Archive for the 'Education' Category

Parental engagement is key to student success

Press Release – NZEI

Parental engagement, not real estate, is key to student success
27 January 2015

Auckland parents who want the best education for their children would be better investing in time and support for their child’s learning instead of fretting over real estate, says NZEI Te Riu Roa National President Louise Green. Read more »

Children head back to school

Press Release – Ministry of Education

26 January 2015

Children head back to school

More than 10,000 five-year-olds head off to class for the first time as New Zealand schools open for the New Year from today. Read more »

Traumatic stress study looking for participants

Press Release – University of Auckland

Traumatic stress study looking for participants

22 January 2015

A new study of secondary traumatic stress is focussing on partners of emergency responders. Read more »

Mental health issues facing Chinese in NZ

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Canterbury researcher investigates mental health issues facing Chinese people in New Zealand

January 23, 2015 Read more »

Academic’s film receiving praise at Sundance Film Festival

Press Release – University of Auckland

Academic’s film receiving praise at Sundance Film Festival

A short film by a University of Auckland academic has already being picked as a must-see film at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Read more »

Healthy lifestyles encouraged at new nutrition clinic

Press Release – Massey University

Healthy lifestyles encouraged at new nutrition clinic

Achieving your New Year’s resolution to eat heathier just got easier with the opening of a new nutrition and dietetics centre in Auckland. Read more »

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga advances in Māori CoRE Funding Roun

Press Release – University of Auckland

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga advances in Māori CoRE Funding Round

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) announced today that Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) has been selected as the only applicant to go forward to the next stage of the Māori CoRE funding round for 2016 – 2020. Read more »

Māori focused CoRE one step closer

Press Release – Tertiary Education Commission

MEDIA RELEASE

Wednesday 21 January 2015

Māori focused CoRE one step closer Read more »

Busy skies and family ties at Walsh flying school

Press Release – Airways New Zealand

Media statement from Airways New Zealand Ltd

For immediate release

20 January 2015 Read more »

New student accommodation agreement signed

Press Release – Massey University

New student accommodation agreement signed

The first group of students settling in to Massey University’s new $26.2 million Albany student accommodation village will be in experienced hands, with the signing of an agreement with Campus Living Villages (CLV) to provide accommodation management services. Read more »

Premature babies benefit from repeat steroids

Press Release – University of Auckland

Premature babies benefit from repeat steroids

Repeat doses of steroids given to premature babies before birth will not affect the long-term development of these babies. Read more »

Inzone Education Foundation at Epsom Grammar

Press Release – Inzone

New Home Set to Open for Maori & Pacifica Students Attending Epsom Girls Grammar

Epsom Girls Grammar School is getting set to welcome 16 new Maori and Pacifica students from throughout the North Island for the start of the new school year thanks to the INZONE Education Foundation establishing a new home Te Kainga Huarahi for the girls, just metres from the school’s entrance. Read more »

Ambitious International Student Plans for Wellington

Press Release – Whitireia NZ

Ambitious International Student Plans for Wellington

16 January 2015

Launched today is an ambitious plan to significantly lift the numbers of international students in Wellington. Read more »

Study questions answered at uni information sessions

Press Release – University of Waikato

16 January 2015

Study questions answered at uni information sessions

Ever thought about studying but didn’t know where to start? Not sure whether computer science or English literature is your thing? With the University of Waikato’s March intake just around the corner, now is the time to look into it. Read more »

A Roadmap to bridge the skills gap

Press Release – Industry Training Federation

OPINION

A Roadmap to bridge the skills gap

January 2015

Mark Oldershaw
CEO, Industry Training Federation Read more »

New research on Easter Island’s indigenous population

Press Release – University of Auckland

New research on the fate of Easter Island’s indigenous population

University of Auckland research has challenged orthodox theories on the demise of Easter Island society. Read more »

Kieran Read’s Thoughts on Leadership And Values

Opinion – University of Canterbury


Kieran Read’s Thoughts on Leadership And Values

Kieran Read Op-Ed
January 7, 2015


Photo: University of Canterbury student and All Black Kieran Read.

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Airways’ stringent standards attract Saudi Arabian students

Press Release – Airways New Zealand

Airways’ stringent standards attract Saudi Arabian students
Media statement
For immediate release
6 January 2015
A group of 28 Saudi Arabian students have arrived in New Zealand this week to prepare for Airways’ air traffic controller programme. Read more »

Waikato mechanical engineers compete in Melbourne

Press Release – University of Waikato

5 January, 2015

Waikato mechanical engineers compete in Melbourne

The University of Waikato Formula SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) team was placed 12th of 26 teams at the Formula SAE- Australasia competition in Melbourne last month. Read more »

Indonesia immersion for engineering graduates

Press Release – Asia New Zealand Foundation

Indonesia immersion for engineering graduates

Two New Zealand engineering graduates will gain first-hand experience of Jakarta’s construction boom during Asia New Zealand Foundation internships at Beca. Read more »

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