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1. akeover for New Zealand's eLearning Guidelines

16 April 2014 10:41am | Ako Aotearoa

Makeover for New Zealand's eLearning Guidelines offers better support for tertiary online teaching and learning .. More >>

2. Northland College: huge improvements in NCEA achievement

16 April 2014 5:25pm | Youth Horizons Trust

The last day of term 1 is worth celebrating for Northland College as success in NCEA levels one and two increased in 2013. On Thursday April 17, the Police sound stage truck will entertain and help students celebrate their success during their lunch ..... More >>

3. Scholarships secured for Whanganui youth

16 April 2014 5:16pm | Universal College Of Learning

At a ceremony on campus with staff and whānau, 31 Rangatahi (youth) were awarded Youth Guarantee scholarship certificates for fee free study at Whanganui UCOL. .. More >>

4. Industry Training Act Passes But Opportunities Lost

16 April 2014 11:54am | Industry Training Federation

At the end of the Government initiated Industry Training Review, Parliament today passed the Industry Training and Apprenticeship Amendment Act, which updated the previous Industry Training Act. The Industry Training Federation Chief Executive ..... More >>

5. Māori Funds Welcomed; But Caution Needed

17 April 2014 1:26pm | Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

The government's announcement to invest up to $2.5 million a year over the next two years in Māori-led science and innovation has been cautiously welcomed by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM), the country's only Māori Centre of Research Excellence... More >>

6. Tertiary education leader takes senior position at Waiariki

17 April 2014 1:23pm | Waiariki Institute Of Technology

Waiariki Institute of Technology is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Jefferies as Director of Partnerships and Planning. Richard is an accomplished senior tertiary education leader, having been Provost (Deputy Chief Executive) at Te Whare ..... More >>

7. Novopay a clear winner in this year's Roger Awards

16 April 2014 3:27pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Talent2, the company that bought us Novopay, is a deserving winner of the People's Choice Award in the 2013 Roger Awards for the Worst Transnational Corporation Operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand... More >>

8. 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 >>

9. Smartphone satellite wins NASA Space Apps Challenge

16 April 2014 3:34pm | AUT University

Figuring out how to convert a smartphone into a micro satellite in just 48 hours has won a team of four students top honours at New Zealand's only International NASA Space Apps Challenge, hosted by AUT University and the US Embassy... More >>

10. Auckland Grammar to Build State of the Art Classroom Block

16 April 2014 10:51am | Auckland Grammar School

Auckland, 16 April 2014 - Auckland Grammar School, today announced the biggest fundraising campaign in the school's history to help pay for a new state-of-the-art classroom block. .. More >>

11. Government claims on student support hopelessly misleading

17 April 2014 12:55pm | NZUSA

Students are slamming the "hopelessly misleading and untrue" claims by Government Ministers that their "cracking down" on overseas based-borrowers is either successful or has led to "increased support for current students"... More >>

12. Government Inquiry on Pasifika Languages in ECE Falls Short

18 March 2014 11:30am | Auckland Languages Strategy Group

The Auckland Languages Strategy Group says the Government's Report on the Select Committee Inquiry into Pasifika Languages in Early Childhood Education falls short of any strategy for effective best evidence action into the future. .. More >>

13. Wintec Secures Major Contract in Saudi Arabia

14 April 2014 3:22pm | Wintec

The Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) has won a contract to jointly operate a cluster of three new vocational training colleges in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, starting later this year. It is the first New Zealand educational organisation to ..... More >>

14. More Kiwi Kids to Benefit From Technology Savvy Teachers

11 April 2014 11:39am | UNITEC

Kiwi kids are set to benefit from a drastically different classroom experience thanks to a new joint venture between The Mind Lab and Unitec Institute of Technology. .. More >>

15. 3-way partnership adds up for business & accounting students

17 April 2014 11:16am | University of Waikato

A new agreement between three tertiary institutions provides an improved pathway for access to business and accounting qualifications. The agreement was signed earlier this month between the University of Waikato, the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (BoPP) ..... More >>

16. HBHS First XV to Japan for international rugby tournament

16 April 2014 4:57pm | Lodge Real Estate

The 2014 Hamilton Boys High School (HBHS) First XV rugby team will this week come face to face with 16 of the world's best secondary school rugby teams in Japan's Sanix World Rugby Youth Invitational Tournament. .. More >>

