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An open letter to all students: Students Matter

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:40:56 +1200 | NZ Union of Students' Associations

Students have a critical role to play in the outcome of the General Election. There are 417,516 students in New Zealand and we make up 14% of the total number of voters. We have the collective power to decide who is leading the next Government. Every ...More >>

Southland Sharks Co-Captain to Tutor SIT Sports Programme

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:22:07 +1200 | Southern Institute Of Technology

The Southern Institute of Technology is proud to announce the appointment of Southland Sharks Co-Captain James Paringatai as tutor of the newly developed National Certificate in Recreation and Sport (Core Skills) Level 2. More >>

WGTN: March for free education

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:51:04 +1200 | Fightback

We are students, university staff, and members of the community. Whichever parties form a government after September 20th, we are demanding an end to corporatisation of education.More >>

Govt continues to throw money at charter school experiment

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:32:59 +1200 | NZEI

Official documents reveal the three primary sector charter schools approved last week will cost $2 million to set up as well as divert another $1.5 million of potential taxpayer investment from local state schools next year.More >>

Zoning out – is it time for a review?

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:23:18 +1200 | PPTA

The last few years have seen rising inequality between schools and the erosion of students’ right to attend their local school. More >>

Zoning out – is it time for a review?

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:23:15 +1200 | PPTA

The last few years have seen rising inequality between schools and the erosion of students’ right to attend their local school. More >>

Govt rushes to open charter schools in New Year

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:03:18 +1200 | NZEI

The government’s decision to approve four new charter schools last week to open in January next year goes against the Minister of Education’s own advice that the schools ought to have at least a year’s preparation time.More >>

Free policy and evaluation services

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:53:46 +1200 | Allen And Clarke

Today we are calling for organisations, whether government, non-government or community-based, to express their interest in pro bono research, policy, or evaluation services during late 2014. More >>

Theme for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2015: 'Ngā Mātua'

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:53:13 +1200 | Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Ko te Kaupapa mō Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2015 ko ‘Ngā Mātua’ More >>

BMW Group joins AUT InterNZ Programme

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:27:38 +1200 | AUT University

Eleven lucky AUT graduates will be winging their way to the United States early in 2015 to take up paid internships as part of the expanded AUT interNZ programme. Launched in 2013, the programme gives AUT graduates an opportunity to experience the changing ...More >>

Proposed closure of VUW Māori business programme

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:38:30 +1200 | Tertiary Education Union

The Victoria Business School at Victoria University of Wellington has proposed closing the Māori Business programme, with a likely loss of two Senior Lecturer positions, and significant implications for the school and faculty as a whole.More >>

Positive feedback about new Design and Arts Degree

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:22:46 +1200 | Universal College Of Learning

Work is progressing to realise the Joint Wanganui District Council and UCOL Taskforce’s plans to reshape and revitalise the polytechnic. More >>

TPPA a Sellout to American Corporate Greed

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:15:24 +1200 | Internet MANA

New Zealand will become a permanent prisoner to the United States’ greed and global arrogance if the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) isn’t stopped, warns Internet MANA.More >>

Student Loan Debt Continues to Climb

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:24:40 +1200 | NZ Union of Students' Associations

Student Loan Debt Continues to Climb – and students’ fear for the future mounts with it. More >>

Hundreds of Students Turn Out for Political Debate

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:37:10 +1200 | Victoria University of Wellington

With only a few days left before the general election, over 500 Victoria students packed the central Hub space on campus today to listen to a political debate on student issues organised by the Students’ Association. Victoria University of Wellington ...More >>

Green Party will help students in financial distress

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:01:17 +1200 | Green Party

The Green Party will stop National’s campaign of punishing tertiary students and do more than any other party to support young Kiwis into study, Green Party students spokesperson Gareth Hughes said today.More >>

The Formula for a World Class University Revealed

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:09:06 +1200 | The Times Higher Education

THE FORMULA FOR A WORLD CLASS UNIVERSITY REVEALED BY TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION (THE) - The characteristics of a typical world top-200 university are unveiled ahead of the 2014-15 Times Higher Education World University Rankings More >>

ASCC-SAFF Performs at Teuila Festival

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:38:10 +1200 | Student Association for Faasamoa

Over the last few years, the Student Association for Faasamoa (SAFF) has established itself as one of the strongest student organizations at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC). Overseen by the Samoan Studies Institute (SSI), the SAFF promotes ...More >>

NZUSA 'Not Achieved' on Cost of Student Debt

Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:08:12 +1200 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

Responding to NZUSA President Daniel Haines’ claim the cost to taxpayers of forgiving student debt is only $8 billion, Taxpayers’ Union Spokesman Ben Craven says:More >>

TYWI-Education Software For Real-time Voice Translation

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:34:20 +1200 | Translate Your World

TYWI-Education Software For Real-time Voice Translation In 78 Languages Adds WebRTC to the Translate Your World Arsenal More >>

 

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