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Free training for technology with Hangarau Scholarship

Press Release – NZSE

New Zealand School of Education TechSchool serves up free training for technology with Hangarau Scholarship

Summary

* New scholarship aims to bolster technology graduate numbers to address skills shortages
* Coinciding with Techweek 2019< Read more »

First recipients of solar and STEM equipment packages

Press Release – Genesis Energy

Genesis School-gen Trust announces first recipients of solar and STEM equipment packages

To enable more Kiwi kids to become future inventors and innovators, the Genesis School-gen Trust has announced that six schools will receive STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) equipment packages and one school a solar equipment package from its initial pool of $50,000. Read more »

Unitec Introduces Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing Degree

Press Release – UNITEC

Unitec Introduces New Zealand’s First Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing Degree

Auckland, May 18, 2019 – Unitec Institute of Technology has announced that it will offer a Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing degree from mid-this year; the first tertiary institution in New Zealand to do so. Read more »

South Auckland youth to catch of glimpse of their future

Press Release – The Southern Initiative

Thursday, May 17, 2019

South Auckland youth to catch of glimpse of their future at South Techweek XLR8

South Auckland’s youth will be able to catch of a glimpse of their future at the South Techweek XLR8 event next week in Manukau. Read more »

Girl Powered Kiwi robotics team crowned best in the World

Press Release – Kiwibots

May 15th, 2019

Girl Powered Kiwi robotics team crowned best in the World

The first all female team from New Zealand has been crowned winners of their division at the world championship for Middle School (years 6-8) students and best all-girl team at the VEX IQ Robotics World Championships, the biggest and fastest growing youth robotics competition in the world. Read more »

Survey provides insight into schools’ technology challenge

Press Release – Network for Learning

New survey provides insight into schools’ technology challenges and plans

AUCKLAND, May 15, Read more »

Youth Voting rolled out in Auckland schools

Press Release – Auckland Council

Media release

Youth Voting rolled out in Auckland schools

Registrations are now open for the Ngā Pōti ā-Taiohi/Youth Voting programme run by Auckland Council. Read more »

NCEA review positive for lifelong skills

Press Release – EMA

The EMA is pleased to see that the Government’s review of NCEA will address the key issues its members have with the lack of employability and work-readiness skills of school leavers. Read more »

UC hosts first NZ Wikipedian in Residence

Press Release – University of Canterbury

‘Wikipedian in Residence’ Mike Dickison, is being hosted at the University of Canterbury (UC) as he’s spreading the word around the country about how to use and develop Wikipedia. Read more »

Disadvantaged families offered free internet access

Press Release – 2 Degrees Mobile

8 May 2019
Pilot programme found 82% of students performed better at school

An initiative to provide disadvantaged families with free wireless broadband has made a significant difference to their children’s achievement at school. It also improved attendance and enabled the students to participate in more activities. Read more »

New Director of Sport at Auckland Girls’ Grammar School

Press Release – Auckland Girls’ Grammar School

Junior Manapori
NZ Men’s Netballer to Face Silver Ferns in Inaugural June Series
New Director of Sport at Auckland Girls’ Grammar School Read more »

The Real Drug Talk

Press Release – Public Good

Tuesday 7 May, 2019


New Local Webseries Aimed at Kiwi Youth
Gets
REAL About Drugs & Alcohol Read more »

TEU to honour Grey and Soal with Life Membership Awards

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

The Tertiary Education Union Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa (TEU) will honour Dr Sandra Grey and former Aoraki Branch President Carol Soal Life Membership Awards at its annual conference on Monday evening. Read more »

Young leaders awarded Kupe Leadership Scholarships

Press Release – University of Auckland

Fourteen of the nation’s young leaders have been recognised with prestigious postgraduate scholarships to support them in making a meaningful contribution in their chosen fields. Read more »

University of Auckland student graduates at just 17

Press Release – University of Auckland

At just 17, Tristan Pang from the University of Auckland is one of New Zealand’s youngest-ever university graduates.

At just 17, Tristan Pang from the University of Auckland is one of New Zealand’s youngest-ever university graduates. Read more »

Climate chaos in home country inspires PhD

Press Release – University of Auckland

MEDIA RELEASE

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2019
Growing up in the Ba Province of Fiji gave University of Auckland PhD student Sivendra Michael a first-hand appreciation of how climate change is destroying Pacific communities. Read more »

Graduand inspired by late father

Press Release – University of Auckland

Grace Jessup was encouraged by her seriously ill father to attend university but sadly he didn’t make it to see her graduate this week.
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62% increase in AUT researchers

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

30 April 2019
Results of the government’s research quality assessment, the Performance-Based Research Fund (PBRF) show a 62% increase in the number of active academics with funded research portfolios at Auckland University of Technology (AUT). Read more »

Game changer for learning our history

Press Release – University of Auckland

A unique homegrown board game designed to explore an important period of early New Zealand history has gone into production. Read more »

Applications Open for Scholarship Supporting Maori Students

Press Release – Crimson Education

Applications are now open for the Te Ara a Kupe Beaton Scholarship, the only scholarship in the country that supports Maori secondary students looking to gain admission into the top global universities. Read more »

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