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Tokoroa teachers band together to gain future-focused skills

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 3:40 pm | The Mind Lab

A record number of Tokoroa teachers have signed up to postgraduate training in digital and collaborative learning by leading education provider The Mind Lab. More >>

AUT student makes global Badass Women list

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 3:06 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Entrepreneur, social change strategist and AUT Law and Communications student, Grace Stratton, is a Badass Woman. And that’s official according to the US based More >>

Award-winning research paper links birthdate with NCEA resul

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 10:15 am | University of Canterbury

The 2019 Stats NZ Prize for a paper with “the best use of official statistics” has been awarded to University of Canterbury (UC) researchers whose work concluded that the timing of a child’s fifth birthday, and when they typically first start ... More >>

NZ involved in global anorexia study

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 8:24 am | University of Otago

University of Otago, Christchurch researchers played a key role in new global research showing the causes of the eating disorder anorexia are likely metabolic as well as psychological. The findings, published in Nature Genetics , are likely to give hope ... More >>

Wintec Academic Staff want a fair return on their hard work

Monday, 15 July 2019, 5:16 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Academic staff who are members of the Tertiary Education Union at Wintec have unanimously voted to take strike action starting today. They will not be completing online attendance registers at any campus for the next four weeks. More >>

Education Forum focuses on Digital Strategies

Monday, 15 July 2019, 4:47 pm | Education Leaders Forum

Dunedin, 15 July, 2019 – Educators from around New Zealand are set to meet at the thirteenth annual Education Leaders Forum: Digital Divides, Dividends & Dangers in Dunedin this week, on 17 & 18 July. The forum will focus on strategies for ... More >>

Auckland student takes lawn bowls to millions

Monday, 15 July 2019, 11:00 am | University of Auckland

No one would have anticipated a lawn bowls tournament to be the next success story to emerge from the University of Auckland’s entrepreneurship hub. More >>

UC reflects on the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing

Monday, 15 July 2019, 9:53 am | University of Canterbury

This year marks 50 years since NASA’s Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the Moon, 20 July 1969. The University of Canterbury (UC) has a strong history of excellence in engineering, astronomy and physics. The following ... More >>

We need to talk about America

Friday, 12 July 2019, 4:05 pm | University of Auckland

America is constantly “fantasised, sensationalised, and caricatured,” says Brendon O’Connor, an author, media commentator and associate professor in American politics at the University of Sydney. More >>

VR game simulates earthquake to help children stay safe

Friday, 12 July 2019, 10:05 am | University of Auckland

A virtual reality game that could save lives during an earthquake has won the education category of the University of Auckland’s 2019 Velocity Challenge, a University-based competition that develops innovative projects. More >>

Innovative online programmes for kids who think differently

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 1:53 pm | Peoply

A new tech education business that changes the game for kids who think differently has been launched in a bid to develop the most essential skills of the 21st century. More >>

SOFIA: Science from the Stratosphere – UC public talk

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 11:49 am | University of Canterbury

Like some confused migratory bird, a jumbo jet containing NASA’s flying observatory leaves its sunny home in the California desert every year to spend the winter in Christchurch, New Zealand. More >>

Open Polytechnic and LearningWorks collaborate

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 11:09 am | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic and LearningWorks have teamed up to co-develop a course that will train on-job assessors through online and blended learning. More >>

New wheels for UCOL students

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 2:30 pm | UCOL

Continued partnership between UCOL and Ford has brought a new addition to the automotive workshop: a prototype Ford Mustang to serve as a teaching aid. More >>

Nature inspires research for award-winning professor

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 9:43 am | University of Canterbury

An accounting professor’s boyhood love of the outdoors has inspired 30 years of research into the social and environmental impacts of organisations, and how they account for and communicate those impacts. More >>

Curating change with a Kupe Leadership Scholarship

Monday, 8 July 2019, 4:28 pm | University of Auckland

Ane Tonga started curating while she was a student at Elam School of Fine Arts. In her role as a Tuakana mentor at the University of Auckland, she put together her first exhibition to showcase the art of Māori and Pacific students at the George ... More >>

New qualification aligns with changes for financial advice

Monday, 8 July 2019, 2:46 pm | Open Polytechnic

A new financial services qualification and continuing professional development course offered at Open Polytechnic will give financial advisers across New Zealand an up-to-date understanding of the latest changes to regulatory standards for giving financial ... More >>

Māori education hui kicks off in Ahuriri (Napier)

Saturday, 6 July 2019, 1:35 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa's annual Māori education hui, Te Kāhui Whetū , begins today at the Eastern Institue of Technology in Ahuriri (Napier). More >>

Te Awamutu College crowned Waikato Culinary Winner

Friday, 5 July 2019, 4:09 pm | National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge

Today a Te Awamutu College student has cooked their way into the National Secondary Schools Culinary Competition (NSSCC) grand final. More >>

Speakers of Significance

Friday, 5 July 2019, 12:50 pm | Southern Institute Of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology’s (SIT) Environmental Management programme will host two speakers in the coming months. More >>

Awapuni Kindergarten closes its doors for the last time

Friday, 5 July 2019, 12:26 pm | Ruahine Kindergartens

Following a period of consultation, the Board of Ruahine Kindergarten Association has confirmed that Awapuni Kindergarten will close its doors for the last time today, Friday 5th July - exactly 44 years after it first opened. More >>

Blockchain benefits sustainable food protection

Friday, 5 July 2019, 10:24 am | University of Canterbury

Adapting new data technologies may lead to fairer food prices for consumers and producers, by increasing transparency. More >>

