Archive for the 'Education' Category

Charter Schools Unnecessary Option Say Principals

Press Release – New Zealand Principals’ Federation

Charter Schools Unnecessary Option Say Principals

Whetu Cormick, President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF), says, ‘There is no need to have a special category of charter schools, in New Zealand.’ Read more »

Unitec Institute of Tech Opens a Free4U Computing Classroom

Press Release – UNITEC

Auckland’s Unitec Institute of Technology Opens a Free4U Computing Classroom in Birkenhead

Unitec has launched a Free4U Computing Classroom in Birkenhead on Auckland’s North Shore. Read more »

Homework centres kick off

Press Release – Auckland Rugby League

A new rugby league-driven programme gets underway this week with the goal of better supporting local youth and promoting off-field achievement. Read more »

The highs and lows of the Psychoactive Substances Act

Press Release – Massey University

The highs and lows of the Psychoactive Substances Act

In July 2013, the Government implemented the Psychoactive Substances Act (PSA) in response to the prolific use of so-called “legal highs” in New Zealand. Read more »

New Head of School Enjoying Career in Education

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

New Head of School Enjoying Career in Education

Having seen EIT from a distance for a few years, Glenn Fulcher – as head of the Tourism and Hospitality and the English Language centre – feels it is now nice to be part of it. Read more »

Unitec and Police Celebrate 15-Year Partnership

Press Release – UNITEC

Unitec and Police Celebrate 15-Year Partnership Promoting Diversity

April 18 – Unitec Institute of Technology and New Zealand Police today celebrated 15 years of partnership, delivering the Pre-Police course to encourage greater diversity amongst Police recruits. Read more »

NZ’s first graduates in Global Humanitarian Engineering

Press Release – University of Canterbury

NZ’s first graduates in Global Humanitarian Engineering in UC’s autumn graduation ceremonies

New Zealand’s first Global Humanitarian Engineering graduates has received their diplomas today at one of the University of Canterbury’s autumn graduation ceremonies. Read more »

Minecraft & Lego used for emergency preparedness

Press Release – East Coast LAB Life at the Boundary

Written by Bernie, Carter, Lorna, Maddy, Poppy, Isla, Keely, Raiha, Amelia, Sophie, Stirling and Tono’o (Students from Maraekakaho School) and Kate (East Coast LAB) Read more »

Stepping Stone into Trades Careers for Dyslexic Youth

Press Release – Aspire2 Trades

Stepping Stone into Trades Careers for Dyslexic Youth

A new training programme kicks off in South Auckland later this month to help youth with Dyslexia launch careers in engineering and welding. Read more »

Pasifika educators pushing the boundaries

Press Release – NZEI Te Riu Roa

Pasifika educators pushing the boundaries

17 April 2018

Finding new horizons and pushing the boundaries will be central themes in a two-day Pasifika Fono for educators, which opens in Auckland this Thursday (19 April). Read more »

ANZ supports girls’ education with Dignity initiative

Press Release – ANZ Bank

ANZ supports girls’ education with Dignity initiative

ANZ is partnering with social enterprise Dignity to provide free sanitary items to girls at 23 schools in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch and 1,200 female staff members. Read more »

Kiwi teachers awarded for future-focused education

Press Release – The Mind Lab

Kiwi teachers awarded for bringing future-focused education to students
The Mind Lab by Unitec and NEXT Foundation have awarded two Kiwi teachers for their efforts in bringing a future-forward perspective to education in their schools. Read more »

New NZMA Trades Campus to Address Skills Shortage

Press Release – New Zealand Management Academies

New NZMA Trades Campus to Address Skills Shortage

10 April 2018 – Today, the Minister for Building and Construction and Associate Education Minister, The Hon. Jenny Salesa, MP opened the newly refurbished 8000 square metres New Zealand Management Academies (NZMA) Trades Campus, on Great South Road, Mount Wellington, Auckland. Read more »

AUT Law School opens Centre for Indigenous Rights and Law

Press Release – AUT University

9 April 2018

AUT Law School opens Centre for Indigenous Rights and Law

The AUT Law School looks to boost research into indigenous law with the opening of its Centre for Indigenous Rights and Law. Read more »

NZTC early childhood education graduates celebrate

Press Release – New Zealand Tertiary College

Diversity shared as NZTC early childhood education graduates celebrated in Auckland

Traditional dress from all over the world met formal graduation attire at New Zealand Tertiary College’s Auckland early childhood education graduation ceremony held on Wednesday evening. Read more »

First King Country school takes part in 100 schools project

Press Release – New Zealand Young Farmers

6th April 2018

First King Country school takes part in 100 schools project

Students are learning how DNA testing and artificial insemination is being used to improve genetics on an Otorohanga beef farm. Read more »

Bigger, better Biomechanics Day

Press Release – Massey University

Bigger, better Biomechanics Day

Thousands of students around the country are taking part in National Biomechanics Day next week (April 11), joining a growing global movement to teach school children more about biomechanics. Read more »

The future of food explored at University symposium

Press Release – University of Auckland

MEDIA RELEASE

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018
The future of food explored at University symposium

What are some of the big food issues in today’s world? And how can we address them to create food systems that are sustainable, just and resilient? Read more »

Massey University – free public lecture on identity politics

Press Release – Massey University

Massey University – free public lecture on identity politics: Pacific to Palestine

IDENTITY POLITICS: from the Pacific to Palestine (free public lecture at Massey’s Albany campus – Thursday, 5 April) Read more »

Fulbright NZ releases new levels and second year funding

Press Release – Fullbright NZ

Fulbright New Zealand releases new levels and second year funding for graduate awards

WELLINGTON, Read more »

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