Archive for the 'Education' Category

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Strike

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Strike

Media release – 19 October 2018
Tertiary Education Union – Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa
AUT strike Read more »

New teacher supply and demand model welcome but flawed

Press Release – NZEI

New teacher supply and demand model welcome but flawed – and too late to stop teacher shortages next year

18 October 2018 Read more »

Professor’s electrifying journey through the gut

Press Release – University of Auckland

Imagine watching the inside of a stomach at work: the gut walls breaking down food, transporting and mixing it in the small intestine and compacting and sorting the waste in the colon.
For the last 15 years bioengineer Professor Leo Cheng has been doing exactly this as he has studied and modelled the inner workings of our stomachs. Read more »

Supporting Young People in an Age of Pornography

Press Release – Grow Marketing

How can we support young people to have a healthy understanding of sexuality, relationships and consent in an age of pornography? Read more »

Top Maori academic gives Keith Sinclair Lecture

Press Release – University of Auckland

Māori historian, member of the Waitangi Tribunal and award-winning author, Dr Aroha Harris, will give the University of Auckland’s Keith Sinclair Memorial Lecture this week. Read more »

Plan to put teachers on skills shortage list proves crisis

Press Release – NZEI

Plan to put teachers on the skills shortage list proves the crisis
12 October 2018

NZEI Te Riu Roa says that proposals to put early childhood and primary teachers on the immigration skills shortages list are an acknowledgment the teacher shortage has reached crisis point. Read more »

Are We There Yet? goes into classrooms

Press Release – Auckland War Memorial Museum

Going beyond the walls – Auckland Museum goes into classrooms with the exhibition Are We There Yet? Women and Equality in Aotearoa Read more »

Nothing artificial about the intelligence of kiwi students

Press Release – University of Auckland

Nothing artificial about the intelligence of kiwi students

Three University of Auckland students have had their advice for the New Zealand Government on artificial intelligence (AI) published in The New York Times international edition. Read more »

Join the revolution at SAE

Press Release – SAE NZ

9 October 2018
SAE Creative Media Institute has opened applications for the 2019 intakes in audio, music and screen production and is already receiving a wave of interest in their unique programmes at the Auckland campus. Read more »

Where will the wave hit? Predicting coastal flooding

Press Release – University of Auckland

Which of the world’s coral reef-fringed coastlines will become uninhabitable from wave-driven flooding? Scientists from the University of Auckland have developed an efficient and accessible tool to find out. Read more »

Research examines a changing world for refugees

Press Release – University of Auckland

Research examines a changing world for refugees
University of Auckland Associate Professor Jay Marlowe has been awarded a 2018 Rutherford Discovery Fellowship for research into refugee settlement. Read more »

New Pro Vice-Chancellor (Māori) at University of Auckland

Press Release – University of Auckland

New Pro Vice-Chancellor (Māori) at the University of Auckland

Professor Cindy Kiro (Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Kahu, Ngāti Hine) has been appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor (Māori) at the University of Auckland. She takes over from Jim Peters who has been in the position since 2006. Read more »

PPTA president, Jack Boyle’s speech to annual conference

Press Release – Post Primary Teachers’ Association

E nga kaiako o Aotearoa…Nau mai haere mai
Haere mai ki te Whanganui a taara
Haere mai ki to tatou hui
Nga mihi koe katoa mo te haere mai. Read more »

Two scholarships awarded for psychological research

Press Release – NZ Psychological Society

Two University of Auckland psychologists, Karis Knight and Tycho Vandenburg, are this year’s recipients of two research awards from the New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS). Read more »

Homebased Early Childhood Education Association Conf

Press Release – NZ Homebased ECE Assoc.

31st NZ Homebased Early Childhood Education Association Conference ‘Getting to the Heart of It’


The New Zealand Home Based ECE Association held their 31st Annual Conference in Auckland at the Grand Millennium Hotel this past weekend. Read more »

Young Gardening Superstars Unearthed

Press Release – T and G Global

Young Gardening Superstars Unearthed After Record Entries
in the Young Gardener of the Year Awards 2018

From the rolling hills of Wainui to the crisper climate of Invercargill, the country can rest easy knowing its future crops are in safe hands with the winners of the T&G Garden to Table Young Gardener of the Year Awards announced. Read more »

New admissions test announced for future healthcare students

Press Release – University of Auckland

Monday 24 September, 2018

A group of leading universities in Australia and New Zealand, including the Universities of Otago and Auckland, are embarking on an exciting new collaboration with similar universities in the United Kingdom. Read more »

10 year anniversary of landmark Business School

Press Release – University of Auckland

10 year anniversary of landmark Business School

The iconic Sir Owen G Glenn Building, home to the University of Auckland Business School, has turned ten. Read more »

Know how to ‘ni hao’ – Chinese language in the Pacific

Press Release – Massey University

Know how to ‘ni hao’ – Chinese language in the Pacific

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Teaching and learning developments for Chinese language in the Pacific are the focus of the summit. Read more »

Top international students win internships

Press Release – ATEED

Top international students win internships with leading Auckland businesses
RELEASE SUMMARY

• The inaugural Global Talent Showcase launched this week – an initiative delivered through ATEED’s Study Auckland and HR consultancy Talent Solutions Read more »

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