Archive for the 'Education' Category

Top Hospitality Students Prepare to Battle It Out

Press Release – Weltec

Top Hospitality Students Prepare to Battle It Out

Top hospitality students from the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) are getting ready to battle it out in a live kitchen cook off that will see one team named the nation’s best in the annual Nestlé Toque d’Or competition. Read more »

Investment in international education provides boost

Press Release – Education New Zealand

Investment in international education provides boost

31 July 2014

A plan to launch New Zealand’s first double LLM degree with China, and a marketing alliance targeting German applied science students are two of 18 new initiatives to receive development funding, Education New Zealand announced today. Read more »

Hui fono focuses on culture and creativity

Press Release – University of Auckland

Hui fono focuses on culture and creativity

Maori and Pasifika students will tackle the issue of how to integrate culture into their work at an upcoming hui fono in Northland. Read more »

Immunisation expert to advise global NGO

Press Release – University of Auckland

Immunisation expert to advise global NGO

A New Zealand immunisation expert has been invited to join the World Health Organisation’s strategic advisory group on immunisation. Read more »

MYOB welcomes initiative to boost ICT learning in schools

Press Release – MYOB

MYOB welcomes initiative to boost ICT learning in schools
Reviewing role of Digital Technologies in school curriculum is a great step towards tackling ICT skills shortage in NZ Read more »

Shortlist announced for major schools building project

Press Release – Ministry of Education

Shortlist announced for major schools building project
Two consortia have been shortlisted for a major schools building project to construct four schools worth more than $200m, says Kim Shannon, head of the Education Infrastructure Service for the Ministry of Education. Read more »

New drowning rescue steps could save lives

Press Release – University of Auckland

New drowning rescue steps could save lives

Media Release

University of Auckland Read more »

Student Film Maker Wins National Award

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

Media Release

Student Film Maker Wins National Award

National media competition winner Ali Beal has been dubbed “a fire cracker” by her screen production lecturers at EIT. Read more »

School Leadership Project Launch

Press Release – Maxim Institute

Thursday, 24 July 2014

School Leadership Project Launch

What is the “magic” of great school leaders, and how do we replicate it? What does it look like when popular leadership theory meets actual school life? Maxim Institute’s latest education project explores these questions. Read more »

Academic appointed Chief Education Scientific Advisor

Press Release – University of Auckland

University academic appointed Chief Education Scientific Advisor

The University of Auckland has today congratulated Professor Stuart McNaughton for his appointment as Chief Education Scientific Advisor for the Ministry of Education. Read more »

Ministry appoints Chief Education Science Advisor

Press Release – Ministry of Education

Media release

22 July 2014

Internationally recognised Professor takes new role with Ministry of Education Read more »

Still a way to go but getting there says Parata

Press Release – NZ School Trustees Association

Still a way to go but getting there says Parata

New Zealand still has a way to go in providing every student with the quality of education they need and deserve, the Minister of Education told school trustees this weekend, but we are closing in on it. Read more »

Will plus skill needed for healthy school culture

Press Release – NZ School Trustees Association

Will plus skill needed for healthy school culture

Developing a healthy school culture takes will and skill according to author and school improvement guru Dr Anthony Muhammad. Healthy school cultures are essential to provide equal opportunities and reduce the achievement gap. Read more »

Winter Lecture Series to explore the future of business

Press Release – University of Waikato

21 July, 2014

Winter Lecture Series to explore the future of business

If Steve Crowhurst’s successful online retail venture is anything to go by, it’s easy to understand why so many businesses head online to trade. Read more »

Experts highlight big gaps in healthy food policies

Press Release – University of Auckland

Experts highlight big gaps in healthy food policies

16th July 2014

Healthy food policies to promote childhood health and reduce obesity are lacking, according to a report highlighting the policy priorities assessed by an expert panel of more than 50 New Zealand public health professionals, medical practitioners and NGO leaders. Read more »

Fast forward through architecture and planning

Press Release – University of Auckland

Fast forward through architecture and planning

Outstanding practitioners in the fields of architecture, planning and urban design will present their work for discussion and debate at the upcoming Fast Forward lecture series. Read more »

Education Advocacy Group “Deeply Concerned” Over Decision

Press Release – COMET Auckland

Education Advocacy Group “Deeply Concerned” About Education Council Decision

Decision shows Education Minister has lost faith in NZ’s teachers Read more »

Every child is nurtured at Little Feet Preschool, Auckland

Press Release – Little Feet Preschool

Every child is valued and nurtured at Little Feet Preschool, Auckland

Little Feet Preschool is a privately owned centre located near Sylvia Park in Mount Wellington, Auckland. Read more »

2014 Science festival ‘a blast’

Press Release – The New Zealand International Science Festival

Media release – Sunday 13 July 2014

2014 Science festival ‘a blast’

New Zealand International Science Festival, Dunedin, 5-13 July 2014 Read more »

1814: Settling the First Settlers – Ka māoritia te Pākehā

Press Release – University of Auckland

1814: Settling the First Settlers – Ka māoritia te Pākehā

The bicentenary of the arrival of Pākehā settlers in New Zealand will be remembered through this year’s commemorative 2014 University of Auckland Winter Lecture Series. Read more »

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