17. 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 >>

18. 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 >>

19. New Te Wānanga o Aotearoa CEO Jim Mather welcomed

21 October 2013 2:28pm | Te Wananga o Aotearoa

New Te Wānanga o Aotearoa chief executive Jim Mather will focus on getting fully up to speed with the business and the key priorities for the nationwide tertiary education provider in his first weeks in the job... More >>

20. PhD student seeking solutions to child behavioural problems

29 November 2013 9:46am | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury (UC) health sciences PhD student is investigating a different approach to finding solutions to child behavioural and emotional problems. .. More >>

21. University of Auckland offers new Master of Teaching degree

11 April 2014 3:00pm | University of Auckland

The country's largest tertiary teacher education provider, the University of Auckland's Faculty of Education, will offer a Master of Teaching (Primary) from July 2014. .. More >>

22. Communicating Learning: Parent Engagement Forum

15 April 2014 2:09pm | Learning Auckland

Evidence shows that parents and whānau can have a huge impact on children's learning. To support schools and ECEs in their efforts to build strong learning-focused partnerships with parents and whanau, Learning Auckland presents Communicating Learning: Parent ..... More >>

23. Passionate entrepreneur to receive honorary doctorate

16 April 2014 11:51am | University of Canterbury

One of New Zealand's most passionate political, philanthropic business entrepreneurs will receive a University of Canterbury honorary doctorate at the graduation ceremony tomorrow (Thursday). .. More >>

24. Media Design School partners with PlayStation® in a NZ first

16 April 2014 3:38pm | Media Design School

Media Design School has partnered with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) to become the only tertiary institute in New Zealand where students can develop for PlayStation platforms... More >>

25. 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 >>

26. Govt hypocrisy protects small classes at private schools

30 May 2012 10:31am | Quality Public Education Coalition - QPEC

QPEC remains implacably opposed to any increase in class sizes at public schools despite yesterday's backdown when schools were given the "good news" they wouldn't lose more than two teachers... More >>

27. cityfitness Supports University College of Learning

01 August 2012 11:35am | cityfitness

cityfitness are pleased to announce their support of the Universal College of Learning (UCOL) in the Wairarapa by providing scholarship funding for their Exercise and Sport Programme. The polytechnic endeavours to produce work-ready people so they have the ..... More >>

28. 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 >>

29. 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 >>

30. Prime Minister's Awards seek excellent educators

12 March 2014 12:05pm | Ministry of Education

Groups involved in education are being urged to enter the inaugural Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards which celebrate great work being done in communities around the country... More >>

31. Law Schools to work closer together after signing

16 April 2014 12:27pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato's Te Piringa - Faculty of Law has signed a letter of intent with the School of Law at China's Yantai University. .. More >>

32. Swept Away by the Sea

17 April 2014 3:54pm | New Zealand Defence Force

Blair Milligan, 18, is one of the newest graduates from the Royal New Zealand Navy, celebrating the completion of the naval Basic Common Training Course (BCT) today in front of his proud family... More >>

33. Primary schools compete for regional kapahaka

15 June 2001 5:29pm | Manakau City

Manukau City Council and Toi o Manukau are pleased to support next week's Auckland Region Primary Schools Kapahaka Competition... More >>

34. Best Practice Behaviour Management

27 September 2007 1:40pm | PPTA

At the PPTA Conference in 2006, delegates expressed concern over the increasing incidence of challenging behaviour in New Zealand secondary school classrooms. As a consequence, a resolution was passed at the conference: 'That PPTA conduct a literature search ..... More >>

35. "We must not only act, but also dream."

