Archive for the 'Education' Category

Open Polytechnic Helps James Cook High Online

Press Release – Open Polytechnic

James Cook High School in Auckland is working with national distance learning provider Open Polytechnic of New Zealand to move its courses online in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more »

Experts Flag Concerns About Poor Learning Outcomes From Online Schooling – Parental Role Critical

Press Release – Convergence

The nature of traditional schooling in New Zealand has drastically shifted, as schools and teachers scramble to navigate their new reality amid Covid-19. Read more »

LearnCoach launches online NCEA classroom

Press Release – LearnCoach

LearnCoach Classroom, the new all-inclusive platform, enables teachers and students to minimise disruptions to education and continue top-quality schooling from home
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New National Deaf Education School Named

Press Release – Deaf Education NZ

Ko Taku Reo was today announced as the name for New Zealand’s new Deaf education school and network of services for Deaf and hard-of-hearing children. Read more »

Time To Get Staff Involved In Deciding About COVID-19 Response

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

Wholesale changes to modes of delivery must not be made without consulting staff and students, says the Tertiary Education Union | Te Hautū Kahurangi. Read more »

University Of Auckland Teaching Free Week 23-27 March 2020

Press Release – University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has advised staff and students that next week (23 to 27 March) will be a Teaching Free Week, in which teaching across the University will be suspended.

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Recipients Receive Reprieve From Full Fees

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

An anonymous donation by a member of the public is supporting three Northland DHB employees by funding 65 percent of their educational studies this year. Read more »

SAE Auckland Introduces New Global Education Partner Education & Bass

Press Release – SAE Creative Media Institute

SAE Creative Media Institute (SAE Auckland) are excited to announce a partnership with Education & Bass, who made their online learning platform free for all current SAE Auckland students to use in February. Read more »

Marae Ora, Kāinga Ora (MOKO) Launch

Press Release – UNITEC

Five South Auckland marae partner with Ngā Wai a Te Tūī, Te Whare Wānanga o Wairaka, Unitec, to research and strengthen Marae Ora, Kāinga Ora Read more »

Jeremy Salmond Recognised as Distinguished Alumni

Press Release – University of Auckland


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Jeremy Salmond Recognised as Distinguished Alumni

Press Release – University of Auckland


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The Ministry Of Education Must Adopt New Tool For Measuring School Performance Objectively & Fairly

Press Release – New Zealand Initiative

Wellington, 6 March 2020 – A groundbreaking new tool could give parents and principals the first objective measurement of New Zealand school performance, says a new report released today by The New Zealand Initiative. Read more »

Pacific Poet And Chief Justice Among Distinguished Alumni

Press Release – University of Auckland

Four inspirational graduates from the University of Auckland are to be celebrated at the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner on March 20.
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One Month To Turn Good Ideas Into Business Ventures

Press Release – University of Auckland

A four week challenge to create a new business has kept student entrepreneurs at the University of Auckland busy over February, with social good taking centre-stage. Read more »

Building On A Legacy Of Maaori Healthcare

Press Release – Manukau Institute of Technology

Manukau Institute of Technology is launching a new qualification designed to attract more Maaori to health careers and teach the skills they need to help address existing inequalities. Read more »

Teaching The University’s ‘youngest Students’ Wins National Award

Press Release – University of Auckland

 
 
 
She isn’t based in a classroom, yet the winner of a national teaching award is making a big impact on children’s learning.
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NZ Association Of Scientists Reacts To Concerns At Massey Albany

Press Release – Troy Baisden

The New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS) is monitoring the concerns raised by scientists and those in related disciplines at Massey University Albany, following two recent news items posted on the university website. Read more »

More Action Needed To Combat Young People’s Experiences Of Period Poverty

Press Release – KidsCan

KidsCan’s response to the Youth 19 survey results on period poverty

KidsCan is calling for more action to help students dealing with the shame of period poverty. The Youth 19 survey, released today, found over 21% of students in decile one schools had missed school due to a lack of menstrual products, with 14% missing more than a day a month. Read more »

Unitec Further Strengthens Performing And Screen Arts With New Appointments

Press Release – Unitec Institute of Technology

Unitec’s School of Creative Industries has announced a range of new appointments in its Performing and Screen Arts (PASA) department, ahead of the start of Semester 1 next week. Read more »

Drop In School Attendance Concerning

Press Release – New Zealand Educational Institute

Results out today showing a drop in school attendance in 2019 is a cause for concern, says NZEI Te Riu Roa President Liam Rutherford. Read more »

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