Archive for the 'Education' Category

Ministry of Education Pacific language books recognised

Press Release – Ministry of Education

Ministry of Education Pacific language books recognised
A series of books designed to help Pacific children with literacy was awarded last night at the SunPix Pacific Peoples Awards in Auckland. Read more »

Strike notices issued, primary teachers consider next steps

Press Release – NZEI

Strike notices issued and primary teachers consider next steps as facilitation concludes

9 November 2018 Read more »

NZ Academic Unveils Details of World First Childcare Centre

Press Release – Chrysalis Group

NZ Academic to Unveil Details of World First Childcare Centre

A world first concept in early education to be opened in Auckland is set to be unveiled by the NZ academic and ECE educator who created it at an international conference next week. Read more »

New resource supports teaching students about mental health

Press Release – NZ Council for Educational Research

Those teaching school students about resilience, mental health, interpersonal skills, and wellbeing will welcome a new resource from NZCER Press. Read more »

Spring Week lectures for adult learners

Press Release – University of Auckland

From childhood immunisation to circular economies, Spring Week on Campus invites the public to attend a week of fascinating lectures at the University of Auckland.
The annual Spring Week on Campus series is a rare opportunity to listen to, debate and engage with the University’s world-class academics. Read more »

Legal scholar named Centenary Fellow (FRSNZ)

Press Release – University of Auckland

Professor David V Williams has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi, in recognition of his research, Read more »

Ara degree pathway for NZMA students

Press Release – Ara Institute

Ara Institute of Canterbury and New Zealand Management Academies (NZMA) have signed a pathway agreement for NZMA hospitality graduates to pathway into the Ara Bachelor of International Tourism and Hospitality Management degree. Read more »

MIT Helps to Meet Demand for Early Childhood Educators

Press Release – Manukau Institute of Technology

Manukau Institute of Technology is committed to providing opportunities to a greater number in the community through blended learning programmes that allow students to balance work and study Read more »

Auckland regional finals of nationwide digital championship

Press Release – Tahi Rua Toru Tech

Innovation on display at Auckland regional finals of nationwide digital championship

26 October 2018 – The Auckland regional winners of the inaugural Tahi Rua Toru Tech national championship were announced at a special ceremony at Unitec yesterday evening. Read more »

MIT Scholarship Programme Supporting Excellence And Equity

Press Release – Manukau Institute of Technology

25 October 2018

Manukau Institute of Technology provides a balanced grants and assistance programme that supports the best outcomes for talented students and the community. Read more »

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 »

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