19 November 2010 5:19pm | Wellington Institute of Technology

Scott Bregmen (quoted above), tutor on the Community and Vocational Learning Support (CVLS) programme congratulated students graduating today at the Wellington Institute of Technology. Scott, who received an Ako Aotearoa Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award ..... More >>

36. Establishment of Iwi Education Authority Breakthrough

15 June 2012 12:28pm | Nga Kura A Iwi O Aotearoa

The establishment of an Iwi Education Authority (I.E.A) at Whareroa Marae Tauranga Moana on Wednesday 13th June 2012 marks a significant watershed in our development as a people according to Pem Bird, Chairman Nga Kura-a-Iwi o Aotearoa... More >>

37. Computer Power Plus Students Graduating Friday, In Auckland City

19 September 2012 3:08pm | Computer Power Plus

On Friday 21 September, at 7pm, a graduation ceremony for Computer Power Plus students will take place at Rendezvous Grand Hotel in Auckland City. The ceremony will see 125 students graduating with qualifications in Information Technology in the following ..... More >>

38. Former telco boss John Hanna to lead Network for Learning

22 November 2012 11:32am | Network for Learning

New Zealand's 2,600 schools are another step closer to getting safe and affordable ultra-fast internet with the appointment of a chief executive officer, John Hanna, to lead the organisation tasked with making it happen... More >>

39. Survey points to uncertain future for Postgraduate students

30 November 2012 5:19pm | Keep Our Talent

A nationwide student-led survey into the future choices likely to be made by underfunded postgraduate students has shown that up to 40% are thinking of turning their back on postgraduate studies in New Zealand - with one in five respondents looking to ..... More >>

40. 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, reveals the top 200 universities in the world for 30 disciplines including degree subjects such as mathematics, economics, civil engineering, psychology, ..... More >>

41. American astronaut describes her feelings in space

17 July 2013 11:12am | University of Canterbury

An American astronaut, who will be the key speaker at the first New Zealand starlight festival in Tekapo later this year, today described her first mission into space. .. More >>

42. DairyNZ strong supporter of soil science research

11 September 2013 5:29pm | University of Waikato

Budding soil science students from the University of Waikato continue to benefit from DairyNZ funding, which has been provided over the past six years to increase research in the area of pastoral agriculture. .. More >>

43. Students Occupy Corporate University

02 October 2013 4:02pm | Reclaim UOA

50 students are currently occupying the Campus Life offices at the University of Auckland in protest of the increased corporatisation and privatisation of university life... More >>

44. University of Auckland to offer free online courses

03 October 2013 5:25pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland, New Zealand's leading tertiary institution is to offer free online courses open to students around the world. In the initiative announced this week, the University will partner with FutureLearn, a UK-based consortium founded ..... More >>

45. Changing direction by degrees

13 November 2013 4:12pm | University of Auckland

Many people dream of changing their life's direction, but few actually do. An exception is student John Mead who has swapped his life caring for and treating animals, for the life of an artist... More >>

46. MBA Graduation Makes History for Waikato-Tainui College

14 November 2013 10:24am | Waikato-Tainui

An historical milestone will be achieved for the Waikato-Tainui College for Research and Development when its first cohort of students graduates later this month, with their Masters of Business Administration from the University of Waikato... More >>

47. Insights into the impact of National Standards in schools

29 November 2013 9:55am | NZ Council for Educational Research

Findings from a new survey of primary and intermediate schools provide insights into the impact of National Standards in schools. NZCER conducted a national survey of primary and intermediate schools in mid-2013, drawing responses from principals (total: ..... More >>

48. Programmes in full swing at the House of Science

27 February 2014 12:34pm | House of Science

After school programmes, teacher professional development sessions and Seaweek workshops are keeping the House of Science director, Chris Duggan, very busy. With school back it is also busy at Tauranga's House of Science. Last week saw the first of the ..... More >>

49. MIT supports Pacific Island high schools with qualification

07 March 2014 10:29am | Manukau Institute of Technology

Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) has commenced a three year major project in the Pacific Islands to address early student disengagement in secondary schools. .. More >>

50. Auckland international students to graduate from Otago Poly

09 April 2014 12:11pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic Auckland International Campus, in partnership with Future Skills Academy, will have its first cohort of graduands walk across the stage and receive their qualifications this Friday, 11 April at the Auckland Town Hall... More >>

51. Kiwi kids bring Anzac history to life In Minecraft

10 April 2014 4:36pm | Media Design School

Auckland War Memorial Museum has teamed up with Media Design School and their 'Pick & Shovel' community to recreate ANZAC history in Minecraft®. .. More >>

52. Clear-cut win for Whanganui glass artist

17 April 2014 3:15pm | UCOL

A Whanganui Glass Lecturer has beaten out more than 40 finalists from around the world in an international juried kiln-glass exhibition, and has been named one of the best new artists in kiln-glass... More >>

