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1. Experts find IES evidence doesn't stack up

01 March 2015 11:28am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

An academic review of the evidence used to support the government's controversial Investing in Educational Success policy has highlighted areas of concern in the IES model, says NZEI... More >>

2. Superheroes STEAM ahead

03 March 2015 1:30pm | STEAM ahead

EMPOWERING AUCKLAND GIRLS TO BECOME SUPERHEROES THROUGH SCIENCE, ENGINEERING & TECH FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (MARCH 3, 2015) .. More >>

3. 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 >>

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. High Flyer's Career Takes Off

03 March 2015 12:10pm | Weltec

Jono Daly who majored in electrical engineering for his Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree at the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) in 2014 couldn't be happier. Not only has he been accepted as an Engineering Officer with the New Zealand Air ..... More >>

6. LIANZA and Hell Pizza Reading Challenge 2015

02 March 2015 1:29pm | LIANZA

The LIANZA and Hell Pizza Reading Challenge is starting again this March to December. Last year there was a huge response from libraries from all over New Zealand who participated in the much loved challenge that combines reading with pizza. This year ..... More >>

7. Te Kura Maori o Waatea

11 September 2014 5:01pm | Manukau Urban Maori Authority

The Manukau Urban Maori Authority (MUMA) is pleased to announce its sponsorship of Te Kura Maori o Waatea which will open in February next year. .. More >>

8. NZ's largest chemistry school celebrates 100 years

03 March 2015 11:58am | University of Auckland

The School of Chemical Sciences at the University of Auckland celebrates 100 years this month with a range of public events and lectures. .. More >>

9. Impacts of lowering the drinking age

27 March 2013 1:55pm | University of Waikato

New research has found that lowering the legal purchase age for alcohol from 20 to 18 in December 1999 hasn't led, on average, to increased alcohol consumption, binge drinking, smoking or alcohol related road accidents among 15 to 19 year olds relative ..... More >>

10. Global eduroam Wi-Fi service extended across Wellington CBD

12 August 2014 12:44pm | REANNZ

Wellington's CBD is now a global campus for students and academics from around the world with REANNZ extending 'eduroam' wireless Internet access services across CityLink's central city Wi-Fi network. REANNZ, the provider of high-performance ..... More >>

11. Chromebooks Connect Kura

07 April 2014 1:46pm | Te Wananga o Raukawa

Ōtaki will take a giant leap towards becoming a world leader in digital education today and no one is more excited than the kids of Te Kura a Iwi o Whakatupuranga Rua Mano... 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 www.futurelearn.com.. More >>

13. CPIT Campus Master Plan launched

06 November 2013 3:44pm | CPIT

CPIT has announced an extensive $120m, including government support, programme of new building and refurbishment work that will enable the institute to train high quality graduates in more flexible, modern facilities... More >>

14. More Far North schools to roll out digital classrooms

16 December 2014 11:46am | Rotary Club of Kerikeri

A $130,000 Rotary grant has enabled a Far North education trust to expand a revolutionary internet-based teaching system across the region. Paihia School, Kawakawa School and Northland College will join a group of low-decile schools leading the introduction ..... More >>

15. 'Out of Touch' Regional Council Cuts Key Bus Route

26 February 2015 11:17am | Victoria University Students Association

The Victoria University of Wellington Students' Association (VUWSA) is deeply disappointed that Greater Wellington Regional Council decided to proceed with cutting the number 18 bus route today - a key service connecting campuses... More >>

16. New research says 'no' to special schools

03 June 2009 10:51am | IHC

New research has exploded the myth that special schools are better at teaching children with intellectual disabilities. .. More >>

17. Campus Living Villages appoints new Chief Executive Officer

28 February 2012 9:31pm | Campus Living Villages

Campus Living Villages (CLV) is pleased to announce the appointment of Darryll Park as Chief Executive Officer of CLV in New Zealand (CLV NZ). .. More >>

18. 2013 Girdlers' Scholarship winner announced

04 April 2013 10:13am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

2013 Girdlers' Scholarship winner announced 4 April 2012 Kerry Mackereth is looking forward to "experiencing the most revered place of higher learning in the world" when she begins studying for a degree at the Faculty of Human, Social and Political ..... More >>

19. 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 >>

20. 7 NZ universities featured in QS World University rankings

08 May 2013 9:44am | THE-QS World University Rankings

London 8th May: The 2013 QS World University Rankings by Subject, published today on TopUniversities.com, reveals the top 200 universities in the world for 30 disciplines including degree subjects such as mathematics, economics, civil engineering, psychology, ..... More >>

