Archive for the 'Education' Category

New Asia-Pacific centre at Auckland University

Press Release – University of Auckland

University of Auckland to help New Zealanders become more Asia-savvy with new Asia-Pacific centre

The University of Auckland welcomes the Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith’s announcement to invest in three Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPEs) hosted or set up in collaboration with the University. Read more »

Calling all young drivers to ASB Polyfest 2017

Press Release – Accident Compensation Corporation

Calling all young drivers to ASB Polyfest 2017

ACC is providing an opportunity for young people to get behind the wheel at Polyfest and learn the skills to drive safely. Read more »

Waikato student grand winner at National Concerto

Press Release – University of Waikato

08 March 2017

Waikato student grand winner at National Concerto 50th Competition

University of Waikato music student Matthias Balzat was awarded the top instrumental place and overall grand winner at this year’s New Zealand National Concerto Competition – meaning a fifth consecutive win for Waikato cellists. Read more »

Alternative facts harming kids’ education

Press Release – New Zealand Educational Institute

Alternative facts harming kids’ education

8 March 2017

Teachers from primary and secondary schools are calling out the Education Minister for massively overstating school funding increases and playing Trump-style politics with children’s education. Read more »

NZ universities excel in QS World University Subject ranking

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

NZ universities excel in QS World University Subject rankings

7 March 2017 – Embargoed by QS until Wednesday 8 March 2017 at 07:01 NZST Read more »

University of Auckland ranked top university for Education

Press Release – University of Auckland

University of Auckland ranked top university for Education

The University of Auckland has been ranked 20th in the world for the subject of Education in the QS World University Rankings by Subject released today. This is the highest ranking of any Education faculty in New Zealand. Read more »

Archaeology top in long line of firsts

Press Release – University of Auckland

Archaeology top in long line of firsts for University of Auckland

The University of Auckland’s Faculty of Arts has scooped the bulk of the top rankings in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. Read more »

University of Auckland reinforces lead in subject rankings

Press Release – University of Auckland

University of Auckland reinforces lead in university subject rankings

** Embargoed until 7:01am Wednesday 8 March 2017** The University of Auckland’s standing as the country’s leading university is further reinforced in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject, with the University judged best in New Zealand in 37 of the 40 subjects for which it is ranked. Read more »

Erna leads eye care from Samoa

Press Release – University of Auckland

Erna leads eye care from Samoa

Media Release – University of Auckland – 05 March 2017

Optometrist, Erna Takazawa, was named the University of Auckland 2017 Young Alumna of the Year for her work developing optometry in Samoa and leading improvement of eye care in the Pacific. Read more »

ShapEd in good shape to deliver third schools PPP

Press Release – Morrison and Co.

3 March 2017

ShapEd in good shape to deliver third schools PPP

Public Infrastructure Partners Fund II LP (PIP Fund II), managed by Morrison & Co, welcomes ShapEd’s selection as the Ministry of Education’s preferred bidder on the Public Private Partnership (PPP) tender, to design, construct and maintain five new schools across New Zealand. Read more »

Further AUSA comments on ‘white pride’ controversy

Press Release – Auckland University Students Association

Further AUSA comments on Auckland University ‘white pride’ controversy

AUSA has been blown away by the depth of support on this issue. Read more »

Call for Vice-Chancellor to take action

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

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

CALL FOR VICE-CHANCELLOR TO TAKE ACTION OVER ACESS TO CAMPUS SPACE Read more »

Researching legal protection of migrant domestic workers

Press Release – University of Auckland

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Doctoral Fellow to research legal protection of migrant domestic workers

Doctoral candidate Sophie Henderson has been announced as the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Law Doctoral Fellow for 2017. Read more »

University to honour distinguished alumni

Press Release – University of Auckland

University to honour distinguished alumni

Outstanding graduates of the University of Auckland, in fields ranging from the creative arts and broadcasting to science, health and optometry, will be honoured at a gala dinner this month [10 March]. Read more »

AUSA responds to student concerns over campus group

Press Release – Auckland University Students Association

STUDENT ASSOCIATION RESPONDS TO CONCERNS OVER CAMPUS GROUP

Auckland University Students’ Association (AUSA) is disappointed that a potentially offensive organisation will be permitted to have a presence at the University of Auckland Orientation, despite serious student concerns of racist material. Read more »

Top results for Samoan student

Press Release – University of Waikato

1 March, 2017
Top results for Samoan student

University of Waikato student Foa Samuelu (18) received the top result in New Zealand for her NCEA Samoan scholarship exam last year. Read more »

UC mathematicians get crafty around New Zealand

Press Release – University of Canterbury

UC mathematicians get crafty around New Zealand

Armed with knitting needles and origami paper, University of Canterbury mathematicians Dr Jeanette McLeod and Dr Phil Wilson are on a mission to bring maths to the masses, through craft. Read more »

Orange Guy at O-Week

Press Release – Electoral Commission

MEDIA RELEASE
1 March 2017
Electoral Commission
Te Kaitiaki Take Kōwhiri Read more »

House of Science robotics team win national champs

Press Release – House of Science

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Employability Skills Framework will help develop workfore

Press Release – COMET Auckland

28 February 2017

The new Employability Skills Framework will help develop the workforce adapt with work-ready skills Read more »

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