53. Massey 'repositioning' 2nd draft unacceptable

13 July 2000 8:54am | New Zealand University Student's Association

The New Zealand University Students Association (NZUSA) said that it remained firmly opposed to the "repositioning" exercise currently being undertaken by Massey University, despite a softening of the proposed job cuts announced in tonight's second ..... More >>

54. Students to outline the real causes of brain drain

09 October 2000 10:55am | New Zealand University Student's Association

The New Zealand University Students Association (NZUSA) has slammed the Business Roundtable funded advertisements by the "Young New Zealanders" group and will be outlining the real causes of New Zealand's 'brain drain' to the Education ..... More >>

55. Northland Polytechnic Investigates Media Claims

05 February 2001 11:18am | Mediacom press release distribution

Northland Polytechnic is carrying out an internal investigation into media allegations that one of its lecturers had previous, undisclosed criminal convictions relating to dishonesty offences overseas... More >>

56. Mori Boarding Schools Make Difference for Maori!

13 June 2003 12:05am | Paerangi Limited

"It's official," says Atawhai Tibble, CE of Paerangi Limited. " The 2002 NCEA results confirm that the Mori boarding schools make a significant educational difference for Mori kids. And we even show up the posh schools!".. More >>

57. Goodman Fielder School of Year Winners Announced

18 June 2003 3:03pm | Goodman Fielder

A clear vision, a well thought out plan to achieve that vision and then making it all happen is behind a south Auckland school's success in the 2002 Goodman Fielder School of the Year Awards... More >>

58. NZVCC Acknowledges Contribution Of Dr Frank Wood

07 October 2003 4:20pm | NZ Vice-Chancellors Committee

The contribution of retiring Lincoln University Vice-Chancellor Dr Frank Wood to university affairs has been acknowledged by the NZ Vice-Chancellors' Committee, the representative body for the country's eight universities... More >>

59. 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 >>

60. University Scholarships for Rural Students

26 April 2004 11:36am | Rural Communities Trust

The Rural Communities Trust and Transpower NZ Ltd have announced the Transpower Tertiary Scholarship grants for rural students for 2004... More >>

61. 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 >>

62. NZEI Welcomes New CEO Of The Teachers Council

21 January 2005 3:05pm | NZEI

New Zealand's largest education union, NZEI Te Riu Roa, has welcomed the appointment of Peter Lind as Director and CEO of the Teachers Council... More >>

63. KidiCorp builds on rapid growth

09 August 2005 1:07pm | Kidicorp

While the rapid growth of KidiCorp has placed the company well for the future, the termination of the contract with Peppercorn Management and its new owners, was a salutary lesson for the early childhood education provider... More >>

64. Sowing the seeds of Pasifika business

22 September 2005 11:21am | Auckland University of Technology

Next week, 36 Year 12 and 13 Pasifika business entrepreneurs will strive to impress a panel of judges to claim $28,000 of prizes and tertiary study scholarships... More >>

65. Hearing Loss No Barrier to Academic Success

05 May 2006 2:30pm | National Foundation for the Deaf

Proving that a hearing impairment is no barrier to success, hearing impaired Jenny Pevreal has been awarded a prestigious Freemasons of New Zealand Postgraduate Scholarship for Doctoral study - one of only eight in the country, and a University of Waikato ..... More >>

66. New Zealand's greatest engineering feat

16 November 2006 11:27am | University of Auckland

New Zealand's greatest engineering feat has been voted the Manapouri Power Station in Fiordland. Close behind are 1995 America's Cup winning yacht Black Magic NZL32 and Auckland's Grafton Bridge, which take second and third place respectively... More >>

67. Wintec CEO Mark Flowers elected Chair of Sector Bd

23 February 2007 9:09am | Wintec

Wintec CEO Mark Flowers was elected to Chair of the ITP sector's Board in Wellington last week... More >>

68. Schools provide effective induction programmes

11 April 2007 1:06pm | New Zealand National Party

The release of a report examining the induction of beginning teachers reveals good news and important messages for schools in New Zealand, according to the New Zealand Teachers Council's Director, Dr Peter Lind... More >>

69. 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 >>

70. New Professor of Māori Studies announced

19 May 2008 11:16am | University of Otago

The University of Otago has appointed Dr Paul Tapsell to its Chair in Māori Studies. Dr Tapsell will also be the Dean of Te Tumu, the School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies... More >>