21. Villa Education Trust: South Auckland Middle School

27 September 2013 2:17pm | South Auckland Middle School

The Villa Education Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Bryce Anderson as the Community Liaison Manager for South Auckland Middle School being established to begin at the start of the 2014 school year... More >>

22. 1 in 6 Students Would be Better off with no Allowance

11 September 2014 9:22am | NZUSA

Research conducted by the New Zealand Union of Students' Associations (NZUSA) shows that one in six students currently receiving a student allowance would be better off turning it down and applying as a low-income New Zealander for an accommodation ..... More >>

23. Marketing expert Paul Ballantine to receive teaching medal

19 November 2014 1:28pm | University of Canterbury

Marketing expert Associate Professor Paul Ballantine will this week receive the University of Canterbury's Teaching Medal in recognition of his outstanding achievements and his contribution to the university as a lecturer, supervisor and head of department... More >>

24. Explicit new sex education programme for high schools coming

19 February 2015 11:36am | Youth Wellbeing

Australian sexologist touring NZ this month to introduce RELATIONSHIP IQ programme to Kiwi schools and community groups .. More >>

25. Kapa Haka Festival Boosts Academic Research

26 February 2015 11:46am | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT staff have been drawing on their leadership and research skills as they gear up for next month's Te Matatini National Kapa Haka Festival in Christchurch. .. More >>

26. ANZ opens modern student branch at Canterbury Uni

30 July 2003 3:07pm | ANZ Bank

ANZ today opened a branch at the University of Canterbury, offering banking services in modern, vibrant premises designed to meet the needs of students and faculty... More >>

27. Keven Mealamu illustrated storybook launched today

09 December 2008 12:31pm | Barfoot and Thompson

The artistic talents of rugby hero Keven Mealamu are teamed with the creative talents of a West Auckland primary school class in a new children's storybook launched today as part of Barfoot & Thompson's Magic of Reading programme... More >>

28. Stellar Trust: How to Spot a P User

30 November 2009 1:14pm | Stellar Trust

Family, friends and colleagues concerned about the possibility of someone they love or know using or being addicted to P can now readily find some useful guidance to spotting the symptoms of use. The Stellar Trust, a charitable trust with a vision ..... More >>

29. New Pro-Chancellor for University

17 December 2010 1:08pm | University of Auckland

Dr Ian Parton, a prominent Auckland engineer and company director, is new Pro-Chancellor of The University of Auckland. He will deputise for Chancellor Roger France whose governance role includes chairing University Council meetings, presiding at graduation ..... More >>

30. A picture tells a thousand words

30 September 2011 5:25pm | Auckland University of Technology

What started out as an inspirational idea at a student party, this week became the winning entry of the 2011 AUT Venture Fund. After four months of submitting business plans, developing concepts and presenting ideas, the finalists of this year's AUT ..... More >>

31. Dr Chris Gallavin appointed new Dean of Law at UC

17 October 2012 10:56am | University of Canterbury

Dr Chris Gallavin appointed new Dean of Law at UC October 16, 2012 The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Canterbury (UC) Dr Rod Carr today announced the appointment of Dr Chris Gallavin as the new Dean of Law and Head of School for a five year period. ..... More >>

32. Diocesan Dux Wins Coveted Scholarship to Cambridge

02 April 2013 11:49am | The Write People

April 2, 2013 Diocesan Dux Wins Coveted Scholarship to Cambridge Former Diocesan School student and 2012 Dux, Kerry Mackereth, has been awarded a coveted scholarship worth around $180,000 to attend Cambridge University in England where she will major ..... More >>

33. 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 >>

34. 1814: Settling the First Settlers - Ka māoritia te Pākehā

14 July 2014 12:34pm | University of Auckland

The bicentenary of the arrival of Pākehā settlers in New Zealand will be remembered through this year's commemorative 2014 University of Auckland Winter Lecture Series. .. More >>

35. Early Education Federation Election Forum

01 August 2014 1:14pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

The Early Education Federation, an umbrella organisation for seventeen national organisations with an interest in early childhood education (ECE), is hosting a free election forum in Wellington on August 11th and invites interested community members in Wellington ..... More >>

36. Solway College to Stage Inter-School Dressage Competition

01 August 2014 2:50pm | Solway College

Solway College will be putting horses and riders through their paces this September, with the launch of a new inter-school dressage competition at the Masterton A & P Showgrounds... More >>

