Archive for the 'Education' Category

Kindergarten Association rolls out Storypark e-learning

Press Release – Auckland Kindergarten Association

PRESS RELEASE

Auckland Kindergarten Association rolls out Storypark e-learning portfolios Read more »

Canterbury comes to Auckland

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Canterbury comes to Auckland

February 17, 2015

The University of Canterbury with support from Lincoln University, Navitas and the Christchurch College of English Language (CCEL) is coming to Auckland as “Canterbury Education Partners”. Read more »

Fee paying education not in our interests

Press Release – Quality Public Education Coalition – QPEC

Fee paying education not in our interests

Dr Liz Gordon, QPEC spokesperson and educational researcher, today argued against proposals being aired in the media to allow state schools to charge fees. Read more »

Driving New Zealand’s future success north

Press Release – Massey University

Sunday, February 15, 2015
Driving New Zealand’s future success north

How does New Zealand want to succeed in the next 50 years, and who will be driving that success? Read more »

Student wins halls scholarship with satirical video

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Canterbury student wins halls scholarship with satirical video

February 13, 2015

First year University of Canterbury student Louise Woolhouse has been awarded a $5000 accommodation scholarship after making a satirical video. Read more »

Renowned Palestinian writer speaking at the University

Press Release – University of Auckland

Renowned Palestinian writer speaking at the University of Auckland

Palestinian writer Samah Sabawi will give a public lecture at the University of Auckland next week. Read more »

Faster browsing for Schools with NZIX

Press Release – CityLink

NZIX

Media Release

11th Feb 2015

Faster browsing for Schools with NZIX Read more »

ITC welcomes 2015 scholarship winners to campus

Press Release – International Travel College

ITC welcomes 2015 scholarship winners to campus

Six bright students have been awarded scholarships to study at the International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) in 2015. Read more »

STEAM ahead – crowdfunded career event for school girls

Press Release – STEAM ahead

SUPERHEROES STEAM AHEAD A FREE EVENT FOR SCHOOL GIRLS & MUMS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (FEBRUARY 9, 2015)

Attention! Introducing a very special event that uses the power of Superheroes to promote careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM). Read more »

Universities in the Knowledge Economy

Press Release – University of Auckland

Universities in the Knowledge Economy
The roles and scope of universities in changing knowledge economies and regions will be examined at a conference at the University of Auckland next week.
“Universities in the Knowledge Economy: Perspectives from Asia-Pacific and Europe” will be held at the University of Auckland 10-13 February. Read more »

More than half of schools using N4L’s Managed Network

Press Release – Network for Learning

More than half of schools using N4L’s Managed Network

Today N4L (Network for Learning) is marking the halfway point of its Managed Network rollout, with more than 50 percent of New Zealand schools starting the year equipped with N4L’s fast and reliable internet services. Read more »

Students’ Winning Book Designs to be Donated to Schools

Press Release – Warehouse Stationery

Students’ Winning Book Designs to be Donated to Low Decile Schools
By Fleur Revell
03 February 2014 Read more »

Student united with former deputy principal

Press Release – University of Auckland

Desire to work with children unites student with former deputy principal
As a school student you tend to avoid your deputy principal in the corridor, so imagine finding him studying at your university. Read more »

Anthony Horowitz Headlines Festival’s Schools’ Programme

Press Release – Auckland Writers Festival

News Release – embargoed until 12.01am, Tuesday 3 February

UK Literary Sensation, Anthony Horowitz Headlines Festival’s Schools’ Programme Read more »

Waikato secondary schools art competition includes Auckland

Press Release – Paterson Burn Optometrists

2 February 2015

Waikato secondary schools art competition to include part of Auckland

A secondary school art competition which has previously been held in the Waikato / Coromandel is to be expanded this year to include the area around Newmarket in Auckland. Read more »

NZ’s largest private education provider, ACG, turns 20

Press Release – ACG Group

NZ’s largest private education provider, ACG, turns 20

30 Jan 2015, Auckland. This week ACG (Academic Colleges Group), celebrates 20 years in the educational services industry. Read more »

Home affordability heads for uncharted territory

Press Release – Massey University

January 29, 2015

Home affordability heads for uncharted territory

Houses across New Zealand decreased in affordability by 14.1 per cent over the 12 months ending November 2014, according to the latest Massey University Home Affordability Report – and on current trends Auckland’s lack of affordability could reach historic levels. Read more »

Parental engagement is key to student success

Press Release – NZEI

Parental engagement, not real estate, is key to student success
27 January 2015

Auckland parents who want the best education for their children would be better investing in time and support for their child’s learning instead of fretting over real estate, says NZEI Te Riu Roa National President Louise Green. Read more »

Children head back to school

Press Release – Ministry of Education

26 January 2015

Children head back to school

More than 10,000 five-year-olds head off to class for the first time as New Zealand schools open for the New Year from today. Read more »

Traumatic stress study looking for participants

Press Release – University of Auckland

Traumatic stress study looking for participants

22 January 2015

A new study of secondary traumatic stress is focussing on partners of emergency responders. Read more »

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