Archive for the 'Education' Category

Medical researcher first outside US to win prestigious prize

Press Release – University of Auckland

Auckland medical researcher first outside US to win prestigious prize

An Auckland medical researcher who has led advances in the care of newborn babies has become the first person outside of the United States to win a prestigious prize. Read more »

Opinion: Zero to hero – why we need phonics

Press Release – Massey University

Opinion: Zero to hero – why we need phonics more than ever in the digital age

By Tom Nicholson

Recently I gave a talk to parents about phonics. It was called Zero to Hero, and I explained that phonics could help children who struggle with reading and writing by showing them how to crack the code. Read more »

Auckland & Northland students explore health career options

Press Release – Massey University

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Auckland and Northland students explore health career options

More than 150 year 12 and 13 students from across Auckland and Northland sampled life at Massey University’s Auckland campus this week, exploring health and science subjects through hands-on experience. Read more »

Pre-school to pay $265,500 for misleading parents

Press Release – Commerce Commission

Media Release
Issued 8 June 2017
Release No. 111

Pre-school to pay $265,500 for misleading parents about ECE funding Read more »

University of Auckland most innovative in new rankings

Press Release – University of Auckland

University of Auckland is New Zealand’s most innovative university in new rankings

The University of Auckland’s status as the most innovative university in New Zealand has been confirmed in the latest Reuters Top 75: Asia’s Most Innovative Universities rankings. Read more »

Open Letter on Changes to Kindergarten

Press Release – ChildForum

2 June 2017

Do you see the free public kindergarten as having had its day or as being important to retain?

Whatever your opinion is on this matter, we hope you continue reading this letter as it contains discussion and perspectives that everyone with an interest in young children’s care and education needs to know and consider. Read more »

Gifted Scholar Wins Scholarship to Oxford University

Press Release – Johann Go

Gifted Scholar and Community Leader Wins Prestigious $100,000 Scholarship to the University of Oxford (UK)
A prestigious scholarship to study at one of the world’s top universities has been won by an Auckland student. Johann Go, from the University of Auckland, is the inaugural recipient of the Provost’s Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Read more »

Robotics in action at Fieldays

Press Release – University of Waikato

Media Release

1 June 2017

Robotics in action at Fieldays

The robots have arrived, and they’re here to make our lives easier. Read more »

FMB Reynolds Law Scholarship awarded to Alison Chamberlain

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

23 May 2017

Auckland solicitor Alison Chamberlain has been awarded the 2017 FMB Reynolds Scholarship in Law which will see her carrying our post-graduate study towards a Bachelor of Civil Law at the prestigious University of Oxford. Read more »

Technology, culture & future-focused education

Press Release – CORE Education

Media Release

For immediate release

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The convergence of technology, culture and future-focused education Read more »

Otago Apprentice builds his way to the top

Press Release – Otago Polytech

Otago Apprentice builds his way to the top

“There’s no prize that could mean more to me than the Ken Reed Trophy!” Read more »

Script to Screen partners with Australia’s Compton School

Press Release – Script to Screen

SCRIPT TO SCREEN PARTNERS WITH AUSTRALIA’S COMPTON SCHOOL TO LAUNCH PROGRAMME FOR SOME OF NZ’S TOP FILMMAKERS

Script to Screen has partnered with Australia’s Compton School to deliver a new programme for New Zealand filmmakers. Read more »

Open Polytechnic congratulates 2017 graduates

Press Release – Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic congratulates 2017 graduates

The Open Polytechnic held the last of its nationwide graduation ceremonies for the year in Wellington this week [23 May] with students from a wide range of diploma and degree subjects receiving their hard earned qualifications. Read more »

Tairua School students win Best Community Action Project

Press Release – Tairua School

Media Release
24th May, 2017
Issued by Tairua School

Tairua School students win Best Community Action Project Read more »

Blogging beating the “summer learning” slump

Press Release – University of Auckland

Blogging beating the “summer learning” slump
A research project has found that children who blogged about their summer holidays had less of a “summer slump” in their reading and writing skills than those who didn’t. Read more »

Chance for Minister to Back Students as He Backs Corporates

Press Release – Aotearoa Students’ Alliance

Chance for Minister to Back Students like He Backs Corporates

24 MAY 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

A policy change sought by students would only cost the Government a fraction of what it dishes out each year to its favourite businesses, according to the Aotearoa Students’ Alliance. Read more »

Unitec Theatre – The 2017 Shakespeare Season

Press Release – Unitec

Coming in June to the Unitec Theatre – The 2017 Shakespeare Season

This year, the graduating third year students at Unitec’s Performing & Screen Arts/Creative Industries will perform:

ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL
Directed by Paul Gittins Read more »

Navigating the complex world of sex for Sāmoan youth

Press Release – Massey University

Navigating the complex world of sex for Sāmoan youth

Sexual health is not an easy conversation topic in any culture but a new study by Massey University is urging those working with Pasifika youth to recognise the complex cultural contexts they live in to ensure the message gets through. Read more »

Lower South Island ECE Centres Sold to Evolve Group

Press Release – Little Wonders Childcare

22 May 2017

LOWER SOUTH ISLAND LITTLE WONDERS ECE CENTRES SOLD TO EVOLVE EDUCATION GROUP

Little Wonders Childcare Group has entered a contract with Evolve Education Group Limited (Evolve) for the sale of six early childhood education (ECE) centres. Read more »

Massey-China language centre boosts Mandarin momentum

Press Release – Massey University

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Massey-China language centre boosts Mandarin momentum

The development of innovative online Chinese language programmes for learners across the Pacific region is at the heart of a new partnership between Massey University and Beijing Language and Culture University. Read more »

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