37. Emerging Plan for Whanganui UCOL

08 August 2014 5:03pm | UCOL

Results from the Joint Wanganui District Council and UCOL Taskforce are emerging, with plans revealed today that will secure a strong footing for the polytechnic in the future... More >>

38. Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Whangaroa

01 September 2014 4:55pm | Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Whangaroa whanau

The existing kura whanau whose children have remained enrolled in the Kura Kaupapa o Whangaroa during the debacle caused by disaffected parents, are concerned that both the Ministry of Education and the media are confusing the real issues in relation ..... More >>

39. NCEA exams complete

02 December 2014 10:55am | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Today is the last day of the NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examinations. Over 143,000 students sat 120 exams over four weeks says NZQA Deputy Chief Executive Assessment, Richard Thornton. "The examination process is a very large operation with a significant ..... More >>

40. University acknowledges loss of noted Māori scholar

12 February 2015 4:30pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury today joined Ngāti Porou and tribal leaders throughout the country in acknowledging one of the great Māori scholars of our time, Dr Apirana Mahuika, who passed away this week... More >>

41. All go for Hobsonville Point Early Learning Centre

18 February 2015 1:51pm | Northern Auckland Kindergarten Association

Auckland, 18 February 2015 : There is no doubt Thursday the 22nd January was a red letter day for Northern Auckland Kindergarten Association Inc. and the community of Hobsonville Point, the rapidly growing township in North West Auckland. .. More >>

42. Lecture to highlight Alan Turing's genius

20 February 2015 12:45pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A lecture about the work of Alan Turing, often dubbed the father of modern computing and the subject of the film The Imitation Game , will be given at Victoria University of Wellington next week. .. More >>

43. Movie Creative Joins Ideaschool

27 February 2015 1:42pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Having created movie magic at Weta Workshop for 14 years, newly-appointed EIT lecturer and technician Jonathan Brough is now passing on his model-making and set design skills to ideaschool's screen production students. .. More >>

44. Developing moral fibre, key findings of coaches' survey

01 March 2015 11:21am | University of Canterbury

A university research project has explored the different visions among rugby coaches from South Africa, Australia and New Zealand and investigated how they foster players, succeed in coaching and develop values among their players... More >>

45. Honrary Doctorates At Lincoln Uni

11 May 2000 11:10am | Mediacom press release distribution

A former Director-General of Agriculture and Chancellor of Lincoln University, Malcolm Cameron of Wellington, and deer recovery and deer farming pioneer Sir Tim Wallis of Wanaka, are being awarded honorary doctorates at Lincoln University's Graduation ..... More >>

46. 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 >>

47. Correspondence School Prizewinners Announced

17 December 2002 6:34pm | The Correspondence School

The Correspondence School has awarded 65 prizes for academic excellence and outstanding achievement to primary, secondary and adult students, living throughout New Zealand and overseas... More >>

48. Maurice Paykel Postdoctoral Fellowships

09 April 2003 5:16pm | Auckland University

The Trustees of the Woolf Fisher Trust and the Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust have donated funds for the establishment of the Maurice Paykel Postdoctoral Fellowships... More >>

49. Waiariki And Northland Polytech Opportunities

30 September 2003 9:22am | Northland Polytech

The Waiariki Institute of Technology and Northland Polytechnic are currently discussing the possibility of collaborating to provide improved educational opportunities for New Zealand students - in particular Northland students... More >>

50. College research excellence recognised

04 December 2003 11:40am | Auckland College of Education

One of the three awards presented this year by the New Zealand Association for Research in Education (NZARE) has gone to a researcher at Auckland College of Education... More >>

51. Parents Centre - Hawke's Bay The Baby Café

15 June 2004 3:54pm | Parent's Centre

A brand new 'Baby Café' is being set up in Hawke's Bay next month. It will be the first Baby Café to be established outside of the UK. The Baby Café was initially a British concept created by two lactation consultants who worked with their Local ..... More >>

52. MIT Student Creates Funky CD-Rom

18 August 2004 12:23am | Manukau Institute of Technology

Designing a CD Rom for a funky clothing company was "a pretty cool way" for East Tamaki computing student Segi Paea to finish his qualification at Manukau Institute of Technology... More >>

