Archive for the 'Education' Category

Minister Praises School Academic Turnaround

Press Release – Wesley College

Minister Praises School Academic Turnaround

South Auckland’s Wesley College, whose previously poor academic performance attracted critical scrutiny from the Ministry of Education, is being praised by the Minister of Education for its NCEA achievements over the past 2 years under new Principal Steve Hargreaves. Read more »

Identity and change themes in Latin American forum

Press Release – Massey University

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Identity and change themes in Latin American forum

Latin America’s colonial legacies and the impact of neoliberalism as well as food, football, film and feminism are among topics at conference of Latin American scholarship at Massey University’s Auckland campus next week. Read more »

Massey offers US students smart tourism experience

Press Release – Massey University

Massey offers US students smart tourism experience

Nine American university students are making the most of their summer break with a unique tour of New Zealand that combines tourism with business field trips and a work experience placement. Read more »

Winners of Windows to the Future Competition.

Press Release – New Era

Owairoa Primary and Glenbrook School Winners of Windows to the Future Competition.

Auckland, New Zealand – Monday the 27th June 2016 Read more »

Auckland signs landmark agreement with Mexico

Press Release – University of Auckland

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Auckland signs landmark agreement with Mexico

Media release – University of Auckland – 28 June 2016 Read more »

Fulbright NZ And NPM: An Enduring Partnership

Press Release – Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

Fulbright NZ And NPM: An Enduring Partnership

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM), New Zealand’s Māori Centre of Research Excellence and Fulbright New Zealand have established an enduring and successful partnership in recent years. Read more »

Fulbright New Zealand announces 2016 scholar award grantees

Press Release – Fulbright NZ

Fulbright New Zealand announces 2016 scholar award grantees
Fulbright New Zealand announces the new grantees of its prestigious scholar awards, who will be honoured tomorrow at a special ceremony at Parliament. Read more »

Professor Richard Bedford named AUT Emeritus Professor

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

Professor Richard Bedford named AUT Emeritus Professor

AUT is proud to continue its tradition of recognising and honouring outstanding academics with the awarding of Professor Richard Bedford as Emeritus Professor of the Auckland University of Technology. Read more »

Fulbright New Zealand announces 2016 graduate award grantees

Press Release – Fulbright NZ

Fulbright New Zealand announces 2016 graduate award grantees

Fulbright New Zealand announces the new grantees of its prestigious graduate awards, who will be honoured next week at a special ceremony at Parliament. Read more »

Kiwi schools embracing edtech says Canvas

Press Release – Canvas

Kiwi schools embracing edtech despite outdated procurement models, says Canvas

Media release
22 June 2016

Outdated procurement models are holding back the uptake of new education technologies by schools the world over. But New Zealand schools are starting to buck the trend, according to global Learning Management System (LMS) provider Canvas. Read more »

Māori and Pacific focus for quit smoking research

Press Release – University of Auckland

Māori and Pacific focus for quit smoking research
Media Release – University of Auckland – 20 June 2016 Read more »

Virtuoso violinist adds new string to his bow at UC

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Virtuoso violinist adds new string to his bow at UC

With an established international music career based in the United States, jetsetting musician Professor Mark Menzies is answering a trans-Pacific calling from his alma mater, the University of Canterbury’s School of Music, to become the new Head of Performance. Read more »

Te Whare Hukahuka to build next generation

Press Release – Te Whare Hukahuka

Te Whare Hukahuka to build next generation of Māori governance leaders

Education enterprise Te Whare Hukahuka is calling for applications for its governance development programme, aimed at fast-tracking the next generation of Māori business leaders into governance roles. Read more »

Grantee to study seismic performance of high-rise walls

Press Release – Fullbright NZ

Fulbright-EQC Award grantee to study seismic performance of high-rise walls

Fulbright New Zealand and the Earthquake Commission (EQC) congratulate Alex Shegay on being granted the 2016 Fulbright-EQC Graduate Award in Natural Disaster Research. Read more »

AIA and OFC launch Oceania Football Education Programme

Press Release – AIA NZ

AIA and OFC launch Oceania Football Education Programme

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 16 June 2016 – The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) and AIA are proud to announce the launch of a new pilot initiative ‘The Oceania Football Education Programme – powered by AIA’ in Auckland, New Zealand to support aspiring young Asian and Pacific footballers. Read more »

Auckland health research gets major boost

Press Release – University of Auckland

Auckland health research gets major boost

Media Release – University of Auckland – 14 June 2016 Read more »

Schools to take flight with Airpoints™ for Schools

Press Release – Air New Zealand

14 June 2016
Schools to take flight with Airpoints™ for Schools

Ten Kiwi schools have cause to celebrate following a huge response to Air New Zealand’s first annual Airpoints™ for Schools programme. Read more »

UOA Council ignores students, cops out of divestment vote

Press Release – Fossil Free UoA

UOA Council ignores students, cops out of divestment vote

Yesterday afternoon the University of Auckland Council declined to vote on a motion that would encourage the university’s foundation to divest from fossil fuels, to the disappointment of Auckland University Students Association and student group Fossil Free UoA. Read more »

Tutor House’s growth cemented by landmark partnership

Press Release – Tutor House

Tutor House’s growth cemented by landmark partnership with Campus Link


Tutor House, a fast-growing tuition provider, has partnered with not-for-profit e-learning platform Campus Link. The organisation behind Cambridge, NCEA, and IB Campus has sought relief for their private tutoring operation, which Tutor House has agreed to provide. Read more »

Universities to study NZ’s co-operative sector

Press Release – University of Auckland

Universities to study NZ’s co-operative sector
13 June 2016

New Zealand’s co-operative business sector is better known overseas than in this country but that is set to change with two leading universities joining forces to conduct the first research study into the economic contribution of Kiwi co-ops. Read more »

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