Archive for the 'Education' Category

More recognition needed for Homebased Early Education

Press Release – NZ Homebased ECE Assoc.

More recognition needed for Homebased Early Childhood Educators and Nannies
The New Zealand Homebased ECE Association says the great contribution that homebased educators and nannies make to homes and communities throughout New Zealand should be recognised and celebrated. Read more »

Law is the closest we get to applying philosophy

Press Release – AUT University

International expert says law is the closest we get to applying philosophy

The reputation of New Zealand’s most contemporary law school has attracted not one, but two world-leading academics. The newly appointed Dean of AUT University’s Law School is Professor Charles Rickett and Professor Allan Beever has been appointed as a Professor of Law. Read more »

University of Auckland Lab Wins International Design Award

Press Release – Lab-works Architecture

Press Release – Tuesday 2 September 2014
Immediate Release

University of Auckland – New Chemistry Laboratory Wins International Design Award Read more »

Classroom seismograph to be installed in Christchurch school

Press Release – University of Auckland

Classroom seismograph to be installed in Christchurch school

An earthquake monitoring device for schools will be installed at Rangi Ruru Girls’ School in Christchurch tomorrow as part of a University of Auckland outreach programme Read more »

Unique Ukulele Building Workshop on Offer in Auckland

Press Release – Goldbeard Guitars

MEDIA RELEASE
2 September 2014

Unique Ukulele Building Workshop on Offer in Auckland

Local guitar and ukulele making business GOLDBEARD GUITARS has teamed up with Rutherford College’s CEC (Community Education Centre) to offer a unique one week workshop in ukulele making next month (6th – 12th Oct). Read more »

Govt investment may halt decline in language learning

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

Press Release

Government investment may halt decline in language learning Read more »

Excellence and impact for top quality research

Press Release – University of Auckland

Excellence and impact for top quality research

*Interviews:
This was a University of Auckland seminar, Read more »

Celebrity Judge for Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge

Press Release – Manukau Institute of Technology

Celebrity Judge & Finalists Announced for National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge

Wednesday 27th August, 2014 Read more »

AUT University educating young leaders in New Zealand first

Press Release – AUT University

AUT University educating young leaders in New Zealand first
In a New Zealand first, AUT University is currently hosting 25 of Brazil’s future young leaders as part of the Brasilia without Boarders programme. The programme is a Brazilian Government initiative to build up the skills and experience of the future leaders of Brazil through knowledge exchange. Read more »

Surgeons receive prestigious Australasian College Award

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

Media Release

Wednesday 26 August, 2014

Northland Surgeons receive prestigious Australasian College of Surgeons award Read more »

British expert first to hold Sir Stephen Tindall chair

Press Release – Massey University

MEDIA RELEASE

Tuesday August 26, 2014

British retail expert first to hold Sir Stephen Tindall chair Read more »

Tai Tokerau academic sets ‘first’ for NZ educational journal

Press Release – University of Auckland

Tai Tokerau academic sets ‘first’ for NZ educational journal
A hui that discussed the need to promote the Māori language inspired a University of Auckland lecturer to write the first academic article for the New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies (NZJES) ever published entirely in te reo. Read more »

Five years of investing in Māori and Pacific Education

Press Release – ASB Community Trust

ASB Community Trust celebrates five years of investing in Māori and Pacific Education
An ambitious attempt by the ASB Community Trust to raise Māori and Pacific educational achievement is celebrating its fifth anniversary. Read more »

Tertiary sustainability forum in Auckland

Press Release – University of Auckland

Tertiary sustainability forum in Auckland
New Zealand’s first sustainability practitioners’ forum for tertiary education will be hosted by the University of Auckland next week, on 4-5 September. Read more »

Renowned economist wins University of Waikato award

Press Release – University of Waikato

25 August, 2014

Media Release

Renowned economist wins University of Waikato award

One of New Zealand’s best-known economists will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato next month. Read more »

University launches world first safety device to students

Press Release – AUT University

AUT University launches new safety device to students in world first

AUT University strives to provide a safe environment for its students to study, learn and live in. Read more »

Robert Chapman : Utopianism in the Twenty-First Century

Press Release – University of Auckland

Robert Chapman Lecture, Utopianism in the Twenty-First Century

25 August, 2014

Professor Lucy Sargisson of the University of Nottingham will debate the pros and cons of Utopianism at this year’s University of Auckland Robert Chapman Lecture. Read more »

Students win NZ’s supreme cooking award

Press Release – Otago Polytechnic

Press Release from Central

Otago Polytechnic

21 August 2014

Otago Polytechnic Central students win NZ’s supreme cooking award Read more »

Taste buds tingle at youth burger competition

Press Release – Auckland Council

Media release
21 August 2014
Taste buds tingle at youth burger competition
Forget Masterchef and My Kitchen Rules – when it comes to culinary creativity Manurewa High School is where the action is. Read more »

Researcher explores end-of-life care for Māori

Press Release – Massey University

Thursday, August 21, 2014
Researcher explores end-of-life care for Māori

Attitudes to death and dying have a cultural dimension, so how well does end-of-life and palliative care encompass Māori culture, spiritual beliefs and traditions? Read more »

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