Archive for the 'Education' Category

MPs to “step into the shoes” of teacher aides

Press Release – New Zealand Educational Institute

MPs to “step into the shoes” of teacher aides on first day of school term

As schools launch into term two on Monday [May 1], Members of Parliament are heading back to school to experience the work of teacher aides and other school support staff. Read more »

ATT Launches Apprenticeship Scholarships

Press Release – ATT

ATT Launches Apprenticeship Scholarships
– Giving a Hand up to Young Kiwis to get a Trade Read more »

Changing Spaces 2017 – an event for the education sector

Press Release – CORE Education

Changing Spaces 2017 – an event for the education sector

Recognising the diversity students bring to the classroom and creating an environment where all students can excel are essential for educators in 2017. Read more »

Government Locking Rural Kids Out of Universities

Press Release – Aotearoa Students’ Alliance

Government Locking Rural Kids Out of Universities

26 APRIL 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Students with rural backgrounds are being prevented from attending university as a result of the current loan living costs scheme, especially from the only two institutes that offer medicine qualifications, says the Aotearoa Students’ Alliance. Read more »

South Auckland students explore Health career options

Press Release – Massey University

Monday, April 24, 2017
South Auckland students explore Health career options

Around 50 year 12 and 13 Pasifika Health Science Academy (HSA) students spent time at Massey University’s Auckland campus exploring health careers and getting hands-on experience as part of the first Health Alliance Day. Read more »

University celebrates academic success at Autumn Graduation

Press Release – University of Auckland

University celebrates academic success at Autumn Graduation
Thousands of graduands and their supporters will converge in central Auckland next week in one of New Zealand’s largest celebrations of academic success. Read more »

ANZ team up with Age Concern to help elderly get tech savvy

Press Release – ANZ Bank

News Release

For release: 18 April 2017

ANZ team up with Age Concern to help elderly get tech savvy

Peter Grant is listening to music he hasn’t heard in decades, and he’s streaming it over the internet. Read more »

Sir Douglas Myers

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand – Media release
13 April 2017

Sir Douglas Myers

Universities New Zealand expresses its sincere sympathy at the passing and loss of philanthropist Sir Douglas Myers. Read more »

Cyclone closes schools & ECE centres across North Island

Press Release – Ministry of Education

Media Release

13 April 2017

Cyclone Cook closes 137 schools and 133 early learning centres across the North Island Read more »

Release of revised Te Whāriki welcomed

Press Release – Auckland Kindergarten Association

Auckland Kindergarten Association welcomes release of revised Te Whāriki

The Auckland Kindergarten Association (AKA) has welcome the Government’s release today (12 April) of an update to New Zealand’s early childhood education curriculum, Te Whāriki. Read more »

143% increase in teacher registration fees unaffordable

Press Release – Early Childhood Council

12 April, 2017

143% increase in teacher registration fees unaffordable for many childcare centres

The Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand (Educanz) is proposing to increase teacher registration fees by 143%, but the real increase would be even greater for many early childhood education teachers, says Early Childhood Council CEO Peter Reynolds. Read more »

UC awards three new honorary doctorates

Press Release – University of Canterbury

UC awards three new honorary doctorates in April Graduation ceremonies

The University of Canterbury will award honorary doctorates in its upcoming April Graduation ceremonies to three illustrious alumni who have made a difference locally and globally. Read more »

Dev Academy announces launch of new diversity scholarships

Press Release – Enspiral Dev Academy

Dev Academy announces launch of new diversity scholarships
Enspiral Dev Academy is excited to announce two new diversity scholarships available for people to learn the fundamentals of web development. Read more »

Flooding keeps schools and early learning centres closed

Press Release – Ministry of Education

07 April 2017

Flooding keeps 29 schools and 38 early learning centres closed

The aftermath of the severe wet weather has kept 29 schools and 38 early learning services across the North Island closed today, affecting 3101 schools students and 1252 pre-schoolers. Read more »

First-in-family scholarship inspires others

Press Release – AUT University

MEDIA RELEASE

7 April 2017

First-in-family scholarship inspires others to see university as a possibility

When you have no family history of university attendance, or come from a community where higher education is not the norm, the challenges of making it ‘across the stage’ are manifold. Read more »

‘REMARKABLE TIME’ inspires remarkable project

Press Release – Samuel Marsden Collegiate School

5 April 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Marsden School’s ‘REMARKABLE TIME’ inspires remarkable project Read more »

Weather closes 67 schools and 52 early learning centres

Press Release – Ministry of Education

Media Release

06 April 2017

Update – as at 4.30pm

Severe wet weather closes 67 schools and 52 early learning centres Read more »

NZTTSA Leadership Weekend 2017

Press Release – NZTTSA

Last weekend, leaders of Tongan student bodies from tertiary institutions around New Zealand gathered again in Dunedin for its second Leadership Weekend, which was sponsored for the second time by the University of Otago. Read more »

NZUSA survey results an indicator of callous Gov’t inaction

Press Release – Aotearoa Students’ Alliance

MEDIA RELEASE

NZUSA SURVEY RESULTS AN INDICATOR OF CALLOUS GOVERNMENT INACTION
6 APRIL 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Student support failing to keep up with rising housing costs

Press Release – New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations

6 April 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Student support failing to keep up with rising housing costs: report Read more »

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