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Kiwi teachers awarded for bringing education into the future

Press Release – The Mind Lab

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25 Apprenticeship Graduates and Prizewinners

Press Release – Apprenticeship Training Trust

Twenty five (25) Apprenticeship Graduates and Prizewinners Presented with Awards by ATT

– Plumbers, gasfitters, drainlayers and first electrical apprentice graduate Read more »

Beyond discrimination; towards inclusion

Press Release – University of Auckland

Beyond discrimination; towards inclusion – major lecture series

A Nobel Laureate and New Zealand’s Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner are among the speakers in a major public lecture series being held at the University Read more »

Outstanding students gain Woolf Fisher scholarships

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand | Media release

19 September 2018

Outstanding students gain Woolf Fisher scholarships to study at Cambridge Read more »

Helping Pave The Way To Incorporate Te Reo Māori In schools

Press Release – Matific

Global Educational Resource Matific Is Helping Pave The Way To Incorporate Te Reo Māori In New Zealand Schools Read more »

Two Educational Scholarships awarded at Grand Final

Press Release – City and Guilds

14th September 2018

Two Educational Scholarships awarded at the 2018 National Secondary Schools Culinary Championships Grand Final Read more »

New campaign to attract te reo Māori teachers

Press Release – Ministry of Education

He kaupapa hou hei poapoa mai i ngā kaiako reo Māori | New campaign to attract te reo Māori teachers

Ka whakaaturia tētahi pānuitanga reo Māori hou i runga pouaka whakaata i tēnei wiki. Ko tāna he whai kia tokomaha ake ngā kaiako e hiahiatia ana i Aotearoa nei, mā ngā kōrero tūturu mō ngā āhutanga e hihiri ai ngā kaiako, e whaihua ai hoki tā rātou mahi. Read more »

New campaign to attract teachers

Press Release – Ministry of Education

A new campaign to grow the number of teachers that New Zealand needs, with real stories about what motivates teachers, will be launched on TV tonight. Read more »

Top teaching awards go to Auckland Business academics

Press Release – University of Auckland

Two University of Auckland academics have won prestigious national teaching awards. Associate Professors Dr Christine Woods and Dr Mānuka Hēnare, who work down the corridor from each other in the Department of Management and International Business at the Business School, received Sustained Excellence in Tertiary Teaching Awards from Ako Aotearoa. Read more »

Vincent O’Malley talks about New Zealand history

Press Release – Bridget Williams Books

Author Vincent O’Malley talks about New Zealand history in schools nationwide
Author Vincent O’Malley is speaking to students in secondary schools around the country about the history of the New Zealand Wars. Read more »

University of Otago to construct new $150 million building

Press Release – University of Otago

University of Otago to construct new $150 million building in Christchurch

The University of Otago has announced plans to construct a new state-of-the-art building to expand its Christchurch campus, making an important contribution to the Health Precinct as part of the city’s rebuild. Read more »

Ministry presents NZEI with new offer

Press Release – Ministry of Education

Ministry presents NZEI with new offer

Source: Ministry of Education

“The Ministry of Education has presented NZEI with a new offer which would see the Principal of a school of fewer than 50 students increase their roll-based salary component from $81,553 to $92,976 by 2020. In addition, they receive a $2,320 leadership payment. Read more »

Rangitikei College goes Fees-Free for Year 9’s

Press Release – Rangitikei College

Rangitikei College goes Fees-Free for Year 9’s

A Rangitikei high school is taking the initiative to help put the ‘free’ back into New Zealand’s free education system. Rangitikei College in Marton is not afraid to break the mould when it comes to supporting its students and families, having just announced it will go fees-free for all Year 9 students in 2019. Read more »

Scholarship helps student with studies

Press Release – Waikato Regional Council

Scholarship helps student with studies in natural resources engineering
Former Matamata College student Russell Wenzlick has won a Waikato Regional Council scholarship to help with his university studies. Read more »

Who cares about your memoir? Who cares about anything else?

Press Release – University of Waikato

Monday, 3 September 2018
Poet and memoir writer Kate Camp will give this year’s Frank Sargeson Memorial lecture at the University of Waikato next Monday September 10th. Read more »

G.J. Gardner Homes Future Pathways Industry Expo

Press Release – GJ Gardner


G.J. Gardner Homes event shows a great career doesn’t always involve University

Hundreds of Auckland high school students are expected to attend a Future Pathways Industry Expo sponsored by G.J. Read more »

Schools line up for national robotics challenge

Press Release – Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi

Media Release
Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi
Whakatāne, 29 August 2018

Schools line up for national robotics challenge Read more »

Coming To Study At SAE Auckland Is “Life Changing”

Press Release – SAE Creative Media Institute

27 August 2018


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Torbay School Pilots Student-Led Te Reo Māori

Press Release – Torbay School

Torbay School Pilots Student-Led Te Reo Māori

Torbay School on Auckland’s North Shore is running a pilot to get students leading te Reo Māori in the school. Read more »

Stuart McCutcheon’s axe falls on teacher training

Press Release – Tertiary Education Union

Stuart McCutcheon’s axe has fallen on the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education and Social Work after 21 staff were told this week that their jobs are on the line. Echoing through the Beehive, McCutcheon’s axing of each and every job will make it harder for Jacinda Ardern to fulfil her commitment to end the chronic teacher shortage we face. Read more »

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