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1. Unitec to deliver foundation education for Police recruits

17 April 2015 3:48pm | UNITEC

Unitec Institute of Technology is privileged to have been selected to deliver New Zealand Police's distance learning for new Police recruits across the country. .. More >>

2. Lizzie Marvelly joins Massey's latest graduates

20 April 2015 12:25pm | Massey University

Singer-songwriter Lizzy Marvelly will join Massey University's latest list of graduates when she crosses the stage on Thursday to receive a Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology. .. More >>

3. NZPI's "Back to the Future" Conference

18 April 2015 11:50am | NZ Planning Institute

Young Planners and Maori Focused Projects Shine at NZPI's "Back to the Future" Conference .. More >>

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

18 September 2014 12:53pm | Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Ko te Kaupapa mō Te Wiki o te Reo Māori 2015 ko 'Ngā Mātua' .. More >>

5. Apprenticeship scheme launched

18 April 2015 12:29pm | He Toki ki te Rika

The He Toki ki te Mahi Apprenticeship Training Trust was launched by Prime Minister, the Rt Hon John Key at Rehua Marae in Christchurch this evening. .. More >>

6. Which are the Best Schools in Auckland?

29 July 2006 5:15pm | Metromedia

Auckland Grammar failed the cut, but Mt Roskill Grammar outshone wealthier rivals in Metro magazine's investigation to find the top 25 high schools in Auckland... More >>

7. Decile Funding Review Must Consider Teacher Quality

16 April 2015 2:21pm | The New Zealand Initiative

The New Zealand Initiative has welcomed a review of the controversial decile funding system for schools, reported by the Sunday Star Times last weekend. Minister of Education Hekia Parata announced the government will review how it targets educational resources... More >>

8. Robertson scholarships awarded to outstanding future leaders

25 March 2015 11:08am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Two young New Zealanders have been awarded prestigious Robertson scholarships to study at a top-ranked American university in recognition of their outstanding leadership potential. The scholarship will cover their study and living costs over four years, ..... More >>

9. Rainbow Warrior Focus for Visiting Research Fellow

16 April 2015 11:53am | Victoria University of Wellington

Bilateral Arbitration Treaty And Rainbow Warrior Focus for Visiting Research Fellow A proposed bilateral arbitration treaty and the 30th anniversary of the sinking of the Rainbow Warrior will be the focus of a visit from world leading international ..... More >>

10. A Culture of Success at King's College

16 April 2015 2:30pm | King's College

A Culture of Success at King's College King's College rower Oliver Maclean credits a culture of success in his selection for Rowing New Zealand's Under-18 North Island team. Sixteen-year-old Oliver, who has been selected as part of a crew of four, shows ..... More >>

11. The Icehouse And Supporters Create Scholarships

20 April 2015 10:55am | The Icehouse

The Icehouse, a business growth hub, has created a scholarship fund to support owner-managers of privately owned businesses who want to invest in personal and business growth through the Icehouse. These scholarships are made possible by the hugely generous ..... More >>

12. First free online courses from the University of Auckland

06 June 2014 1:22pm | University of Auckland

6th June 2014: Two new free online courses from the University of Auckland are open for registration now, the first since the university partnered with FutureLearn to create massive open online courses (MOOCs). To register, please visit More >>

13. National Library's changes to Services to Schools

13 February 2015 4:54pm | LIANZA

LIANZA Press Release on the National Library of New Zealand's changes to Services to Schools: .. More >>

14. Prof Harlene Hayne announced as Vice-Chancellor of Otago Uni

09 February 2011 11:24am | Otago University Press

Professor Harlene Hayne to lead Otago and becomes first woman Vice-Chancellor of New Zealand's first university Leading Psychology researcher Professor Harlene Hayne, ONZM, has been chosen as the University of Otago's next Vice-Chancellor. Currently ..... More >>

