Archive for the 'Education' Category

Who is fuel poor and why?

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Who is fuel poor and why?
A scholarship to study fuel poverty in New Zealand has been awarded to an Otago University student. Read more »

ACG finishes 2014 with fourth educational acquisition

Press Release – ACG Schools

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ACG finishes 2014 with fourth educational acquisition

December 2014, Queenstown Read more »

Bright future for Vodafone Warriors star

Press Release – NZSE

MEDIA RELEASE – FINAL
December, 2014

Bright future for Vodafone Warriors star
Local student, Ben Henry, finds ease of study at NZSE Read more »

NZSE celebrates a decade of transforming lives

Press Release – NZSE

MEDIA RELEASE

November 2014

NZSE celebrates a decade of transforming lives Read more »

More Far North schools to roll out digital classrooms

Press Release – Rotary Club of Kerikeri

NEWS RELEASE
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16 December 2014
More Far North schools to roll out digital classrooms Read more »

AUT University congratulates Graduates

Press Release – AUT University


AUT University congratulates Graduates

AUT University is proud to congratulate the 3830 students who will receive their qualifications at one of seven ceremonies over the next three days. At the beginning of each day, AUT graduands have the opportunity to parade proudly in their regalia from Albert Park to Aotea Centre, where the ceremonies will be held. Read more »

National Science and Technology Awards for Students

Press Release – The Royal Society of New Zealand


National Science and Technology Awards for High School Students

Nine high school students have won awards at the prestigious Genesis Energy Realise the Dream ceremony for their outstanding scientific research, technological development or engineering projects. Read more »

Principal appointed at Middle School West Auckland

Press Release – Villa Education Trust

Principal appointed at Middle School West Auckland

James Haggett has been appointed Principal of West Auckland’s newest school, Middle School West Auckland, opening in February 2015. Read more »

NZers gambling less, but problem gambling rates unchanged

Press Release – AUT University

New Zealanders gambling less, but problem gambling rates unchanged and associated harm substantial

According to the largest New Zealand gambling study in the last 15 years, approximately 23,500 adults are problem gamblers and a further 60,500 adults are at significant risk of developing serious problems. Read more »

First Communities of Schools’ details released

Press Release – Ministry of Education

First Communities of Schools’ details released

Communities of Schools in Auckland, Hawke’s Bay, Marlborough, Nelson, West Coast, Canterbury, and Southland will form in the new school year. Read more »

Sunflowers in Kindy – Winners Named

Press Release – Daltons

MEDIA RELEASE

Friday 12th December 2014

WINNING KINDY’S NAMED

Next generation of little gardeners literally grow through the roof!
Enthusiasm for gardening has literally grown through the roof over the last few months ensuring that Kiwis love of gardening is in good health and sure to be passed onto future generations. Read more »

Victoria University appoints new Dean of Law

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

MEDIA RELEASE

12 December 2014
Victoria University appoints new Dean of Law

Victoria University of Wellington has appointed a leading Wellington public and Māori law issues specialist, Dr Mark Hickford, as Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean of Law. Read more »

Sex education programmes to combat rape culture

Press Release – The Parenting Place

Rape culture

Revised guidelines from the Ministry of Education for sex education in schools are expected to be released in December and they are welcomed by one of the largest providers of sex education in the country. “We provide presentations and resources on sex in more than 93% of New Zealand high schools”, says Dave Atkinson, senior presenter for Attitude Programmes for Schools. Read more »

Action-Packed Year for Applied Arts Department

Press Release – NorthTec

11 December 2014

Action-Packed Year for Applied Arts Department

NorthTec arts students have had another action-packed year with many opportunities to engage with arts communities and creative industries. Read more »

Canterbury aid worker distributing Philipines relief

Press Release – University of Canterbury


University of Canterbury’s Linda Cruse hands out emergency supplies to villagers
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Mentoring programme helps boost Hato Petera students

Press Release – AUT University

Mentoring programme helps boost Hato Petera students’ academic success
A unique mentoring programme run by AUT University students and Hato Petera College on Auckland’s North Shore is helping raise the achievement levels of the College’s NCEA cohort. Read more »

Partnership School Funding

Press Release – Save Our Schools NZ

Save Our Schools NZ

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Partnership School Funding

The Ministry of Education has produced a brochure that attempts to explain “Partnership Schools” funding. Unfortunately, it does a good job of highlighting the problems, rather than answering the real questions. Read more »

AUT name first Emeritus Vice Chancellor

Press Release – AUT University

AUT name first Emeritus Vice Chancellor: celebrating an extraordinary career and unique contribution to AUT University Read more »

Want to own a home – but not even looking

Press Release – Massey University

December 9, 2014

Want to own a home – but not even looking

New research by the Westpac-Massey University Fin-Ed Centre shows that while New Zealanders overwhelmingly want to own a home, most renters aren’t even looking to buy in the current market. Read more »

AIS To Launch Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management

Press Release – Auckland Institute of Studies

AIS To Launch Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management in 2015

AUCKLAND NEW ZEALAND, 8 DEC 2015

Auckland Institute of Studies is pleased to announce that it has received NZQA approval to launch the AIS Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management programme. Read more »

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