Archive for the 'Education' Category

Piddly rise slammed by students

Press Release – NZ Union of Students’ Associations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Piddly rise slammed by students

31 March 2015
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Robot ethics expert to visit NZ

Press Release – University of Auckland

Robot ethics expert to visit NZ

The University of Auckland’s Faculty of Engineering will host one of the world’s leading experts on issues associated with the development and potential deployment of military robots at a public seminar this week. Read more »

Creative Technology Students Add Flair to Hutt Arcade

Press Release – Weltec

Creative Technology Students Add Artistic Flair to Hutt Arcade

Media are invited to view the creative art work being installed over the weekend. Read more »

Manukau Institute of Technology appoints wrong councillor

Press Release – Manukau Institute of Technology

Media release
27 March 2015
Tertiary Education Union – Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa

Manukau Institute of Technology appoints wrong councillor Read more »

‘Cricket’ technology helps Northland school girls learn code

Press Release – High Tech Youth

MEDIA RELEASE

‘Cricket’ technology helps Northland school girls learn computer coding for future jobs Read more »

International Democratic Education Conference for Nelson

Press Release – International Democratic Education Conference

International Democratic Education Conference for Nelson

Founders Park & Whakatu Marae, Nelson, 9-12 April 2015 (see pic below) Read more »

Project15 final programme announced

Press Release – AUT Media

Project15 final programme announced

An exciting final programme and speaker line-up has been announced for Project15 which takes place on April 16 and 17, 2015 at AUT University. Read more »

Pioneering digital education lab for Wellington region

Press Release – Unitec

MEDIA RELEASE

Pioneering digital education lab for Wellington region

Thursday 26 March, 2015

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Secondary school art gets showcase opportunity

Press Release – Paterson Burn Optometrists

Media Release
26 March 2015

Secondary school art gets showcase opportunity Read more »

Kiwi philanthropist awards full scholarship to Cambridge

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Media release

24 March 2015

Kiwi philanthropist awards full scholarship to 18 year-old to Cambridge Read more »

Robertson scholarships awarded to outstanding future leaders

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Robertson scholarships awarded to outstanding future leaders

Two young New Zealanders have been awarded prestigious Robertson scholarships to study at a top-ranked American university in recognition of their outstanding leadership potential. Read more »

Funds for education success go to educationally successful

Press Release – Quality Public Education Coalition – QPEC

Press release 23 March

Funding for education success going to …. the educationally successful!

QPEC wants to know why the extra resources provided by the government’s flagship teacher policy are overwhelmingly being captured by the schools that cater for the wealthiest suburbs of our richest city. Read more »

Microsoft NZ kicks off ‘Week of Code’

Press Release – Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft NZ and High Tech Youth Network kick off ‘Week of Code’ to encourage young Kiwis to learn computing skills Read more »

Vocational Pathways supports young people to qualifications

Press Release – Silvereye Communications

MEDIA RELEASE

THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2015
Falling in love with school again
Vocational Pathways, supporting young people to get the qualifications they need.
Ezra Taulamana is a girl with a lot of love. Read more »

MIT Trades Academy launches

Press Release – Manukau Institute of Technology

MIT Trades Academy launches

Manukau secondary school students have a new route to educational success, with the launch of Manukau Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Trades Training Academy (MITTA). Read more »

Stan Walker Kiwi kids’ favourite local celebrity

Press Release – CensusAtSchool

Stan Walker Kiwi kids’ favourite local celebrity: CensusAtSchool

Singer and The X-Factor New Zealand judge Stan Walker is Kiwi kids’ favourite local celebrity by far, Read more »

NZ urged to go the extra mile to attract halal tourists

Press Release – University of Waikato

Thursday, 19 March 2015

New Zealand urged to go the extra mile to attract halal tourists

New Zealand hotel and tourism operators are being urged to step up efforts to grab a slice of the US $137 billion a year global halal tourism market. Read more »

Youth mentoring expert to talk at University of Auckland

Press Release – University of Auckland

Youth mentoring expert to talk at Parliament and the University of Auckland

An academic leader in youth mentoring and classroom equality and fairness will deliver two lectures in New Zealand this month. Read more »

Students help with housing for the elderly

Press Release – University of Auckland

Students help with housing for the elderly
Students from the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland are helping bridge the generation gap with their design for affordable, residential housing for the elderly. Read more »

Four groups short-listed to be Centres of Research Excellenc

Press Release – Tertiary Education Commission

4 groups short-listed to be Centres of Research Excellence
Four groups have been shortlisted for three available places in the latest funding round for Centres of Research Excellence (CoREs). Read more »

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