15. Rise UP Academy: New Partnership school in South Auckland

17 September 2013 12:48pm | Rise Up

The Rise UP Trust are pleased to announce The Rise UP Academy, Junior School will open in February 2014 for fifty students from years 1-6. .. More >>

16. Evolve Education Group - $132m IPO underwritten

14 November 2014 3:22pm | Evolve Education

The prospectus for an initial public offering (IPO) of fully-paid ordinary shares (Shares) in Evolve Education Group Limited (Evolve Education) has been registered today with the Registrar of Financial Service Providers... More >>

17. FIGHT OBESITY: "Teach food literacy in schools" says charity

13 April 2015 10:36am | Garden to Table Trust

The Garden to Table Trust is urging The Government to invest in the development of gardening and cooking food skills to fight obesity in New Zealand. .. More >>

18. Students should engage with their communities

14 April 2015 1:31pm | University of Canterbury

University students should engage with their communities as part of the learning process when they get their degrees, University of Canterbury Associate Professor Billy O'Steen says... More >>

19. Charter Schools: The Shroud of Secrecy continues

15 April 2015 3:44pm | Save Our Schools NZ

The Ministry of Education finally released the ERO Readiness Review of the Whangaruru charter school in February 2015, one complete year after the school opened. .. More >>

20. Inaugural Graduation Ceremony Warmly Received

17 April 2015 8:44pm | PrintNZ

A positive audience of over 50 people embraced the presentation of 32 medals at PrintNZ's debut Apprentice Training Graduation Ceremony in Christchurch's picturesque Cardboard Cathedral last night... More >>

21. First for South Island

20 April 2015 12:05pm | alexanders

9 children and 2 adults are the lucky first pupils starting a programme today (Monday 20th April) that is heralded as a breakthrough for South Islanders with learning challenges. .. More >>

22. Prime Minister to open AUT's Sir Paul Reeves Building

22 March 2013 2:20pm | Auckland University of Technology

The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Rt Hon John Key, will formally open the Sir Paul Reeves Building at AUT's city campus today. The building is named after the late Sir Paul Reeves, former AUT Chancellor, Governor General and Archbishop of New Zealand... More >>

23. Survey - 70% of early childhood centres with empty places

28 March 2013 1:16pm | Early Childhood Council

A survey of business confidence, released this week reveals more than 70% of early childhood centres with empty places, and increasing competition between providers. The survey finds almost 60% of centres expecting things to be tougher still in 12 ..... More >>

24. Children's Health Camps Takes a Stand for Children

18 April 2013 3:15pm | Stand Children's Services

One of New Zealand's longest running social services, Te Puna Whaiora Children's Health Camps, is changing its name in a bid to shine a light on the issues faced by vulnerable children in New Zealand... More >>

25. Outstanding all-rounder heading to Cambridge University

27 March 2014 12:54pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Shem Harris, a first-year University of Auckland student determined to have a positive impact on society, will study at Cambridge University after being awarded the prestigious Sir Douglas Myers Scholarship 2014... More >>

26. Library storytellers shown to contribute to early literacy

29 October 2014 10:02am | Victoria University of Wellington

New research shows that taking preschoolers to story-time sessions at the local library could help them with the early stages of learning to read. Professor Anne Goulding, from Victoria's School of Information Management, together with Dr Mary ..... More >>

27. Lone Pine seedlings to mark the 100th Anzac Day anniversary

06 April 2015 10:22am | University of Canterbury

Three Turkish red pine seedlings from the original Lone Pine at Gallipoli will be planted around Christchurch on April 25 to commemorate the 100th Anzac Day anniversary later this month... More >>

28. Government playing politics with education announcement

14 April 2015 4:58pm | NZEI

NZEI says the Government is playing pre-Budget politics with its announcement today that it is building new schools and classrooms to cope with population growth. .. More >>