71. Postgraduate Student Awarded Earle Scholarship

21 May 2008 3:25pm | Waikato University

Waikato University Postgraduate Student Awarded Earle Scholarship In Technology Waikato University postgraduate student Lisa van den Berg is one of three recipients of a Dick and Mary Earle Scholarship in Technology for 2008; it was announced today by ..... More >>

72. UCOL apprenticeship students scoop medal haul

22 September 2008 4:01pm | Universal College Of Learning

A team of engineering apprenticeship students from UCOL have punched above their weight and come away with an impressive medal tally from a nationwide competition... More >>

73. Local students take out gold and bronze

21 October 2008 5:01pm | Wellington Institute of Technology

Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) students Michelle Apperley and Verity Carroll were recently recognised at the 2008 BEST Design Awards, receiving gold and bronze for spatial design in the student category... More >>

74. Opinion Piece: Smaller Classes

09 January 2009 3:23pm | NZEI

It would be foolhardy to dismiss the importance of smaller classes on the future of our education system, argues primary school principal Ian Leckie. .. More >>

75. How to have a family and a dream education

10 March 2009 8:44pm | UCOL

Graduating Beauty therapist, Dearnn Reiri rates the parent-friendly culture at UCOL Wairarapa up there with the quality of the teaching. .. More >>

76. Taumata Whanonga 2009: student behaviour summit

18 March 2009 9:41am | Ministry of Education

Ministry of Education deputy secretary Nicholas Pole has outlined a plan of action following a two-day behaviour summit at Te Papa in Wellington. .. More >>

77. Dark Dreams: Waikato's and the van Leeuwen thesis

13 July 2009 12:27pm | Nexus

In September last year, the University of Waikato did a strange and dangerous thing. What was strange is that it took the unprecedented step of removing graduate student Roel van Leeuwen's published, marked Master of Arts in Philosophy thesis, which ..... More >>

78. Abundant Life School students stay at Northtec

25 March 2010 5:20pm | NorthTec

Eighteen students from Abundant Life School in Kaitaia have spent this week ( subs 22-26 March) at NorthTec experiencing a range of subject areas including boatbuilding and automotive engineering and 'living in' on the Te Puna o te Matauranga marae ..... More >>

79. AUT Farewells A Visionary Educator

17 April 2010 10:28am | Auckland University of Technology

Professor Des Graydon, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law at AUT University passed away surrounded by family on April 9 after a short illness. Professor Graydon leaves a legacy of revolutionary tertiary education teaching and learning... More >>

80. Bear Park opens new child care centre

03 June 2010 12:49pm | Bear Park

Bear Park has opened a new, exciting and eco friendly Child Care and Pre School centre that not only reflects New Zealand's unique qualities but also reflects strongly the "Bear Park Philosophy." This is the 10th Child Care and Pre School centre ..... More >>

81. Unitec to support Ngati Whatua's education

05 August 2010 10:10am | UNITEC

A series of discussions that began almost three years ago will see Unitec Institute of Technology and Ngati Whatua o Orakei enter an agreement around establishing educational opportunities between the two parties... More >>

82. Scholars: the critic and conscience of our society?

08 December 2010 2:18pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A conference about the role of those who act as the critics and conscience of society is being held in Wellington this week at Victoria University's Law School. It is the 27th Annual Conference of the Law and Society Association of Australia and New ..... More >>

83. 'Anamata responding to co-existing problems amongst Maori'

15 December 2010 4:39pm | Anamata

Anamata, an education provider located in the Eastern Bay of Plenty, has just completed another first for Māori health through its workforce development initiative. In 2010 Anamata began teaching its Diploma in Applied Maori Health - Coexisting Disorders, ..... More >>

84. Waikato Management School reaffirmed as international leader

07 February 2011 11:57am | Waikato University

Triple-crown holder Waikato Management School has achieved re-accreditation for two of the three leading international business school accreditations held by the School. Both EQUIS, run by the European Foundation for Management Development, and AACSB ..... More >>

85. Massey Vet Students Are Barely There...Again

24 May 2011 5:08pm | Massey University

Massey University's third year veterinary students have revealed all in a calendar to raise funds for their half-way celebration and chosen charity - SPCA Canterbury. .. More >>