53. Teachers acknowledged around the world

05 October 2004 2:05pm | Auckland University

World Teachers' Day tomorrow is being acknowledged by the University of Auckland's Faculty of Education with the launch of a video that celebrates literacy in young children... More >>

54. New Director, Facilities Management appointed

07 July 2005 3:08pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University's new Director, Facilities Management, has wide-ranging experience in managing and operating complex community services and buildings... More >>

55. ASPA Awards: Critic named Best Student Publication

03 October 2005 10:36am | Aotearoa Student Press Association

Critic, the much-talked about Otago University student magazine, was named the best publication by a panel of media experts at the annual Aotearoa Student Press Association awards, held in Auckland on Saturday in association with the NZ Listener... More >>

56. NZ School of Music welcomes first students

14 October 2005 12:05am | Victoria University of Wellington

The New Zealand School of Music, a joint venture between Victoria and Massey universities, is recruiting students and preparing to offer its first classes in 2006... More >>

57. The Future of Golf is here

22 February 2006 8:12am | Auckland University of Technology

Future Golf has arrived - and can be seen at AUT University's Golf Swing Clinic's new website... More >>

58. CPIT appoints new CEO

19 April 2006 4:07pm | Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology

Dr Neil Barns has been appointed as the new CEO for Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT), and will take up his appointment on Monday 10 July 2006... More >>

59. Victoria brings the Shield back to Wellington

23 April 2006 1:18pm | University Sport

The coveted 83-year-old University Games Shield has been won by the host-team Victoria University of Wellington... More >>

60. Collaboration Focus of Early Childhood Ed Seminar

09 June 2006 5:32pm | University of Otago

How can we make early childhood education a 'one-stop shop', where families and whānau can access a full range of integrated services, support and advice that allows their children to have the best start in life?.. More >>

61. Secondary Students and the School of the Future

14 September 2006 3:22pm | University of Waikato

Learning centres, a curriculum that includes peace studies and education in a microchip were some of the thoughts to emerge at the recent inaugural "Our School of the Future Challenge.".. More >>

62. Rhodes Scholars Elect for 2007

18 October 2006 2:30pm | Vice Chancellors' Committee

Luke Fenwick, Eesvan Krishnan and Holly Walker have been selected as Rhodes Scholars following a selection meeting at Government House in Wellington last night... More >>

63. Family triumph in AUT hospitality & tourism awards

03 April 2007 9:54am | Auckland University of Technology

Food is a family affair for AUT hospitality students Jean and Danny Wan. Father and daughter are joint winners of the prestigious City & Guilds International Diploma in Culinary Arts Trophy for AUT's Most Outstanding Student for 2006... More >>

64. New standards target quality of teacher graduates

23 April 2007 10:02am | Teachers Council

New Zealand Teachers Council has launched national standards aimed at ensuring a consistent quality of graduating teachers. The Graduating Teacher Standards are a first for New Zealand. They are in response to a call from the teaching profession ..... More >>

65. Academic Claims Double Standard in Email Dismissal

08 August 2007 10:12am | David Rankin

David Rankin, a leading Maori academic, claims the University of Auckland has been applying a double standard in its dismissal of Paul Buchanan for an allegedly offensive email... More >>

66. Students Start Digging Their Future

14 September 2007 4:00pm | Tai Poutini Polytechnic

In a unique joint venture with Tai Poutini Polytechnic, Aranui High School students will be able to prepare themselves for a career in the civil construction and mining industries when the country's first ever school-based training course for heavy machine ..... More >>

67. Law Students Opposed To New Law Faculty At AUT

14 February 2008 5:47pm | New Zealand Law Students Association

The New Zealand Law Students' Association's (NZLSA) has publicly voiced its opposition to a proposal by Auckland University of Technology (AUT) to establish a new law school at its Auckland faculty. The proposal is backed by the AUT council and is currently ..... More >>

68. Marae welcome for national haka champions

20 June 2008 5:15pm | Massey University

Massey University's Te Kupenga o Te Mätauranga Marae at Hokowhitu will be the scene of an emotional welcome for this year's national secondary schools kapa haka competition winners this afternoon... More >>

69. Parents To Children: No Helmet, No Bike

17 July 2008 4:38pm | Safekids

NO helmet, NO bike. This is the safety message Safekids New Zealand wants parents and caregivers to teach their bicycle-riding children in preparation for the new school term... More >>

70. New Chancellor for University of Auckland

09 December 2008 2:44pm | Auckland University

Roger France, a prominent chartered accountant and company director, has been elected Chancellor of The University of Auckland. .. More >>

