Archive for the 'Education' Category

3,200 students cap off studies in Spring graduation

Press Release – University of Auckland

More than 3,200 students cap off studies in Spring graduation

Record numbers of students will receive qualifications in this year’s University of Auckland Spring graduation.
Some 3,240 students will graduate in person or in absentia, an increase of around 80 on last year’s number. Read more »

Hundreds of kids to get acting masterclass from world’s best

Press Release – Amici

Hundreds of Kiwi kids to get acting masterclass from world’s best

Saturday 21 October – Aotea Centre, Auckland, New Zealand Read more »

Assistive Technology Makes a Difference at Kapiti College

Press Release – Nuance Communications

Assistive Technology Makes a Difference at Kapiti College, New Zealand

SYDNEY, Australia, 19 September 2017 – The range of aids and technology now available to help students with a disability learn and boost their self-esteem has flourished, and is making a difference in schools in New Zealand. Read more »

Dr Wham awarded Dietitians NZ Award of Excellence

Press Release – Massey University

Dr Wham awarded Dietitians NZ Award of Excellence

Associate Professor Carol Wham from Massey University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition recently received the prestigious Dietitians NZ Award of Excellence in the category of Outstanding Achievement in Dietetics. She was presented the award at Te Papa in Wellington late last month. Read more »

Whitireia And Weltec Join Forces

Press Release – WelTech and Whitireia

Whitireia And Weltec Join Forces To Establish A Health And Social Services Centre Of Learning

In 2018 Whitireia and WelTec are establishing a base for a Health and Social Services Centre of Learning at the Whitireia Porirua campus with a strong focus on diploma, degree and postgraduate programmes through to the Masters of Professional Practice. Read more »

Making NZ more affordable for international students

Press Release – Tambook

Startup: Tambook making New Zealand more affordable for international students

“Making studying English abroad an affordable adventure”. This is the mission of the New Zealand startup, Tambook Limited. Read more »

AUT Wins Acclaim for Innovation in Education

Press Release – Microsoft New Zealand

AUT Wins Acclaim for Innovation in Education

Auckland University of Technology wins Overall Excellence Award at Microsoft Tertiary ICT Innovation Awards Read more »

Growing Up Monolingual Inspired Academic To Learn Te Reo

Press Release – University of Auckland

Growing up monolingual inspired academic to learn te reo

An academic’s childhood growing up in a monolingual education system inspired him to learn te reo Māori as an adult, and to a research career in bilingualism. Read more »

Teacher Shortages Not Just an Auckland Issue

Press Release – Early Childhood Council

Teacher Shortages Not Just an Auckland Issue

Adding trained overseas teachers to the Skilled Migrant and Essential Skills policy list may help address teacher shortages in the early childhood sector Read more »

Ara Graduates’ Sweet Moments of Success after Sacrifice

Press Release – Ara Institute

Ara Graduates’sweet moments of success after sacrifice

Every person graduating this Friday at the Ara Spring Graduation Ceremony deserves the highest praise for their hard work and their achievement. Read more »

Graduates’ sweet moments of success after sacrifice

Press Release – Ara Institute

Graduates’ sweet moments of success after sacrifice

Every person graduating this Friday at the Ara Spring Graduation Ceremony deserves the highest praise for their hard work and their achievement. Read more »

Digital technology to improve education for Māori and blind

Press Release – The Mind Lab

Teachers awarded for using digital technology to improve education for Māori and blind communities

Auckland, 13 September 2017 – Sandy Bornholdt from Mt Manganui’s Te Kura o Matapihi has been recognised as the country’s top digital teacher, winning the prestigious NEXT Expert Teacher Award at The Mind Lab by Unitec’s graduation in Auckland yesterday. Read more »

Education Leaders Announce Plan for Auckland Teacher Crisis

Press Release – NZEI

Education leaders announce plan to fix Auckland teacher crisis

In an unprecedented move, four education groups representing New Zealand’s principals and teachers have announced a sector-lead plan to turn around the Auckland teacher crisis. Read more »

Education leaders have a plan to fix Auckland teacher crisis

Press Release – NZEI

Education leaders to announce plan to fix Auckland teacher crisis

In an unprecedented move, four education groups representing New Zealand’s principals and teachers will tomorrow announce their plan to turn around the Auckland teacher crisis. Read more »

New charter schools demonstrate a scourge of ideology

Press Release – PPTA

New charter schools demonstrate a scourge of ideology over evidence

The announcement of four new charter schools has New Zealand’s secondary teachers shaking their heads in bewilderment. Read more »

Social change conference at Massey hits the mark with youth

Press Release – Massey University

Social change conference at Massey hits the mark with youth

A conference at Massey University this week on social change highlights the need for a long-term approach to bringing about significant changes in addressing inequality and social justice issues, says organiser Dr Warwick Tie. Read more »

Centenary, debate put focus on Architecture and Planning

Press Release – University of Auckland

Centenary, debate put focus on Architecture and Planning

With only a few weeks left before the General Election, the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland is hosting a series of events to coincide with its centenary, that highlight the influence of the disciplines on our daily lives. Read more »

Get inspired for the latest Colour Your Classroom

Press Release – OfficeMax

Get inspired for the latest Colour Your Classroom

OfficeMax is encouraging Kiwi kids to put Sharpie to paper with the return of the Colour Your Classroom art competition, in the hope of discovering New Zealand’s next great animator. Read more »

Broadcasters take on Massey roles

Press Release – Massey University

31 August 2017
Broadcasters take on Massey roles

Prominent Māori broadcasters, Scotty and Stacey Morrison will join Massey University’s Te Pūtahi-a-Toi at the beginning of September. Read more »

Finalists Announced for The NZ Top Student Awards 2017

Press Release – Talent Solutions

Finalists announced for the New Zealand Top Student Awards 2017.

The New Zealand Top Student awards celebrates exceptional students currently attending tertiary institutions around the country. Four finalists in six award categories will take part in a final assessment day on the 6th of September to claim a share of the $6,000 in cash prizes up for grabs. Read more »

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