe, viola player Julie Park, soprano Sophie Sparrow, pianist Siyu Sun and violinist Claudia Tarrant-Matthews—have been awarded Kiwi Music Scholarships to continue their musical development. Read more »

Hope For The Niuean Language In Aotearoa

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

Learning the Niuean language along with the culture embedded within it can bring identity and self-esteem to schoolchildren of Niuean decent, helping them to achieve their potential. Read more »

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