Archive for the 'Education' Category

Queen Elizabeth II Pukeahu Education Centre

Press Release – Ministry For Culture And Heritage

Queen Elizabeth II Pukeahu Education Centre

Students from throughout New Zealand are set to benefit from today’s opening of the Queen Elizabeth II Pukeahu Education Centre at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Paul James Chief Executive of Manatū Taonga said. Read more »

Window to the past for Vanuatu PM

Press Release – United Future NZ Party

Window to the past for Vanuatu PM

Visiting Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai discovered a unique piece of his country’s history at the University of Auckland last week. Read more »

60,000 Maori and Pacific youth targeted for ICT jobs by 2020

Press Release – High Tech Youth

60,000 Maori and Pacific youth targeted for ICT jobs by 2020

High Tech Youth, one of New Zealand’s largest after-school cyber learning programs for young people in underserved communities, has set its sights on filling all currently vacant technology and ICT jobs by 2020. Read more »

Secondary students sent unwanted sexually explicit material

Press Release – University of Auckland

Secondary school students sent unwanted sexually explicit material

Media Release – University of Auckland 15 August 2016 Read more »

A rose by any other name is still bulk funding

Press Release – Richard Green

A rose by any other name is still bulk funding – NZSTA needs to step up

The New Zealand School Trustee Association (NZSTA) Executive has made no response to the Minister of Education’s proposed global funding initiative, a delay that is at the least disingenuous according to one school trustee. Read more »

60,000 Maori and Pacific youth targeted for ICT jobs

Press Release – High Tech Youth

60,000 Maori and Pacific youth targeted for ICT jobs by 2020
High Tech Youth, one of New Zealand’s largest after-school cyber learning programs for young people in underserved communities, has set its sights on filling all currently vacant technology and ICT jobs by 2020. Read more »

Auckland girls’ school sets new engineering record

Press Release – Aurecon

12 August 2016

Auckland girls’ school sets new engineering record at bridge building competition

Two students from Diocesan School for Girls constructed a bridge which held over 300 kg of weight at the recent Aurecon Bridge Building Competition in Auckland. Read more »

Villa Education Charter Schools fail to achieve targets

Press Release – Save Our Schools NZ

Villa Education Charter Schools fail to achieve targets in 2015

The two charter schools operated by Villa Education Trust have achieved only 3 of their 12 student achievement targets for the 2015 year, according to analysis by Save Our Schools NZ. Read more »

Theatre work for Deaf and hearing audiences wins award

Press Release – University of Waikato

11.08.16

A world beyond words

A bilingual theatre work for Deaf and hearing audiences, At the End of My Hands, show us what’s possible when we move beyond the spoken word and use our bodies to tell a story. Read more »

Panel discussion on gagging of education professionals

Press Release – NZEI Te Riu Roa

Panel discussion on gagging of education, science and medical professionals

10 August 2016 Read more »

New opportunities for University of Auckland students

Press Release – University of Auckland

New opportunities for University of Auckland students and researchers in Latin America.

Up to 20 Mexican students will be able to study full PhD degrees at the University of Auckland every year as the result of a new reciprocal agreement with Mexican state funding agency Conacyt. Read more »

Educators join forces for better funding for learning

Press Release – Better Funding

Educators join forces for better funding for learning

9 August 2016

Educators from early childhood to secondary schooling are uniting to respond to the government’s latest funding proposal, saying it could result in fewer teachers and larger class sizes. Read more »

Educators to build NZ-Singapore classroom connections

Press Release – Asia New Zealand Foundation

Educators to build classroom connections between New Zealand and Singapore

New Zealand teachers will build connections with Singaporean counterparts and improve their understanding of the wider Asia region on an Asia New Zealand Foundation study tour. Read more »

Sheep dairying and slam poetry at Massey Open Day

Press Release – Massey University

Monday, August 1, 2016

Sheep dairying and slam poetry at Massey Open Day

Hundreds of prospective students from throughout New Zealand will be in Palmerston North this week to check out the educational offerings of the city’s two biggest tertiary institutions, Massey University and Universal College of Learning, UCOL. Read more »

Medals for Local Students at Top Culinary Competition

Press Release – Whole Nine Yards

Medals for Local Students at Top Culinary Competition

A team from WelTec have proven to be winners in and out of the kitchen, after they won silver and bronze medals at the prestigious annual Nestlé Toque d’Or student culinary competition. Read more »

Whitecliffe Top Art School in Auckland

Press Release – Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design

Press Release 29 July 2016

Whitecliffe Top Art School in Auckland:
Whitecliffe wins Eden Arts Art Schools Top Award
Whitecliffe Photo Media Student Yann-Ru Yang Wins Overall Winner at 2016 Eden Arts Art School Award Read more »

Waikato Diocesan School wins Monetary Policy Challenge

Press Release – The Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Waikato Diocesan School for Girls wins Monetary Policy Challenge

Waikato Diocesan School for Girls has been named the national winner of the 2016 Reserve Bank of New Zealand Monetary Policy Challenge (MPC). Scots College (Wellington) placed second and Macleans College (Auckland) came third. Read more »

Discover Your Local Kindergarten!

Press Release – Auckland Kindergarten Association

Discover Your Local Kindergarten!

Auckland Kindergarten Association Announces Open Week Read more »

Tongan Prime Minister Makes Official Visit to MIT

Press Release – Manukau Institute of Technology

28 July 2016

MEDIA RELEASE

Tongan Prime Minister Makes Official Visit to MIT Read more »

MATES making connections across barriers

Press Release – University of Auckland

MATES making connections across barriers

A scheme that connects young people in low decile schools with university student mentors is looking at a bright future, thanks to recent funding boosts. Read more »

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