71. Groundbreaking partnership is win-win for Cromwell

09 March 2009 10:22am | Otago Polytechnic

A groundbreaking partnership was celebrated on Friday (6 March) which will benefit Cromwell Sports Turf Management students and golfers alike. .. More >>

72. Diocesan Student Tops NCEA Scholars With 3 Firsts

17 March 2009 2:30pm | Auckland Diocesan School For Girls

Former Diocesan School student Emily Adlam is the only student in New Zealand to come top in three scholarship subjects - Physics, Statistics and Latin - since 2004... More >>

73. Fee Free Open Poly Courses to Help in Recession

23 March 2009 9:54am | Open Polytechnic

Distance learning provider the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand is making 1,500 fee free courses available nation-wide to employees of firms reducing working hours or who lose their jobs during the current economic downturn... More >>

74. Students Deploy To Waiouru

06 August 2009 11:37am | New Zealand Defence Force

Eighty Five Secondary School students have deployed to Waiouru Army Camp this week to conduct military based training. The students are taking part in a two week induction course which is part of a six month Service Academies programme run from schools ..... More >>

75. Waka Ama hoe made by NorthTec students

14 September 2009 11:42am | NorthTec

Some of the NorthTec students who are crafting hoe (paddles) for use in their Waka Ama competitions on the short award boat building courses at Future Trades will be using them at the world Waka Ama competition in New Caledonia next year. Parihaka ..... More >>

76. Rhodes Scholarship to engineering student

19 November 2009 1:46pm | University of Auckland

Richard Stebbing, a University of Auckland engineering student with a passion for medical imaging, has been awarded an esteemed Rhodes Scholarship. .. More >>

77. Polytechnic purchases international colleges

20 January 2010 9:54am | Aoraki Polytechnic

Aoraki Polytechnic has purchased the long-standing Timaru institutions Aoraki International College (AIC) and the Aoraki English Language College in a move that polytechnic chief executive Kay Nelson describes as an "exciting opportunity to increase the ..... More >>

78. All-Rounder Wins Prestigious Girdlers' Scholarship

11 March 2010 1:18pm | Vice-Chancellors Committee

Maria English is looking forward to being challenged by the wide range of views she will encounter when studying for a degree in Politics, Psychology and Sociology (PPS) at Cambridge University later this year... More >>

79. 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 >>

80. Tauranga adult learners recognised

10 September 2010 11:32am | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

Four individuals and a class of adult learners received awards from Mayor Stuart Crosby at the Tauranga Moana region's 10th annual Adult Learners' Week Awards held tonight in the Council Chambers... More >>

81. NZ's Best Brains Bound for Britain

15 October 2010 4:48pm | Woolf Fisher Trust

A novel approach to restoring sight for the blind, using numbers to help explain how words have evolved over time, and creating domino reactions in chemistry to make pharmaceuticals more affordable, will be researched by New Zealand's top three ..... More >>

82. New Zealand hosts world's best secondary school debaters

07 February 2011 12:59pm | NZ Schools' Debating Council

This February, New Zealand school students will have a rare opportunity to witness some of world's best secondary school debaters as they tour the North Island as part of the Russell McVeagh International Schools' Debating Tour 2011. The tour ..... More >>

83. AgITO helps 4,500 trainees gain NCEA qualifications

21 February 2011 4:58pm | AgIto

Agriculture ITO's (AgITO's) ground breaking literacy and numeracy project has assisted nearly 4,500 agriculture industry trainees to gain their NCEA qualifications since its inception five months ago. The project is making a big impression on the ..... More >>

84. More doctoral students graduating at Waikato University

27 April 2011 2:04pm | University of Waikato

Waikato University has had a 30% increase in the number of higher degree completions. In May 2010, 18 students graduated either in person or in absentia with a PhD and this year there are 33. Students are graduating ceremonies in Tauranga and Hamilton ..... More >>

85. Recognition for NZ's first certified irrigation designer

29 April 2011 1:47pm | Irrigation NZ

New Zealand's first certified irrigation designer has been recognised by IrrigationNZ. Peter Gant has been awarded the National Certificate in Irrigation Design making him the first certified designer to complete the assessment process through the irrigation ..... More >>

86. ITC Gets Global

28 June 2011 2:56pm | International Travel College

Students at the International Travel College of New Zealand (ITC) celebrated their annual Global Wednesday festival with a huge variety of food, costumes and entertainment. .. More >>