86. Increased retirement contributions concern NZEI

27 May 2011 1:10pm | NZEI

The education sector union NZEI TE Riu Roa is calling on the government to come clean about how increased employer contributions to Kiwisaver and other retirement schemes will be funded for the education sector. "We are concerned that if the funding ..... More >>

87. ACT Safety Limited - Safety Training Courses

19 July 2011 3:14pm | ACT Safety Limited

ACT Safety Limited is a private training establishment, offering first-class safety training, New Zealand wide, ensuring safe and healthy processes in your workplace. Providing cost effective and sustainable safety training courses , ACT Safety Limited ..... More >>

88. University of Auckland's $640,000 vice chancellor

19 September 2011 3:48pm | Tertiary Education Union

University of Auckland's boss Stuart McCutcheon received an increase in his remuneration of between $40,000-$60,000, according to data released by the State Services Commission. The vice-chancellor now has a remuneration package of between $640,000 and $649,999... More >>

89. Disability Studies conference a first for New Zealand

31 October 2011 11:44am | University of Otago

At the end of November the University of Otago hosts New Zealand's first major conference focused on Disability Studies, Every Body In. The event, which runs from 27 to 30 November, aims to provide a forum for people with diverse life experiences ..... More >>

90. Huirangi Waikerepuru Top of Māori Language Awards 2011

21 November 2011 10:18am | Maori Language Commission

A veteran language advocate - Huirangi Waikerepuru; a small, low decile school in Gisborne - Kaiti School; a long standing national total immersion language course - Kura Reo; and an iwi, Te Reo o Taranaki, all took out the top awards at the Māori ..... More >>

91. Te Hāpai Ō - unique mentoring for teachers of Māori learners

08 March 2012 12:43pm | NZ Teachers Council

A unique induction and mentoring approach launched today will help build the confidence and expertise of beginning teachers employed in Māori-medium settings. .. More >>

92. New Zealand School for Social Entrepreneurs Opens

21 March 2012 10:27am | School for Social Entrepreneurs

The New Zealand School for Social Entrepreneurs is officially launched in South Auckland today. (Wednesday March 21) .. More >>

93. Scholarships Available for Outward Bound Courses

22 March 2012 4:07pm | Outward Bound

MEDIA RELEASE 22 March 2012 Scholarships Available for Outward Bound Courses Outward Bound is opening the doors for more New Zealanders to do one of its courses by making available a limited number of scholarships for people to attend a Classic Course ..... More >>

94. Robertson Scholars Off To Duke University

27 March 2012 12:51pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Three exceptional students with a strong desire to create a better world have won valuable scholarships to prestigious Duke University in the United States. Their scholarships, each worth $100,000 a year, are funded by New York philanthropist Julian ..... More >>

95. Industry Input Vital to Targeted Review of Qualifications

21 May 2012 4:20pm | New Zealand Qualifications Authority

Andrew Brownlee and his team of industry specialists are embarking on 3 months of listening to engage as many people as possible in a review process that will determine the future of the country's qualifications for the manufacturing sector. .. More >>

96. Waiariki Response to Nursing Council of NZ Statement

27 May 2012 11:47am | Waiariki Institute Of Technology

Waiariki Institute of Technology ("Waiariki") is concerned at the statement released on the Nursing Council website today, which makes allegations that are inaccurate and unfairly impact upon Waiariki's reputation... More >>

97. Computer Power - stronger than ever

12 June 2012 5:25pm | Computer Power Plus

Computer Power Plus (the New Zealand operation of the former Computer Power Institute) will be graduating more than 80 students at a ceremony to be held at the James Cook Grand Chancellor Hotel at 6.30pm on Friday 15 June... More >>

98. Microsoft Office 365 for Education Launches in New Zealand

28 June 2012 1:01pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Microsoft New Zealand has announced the availability of Office 365 for Education, allowing students and educators to take advantage of cloud-based communications and collaboration tools at no cost... More >>

99. Business students shadow in great leaders' footsteps

30 June 2012 4:34pm | AUT University

Students from two local high schools and AUT University were given the chance to shadow four Blake Leaders this week, as part of AUT Business School's Shadow a Leader - organised to coincide with the Sir Peter Blake Trust's Leadership Week... More >>


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