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Package to ease teacher shortage is just the start

Press Release – NZEI

Government package to ease teacher shortage is just the start

13 December 2017

Educators have welcomed the government’s $9.5 million package to address the teacher shortage but say much more needs to be done to attract and keep teachers in the profession. Read more »

Some Help to Fix Secondary Teacher Shortages

Press Release – PPTA

Some Help to Fix Secondary Teacher Shortages
The Labour-led government’s package to address teacher shortages is welcomed by secondary teachers around the country. Read more »

Seed Advanced Grant for SIT Tutor

Press Release – Southern Institute Of Technology

December 2017
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The New Zealand Writers Guild have awarded a Seed Advanced Grant to Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) Film tutor Patrick Gillies. Read more »

Principals forced to slash teacher aide hours

Press Release – NZEI

Principals forced to slash teacher aide hours but can’t find teachers for 2018

12 December 2017

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Hāpai Te Hauora Celebrates Emerging Māori Leaders

Press Release – Hapai Te Hauora

Hāpai Te Hauora Celebrates Emerging Māori Leaders
Hāpai Te Hauora congratulates Te Whare Hukahuka and the graduates of the rangatahi into governance programme Ka Eke Poutama. Read more »

Auckland Chamber of Commerce Supports Youth Business

Press Release – Auckland Chamber of Commerce

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Auckland Chamber of Commerce Supports Youth Business in New Partnership
The Auckland Chamber of Commerce and Young Enterprise are excited to announce their new delivery partnership for The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) in the region. The YES business programme enables high school students to set up and run their own ventures. Read more »

Auckland Kindergarten Association Pt Chevalier Kindergarten

Press Release – Auckland Kindergarten Association

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Auckland Kindergarten Association is once again sticking by its parents. Read more »

MBIE Science Teaching Leadership Programme

Press Release – Massey University

Science Teaching Leadership Programme a “Chance of a Lifetime”
The Science Teaching Leadership Programme, funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, has inspired and motivated teachers to get behind science. Read more »

‘Fees Free’ at SAE

Press Release – SAE NZ

‘Fees Free’ at SAE

SAE Creative Media Institute in Auckland will be ‘fees free’ for New Zealand students starting their audio and film studies in January 2018, thanks to the New Zealand Government’s new tertiary education policy. Read more »

‘Working for dole’ policy could do more harm than good

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

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5 December 2017

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Nutrition student awarded Claude McCarthy Fellowship

Press Release – Massey University

Nutrition student awarded Claude McCarthy Fellowship

Nutritional sciences PhD student Hajar Mazahery has been awarded the Claude McCarthy Fellowship, funding a trip to Spain for the Vitamin D Workshop. Read more »

House Price Paper Wins Treasury University Challenge

Press Release – New Zealand Treasury

House Price Paper Takes Top Honours in Treasury University Challenge
The issue of inflated house prices has made at least one young New Zealander happy after an essay on this topic took top spot in the Treasury’s University Challenge for 2017. This year’s challenge winner is Sam Wynands, who is currently studying towards a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws at the University of Canterbury. Read more »

Winner announced in top architecture students award

Press Release – New Zealand Institute of Architects

Winner announced in annual competition for top architecture students

Lucy Vete of the University of Auckland has won the annual design competition for final year students from the country’s schools of architecture. Read more »

Mathematician Vivien Kirk Recognised for Mentoring Others

Press Release – Association for Women in the Sciences

Mathematician Recognised for Mentoring Others
Associate Professor Vivien Kirk has been recognised for her work mentoring young mathematicians and physicists with the Miriam Dell Excellence in Science Mentoring Award from the Association for Women in the Sciences (AWIS). Read more »

Results of the 2016 Audits of Tertiary Education Institution

Press Release – Controller and Auditor-General

Results of the 2016 Audits of Tertiary Education Institutions
Letter sent on 28 November 2017 to Ms Sarah Dowie MP, Chairperson of the Education and Workforce Committee, House of Representatives. Read more »

More beginning teachers will benefit Auckland children

Press Release – NZEI Te Riu Roa

More beginning teachers will benefit Auckland children

30 November 2017

Children and schools will benefit from the extension of a beginning teacher scheme in Auckland next year. Read more »

Powerhouse of Design Talent

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology


Joseph Douglas incorporated modern streetwear and historical and traditional elements in his Clan Collection.
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Research projects to improve outcomes for learners funded

Press Release – Teaching and Learning Research Initiative

Media release: Research projects to improve outcomes for learners share $1.3 million in funding

28 November 2017

The Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) has awarded over $1.3 million in funding to eight projects, which are expected to improve outcomes for learners. Read more »

A ‘Grandmaster’ in Art at Eastern Institute of Technology

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

A ‘Grandmaster’ in Art at Eastern Institute of Technology
Having recently completed Bachelor of Visual Arts and Design studies at EIT’s ideaschool, Julienne Dickey is to embark on a third master’s degree next year – at the age of 68. Read more »

Free High-Tech Learning Software for Low Decile Schools

Press Release – QuickSense

Free High-Tech Learning Software for Low Decile Schools
Low decile secondary schools are set to receive free high-tech learning software, as the New Zealand developers behind the innovative EdTech want to make learning accessible for all Kiwis. Read more »

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