Archive for the 'Education' Category

Last chance to grab free Raising the Bar tickets

Press Release – University of Auckland

Last chance to grab free Raising the Bar tickets

University of Auckland academics are speaking all over Auckland in pubs and bars for one night only on Tuesday, August 28. Read more »

Lifelong Learning on Show during National Festival

Press Release – Adult and Community Education

August 20 2018

Hundreds of events will showcase adult learning opportunities in Aotearoa during the adult and community education (ACE) Festival of Adult Learning, September 3-9. Whether it’s te reo, sign language, cartooning or cooking wild food, there’ll be something for everyone. Read more »

Stuart, Ecoute nous – listen to us

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

Stuart McCutcheon’s team has spent today telling people working in the University of Auckland’s School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics that they may no longer have a job. Read more »

Auckland Student Teachers Receive Kupe Scholarship

Press Release – Ministry of Education

Nine Auckland-based student teachers have been awarded Kupe Scholarships by Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis in a ceremony held in Parliament, Wellington, today. Read more »

Minister, Stuart McCutcheon isn’t making teacher strike easy

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

Media release
Tertiary Education Union – Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa

Minister, Stuart McCutcheon isn’t making the teacher strike easy for you Read more »

Papakura Normal School wins Big Little Sponsorship

Press Release – AA Insurance

Papakura Normal School wins Big Little Sponsorship

Auckland – 13 August 2018 – The 676 pupils at Papakura Normal School discovered today they have received a major sporting boost from AA Insurance. Read more »

University welcomes modernisation of post study work rights

Press Release – University of Auckland

University welcomes modernisation of post study work rights for international students

The University of Auckland welcomes a move to an open three-year post study work visa for international students graduating from New Zealand universities. Read more »

Charter school funding is higher – as most have suspected

Press Release – Save Our Schools NZ

Admission up North shows that Charter school funding is higher – as most have suspected

Radio NZ ran a story last week with the startling admission that funding for two Whangarei based charter schools was about to fall as they converted into Designated Character State schools from 2019. Read more »

Brash talk to student club cancelled due to security concern

Press Release – Massey University

Massey University has cancelled a booking made by a students’ politics club at which former politician and Hobson’s Pledge founder Dr Don Brash was invited to speak at the University’s Manawatū campus on Wednesday. Read more »

Next generation of leaders called for Kupe Scholarships

Press Release – University of Auckland

Next generation of leaders called for Kupe Leadership Scholarships

Just as Kupe bravely sailed across the Pacific for an unknown land, the same courageous spirit is sought in the first intake of Kupe Leadership Scholars at the University of Auckland. Read more »

Kiwi students selected for YES Business Leaders Trip

Press Release – Young Enterprise Scheme

Kiwi students selected for YES Business Leaders Trip to Brisbane

Seven New Zealand secondary students have been selected for the YES Business Leaders Trip to Brisbane in early August. Read more »

Raising the Bar back for a second round

Press Release – University of Auckland

Raising the Bar back for a second round

Want to discover the big things that lurk in Auckland’s Big Blue Backyard? Wondered why lasers, milk and sperm are on the minds of our scientists? Have you considered that Blockchain could be bigger than the Internet? Read more »

Māori Students to Access Top-Ranked Universities

Press Release – Crimson Education

Māori Students to Access Top-Ranked Universities with Return of $100k Scholarship

New Zealand’s first scholarship to support Māori students to gain admissions to top global universities is open for applications again following its successful introduction last year. Read more »

More strain for our student,families and staff

Press Release – Alwyn Poole

Alwyn Poole
Villa Education Trust
Mt Hobson Middle School – Academic Manager Read more »

TPK major sponsor for national Māori tertiary education hui

Press Release – Ako Aotearoa

Te Puni Kōkiri on board as major sponsor for national Māori tertiary education hui

Ako Aotearoa – New Zealand’s National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence – is thrilled to have Te Puni Kōkiri’s endorsement and support for its national hui in Manukau, Auckland next week (1-3 August). Read more »

Waikato takes crown in NZ Business Case League 2018

Press Release – University of Waikato

Tuesday, 24 July 2018 – For immediate publication

Waikato takes the crown in New Zealand Business Case League 2018 Read more »

Microsoft supports inspiring New Zealand teachers

Press Release – Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft supports inspiring New Zealand teachers at country’s first technology educator hui

If you were one of the approximately 100 teachers at Microsoft House in Auckland last weekend (14-15 July), you would have been greeted with an exciting atmosphere. Read more »

Innovative housing complex designed for Wellington

Press Release – Branz

Innovative housing complex designed for Wellington

Source: BRANZ

Thirty top architecture, engineering and construction management students, one brief and just three days to design a Wellington-centric housing complex for all generations. Read more »

Learn Something New – It’s Good for You!

Press Release – Adult and Community Education

Learn Something New – It’s Good for You!

For twenty years New Zealanders have joined adults in over forty countries to celebrate the joy of learning. The celebration formerly known as Adult Learners’ Week, is a UNESCO initiative highlighting the importance and benefits of lifelong learning and encouraging people to try learning something new. Read more »

NZ story included in global theatre work for resistance

Press Release – University of Auckland

NZ story included in global theatre work for resistance and human rights

The importance of theatre as a form of participatory democracy, at a time when democracy is under threat globally, was affirmed at an international gathering of drama in education researchers and practitioners at the University of Auckland. Read more »

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