29. Top international designer appointed Professor

06 July 2000 9:46am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University has appointed New Zealander Simon Fraser, an internationally celebrated product designer, as a Professor of Industrial Design... More >>

30. Asg Celebrates Decade's Support For Children's Ed

08 September 2000 4:32pm | Unknown

While the cost of tertiary education can be a financial burden for some parents and their student children, for others, a programme entered into a decade ago has provided a significant financial contribution... More >>

31. CBC Students Bound For Adventure

07 March 2001 12:51am | Released via Glass Tower

Christchurch Baccalaureate College has forged a partnership with the world famous Outward Bound School to offer a new style of "classroom" defined not by walls, but by stunning mountains, bush, rivers and sea... More >>

32. Education student scoops gold at South Pac Games

14 September 2007 11:25am | Manukau Institute of Technology

The old cliché that brains and brawn don't mix could not be further from the truth when it comes to Manukau Institute of Technology Bachelor of Education student and South Pacific Games gold medallist, William Mata'utia... More >>

33. Massey Earns AACSB International Accreditation

23 September 2009 10:37am | AACSB

TAMPA, FL (September 22, 2009)-AACSB International announced today that Massey University has earned accreditation for its business school. Founded in 1916, AACSB International (AACSB) is the longest serving global accrediting body for business ..... More >>

34. Drilling First For NZ At Tai Poutini Polytechnic

25 February 2010 9:36am | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

A new programme designed to meet the needs of the New Zealand drilling industry has been introduced for the first time this year. .. More >>

35. Metro Names The Best Schools In Auckland

03 July 2010 11:43am | Metro Magazine

The best high schools in Auckland are Marist College in Mt Albert and Macleans College in Botany, according to the annual list just published by Metro magazine. .. More >>

36. Tackling a new career - recruits graduate

13 June 2012 4:09pm | New Zealand Police

Seventy four new constables will graduate from The Royal New Zealand Police College in Wing 272 on Thursday 14 June. Their wing patron is Julie Christie, ONZM. .. More >>

37. Waikato-Tainui Distributes Education Grants

03 April 2013 1:23pm | Waikato-Tainui

More than 600 Waikato-Tainui descendants are set to benefit from the distribution of nearly $1 million in education grants and scholarships. Waikato-Tainui has announced the approval of 653 applications from tribal members for financial assistance towards ..... More >>

38. OUSA Shuttles Take Flight

02 October 2013 10:25am | OUSA

The Otago University Students' Association has announced it will be trialling a twelve dollar student airport shuttle service for the end of year examination period between 11th of October and 11th of November... More >>

39. Commonwealth Education Trust to invest in New Zealand

23 October 2013 2:40pm | Commonwealth Education Trust

The Commonwealth Education Trust is establishing a new corporate presence in New Zealand and has announced today the appointment of Dr Sue Watson as Chief Executive Officer. Dr Watson takes up her role in February 2014... More >>

40. Two new Wellington Free Ambulance lecturers at Whitireia

20 March 2014 10:21am | The PR Company

Two Wellington Free Ambulance lecturers have been appointed to deliver the Whitireia BHsc (Paramedic) degree in partnership with Whitireia New Zealand. Callum Thirkell and Johnny Mulheron will begin teaching with the Whitireia team for the 2014 first ..... More >>

41. New Mā te Reo 2014 Funding Round to Open in July

03 June 2014 1:22pm | Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori announces a new Mā te Reo funding round will open on 21 July 2014. Mā te Reo is a community based funding programme established in 2001 to support projects, programmes and activites that contribute to local level ..... More >>

42. HP New Zealand Launches Rural Schools Technology Competition

25 June 2014 1:52pm | Rural Women

Entries for HP's Rural Schools Competition opened this week, giving rural New Zealand primary schools the chance to win a share of $20,000 worth of HP products and support... More >>

