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Smallest schools and communities have biggest hearts

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:16:10 +1300 | LifePod

New Zealand’s low decile and smallest schools have been among the most generous when it comes to helping to save lives, as they fundraise to support Mondiale LifePod infant incubators.More >>

New visa to grow more value from international students

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:59:16 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse have announced a new student visa designed to make New Zealand more competitive for retaining and attracting top international students.More >>

Kiwi schools invited to participate in global Skype-a-Thon

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:43:41 +1300 | Microsoft New Zealand

Join on December 3 and 4 to help celebrate learning without borders AUCKLAND, 27 November 2015 – Microsoft is inviting educators in New Zealand to participate in the company’s annual two-day Skype-a-Thon, an event aimed at connecting classrooms ...More >>

Marlborough colleges to co-locate

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:30:12 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Marlborough Boys’ and Girls’ Colleges are to be co-located on a new site in a development costing up to $63 million that will equip them with state-of-the-art buildings and technology, Education Minister Hekia Parata announced today.More >>

Huge opportunities in tertiary Partnership School sponsorship

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:09:34 +1300 | ACT New Zealand

ACT Leader David Seymour has welcomed the introduction of the Education Legislation Bill, which will allow tertiary institutions to apply to sponsor Partnership Schools.More >>

Triathlon Participation Boosts Kiwi Kids’ Self-Esteem

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:00:23 +1300 | Sanitarium

Thousands of Kiwi parents have seen a positive increase in their child's self-esteem after they take part in a triathlon event, according to a new survey*. More >>

Minister Turns The Lights Out On Turakina

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:23:33 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

The closure of Turakina Māori Girls’ College, in Marton, by Education Minister Hekia Parata is a devastating blow to students, staff and alumni who stood in the rain at Parliament in September, begging the government to save their school, says ...More >>

Talented students land dream summer jobs

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:11:07 +1300 | NIWA

NIWA has awarded sought-after Sir Peter Blake Trust ambassador awards to five talented Kiwi students who will spend part of summer working on exciting marine, freshwater, climate and atmosphere projects with leading NIWA scientists. More >>

Fewer frontline staff in education despite spin

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:09:40 +1300 | New Zealand Labour Party

Chris Hipkins Education Spokesperson 26 November 2015 Fewer frontline staff in education despite spin While National is busy trumpeting less back office public servants, it has glossed over the fact there are fewer frontline staff in special education ...More >>

Auckland paying for feeble skills training

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:04:39 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

26 NOVEMBER 2015 AUCKLAND PAYING FOR FEEBLE SKILLS TRAINING APPROACH The serious building workers shortage in Auckland points the finger directly at the government’s ineptitude. “National completely neglected the opportunity to upskill Kiwis with ...More >>

Talented students win conservation jobs

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:53:29 +1300 | Department of Conservation

A group of talented Kiwi students will trade the classroom for working with Department of Conservation (DOC) rangers and conservators this summer after winning sought-after Blake DOC Ambassador Awards.More >>

Redcliffs School Closing Ignores Wishes of Community

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:32:17 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Once again Minister of Education Hekia Parata has ridden roughshod over the wishes of a community, this time by closing Redcliffs School in Christchurch, says New Zealand First Education Spokesperson Tracey Martin.More >>

World Class Education Leaders Visit Pakuranga College

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:40:36 +1300 | Pakuranga School

Pakuranga College will be playing host to education leaders from the UK, Australia, South Africa and the United States today. More >>

Education a key to Pahiatua Polish children’s lives

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:41:33 +1300 | University of Auckland

When Lynette Kingsbury researched the history of Pahiatua’s Polish children for her MA thesis she discovered the power of education had protected and enhanced their culture and identity at the Pahiatua Polish Children’s Camp. Lynette, a former ...More >>

S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:34:00 +1300 | S.Pellegrino Young Chef 2016

Following the astounding success of the first edition, which saw three young, talented New Zealanders featured in the Pacific Top 10, S.Pellegrino announces its new search for the best Young Chef of the World More >>

QRC Tai Tokerau Resort College campus

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:21:09 +1300 | Northland Inc

New Zealand’s leading Tourism and Hospitality Management College, Queenstown Resort College’s (QRC) decision to establish a Tai Tokerau campus in Paihia is an “excellent” development for the economy in the region says Northland Inc CEO David Wilson.More >>

From Woods to Words – Bay business scoops top English Award

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 11:35:22 +1300 | Woods Creative

For the second consecutive year, Tauranga’s Woods the Creative Agency has taken out the website category at the New Zealand Writemark Plain English Awards. Woods beat fellow finalists ANZ and St. Mary’s Early Childhood Education Centre to claim ...More >>

Visitor inspires leavers

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 13:01:02 +1300 | Baradene College

These inspirational words came from Helene Quilter, Secretary of Defence and CEO of the Ministry of Defence, during her address at Baradene College for the schools senior girls prize giving. More >>

Technology key to revitalising language and culture

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:15:04 +1300 | KIWA Digital

Technology is key to the revitalisation of indigenous language and culture according to Kiwa Digital, winners of the Digital and Information Communication Technology Award at last night’s Ngā Tohu Māori awards .More >>

HELL to sponsor new-look Book Awards

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 15:11:06 +1300 | Hell Pizza

HELL has reinforced its commitment to getting more kids hooked on books, by sponsoring the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. More >>


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