87. High school students role models of youth leadership

24 August 2011 1:45pm | AUT University

Being a Year 13 student is tough, but it's even more so for those tasked with being a role model of youth leadership for their fellow students. But AUT University's Prefect Leadership Summit, recently held for the first time in South Auckland, provided ..... More >>

88. NZ Teachers inspired by philosophy from Reggio Emilia, Italy

20 September 2011 10:06am | Reanz

Reggio is world renowned in the education sector for its philosophy which inspires teachers to think about the competencies that children bring to their learning, and is a catalyst for thinking, research and advocacy in Aotearoa New Zealand educational ..... More >>

89. Young entrepreneurs battle it out for 2011: AUT venture fund

23 September 2011 12:31pm | Auckland University of Technology

Three young entrepreneurs will be rolling out their most polished sales pitch next week, as they enter the finals of the 2011 AUT Venture Fund. The AUT Business School established the AUT Venture Fund in 2009 to give students and alumni a head start ..... More >>

90. Graduate off to greener pastures

26 September 2011 2:39pm | Otago Polytech

An Otago Polytechnic graduate is off to Melbourne to start his new job as a sports turf manager at one of the most prestigious golf clubs in the world. Hamish Buckingham, who graduated this year with a National Certificate in Sports Turf Management (Level ..... More >>

91. Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Rena Rapid Response

12 October 2011 3:14pm | Bay of Plenty Polytechnic

The main attractions that pull residents, tourists and students to the Bay of Plenty have been its 30km of pristine white sandy beaches, balmy weather, abundant marine life and unlimited ocean based sports. All of this hangs in the balance as the sand ..... More >>

92. Unitec Architecture students have arrived in Haiti

22 November 2011 11:49am | UNITEC

A group of six Unitec Institute of Technology architecture students and one lecturer have now landed in Haiti to work on an international project assisting Architecture for Humanity with community-led reconstruction and redevelopment initiatives in the ..... More >>

93. Massey music maestro NZ's Most Inspiring Teacher

05 December 2011 10:26am | Most Inspiring Teacher Award

Massey music maestro takes title of NZ's Most Inspiring Teacher Massey High School's "crazy" head of music, Robert Loretz, has been named New Zealand's Most Inspiring Teacher for 2011. He was chosen following a month-long search in which more than ..... More >>

94. Top graduate of the NZLS Legal Executive Diploma

26 March 2012 12:57pm | Open Polytechnic

The Open Polytechnic is celebrating the achievement of Christchurch's Sally Poyser who was named top graduate of the New Zealand Law Society Legal Executive Diploma for 2011... More >>

95. Celebrating the roles of Men in Early Childhood Education

27 March 2012 4:06pm | Ecmenz

From 16th -18 th March another extraordinary event in education - The 6th Summit on Men in Early childhood: EC-MENZ (Men in Early Childhood Network of New Zealand) was hosted in Whanganui by Born & Raised Pasifika Early Childhood Centre and ..... More >>

96. New Early Childhood Education Certificate in Christchurch

04 May 2012 1:15pm | Aoraki Polytechnic

Aoraki Polytechnic is seeking expressions of interest to study the Certificate in Early Childhood Studies (Level 3) at their Christchurch campus with classes expected to start in July this year... More >>

97. 100 education academics sign letter against league tables

16 July 2012 3:36pm |

We are a group of New Zealand academics teaching and researching in universities. As a group we are very concerned about the proposed publication of 'league tables' of primary school performance based on National Standards, whether compiled by media ..... More >>

98. Karn is a good sport

03 August 2012 2:07pm | UCOL

Navy Ships diver, joiner, model, barman, factory hand and certified fire sprinkler installer - Karn Waiwai has done them all but now believes he has found his ultimate career path... More >>

99. NZ Company to Establish New Polytechnic in Saudi Arabia

09 August 2012 1:19pm | PINZ

In a major boost for export education services to the Middle East, New Zealand education provider Polytechnics International New Zealand (PINZ) has signed a five-year contract to provide training that will support growth in Saudi Arabia's electricity industry... More >>

100. MIT world's best university, AUT enters top 500

11 September 2012 9:37am | Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd.

This information is protected under strict embargo until 06:31am NZST, 11th September. 2012/13 QS World University Rankings MIT leapfrogs Cambridge and Harvard as world's best university, New Zealand's AUT enters the table for the first time Top 700 ..... More >>

 

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