43. Surveillance a part of everyday life

24 July 2014 9:28am | Victoria University of Wellington

Details of casual conversations and a comprehensive store of 'deleted' information were just some of what Victoria University of Wellington students found during a project to uncover what records companies keep... More >>

44. University of Auckland launches MOOC

07 October 2014 10:59am | University of Auckland

With more data being generated and collected than ever before, the University of Auckland's first official Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) will teach students how to find the stories told by statistical data. With more data being generated ..... More >>

45. Law must be changed to stop overseas student exploitation

01 December 2014 9:32am | NZ Association for Migration and Investment

Law must be changed to stop overseas student exploitation and damage to NZ reputation New Zealand's immigration laws must be changed to stop overseas students from being exploited by unscrupulous employers and overseas unlicensed agents, says the New ..... More >>

46. CPIT and Google Sydney to bring global coding push to NZ

05 December 2014 9:59am | CPIT

CPIT is the only New Zealand institute spearheading a global phenomenon designed to encourage more students to learn to code. The 'Hour of Code' is an international event being held during the week of 8-14 December 2014, which aims to get more people ..... More >>

47. Principal appointed at Middle School West Auckland

15 December 2014 3:07pm | Villa Education Trust

James Haggett has been appointed Principal of West Auckland's newest school, Middle School West Auckland, opening in February 2015. .. More >>

48. Well Deserved Recognition for Advocate of Play

05 January 2015 2:48pm | New Zealand Playcentre Federation

The New Zealand Playcentre Federation congratulates Beverley Morris, QSO on her appointment as a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to early childhood education. Beverley has been a passionate member of Playcentre since the early 1950's, ..... More >>

49. Unitec needs stability not cuts

11 February 2015 12:10pm | Tertiary Education Union

Unitec's plans for yet another major restructuring - before the last two have had time to bed in - are foolhardy, says TEU national president Sandra Grey. .. More >>

50. Vocational Pathways supports young people to qualifications

19 March 2015 2:40pm | Silvereye Communications

Falling in love with school again Vocational Pathways, supporting young people to get the qualifications they need. Ezra Taulamana is a girl with a lot of love. She loves performance, dance, singing, drawing, painting, and art. She also has a lot ..... More >>

51. Diploma of Applied Animation now available in Rotorua

20 March 2015 5:20pm | Animation College

Join us for one of our Whanau Days and find out first-hand what it's like to study with us and discover the creative skills which could change your life. .. More >>

52. ANZ teams up with WelTec to encourage women into IT

15 April 2015 4:52pm | ANZ

ANZ bank is partnering with Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) to encourage more women to consider technology careers in the face of an industry shortage. .. More >>

53. Support Excellent Teachers

20 June 2001 11:37am | Unknown

If your teacher is special and deserves recognition for his/her efforts, the National Excellence in Teaching Awards (NEiTA) Foundation wants to know about them. The next cycle of ASG National Excellence in Teaching Awards begins on 1 July and the Foundation ..... More >>

54. Background Briefing Documents to Carich Story

29 October 2003 4:39pm | Carich

Please also find attached a letter of complaint that was sent to the Minister for Maori Affairs on October 15 2003. It outlines a formal complaint from Carich against the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) and it's General Manager Ann Clarke for breaching ..... More >>

55. Uni Celebrates 100 years of Maori Achievement

12 August 2004 3:20pm | University of Otago

The life and achievements of the University of Otago's first Mäori graduate Te Rangi Hïroa (Sir Peter Buck) are at the heart of week-long celebrations to begin on 16 August to mark the centenary of Mäori education at Otago... More >>

56. University names new Assistant Vice-Chancellor

01 September 2004 3:05pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University has filled a second senior management position within a month with the appointment of Dr Sheelagh Matear of Dunedin to the post of Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Academic)... More >>

57. Students Furious at Doctor and Teacher Fee Hikes

15 December 2004 10:14am | New Zealand University Student's Association

Students are furious that the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) has agreed to grant institutions permission to charge even higher fees for teachers and doctors in 2005 and warn that serious consequences will flow from this decision... More >>

