Archive for the 'Education' Category

Opening Up Access To Science Education: Rocket Lab Scholarship Applications Now Open

Press Release – Rocket Lab


Auckland, New Zealand. 26 July 2021: Rocket Lab, the global leader in small satellite launch, has opened applications for its annual Rocket Lab Scholarship to those eager for a future in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM). Read more »

Straight Talk On Trades: Ara’s Katie Thomas Offers Learners Insights From A Working Woman

Press Release – Ara Institute

On June 16th at Ara’s Woolston Campus, a special visitor made some time to inspire and inform female students. Katie Thomas, an Ara graduate, engineer, and all-round good sort, visited with a select group of other future women tradies to share her insights into starting a successful career in the trades. Read more »

Reawakening Mana In Men In Early Childhood Education

Press Release – Wintec

A lack of men in early childhood education has inspired Wintec Master of Applied Innovation student, Grayson Newton-Smith to create a book about restoring mana in men. Read more »

World-leading App To Train Teachers In Te Reo Māori

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Bay of Plenty teachers now have access to a world-leading Te Reo Māori app, through a Ministry of Education initiative aimed at strengthening New Zealand’s education workforce in Te Reo. Read more »

Te Awamutu College Culinary Student Through To The Grand Final

Press Release – NSSCC

Today five culinary students from the Waikato region competed for a place in the National Secondary Schools Culinary Competition (NSSCC) Grand Final. The regional final was held at Wintec. Read more »

Who’s Doing What With Your Data? Information Governance In A Digital World

Press Release – University of Auckland


Data such as personal information has become one of the greatest drivers of economic activity in the modern world. Data is the oil of the fourth industrial revolution and in future, data will drive economic prosperity, sustainability, and well-being. Yet, the commodification of data has raised regulatory and governance challenges for societies across the world. Read more »

Schools Kept Safe And Away From Distractions Online – N4L Report

Press Release – Network 4 Learning

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, 8 July 2021 – More than 45 million potentially dangerous and distracting websites were blocked at schools every day during the second half of the 2020 school year, according to a new report released today by Network for Learning (N4L), the Crown company providing safe and smart internet services to New Zealand schools and kura. Read more »

COVID-19 Commentary Features Again In Critic And Conscience Of Society Awards

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

Helping public understanding of New Zealand’s COVID-19 response has been a focus for both recipients of this year’s Critic and Conscience of Society Award, presented by The Gama Foundation in a ceremony in Christchurch today [6 July].
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Girls Get ‘hands-on’ In The Infrastructure Industry

Press Release – Connexis

Wellington, 5 July 2021: A series of ‘hands-on’ open days held throughout the country has opened the eyes of female secondary school students to a career in the infrastructure industry.

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Data Governance Symposium Launches Vital New Programme

Press Release – University of Auckland

Industry experts and stakeholders will gather at the University of Auckland on 9 July to discuss data protection issues, namely privacy, security and sovereignty, and to launch new programmes of study in Information Governance at the Business School. Read more »

South Island Expansion Of CAPE To Help Businesses, Teachers, And Students


The Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence (CAPE) have launched their South Island programmes in Queenstown today, including a new tool to help tourism operators embrace visitors from the Asia-Pacific region. Read more »

Maths Vs Affordable Housing – Students At Manurewa High School Using Mathematical Modelling To Tackle Community Issues

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology


AUT academics have partnered with Manurewa High School to bring mathematical modelling to life, giving students a chance to use mathematical modelling to solve a long-standing community problem – the lack of affordable housing. Read more »

New Principal Appointment At Chilton Saint James School

Press Release – Chilton Saint James School

Chilton Saint James School is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms Kate Pollard as Principal.

Ms Pollard joins Chilton from her role as Assistant Principal at Kristin School in Auckland. She has been in a leadership role there for a number of years and integral to the success of various initiatives and projects across the school. Read more »

‘Asian’ Label Hides Health Inequalities Among School Students Of Diverse Backgrounds

Press Release – University of Auckland

The simplistic label of ‘Asian’ is hiding just how different the experiences are of secondary school students from different Asian backgrounds, especially when it comes to mental distress, new research from the Youth19 survey shows. Read more »

Shifting The Line On Gender And Sexual Violence

Press Release – University of Auckland

A major new report on sexual violence, online sexual harassment and other forms of gendered violence has been released by researchers based at the University of Auckland. Read more »

Jasmine Beech Awarded Gold At The Wellington Culinary Competition

Press Release – NSSCC

Today eight culinary students from the Wellington region competed for a place in the National Secondary Schools Culinary Competition (NSSCC) Grand Final. 
The regional final was held at WelTec, Cuba Street in Wellington. Read more »

Super-sensing Offers Food Safety Breakthrough For Food Processing Industry

Press Release – University of Canterbury

New Zealand’s dairy factories could be the big winners from a proposed new electromagnetic detection and imaging method aimed at boosting food safety systems. Working to develop the super-sensing method is a multidisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Canterbury, Lincoln Agritech, University of Auckland and FoodSouth, along with international collaborators in Australia and the UK. Read more »

Rotorua Boys’ High School – The Home Of The New Jonah Lomu Scholarship

Press Release – Rotorua Boys High School

The legacy of rugby great Jonah Lomu will live on at Rotorua Boys’ High School, with the school being selected as the only secondary school in New Zealand to provide a newly launched scholarship in his name. Read more »

Mount Hutt Culinary Student Awarded Gold

Press Release – NSSCC

Today a Mount Hutt College student cooked their way into the National Secondary Schools Culinary Competition (NSSCC) grand final. Read more »

Applications Open For Atlantic Fellows For Social Equity 2022 Cohort

Press Release – University of Auckland

Applications have opened for the 2022 Atlantic Fellows for Social Equity (AFSE) program based at the University of Melbourne. Read more »

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