Archive for the 'Education' Category

Undergraduates gather for international research conference

Press Release – University of Auckland

Undergraduate students gather in Auckland for international research conference

Undergraduate students from 20 universities around the world have gathered at the University of Auckland for the 11th annual Universitas 21 Undergraduate Research Conference. Universitas 21 is a global network connecting research-intensive universities around the world. Read more »

Victoria’s new council needs democratic accountability

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

7 July 2015

Tertiary Education Union – Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa

Victoria’s new council needs democratic accountability Read more »

The rise of Māori academic achievement in mental health

Press Release – Massey University

The rise of Māori academic achievement in mental health

The phenomenal success of a groundbreaking programme to develop Māori Health professionals has been celebrated at a special hui in Auckland today. Read more »

ITC catering for Vocational Pathways in schools

Press Release – International Travel College

ITC catering for Vocational Pathways in schools

The International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) is catering for Vocational Pathways in secondary schools with its suite of interactive short courses. Read more »

Including dads in positive parenting programme

Press Release – Auckland University

Including dads in positive parenting programme improves children’s behaviour

University of Auckland research has found that including dads in a positive parenting programme adapted to enhance father engagement and teamwork greatly improved the behaviour of children, their own parenting practices, and the family’s overall relationship. Read more »

Auckland continues to break affordability records

Press Release – Massey University

Auckland continues to break affordability records

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows that homes in Auckland are now 56 per cent less affordable than the rest of the country – the second consecutive quarter that margin has reached record levels. Read more »

Career education is core business for 21st Century schools

Press Release – NZSTA

Career education is core business for 21st Century schools

“Careers” has evolved a long way from what today’s parents will remember as a one-off process of finding a job or a course of study to go to when they left school. Read more »

NEXT Foundation Announces Two New Investments in Education

Press Release – The NEXT Foundation

NEXT Foundation Announces Two New Investments in Education

NEXT Foundation today announced a further two investments in education from the many excellent submissions to its 2014 application process. Read more »

Media Design School Ranked 4th Best VFX/Animation School

Press Release – Media Design School

Media Design School Ranked 4th Best VFX/Animation School Globally

Media Design School has been ranked the fourth best school in the world to study VFX/Animation and Game Art at for 2015 by the Autodesk Sponsored CG Student Awards, with Media Design School students taking out two of the three internships in the Oceania Bootcamp Placement award category. Read more »

Stimulating Winter Week on University of Auckland campus

Press Release – University of Auckland

1 July 2015

Stimulating Winter Week on University of Auckland campus

Nationalism, Dave Brubeck and the evolution of ‘Māori Blues’, predator free New Zealand and geothermal energy are among some of the topics being aired at the Centre for Continuing Education’s Winter Week on Campus. Read more »

School-Police partnerships important for student learning

Press Release – NZSTA

School-Police partnerships important for student learning

Students learn better when they feel safe and they are safe. Partnerships between schools and police to address issues such as online safety, travelling safely to and from school, vandalism and bullying help create an environment where students and staff can focus their energies on learning. Read more »

Massey University celebrates Māori Language month

Press Release – Massey University

Massey University celebrates Māori Language month

From left, Kaihautu Māori Sheeanda Field with Senior Māori advisor Jacob Tapiata demonstrate the Māori scrabble game. Photo: MASSEY UNIVERSITY
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Exhibition sure to SPARK interest

Press Release – Waikato University

Exhibition sure to SPARK interest

One of New Zealand’s most prominent artists will host an exhibition expected to create plenty of interest in Hamilton next month. Read more »

Japanese film a rare road movie gem

Press Release – Massey University

Japanese film a rare road movie gem

The Japanese film Haru’s Journey – to screen at Massey University’s Auckland campus on Monday, July 8 – is a rare road movie gem, filmed in the Tohoku region before the devastating 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. Read more »

University mythbuster to address trustees

Press Release – NZSTA

University mythbuster to address trustees

Addressing common myths about the value of a university degree is one of the topics on the agenda for school trustees attending NZSTA’s national conference in Auckland this weekend. Read more »

Todd Foundation Award for Excellence

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Media release – Todd Foundation Award for Excellence

26 June 2015

Todd awards nine research scholarships to benefit New Zealand Read more »

‘Nanogirl’ Michelle Dickinson wins Blake Leader Award

Press Release – Auckland University

‘Nanogirl’ Michelle Dickinson wins Blake Leader Award

Science advocate Dr Michelle Dickinson has been awarded a Blake Leader Award for outstanding leadership at a ceremony in Auckland. Read more »

New initiative for schools launched

Press Release – Education New Zealand

New initiative for schools launched

New Zealand schools wanting to boost the performance of international education in their sector have formed a new nationwide organisation to drive the effort. Read more »

Lectures shed light on light

Press Release – Waikato University

Lectures shed light on light

Are lasers part of your life and you don’t even know it?

As part of the New Zealand Institute of Physics conference being held at the University of Waikato in July, there are two free lectures on lasers and microwaves that are open to the public. Read more »

$16 million funding for food processing research

Press Release – Massey University

$16 million funding for food processing research

Cutting-edge research in food engineering will be funded in a new programme that brings together engineers and scientists from universities and crown research institutes to improve profits for New Zealand food producers. Read more »

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