58. Sun Access The Secret When Pruning Avocados

28 December 2004 10:20am | Lincoln University

By Dr Mike Mickelbart - Plant Sciences Group, Lincoln University Enjoying those avocados with your summer salads, hors d'oeuvres and other seasonal fare? They're enjoying them in other parts of the world too, with the New Zealand industry exporting ..... More >>

59. School Beckons For Sick Kids Too

01 February 2005 11:49am | Telecom New Zealand

In their case, they'll be having lessons at home or in hospital with teachers from the Central Regional Health School... More >>

60. Tertiary Education Commission announces reviews

28 February 2005 1:02pm | Tertiary Education Commission

The Tertiary Education Commission has commenced a round of reviews of education and training provision to increase the strategic relevance of government-funded tertiary education... More >>

61. Ministers Lackeys Gut Correspondence School

10 May 2005 11:47am | The Correspondence School Parents and Supervisors

The President of The Correspondence School parents and supervisors association, Sharon Buckland, has slated moves by the school to cut core services to rural children, saying students needs will suffer because the Ministry of Education "can't get ..... More >>

62. AUT business academics lead NZ role in GARP

23 June 2005 5:39pm | Auckland University of Technology

Two AUT Business Faculty academics have been appointed co-regional directors for New Zealand for the world's leading organisation for risk managers, the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP)... More >>

63. AUT business academics lead NZ role in GARP

23 June 2005 5:39pm | Auckland University of Technology

Two AUT Business Faculty academics have been appointed co-regional directors for New Zealand for the world's leading organisation for risk managers, the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP)... More >>

64. New Rail School Opens To Meet Upgrade Spend

08 July 2005 3:28pm | Transfield Services

A serious shortage of skilled workers in the rail industry has prompted Transfield Services, the company that maintains the country's entire rail network, to open a dedicated rail school to recruit and train people to join its rail workforce... More >>

65. Rhodes Scholars Elect For 2006

18 October 2005 3:26pm | Vice Chancellors' Committee

Nicholas Douglas, Rosara Joseph and Malcolm Birdling have been selected as Rhodes Scholars following a recent selection meeting at Government House in Wellington... More >>

66. Study Shows Changing Attitudes To Dutch Language

03 March 2006 4:01pm | Communications Chambers

The winner of the first Hanny van Roekel Prize, Julia de Bres, is continuing the linguistics studies that earned her the prestigious award, undertaking a doctorate in language and its promotion... More >>

67. NZQA research worthless, says university staff

20 April 2006 11:05am | Association of University Staff

NZQA research worthless, says university staff The Association of University Staff (AUS) has labelled as worthless research released yesterday by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, purporting to show that New Zealanders have what is described as a "middling" ..... More >>

68. Three top Famine scholars win trip to Vanuatu

07 July 2006 1:07pm | World Vision New Zealand

Three New Zealand high school students, last night at an Awards Dinner in Wellington, won Sanitarium-funded travelling scholarships to visit Vanuatu with World Vision, after an intensive week in the capital this week... More >>

69. Student's science fair project does double duty

21 August 2006 4:02pm | Manukau Institute of Technology

When James Duncan needed a project for the 2006 MIT Manukau Science and Technology Fair, sports science was the logical choice for this Year 9 student at Botany Downs Secondary College... More >>

70. More medals for WelTec

13 October 2006 11:02am | Wellington Institute of Technology

Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) students and staff have again had a major medal haul at the New Zealand Culinary Fare... More >>

71. Otago Occupational Therapy degree in Waikato

07 December 2006 5:20pm | Waikato Institute Of Technology

Otago Polytechnic and Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) have formed a unique collaboration to deliver an Occupational Therapy degree in the Waikato. Otago Polytechnic in collaboration with Wintec will deliver the jointly badged Otago Polytechnic/Wintec ..... More >>

