Archive for the 'Education' Category

Superheroes STEAM ahead

Press Release – STEAM ahead

EMPOWERING AUCKLAND GIRLS TO BECOME SUPERHEROES THROUGH SCIENCE, ENGINEERING & TECH FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (MARCH 3, 2015) Read more »

NZ’s largest chemistry school celebrates 100 years

Press Release – University of Auckland

NZ’s largest chemistry school celebrates 100 years

The School of Chemical Sciences at the University of Auckland celebrates 100 years this month with a range of public events and lectures. Read more »

Massey launches own publishing press

Press Release – Massey University

Friday, February 27, 2015
Massey launches own publishing press

Massey University scholars and authors will have the chance to share their specialist knowledge with a much wider readership thanks to the launch of a new publishing press this week. Read more »

Survey shows biosecurity should be taught in school

Press Release – University of Auckland

Survey shows biosecurity should be taught in school
A survey of school children has found they lack knowledge about unwanted plants and pests and the effects they could have on our environment. Read more »

Auckland Institute of Studies is now a Category 1 Provider

Press Release – Auckland Institute of Studies

Auckland Institute of Studies is First Rate!

Auckland, 24 February 2015

Auckland Institute of Studies has been ranked as a Category 1 provider by NZQA. Read more »

Celebrating Massey University alumni

Press Release – Massey University

Monday, February 23, 2015
Celebrating Massey University alumni

A nurse, a dairy industry stalwart, a food technologist and a social worker will named as Massey University’s 2015 Distinguished Alumni at an awards dinner in Auckland next month. Read more »

Lincoln scholars set to tackle the big issues

Press Release – Lincoln University

Lincoln scholars set to tackle the big issues
First year Lincoln University students Maddy Albertson and Chester Potter want to make a difference in the world, especially when it comes to the pressing problem of climate change. Read more »

Explicit new sex education programme for high schools coming

Press Release – Youth Wellbeing

Explicit new sex education programme for high schools coming to New Zealand

Australian sexologist touring NZ this month to introduce RELATIONSHIP IQ programme to Kiwi schools and community groups Read more »

Student’s language research reaps rewards

Press Release – University of Auckland

Student’s language research reaps rewards
A PhD applied linguistics student’s research about three rural primary schools in northwest Pakistan that are located close to each other, but follow different languages in their teaching, has won two prestigious awards. Read more »

All go for Hobsonville Point Early Learning Centre

Press Release – Northern Auckland Kindergarten Association

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PRESS RELEASE

All go for Hobsonville Point Early Learning Centre

Auckland, 18 February 2015: There is no doubt Thursday the 22nd January was a red letter day for Northern Auckland Kindergarten Association Inc. and the community of Hobsonville Point, the rapidly growing township in North West Auckland. Read more »

Entries open on secondary schools mooting competition

Press Release – University of Waikato

17 February, 2015

Entries open on secondary schools mooting competition

Registrations of interest for the annual University of Waikato Te Piringa – Faculty of Law Secondary Schools’ Mooting competition close on 7 March. Read more »

Kindergarten Association rolls out Storypark e-learning

Press Release – Auckland Kindergarten Association

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Auckland Kindergarten Association rolls out Storypark e-learning portfolios Read more »

Canterbury comes to Auckland

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Canterbury comes to Auckland

February 17, 2015

The University of Canterbury with support from Lincoln University, Navitas and the Christchurch College of English Language (CCEL) is coming to Auckland as “Canterbury Education Partners”. Read more »

Fee paying education not in our interests

Press Release – Quality Public Education Coalition – QPEC

Fee paying education not in our interests

Dr Liz Gordon, QPEC spokesperson and educational researcher, today argued against proposals being aired in the media to allow state schools to charge fees. Read more »

Driving New Zealand’s future success north

Press Release – Massey University

Sunday, February 15, 2015
Driving New Zealand’s future success north

How does New Zealand want to succeed in the next 50 years, and who will be driving that success? Read more »

Student wins halls scholarship with satirical video

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Canterbury student wins halls scholarship with satirical video

February 13, 2015

First year University of Canterbury student Louise Woolhouse has been awarded a $5000 accommodation scholarship after making a satirical video. Read more »

Renowned Palestinian writer speaking at the University

Press Release – University of Auckland

Renowned Palestinian writer speaking at the University of Auckland

Palestinian writer Samah Sabawi will give a public lecture at the University of Auckland next week. Read more »

Faster browsing for Schools with NZIX

Press Release – CityLink

NZIX

Media Release

11th Feb 2015

Faster browsing for Schools with NZIX Read more »

ITC welcomes 2015 scholarship winners to campus

Press Release – International Travel College

ITC welcomes 2015 scholarship winners to campus

Six bright students have been awarded scholarships to study at the International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) in 2015. Read more »

STEAM ahead – crowdfunded career event for school girls

Press Release – STEAM ahead

SUPERHEROES STEAM AHEAD A FREE EVENT FOR SCHOOL GIRLS & MUMS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (FEBRUARY 9, 2015)

Attention! Introducing a very special event that uses the power of Superheroes to promote careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM). Read more »

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