Archive for the 'Education' Category

Government Offer to Principals Nothing But an Insult!

Press Release – Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

Government Offer to Principals Nothing But an Insult!

The offer received yesterday is the biggest Claytons Offer I have ever seen… a non offer…an insult. It treats principals with derision and contempt!

No mention of the massive workload issues in our claim!!! Read more »

Staff cuts for teacher training indicate growing crisis

Press Release – NZEI Te Riu Roa

Staff cuts at Auckland University because of dropping enrolments for initial teacher education (ITE) are another sign that bold measures are needed to turn around New Zealand’s growing teacher shortage. Read more »

Auckland VC risks undermining PM’s vision for education

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

University of Auckland Vice-Chancellor Stuart McCutcheon’s proposal to cut staff from the Faculty of Education risks worsening the chronic teacher shortage facing New Zealand, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) said today. Read more »

Open Polytechnic Graduation 2018

Press Release – Open Polytechnic

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BCITO acts to boost school leavers entering apprenticeships

Press Release – BCITO

BCITO acts to boost tiny number of school leavers entering apprenticeships

New Zealand’s leading provider of construction and trade apprenticeships is encouraging school leavers to see a career in the trades as a worthwhile choice with the launch of a new digital platform. Read more »

Winners of 2018 Fulbright General Graduate Awards

Press Release – Fulbright NZ

Fulbright New Zealand announces winners of 2018 General Graduate Awards
WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND, 24 May, 2018 — Fulbright New Zealand is delighted to announce the four Fulbright New Zealand General Graduate Award Grantees for 2018: Read more »

#YouthToo – High school students speak out for Youth Week

Press Release – Shakti Ethnic Women’s Support Group

#YouthToo – Auckland high school students to speak out on #MeToo for Youth Week

Shakti Youth is hosting a new generation of youth from migrant and refugee backgrounds who will come together for Youth Week 2018 to share fresh perspectives on the #MeToo movement and feminism on the 26th of May. Read more »

Ethel Benjamin scholarships for outstanding women lawyers

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Ethel Benjamin scholarships for outstanding women lawyers announced

Three remarkable women have this year received New Zealand Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin scholarships for outstanding women lawyers. Read more »

Wallis receives prestigious Fulbright-EQC Graduate Award

Press Release – Fullbright NZ

Amanda Wallis receives prestigious Fulbright-EQC Graduate Award in Natural Disaster Research
WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND, 22 May, Read more »

Teacher shortages worst since surveys began

Press Release – PPTA

An annual survey of secondary school principals has found that schools right around the country are experiencing significant teacher shortages, worse than last year’s results and in some cases, worse than ever before. Read more »

Budget a missed opportunity, say universities

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

The Government has utterly failed to back up its rhetoric about the future of work and the importance of preparing for the challenges of technological change, according to the Vice-Chancellors of New Zealand’s universities. Read more »

Innovative students solve challenges

Press Release – GrowingNZ

Innovative students solve challenges for New Zealand’s primary sectors

GrowingNZ Innovation Challenge Day: Wellington

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YouCan for KidsCan

Press Release – YouCan for KidsCan

YouCan for KidsCan is a quintessential Kiwi fair with a twist. The charity fair is on June 9th from 12-4 at Pinehurst School and is raising money and awareness for KidsCan. The event is youth run with it being run by YouCan; a business run by two year thirteen students, Mikayla O’Brien and Mackenzie Cooper, from Pinehurst School who are participating in the Young Enterprise Scheme. Read more »

Sylvia Park Kindergarten turns 50

Press Release – Auckland Kindergarten Association


MP Denise Lee helps celebrate local
kindergarten milestone

Sylvia Park Kindergarten turns 50 Read more »

Librarians concerned about closure of Music Library

Press Release – IAML NZ

Librarians concerned about closure of Music Library at the University of Auckland

Thursday, 10 May 2018 Read more »

40 years of scholarships celebrate a wealth of talent

Press Release – Freemasons

8 May 2018

For 40 years Freemasons from throughout New Zealand have awarded nearly $5.2 million in scholarships to 1,162 of the country’s most talented university students. All they ask is that the students be completing a degree, be achieving consistent A-grades and show commitment to voluntary and community service. Read more »

Next President of Society to receive research medal

Press Release – Royal Society Of New Zealand

Royal Society Te Apārangi

Next President of Society to receive prestigious research medal

7 May 2018

Professor Wendy Larner FRSNZ FAcSS FNZGS, Royal Society Te Apārangi President-Elect, will receive the prestigious Victoria Medal from the UK’s Royal Geographical Society. Read more »

Auckland Girls Grammar School’s Open Day

Press Release – Auckland Girls’ Grammar School

Auckland Girls Grammar School’s hoping to showcase its recent evolution to local parents with its 2018 Open Day.

Under new Principal Ngaire Ashmore, who took over last year, the school’s undergone a shake-up, producing astounding results through hard work and a steadfast attitude that students can be all they want to be. Read more »

Future leader awarded prestigious Robertson Scholarship

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand | Media release

1 May 2018

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Funeral Directing Popular Career Choice

Press Release – Weltec

The largest group of trainee Funeral Directors has just completed a two week block course in Wellington. The students are studying with the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec), the only provider nationally of the New Zealand Diploma in Funeral Directing. Read more »

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