72. Top NY graffiti artist creates w MIT arts students

23 March 2007 12:33am | Manukau Institute of Technology

American Eric Orr emerged from the subways of New York in the 1980s as a fully-fledged graffiti artist after his collaboration with pop artist Keith Haring. Now he is in New Zealand to lead a series of live painting collaborations, including the transformation ..... More >>

73. Purity at the heart of 'Purely Girls' Success

20 April 2007 9:57am | Focus On The Family

The Purely Girls camp which was held at El Rancho in Waikanae this past week has been an incredible success, according to event organisers... More >>

74. 2007 "Magic Places" Launched

31 May 2007 9:47am | New Zealand Playcentre Federation

The 2007 edition of "Magic Places", the adult's guide to young children's artwork, was launched at the New Zealand Playcentre Federation Conference in Rotorua at the weekend. The popular book has been rewritten, and illustrations updated, and includes ..... More >>

75. University Announces New Elite Sports Scholarship

15 August 2007 11:28am | Lincoln University

Lincoln's sporting scholarships programme has been extended to include students of exceptional ability in sports other than the six codes already covered by the programme... More >>

76. NZ's First Textbook on Astronomy and Space

27 September 2007 1:17pm | Pearson Education

Pearson Education New Zealand announces the first New Zealand text book on astronomy and space for secondary school students. The book is Astronomy Aotearoa by Porirua City author Robert Shaw... More >>

77. Rhodes Scholars Elect For 2008

19 October 2007 3:27pm | Vice Chancellors' Committee

Amanda Gilbertson, Jesse Wall and Julia Matheson have been selected as Rhodes Scholars following a selection meeting at Government House in Wellington last night... More >>

78. Cases, causes of wrongful conviction in spotlight

11 December 2007 3:03pm | Victoria University of Wellington

The accuracy of forensic DNA evidence, the investigative interviewing of witnesses and suspects, and the high-profile cases of Scott Watson and Peter Ellis are among presentations from speakers at the inaugural Innocence Project New Zealand conference,.. More >>

79. Whitireia names Arthur Graves as CEO

21 April 2008 12:21am | Whitireia Polytech

Whitireia Community Polytechnic has appointed Arthur Graves, Principal of Greymouth High School, as its new Chief Operating Officer... More >>

80. Celebrate School Support Staff

10 June 2008 12:29am | NZEI

The education sector union NZEI is calling on all schools, teachers, parents, and children to support the thousands of people in schools who support them... More >>

81. Chinese student community raises earthquake money

13 June 2008 1:02pm | Wintec

Wintec 's Chinese students community raise money for victims of Sichuan earthquake Wintec's Chinese student community yesterday handed over more than $3000 it raised at Wintec for former students at the Chengdu University DuJiangYan campus... More >>

82. Students rewarded for academic excellence

21 July 2008 2:18pm | Massey University

Twelve Mäori students received awards from Massey University in Auckland last month in recognition of their contribution to the University, leadership and Mäori development... More >>

83. Rural schools left out in the cold

08 October 2008 10:07am | TTPA

-       Specialist support not available in many rural Northland schools at all during the school year.. More >>

84. Hobsonville North Kindergarten Here To Stay

17 February 2009 4:16pm | Auckland Kindergarten Association

Hobsonville North Kindergarten will remain a leader in education for the local community after preparing for an absent outlook. .. More >>

85. Interactive School Technology Highlights Trend

12 October 2009 1:53pm | Inzone

Tertiary institutes are lagging in popularity with 14 and 15 year old secondary school students when compared to other available career opportunities. This alarming trend is the unexpected result of a partner report generated by Inzone's new interactive ..... More >>

86. Kids Planet Childcare Open Day - Albany

19 January 2010 1:36pm | Kids Planet Childcare

Kids Planet Childcare Centre at 201 Bush Road Albany is delighted to announce its first open day for 2010. .. More >>

