Archive for the 'Education' Category

NEXT Expert Teachers empowering kids with digital skills

Press Release – The Mind Lab

NEXT Expert Teachers empowering Kiwi kids with digital skills
Auckland, 6 April 2016 – Three teachers have been recognised as the country’s top digital learners, winning the prestigious NEXT Foundation Expert Teacher Award at The Mind Lab by Unitec’s graduation in Auckland yesterday. Read more »

The warehouse Zoofari continues at Orana!

Press Release – Orana Wildlife Park

The warehouse Zoofari continues at Orana!

In 2015, The Warehouse and Orana Wildlife Park formed a partnership called The Warehouse ‘Zoofari’, to enable low decile schools from Christchurch, Ashburton, Timaru and Greymouth to take part in formal education programmes at the zoo. Read more »

Rotorua Animation College campus grows

Press Release – Animation College

For Immediate Release

Rotorua Animation College campus grows

Auckland-based Animation College has extended its Rotorua campus to cope with growing demand in the region. Read more »

Roll-out of free GIS software for schools

Press Release – Eagle Technology

Eagle Technology Media Release
AUCKLAND – 29th March 2017 – Read more »

Adult learning meets growing need for social engagement

Press Release – Selwyn Community Education

Adult learning meets growing need for social engagement

For Immediate Release: Wednesday 29 March, 2017 Read more »

TAKURUA – 2017 Unitec Dance Winter Workshop

Press Release – Unitec

TAKURUA – 2017 Unitec Dance Winter Workshop

One of the brightest stars in the Winter sky, TAKURUA is the inspiration for Unitec Dance’s annual winter workshop. Read more »

On World Water Day, pre-school kids learn to save 20

Press Release – Watercare Services

Press release
22 March

On World Water Day, pre-school kids learn to save 20

As Aucklanders continue to come together to reduce their water use and ‘save 20’ everyday, one daycare in Central Auckland is getting on the bandwagon by teaching water conservation to its youngest kids. Read more »

Learning the mechanics of biomechanics

Press Release – Massey University

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Learning the mechanics of biomechanics

What do a rugby scrum, hip replacement surgery and a game of Wii bowling all have in common? What about rising from a chair, jumping on a trampoline, or making a bed? Read more »

UC earthquake researcher receives PM’s science honour

Press Release – University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury professor leading worldwide research into the effects of ground-shaking caused by earthquakes has been presented with one of New Zealand’s top science prizes. Read more »

New Research Professor at EIT

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

Media Release

NEW RESEARCH PROFESSOR AT EIT

Widely acclaimed for his achievements in promoting Māori health, David Tipene-Leach is EIT’s newly appointed Professor of Māori and Indigenous Research. Read more »

Financial literacy for students – New partnership launches

Press Release – Equifax

School students to become credit-smart as new financial literacy partnership launches

AUCKLAND, March 20, 2017 – Educating school students on the pros and cons of credit so they become more financially savvy is driving a new partnership which will be launched at Murray’s Bay Intermediate School in Auckland today. Read more »

Education worth multi-millions to Bay

Press Release – Hastings District Council

Education worth multi-millions to Bay

Educating youngsters from across the world is worth $29 million a year to Hawke’s Bay, figures released last week show. Read more »

First Masters graduates capped for the Aniva Programme

Press Release – Aniva

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

16 March 2017

FIRST MASTERS GRADUATES CAPPED FOR THE ANIVA PROGRAMME Read more »

Attestation Parade for Wing 303 Recruits

Press Release – New Zealand Police

“Attestation Parade for Wing 303 Recruits ”

Wing 303 will be graduating this Thursday 16 March, 2017, at the Royal New Zealand Police College. Read more »

Victoria establishes Faculty of Health

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

15 March 2017

Victoria establishes Faculty of Health

Victoria University of Wellington has established a Faculty of Health. Read more »

Students join TEU in calling for fair pay at Auckland Uni

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

Media release
Tertiary Education Union – Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa
14 March 2017

STUDENTS JOIN THE TEU IN CALLING FOR FAIR PAY AT AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY Read more »

Employment-Ready Digital Media Trainees

Press Release – FutureYou

Employment-Ready Digital Media Trainees

AUCKLAND – 13 March 2017

For Immediate Release

Auckland based company FutureYou has launched an innovative initiative to teach university graduates specific skills for entry roles in the digital media industry. Read more »

Learning from recent earthquakes

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Animals and natural disasters – Learning from recent earthquakes
After the magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Canterbury on 4 September 2010, most media reports initially claimed that no lives had been lost. Read more »

University of Canterbury student numbers increase for 2017

Press Release – University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury campus is booming once again, reflecting the increase in enrolments to attend UC in 2017, with an especially significant rise in international students. Read more »

RLWC2017 and NZRL launch Rugby League Education Resource

Press Release – Rugby League World Cup

10 March 2017


RLWC2017 AND NZRL LAUNCH RUGBY LEAGUE EDUCATION RESOURCE

New Zealand Sport and Recreation Minister Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman today launched the Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017) Education Resource as part of the tournament’s legacy programme. Read more »

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