Archive for the 'Education' Category

Future of education, jobs and economy

Press Release – Massey University

Future of education, jobs and economy

Understanding the global economic forces that determine whether a tertiary degree will result in a job – let alone a well-paid one – is the theme of visiting British educational economist Professor Hugh Lauder’s lecture series in New Zealand this month. Read more »

School bags jam-packed with technology

Press Release – AMI Insurance

School bags jam-packed with technology

Students aren’t the only ones with back to school blues this year with some reports finding that increasing technology demands contribute to hefty costs which families are struggling to pay. Read more »

Pūkawakawa 2016: A New Adventure Begins

Press Release – Northland District Health Board

Pūkawakawa 2016: A New Adventure Begins

Twenty-four fifth-year medical students making up the 2016 intake of Pūkawakawa Medical Outreach Programme were officially welcomed last week with a pōwhiri at the newly-refurbished NorthTec Marae in Whangarei. Read more »

International early childhood leaders to collaborate

Press Release – New Zealand Tertiary College

International early childhood leaders to collaborate in Auckland

Early childhood leaders and practitioners from over 80 nations will gather in Auckland May 9-12, 2017 at the SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre for the World Forum on Early Care and Education. Read more »

Bright Future Ahead for Reannz Internship Recipient

Press Release – REANNZ

Bright Future Ahead for Reannz Internship Recipient

Crown-owned company REANNZ (Research & Education Advanced Network New Zealand) is delighted to announce the recipient of its inaugural Future Funds tertiary scholarship programme for 2016. Read more »

New marketplace makes it easy to get academic help

Press Release – Tutorly

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New marketplace makes it easy for parents to get academic help for their children Read more »

Special pathway leads to success

Press Release – Lincoln University

Special pathway leads to success

Anna Yu Dong is one of the first graduates from a special collaborative 3+1+1 pathway devised by Lincoln University and the New Zealand College of Business (NZCB). Read more »

Children head back to school

Press Release – Ministry of Education

Children head back to school

Schools will be opening for the new school year this week, as students begin another year’s learning. Read more »

Auckland Students Applaud Groundbreaking Labour Policy

Press Release – AUSA

Auckland Students Applaud Groundbreaking Labour Policy

Auckland University Students’ Association (AUSA) has welcomed Andrew Little’s announcement on free post-school education. Read more »

Summer Code Camp in Tamaki makes learning code a game

Press Release – Innovation Partnership

Embargoed until 5.00am, Friday 29 January

AUCKLAND – 29 January 2016

Summer Code Camp in Tamaki makes learning code a game Read more »

Symposium sets sights on equity through education

Press Release – Massey University

Symposium sets sights on equity through education

The need to establish research and advocacy to help combat inequity in education is the driver for a symposium hosted by Massey University’s Institute of Education on Wednesday, 17 February. Read more »

A regrettable episode

Press Release – Quality Public Education Coalition – QPEC

A regrettable episode

The Quality Public Education Coalition is relieved that the experiment to open a partnership school at Whangaruru in Auckland is over. Dr Liz Gordon says that the model is deeply ideological, based on the incorrect notion that the private sector can offer a better education for the poorest children than the state. Read more »

Links strengthened with Indonesia

Press Release – University of Auckland

Links strengthened with Indonesia

University of Auckland – 28 January 2015

Links between Indonesia and New Zealand have been strengthened with a new agreement between their leading universities. Read more »

New CEO Appointed to Te Whanau O Hato Petera Trust

Press Release – TeWhanau o Hato Petera Trust Board

New CEO Appointed to Te Whanau O Hato Petera Trust

The trustees of Te Whanau o Hato Petera Trust have appointed Vivian Te Mana Hahipene to the position of CEO at a meeting held last night at Te Kamaka Marae at Hato Petera College in Auckland. Read more »

Heading to Europe And the Olympics of Architecture

Press Release – Warren and Mahoney

Heading to Europe And the Olympics of Architecture

Architectural graduate Antonia Lapwood has been awarded the 2016 Warren and Mahoney International Scholarship to attend the Venice Architecture Biennale which starts in May this year and runs for six months. Read more »

ACG Senior College student offered place at Cambridge

Press Release – ACG Senior College

ACG Senior College student offered place at Cambridge University, UK

21 January 2016, Auckland. The day of results is always nerve racking. To find out not only your results but also the outcome of your application to your dream university in one day, was off the chart exciting for ACG Senior College student, Angela Chan. Read more »

NZQA Gives Otago Polytechnic Big Tick for Quality Assurance

Press Release – Otago University

NZQA Gives Otago Polytechnic Another Big Tick for Quality Assurance

The New Zealand Qualifications Authority has again given Otago Polytechnic the highest possible endorsement in its 2015 External Evaluation and Review, rating the tertiary institution as Highly Confident in educational performance and Highly Confident in capability in self-assessment. Read more »

Professor Jane Kelsey – Critic and Conscience

Press Release – University of Auckland

Professor Jane Kelsey – Critic and Conscience
Whether or not you agree with University of Auckland Law School Professor Jane Kelsey, you will always know what she thinks because she takes her critic and conscience responsibilities very seriously, and she punches well above her weight. Read more »

Quality support for first-time parents, made affordable

Press Release – YMCA

Quality support for first-time parents, made affordable by gold coin donation
YMCA Auckland partners with SPACE NZ Trust

YMCA is continuing its vision of building strong kids, strong families and strong communities with the introduction of a free New Zealand parent education programme called SPACE, aimed at supporting parents through the first year of their child’s journey and beyond. Read more »

Budding entrepreneurs to learn with Chinese contemporaries

Press Release – University of Auckland

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Budding entrepreneurs to learn with Chinese contemporaries

Media Release – University of Auckland – 18 January 2015 Read more »

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