87. Kiwi expats returning home for lifestyle

10 March 2010 1:59pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Kiwi expatriates living overseas who plan to return home will do so because of New Zealand's lifestyle, according to a new study of expatriates. .. More >>

88. New Principal for One Tree Hill College

11 March 2010 11:22am | One Tree Hill College

Nicholas Dynes [Nick] Coughlan has been appointed principal of One Tree Hill College, Auckland. .. More >>

89. Auckland Student on way to Gallipoli with speech

01 April 2010 3:58pm | Returned Services Association

Auckland student Meaghan Li (17) of Macleans College, of Manukau today won the national final of The National Bank RSA Cyril Bassett VC Speech Competition .. More >>

90. Māori Gestures

30 June 2010 10:11am | University of Canterbury

In an impassioned speech regarding spending on his council credit card Manakau mayor Len Brown made a number of dramatic gestures, including face, chest and nose slapping. Brown's spokesman, David Lewis, suggested that such gestures were a sign of the ..... More >>

91. Foreign-language Bibles donated to Aoraki Polytech

05 July 2010 10:15am | Aoraki Polytechnic

Aoraki Polytechnic efforts to enhance pastoral care of its students and more effectively link with the international community in South Canterbury have received a boost with the donation last week of Bibles written in five languages... More >>

92. CPIT Research Week highlights innovative research

16 August 2010 10:33am | CPIT

A diverse spectrum of pioneering research being undertaken at CPIT will be showcased via visual exhibitions and specific oral research presentations this month. .. More >>

93. Queenstown Resort College a hotbed of diversity

27 August 2010 11:06am | Queenstown Resort

Leading education institution Queenstown Resort College is proving a hotbed of international diversity with a full intake of students from 13 countries. .. More >>

94. ITPs responding quickly to new performance measure

08 September 2010 12:01pm | ITP New Zealand

Education performance measures issued by the Tertiary Education Commission today will help Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) to keep lifting their performance, NZ ITP Chairman James Buwalda says... More >>

95. Dyslexia and Learning Disability Conference

29 September 2010 1:15pm | Speld

Tickets are available now for the SPELD NZ dyslexia and specific learning disability conference 2010 being held at the Langham Hotel, Auckland from 8 to 10 October. The theme of this year's conference is developing successful Strategies in Schools ..... More >>

96. Success for Canterbury journalism graduate

18 January 2011 11:10am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury journalism graduate Jolene Williams has won the postgraduate feature writing award in the Ossies, an annual competition for journalism students in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific... More >>

97. Qualified social workers are in short supply

19 February 2011 8:05pm | The Council for Social Work Education

A press release in Scoop on 8 February 2011 noted that Social Work was a new entry to list of the most 'in demand' employees. This is the first time Social Work has entered this list and was shown as one of the top five most sought after employees ..... More >>

98. Gun Safety Training in Kindergartens

30 March 2011 4:11pm | New Zealand Mountain Safety Council

In response to the Dominion Post's front page story entitled 'Kindy kids get gun licences', the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council (MSC) today welcomes any initiatives that reinforce the firearms safety message. MSC is a leading authority ..... More >>

99. Squish, Squash, Squelch - the journey begins

01 April 2011 7:27pm | Remarkables Primary School

The Remarkables Parents Association (RPA) in conjunction with Remarkables Primary School (RPS) and Amisfield Wine Company launched a fantastic fundraising initiative for the RPA and a remarkable journey for the school pupils on Friday 1 April at the ..... More >>

100. Increasing awareness of food safety & nutrition in Schools

06 April 2011 1:51pm | Pro Visual Publishing

This year's edition of the School Canteen Guide to Food Safety and Nutrition is set for release this month by Pro Visual Publishing. Produced in conjunction with the New Zealand Food Safety Authority (NZFSA), the guide aims to increase food safety ..... More >>


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