Archive for the 'Education' Category

Whitecliffe Top Art School in Auckland

Press Release – Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design

Press Release 29 July 2016

Whitecliffe Top Art School in Auckland:
Whitecliffe wins Eden Arts Art Schools Top Award
Whitecliffe Photo Media Student Yann-Ru Yang Wins Overall Winner at 2016 Eden Arts Art School Award Read more »

Waikato Diocesan School wins Monetary Policy Challenge

Press Release – The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Waikato Diocesan School for Girls wins Monetary Policy Challenge

Waikato Diocesan School for Girls has been named the national winner of the 2016 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Monetary Policy Challenge (MPC). Scots College (Wellington) placed second and Macleans College (Auckland) came third. Read more »

Discover Your Local Kindergarten!

Press Release – Auckland Kindergarten Association

Discover Your Local Kindergarten!

Auckland Kindergarten Association Announces Open Week Read more »

Tongan Prime Minister Makes Official Visit to MIT

Press Release – Manukau Institute of Technology

28 July 2016

MEDIA RELEASE

Tongan Prime Minister Makes Official Visit to MIT Read more »

MATES making connections across barriers

Press Release – University of Auckland

MATES making connections across barriers

A scheme that connects young people in low decile schools with university student mentors is looking at a bright future, thanks to recent funding boosts. Read more »

WelTec Students Line up for Culinary Battle

Press Release – Weltec

WelTec Students Line up for Culinary Battle

Three hospitality students from WelTec are getting in some last minute practice, as they prepare to battle it out in an elite national culinary competition in Auckland next week. Read more »

WelTech students line up for culinary battle

Press Release – WelTech and Whitireia


WELTEC STUDENTS LINE UP FOR CULINARY BATTLE

Three hospitality students from WelTec are getting in some last minute practice, as they prepare to battle it out in an elite national culinary competition in Auckland next week. Read more »

NZ’s top student debaters off to World Champs

Press Release – NZ Schools Debating Council

NZ’s top student debaters off to World Champs

Five of New Zealand’s top secondary schools debaters are about to represent New Zealand in the prestigious World Schools Debating Championships, in Stuttgart, Germany. Read more »

Solutions needed for crisis in recruiting teachers

Press Release – NZEI

Solutions needed for crisis in recruiting teachers

19 July 2016

The affordable housing shortage that is driving teachers out of Auckland is now being seen in other towns and needs to be addressed quickly. Read more »

Community Science Projects Funded in South Auckland

Press Release – SouthSci

The pool of next-generation STEM-thinkers in South Auckland grows!
Community Science Projects Funded in South Auckland Read more »

Carbon tax could lower emissions and GST

Press Release – University of Auckland

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Partnership School Model ‘a mirage’ says Tamihere

Press Release – Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

PRESS RELEASE – for immediate release

16 July 2016

Partnership School Model ‘a mirage’ says Tamihere Read more »

Where’s your ‘standing place’?

Press Release – Massey University

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Where’s your ‘standing place’?

Bachelor of Arts student Brandon Young travels Tamaki Drive past Bastion Point often. But he knew nothing of its historic significance as the site of a major Māori land protest in the 1970s until this year. Read more »

“Fast food” degree papers in ManukaU

Press Release – Manukau Institute of Technology

“Fast food” degree papers in Manukau

Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) plans to compress 17-week long degree papers in accounting, economics and law into eight weeks. Read more »

Liz Walker to speak in New Zealand

Press Release – Liz Walker

Would you give a 5-year old alcohol? Then don’t give them porn

When Brisbane sexologist Liz Walker delivers her Counteracting Porn Culture workshops to parents and education professionals in Auckland and Wellington she won’t be pulling any punches. Read more »

Life-changing scheme to support vulnerable youth

Press Release – University of Auckland

Life-changing scheme to support vulnerable youth

In a first for New Zealand, at-risk teenagers excluded from mainstream education are set to benefit from an innovative youth mentoring scheme. Read more »

Auckland Airport 50th anniversary scholarships

Press Release – Auckland Airport

12 July 2016

Nineteen teachers awarded Auckland Airport 50th anniversary scholarships

Auckland Airport has announced that 19 South Auckland primary, intermediate and secondary teachers and principals will receive funding towards their professional development as part of the airport’s 50th anniversary $150,000 scholarship programme. Read more »

Fellow from Hawaii to teach Te Reo at UC

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Fellow from Hawaii to teach Te Reo at UC
The University of Canterbury’s Te Reo programme in Aotahi: School of Māori and Indigenous Studies welcomed its first ever Visiting Canterbury Fellow yesterday. Read more »

Beagle can bridge gap in student achievement

Press Release – Beagle

Beagle can bridge gap in student achievement
New Zealand has one of the largest gaps in student achievement compared to other OECD countries, according to Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS). And recent findings paint a bleak picture of our government’s intervention, which have failed to turn schools around or adequately assess student achievement. Read more »

Teacher bias leads to Maori student failure

Press Release – Oranui Diversity Leadership

10 July 2016

Teacher bias leads to Maori student failure

A new study from diversity consultancy Oranui, Unconscious Bias in Education, has revealed how teachers’ low expectations have lead to decades of under-achievement by Maori students. Read more »

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