Archive for the 'Education' Category

Tongan student leaders continue a strong, united movement

Press Release – NZTTSA

Young Tongan tertiary student leaders gathered in Wellington for its third annual Leadership Weekend. The New Zealand Tongan Tertiary Students’ Association (NZTTSA) executive members invited representatives of Tongan student associations from all around New Zealand. Read more »

New Zealand’s Best Teachers Honoured with Awards

Press Release – National Excellence in Teaching Awards

EMBARGOED UNTIL 5.00AM, FRIDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2018

New Zealand’s Best Teachers Honoured with Awards
Six teachers spanning Early Childhood, primary and secondary education will receive honours at the ASG National Excellence in Teaching Awards (NEiTA) today at an official ceremony hosted by Hon Chris Hipkins MP, Minister of Education in Wellington. Read more »

New Partnership promotes Māori legal scholarship

Press Release – Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

New Partnership promotes Māori legal scholarship
Tēnā koutou katoa

The inaugural Borrin Foundation – Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) Summer Legal Research Internship awards were announced at the Supreme Court in Wellington, at yesterday’s launch event for the Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation. Read more »

Partnership schools thriving despite uncertain future

Press Release – E Tipu e Rea

New Zealand’s partnership schools have full to overflowing rolls at the start of the new academic year, despite an uncertain future. Read more »

University of Auckland opens new innovation hub

Press Release – University of Auckland

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2018

University of Auckland opens new innovation and entrepreneurship hub to foster new ventures
The University of Auckland today launches the Unleash Space, a new innovation and entrepreneurship hub to grow ideas into ventures. Read more »

RoboPā gains further funding to engage Māori youth

Press Release – Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi

RoboPā gains further funding to engage Māori youth

A robotics initiative by Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi has been awarded increased funding to support the growth of computational thinking among Māori students in the Gisborne, Bay of Plenty, Auckland and Northland regions. Read more »

Bay of Plenty receives campus status

Press Release – University of Auckland

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2018
Bay of Plenty receives campus status

The success of the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (DHB) as a teaching and research facility for the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences has resulted in it officially becoming a Clinical Campus. Read more »

Auckland University welcomes leader in Augmented Reality

Press Release – University of Auckland

University of Auckland welcomes world leader in Augmented Reality

One of the world’s pioneers in researching and commercialising Augmented Reality (AR) will join the University of Auckland under the Entrepreneurial Universities programme established by the previous government. Read more »

Celebrate the first North Asia CAPE Maori Business Scholars

Press Release – North Asia CAPE

Celebrate the first North Asia CAPE Maori Business Scholars

20 February 2018

North Asia CAPE Māori Business Scholars offer valuable insights from
immersion experience in Taipei Read more »

Students devote summer to real world research

Press Release – University of Auckland

The University of Auckland’s youngest researchers are nearing the end of a summer spent taking on real-life research under the guidance of leading academics. Read more »

2018 Mito Scholarship Recipients Announced

Press Release – MITO

2018 Mito Scholarship Recipients Announced
49 outstanding individuals have been awarded 2018 MITO scholarships to help further their careers. Read more »

Unitec to introduce Gender Affirmation Policy

Press Release – UNITEC

Unitec first NZ tertiary institution to introduce Gender Affirmation Policy for staff and students

Auckland, 15 February, 2018 – Unitec Institute of Technology is the first tertiary provider in New Zealand to introduce a Gender Affirmation Policy in recognition of both staff and students who undertake a gender affirmation process while they are working or studying at Unitec. Read more »

Companion robots could help our rural schools

Press Release – University of Auckland

Companion robots could help our rural schools

Companion robots could be used in rural schools to help motivate students to study science and technology, and to provide comfort, according to University of Auckland research. Read more »

Young coders to school Digital Nations Conference delegates

Press Release – Code Club Aotearoa

During their lunch break, tech leaders, social innovators, government officials, and future thinkers at the Digital Nations 2030 conference will get schooled. Twenty kids from Code Club Aotearoa will take delegates through a lesson in Scratch, a programming language designed especially for 8 to 16 year olds, but used by people of all ages. Read more »

An Inside Look At The Human Body

Press Release – Life Education Trust

Education Experience Giving Children An Inside Look At The Human Body
Friday 9 February 2018

First of its kind, internationally acclaimed exhibition featuring real human bodies is landing in Auckland on 23 April 2018. Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS Vital is set to be an educational eye opener. Read more »

Enthusiasm for STEM Sparks Early Among Girls in Asia Pacific

Press Release – Mastercard

Enthusiasm for STEM Sparks Early Amongst Girls in Asia Pacific: Mastercard Research

Embargoed until 2.30pm, 9 February 2018 Read more »

Giving Kiwis An Educational Tour Of The Human Body

Press Release – BODY WORLDS Vital

Dr. Gunther von Hagens’ internationally acclaimed exhibition lands in New Zealand for the first time
More than 50 New Zealand schools sign up for educational experience at health and wellness exhibit
Eye-opening event gives Kiwis an inside look at how lifestyles truly impact your body Read more »

NZ creative schools make top international animation list

Press Release – New Education group

The top 100 International Animation schools list has been released and two of New Education group’s creative colleges, Yoobee School of Design and Animation College have featured. Read more »

Hikuwai Sounds Festival 2018 Announced

Press Release – AUT Student Association

HIKUWAI SOUNDS FESTIVAL 2018
FEATURING P-MONEY, SWIDT, L.A.B., & MORE
Friday 2 March 2018
Hikuwai Plaza, AUT City Campus, 55 Wellesley St E, Auckland Read more »

Pacific Law, Custom and Constitutionalism Conference

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Pacific Law, Custom and Constitutionalism Conference (PLCC): Part One: Samoan Traditional Leadership, Customary Land Tenure & Religious Rights
An innovative and exciting conference series is due to begin on the 13th and 14th February 2018 at the University of Auckland, Read more »

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