Archive for the 'Education' Category

Trust Ownership and the Future of News

Press Release – University of Auckland

Trust Ownership and the Future of News

A new book by University of Auckland Honorary Academic Dr Gavin Ellis debates how the public would be better served by media if some news organisations were run as trusts instead of being owned by large corporations expected to make a profit. Read more »

Top NZ Secondary Schools to take part in Head of the Waikato

Press Release – Gallagher Great Race

For Immediate Release

18 August 2014

Hamilton, NZ

Top New Zealand Secondary Schools to take part in the Gallagher Great Race’s Head of the Waikato Competition Read more »

Open Letter to the Vice Chancellor

Press Release – Reclaim UoA

PRESS RELEASE: Reclaim UoA

Open Letter to the Vice Chancellor of the University of Auckland regarding the Faculty Administrative Review Read more »

Students Prepare for Competition

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

Media Release

STUDENTS PREPARE FOR COMPETITION

14 August 2014

EIT hospitality students are sharpening their knives as they prepare to do battle in a live kitchen and restaurant cook-off in Auckland next week. Read more »

Children’s magazines promoting unhealthy food

Press Release – University of Auckland

Children’s magazines promoting unhealthy food
Media Release
University of Auckland
13 August 2014 Read more »

Sunflowers to inspire a love of gardening

Press Release – Purple Sherbert

MEDIA RELEASE

Sunflowers to inspire a love of gardening

14th August 2014

There will be smiles as big sunflowers from local kindergarten children across the country as the 2014 Daltons Sunflowers in Kindergartens project kicks off on the 18th August 2014. Read more »

Social equity vital to education: new director

Press Release – Massey University

August 14, 2014

Social equity vital to education: new director

Championing social justice and challenging inequailty are values that Massey’s newly-appointed Institute of Education director is keen to see continued by a new generation of researchers. Read more »

QPEC Release: Charter school loses 10% of roll

Press Release – Quality Public Education Coalition – QPEC

QPEC Release: Charter school loses 10% of roll

Wednesday 13 August 2014

“The new military charter school on Auckland’s North Shore has lost 10% of its students since opening in February this year, figures released by the Ministry of Education show. Read more »

Whitireia consistently a top achiever

Press Release – Whitireia

For immediate release

Whitireia consistently a top achiever

A report released today by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) shows Whitireia is among New Zealand’s top performing polytechnics. Read more »

UC reopens remediated and renamed Registry building

Press Release – University of Canterbury

UC reopens remediated and renamed Registry building

UC staff are moving back into the fully-remediated Registry building, which has been renamed Matariki. Read more »

Media Design School receives significant software donation

Press Release – Media Design School

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Design School receives significant software donation

11th August 2014

A partnership between Auckland’s Media Design School and FXGear, a South Korean software development company that specialises in creating software for the Visual Effects (VFX) and 3D Animation industry, will enable Media Design School students to have access to some of the world’s most advanced VFX software. Read more »

Chance of a lifetime for WW 1 history buffs

Press Release – Massey University

August 11, 2014

Chance of a lifetime for WW 1 history buffs

A gathering of some of the world’s most reputed First World War specialists at Massey’s Wellington campus this month is the chance of a lifetime for New Zealanders of all ages with an interest in war history. Read more »

Academic’s research proves the value of gossip in society

Press Release – University of Auckland

Academic’s research proves the value of gossip in society

Rumour, hearsay, tittle-tattle, scuttlebutt, scandal, dirt-whatever the term-gossip is usually considered a naughty indulgence, but what if it actually contributes to political and social processes? Read more »

UCOL team ready for kitchen heat

Press Release – UCOL

11 August 2014

UCOL team ready for kitchen heat

Palmerston North UCOL’s Nestlé Toque d’Or team is confident they’ll stand the heat in the kitchen next week when they compete in the prestigious competition at the New Zealand Culinary Fare in Auckland. Read more »

Pasifika director elected vice-president of PIPSA

Press Release – Massey University

Thursday, August 7, 2014
Pasifika director elected vice-president of PIPSA

Massey University’s Pasifika director Associate Professor Malakai Koloamatangi has been elected vice-president of the Pacific Islands Political Studies Association (PIPSA). Read more »

Unitec dancer offered apprenticeship with NZDC

Press Release – Unitec Institute of Technology

Unitec dancer offered apprenticeship with NZDC – show your support

8 August, 2014

Meet Chris Ofanoa: former New Zealand Dance Company secondee, current Unitec student, and stunning dancer. Read more »

Fulbright New Zealand delighted with award recognition

Press Release – Fulbright NZ

Fulbright New Zealand delighted with award recognition

Fulbright New Zealand is delighted to have been recognised with the inaugural Eric & Kathy Hertz Award for Citizen Diplomacy presented at last night’s 2014 AmCham-DHL Express Success & Innovation Awards in Auckland. Read more »

AUT celebrates Winter Graduation

Press Release – AUT University

AUT celebrates Winter Graduation

AUT University is celebrating its Winter Graduation this week as 2,428 students receive their qualifications at one of five ceremonies over the next two days. As well as the graduands, the next two days will be a time for celebration for proud friends and family to relish academic success. Read more »

Law student keen carry out aid and diplomacy work overseas

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Canterbury law student keen carry out aid and diplomacy work overseas

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Stellar Fashion Student Stars in Awards

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology


Misty Ratima with her winning design, modelled by her daughter Ocean Ratima. (Photo: Diane Wilkie)
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