Archive for the 'Education' Category

Wintec Council Announcements

Press Release – Wintec

Wintec Council Announcements

Sandie Gusscott and Des Brennan have been appointed to the Wintec (Waikato Institute of Technology) council. Read more »

Rekindle the Magic

Press Release – The PR Shop

Rekindle the Magic

Discover Your Local Kindergarten Week (May 25-29)

From 25 – 29 May, 107 Auckland Kindergarten Association (AKA) kindergartens will be taking part in Discover Your Local Kindergarten Week! Come along and experience your local kindy during its open day and rekindle the joy and magic it creates. Read more »

Budget 2015: Low expectations

Press Release – NZUSA

Budget 2015: Low expectations after seven years of getting shafted

The National President of the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations, the organisation that represents the interests of New Zealand’s 400,000 tertiary students, says students have low expectations for what this week’s budget might deliver. Read more »

Rocket Lab – UC collaborating to educate aerospace engineers

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Rocket Lab and university collaborating to educate aerospace engineers

Auckland-based Rocket Lab and the University of Canterbury are collaborating to help educate New Zealanders in the specialist field of aerospace engineering. Read more »

Info and enrolment evenings on campus this week

Press Release – Massey University

Info and enrolment evenings on campus this week

Finding out the courses on offer, uncovering scholarship opportunities and demystifying the enrolment process are just three key reasons for attending the information evenings on Wednesday and Thursday this week at the Auckland campus. Read more »

Volunteer expo can open doors to jobs

Press Release – Massey University

Volunteer expo can open doors to jobs

Volunteering is now seen by many employers as an essential component of an employee’s CV, and Massey University students will get an opportunity on Wednesday to see how they can make a difference at the annual Volunteer Expo. Read more »

Like father, like daughter – science is a family affair

Press Release – Massey University

Like father, like daughter – science is a family affair

Female scientists may be a rare breed, but two Massey graduates are bucking the trend, following in their father’s footsteps as they graduate on the same stage where their fathers are seated. Read more »

Love of language puts academic on path of success

Press Release – University of Auckland

Love of language and culture puts academic on path of success
Dr Rae Si‘ilata (Ngati Raukawa, Tuhourangi, Fiji) was already a successful teacher and facilitator, but in 2010 she was prompted to embark on a PhD. She did, and the results have been outstanding. Read more »

Academic parents celebrate graduation with offspring

Press Release – University of Auckland

Academic parents celebrate graduation with offspring
There was double the reason to celebrate the University of Auckland’s capping week at the School of Architecture and Planning recently as teaching staff were on hand to see their offspring graduate. Read more »

New Zealand teachers to plunge into Shanghai

Press Release – Asia New Zealand Foundation

New Zealand teachers to plunge into Shanghai

From Kiwi start-ups in China to global giants like Disney Corporation ¬– the Asia New Zealand Foundation’s Shanghai forum will give teachers a taste of the scale and significance of China’s economy. Read more »

AUT University empowering creativity and Kidz First Hospital

Press Release – AUT

AUT University empowering creativity and Kidz First Hospital

Oscar Wilde once said that art is the most intense mode of individualism that the world has known. Some of AUT’s most talented individuals are contributing their artwork to this year’s AUT presents The Original Art Sale, Auckland’s largest art market. Read more »

Cranfield University’s VC visits Australia and New Zealand

Press Release – Cranfield University

Cranfield University’s VC visits Australia and New Zealand

Sir Peter Gregson, Chief Executive and Vice Chancellor of Cranfield University in the UK, is visiting Australia and New Zealand this month. Read more »

Otago key partner in Māori Centre of Research Excellence

Press Release – University of Otago

riday 8 May 2015
Otago key partner in Māori Centre of Research Excellence

University of Otago researchers are set to make key contributions to Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga, New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE), which has been selected to receive a further five years’ funding from the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC). Read more »

Goal setting teacher inspired from a young age

Press Release – University of Auckland

Goal setting teacher inspired from a young age

Fiona Toloa may have graduated with a Master of Professional Studies in Education with First Class Honours (MEd) on Monday but she has actually been teaching and inspiring others all her life. Read more »

Sports scholarship brings Shashank to New Zealand

Press Release – Waikato University

Sports scholarship brings Shashank to New Zealand

New Zealand, its hospitality and seafood have been given a big tick by Indian scholar Shashank Ghai, who is here for a year of study. Read more »

First ‘home-grown’ data science graduates capped today

Press Release – Auckland University

First ‘home-grown’ data science graduates capped today

New Zealand’s first home-grown data scientists graduate today – along with the lecturer who founded the programme they are graduating from. Read more »

All in the family

Press Release – University of Auckland

All in the family
For Distinguished Professor Marston Conder this year’s University of Auckland Graduation ceremony marks the moment both his sons formally follow in his footsteps.
Read more »

Nursing honours graduate enjoys new opportunities

Press Release – University of Auckland

Nursing honours graduate enjoys new opportunities
Nursing honours graduate, Tori Prendergast, is one of four from the Waikato who are the first to qualify in an innovative two-year programme that combines postgraduate study with a leadership programme. Read more »

Lincoln group establishes exciting options

Press Release – New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education

Lincoln group establishes exciting options for their education community

The New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education (NZCGE) is thrilled to formally welcome a new community under their umbrella and congratulates the school leaders in the Lincoln community for their vision and determination to look at a variety of avenues for meeting the needs of their gifted children. Read more »

Nanogirl named as Bright Sparks ambassador

Press Release – The Skills Organisation

Nanogirl named as Bright Sparks ambassador; encourages
girls to get involved in technology
New Bright Sparks ambassador Michelle Dickinson says opportunities abound for young women involved in technology, New Zealand’s fastest growing sector. Read more »

Next Page »