Archive for the 'Education' Category

NZ’s second tertiary community engagement summit at UC

Press Release – University of Canterbury

New Zealand’s second tertiary community engagement summit at UC

October 31, 2014

More than 10 national and international experts will deliver key addresses to the second New Zealand Tertiary Community Engagement Summit to be held at the University of Canterbury next month. Read more »

Kiwi Kids to Benefit From World-First Sun Safety Initiative

Press Release – Spark 64

Media release

29th October 2014

Kiwi Kids Set to Benefit From World-First Sun Safety Initiative

• 100 early childcare centres will be first to use Kiwi-invented UV sensor technology Read more »

University academic appointed to Literacy Research Panel

Press Release – University of Auckland

University academic appointed to Literacy Research Panel
Professor Stuart McNaughton has accepted a three-year appointment to the International Reading Association’s Literacy Research Panel (LRP). Read more »

New Writer in Residence for Victoria University

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

29 October 2014

New Writer in Residence for Victoria University

The Victoria University of Wellington/Creative New Zealand Writer in Residence for 2015 is novelist and essayist Dr Tim Corballis. Read more »

Wai-Research launched

Press Release – Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

October 28, 2014

Wai-Research launched

Waipareira has launched its own research unit – 18 years after the idea was first floated. Read more »

NZ Needs to Recognise And Invest in School Leaders

Press Release – New Zealand Initiative

NZ Needs to Recognise And Invest in School Leaders

Report shows principals crucial to lifting student achievement
Ex-Auckland Grammar headmaster calls for investment in leadership Read more »

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 »

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