University of Waikato Professor awarded $1.1m research grant

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 3:12 pm | University of Waikato

Professor Nicola Starkey from the University of Waikato has been awarded a project grant of $1.1M by the Health Research Council to research patterns of recovery from concussion in children and adolescents. More >>

Construction and Architecture students from around world

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 1:28 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL’s NZ Diploma in Architectural Technology and NZ Diploma in Construction classes have a distinctly international flavour this year, with 11 different nationalities represented. More >>

Social justice scholar awarded Fulbright

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 1:26 pm | University of Auckland

A desire to understand and redress society’s worst inequalities is what drives University of Auckland academic Fuimaono (Dylan) Asafo. More >>

Students qualify for world History Olympiad

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 11:04 am | ACG Parnell College

ACG Parnell College’s Daniel Xian has taken out the Auckland round of the International Junior Varsity History Bee and Bowl, qualifying for a place at the 3rd International History Olympiad in July 2020, location yet to be determined. More >>

Victoria Students Demand an End to the Forced Swim Test

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 8:26 am | SAFE For Animals

Hundreds of students at Victoria University of Wellington are demanding an end to the cruel Forced Swim Test. More >>

AUT Shadow a Leader- Do NZ organisations need Shadow Boards?

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 9:37 am | AUT

Could the creation of Shadow Boards make the shift from listening to young people to improving business success using their perspectives, pragmatism and fresh thinking? More >>

Ngā Māhuri o Ngāti Hine Bears Fruit for Trainees

Monday, 1 July 2019, 1:48 pm | Ngati Hine Forestry Trust

Ngāti Hine Forestry Trust celebrates the completion of their inaugural Mānuka plantation training programme “Ngā Māhuri o Ngāti Hine”. More >>

Students keen to learn about money with Sorted in Schools

Monday, 1 July 2019, 9:58 am | Commission for Financial Capability

A government-backed financial education programme for secondary students now has half of New Zealand’s high schools signed up, with a number starting to teach teens about how to make money work for them. More >>

School plan confirmed for WITT

Friday, 28 June 2019, 3:12 pm | Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

But the initial plan, which included creating five schools, moving the WITT owned NZIHT to its Bell St campus and employing two deputy chief executives, has been tweaked. More >>

Addiction - the elephant in the room

Friday, 28 June 2019, 3:09 pm | University of Auckland

Drink, pokies funding communities, and treatments involving psychedelic drugs are among addiction topics being discussed in the University of Auckland's 2019 Winter Lecture series. More >>

Ministry response to Area School Teachers Ballot Result

Friday, 28 June 2019, 2:39 pm | Ministry of Education

The Ministry welcomes the vote taken by area school teachers in favour of settling their collective agreement. More >>

Wellington High School awarded gold

Friday, 28 June 2019, 2:01 pm | NSSCC

Today a Wellington High School student has cooked their way into the National Secondary Schools Culinary Competition (NSSCC) grand final. More >>

Auckland’s Diocesan School for Girls takes Championship

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 9:25 am | Real Estate Institute Of New Zealand

The Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ) is delighted to announce that Pippa Morris a Year 12 student at Diocesan School for Girls is the winner of the 2019 REINZ National Real Estate Schools’ Auctioneering Championships. More >>

Lincoln honoured to host speech contest

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 1:55 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University will be hosting 61 speakers from 28 Canterbury and West Coast high schools and colleges competing in the Waitaha Regional Ngā Manu Korero Speech competition on June 28. More >>

Matariki Celebrations see new beginnings for students

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 11:35 am | UCOL

Constructing planter boxes and filling them with herb and vegetable seedlings was a great way for UCOL students and staff to start Matariki celebrations. As the garden grows, students will be able to help themselves to what they need. More >>

Shadowing success makes for brighter futures

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 11:21 am | UCOL

Shadowing a successful IT business-woman for a day might be the key to inspiring secondary school students to pursue a career in the tech sector. More >>

Ministry response to NZEI Ballot Result

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 11:17 am | Ministry of Education

The Ministry welcomes the vote taken by primary teachers, which is resoundingly in favour of settling their collective agreement. More >>

Young Entrepreneurs launch businesses at market

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 11:36 am | Ara Institute

Artistic road cones, a mental health cookbook featuring a recipe from Jacinda Ardern and biodegradable gelatine-based alternatives to plastic laminating pouches and food wrap were just some of the products on show at yesterday’s Young Enterprise Scheme ... More >>

2018 Early childhood education complaints report published

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 11:03 am | Ministry of Education

More parents, whānau and caregivers are complaining to the Ministry when they have a concern about early childhood education, with a total of 430 complaints received in 2018. More >>

Kindergartens Welcome $24m for Learning Support Services

Monday, 24 June 2019, 3:50 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

He Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens welcome the announcement that $24m will be invested into Early Intervention Services. More >>

Vinyl, virtual lungs and 3D printing

Monday, 24 June 2019, 3:14 pm | University of Auckland

From virtual lungs to a surge in the popularity of vinyl, Winter Week on Campus once again opens a fascinating window into the world-class research taking place at the University of Auckland. More >>

Education Minister to open award-winning new UC building

Monday, 24 June 2019, 1:54 pm | University of Canterbury

The Minister of Education Chris Hipkins will officially open the University of Canterbury’s award-winning Rehua building on Tuesday 25 June. More >>

Cost of providing free period sanitary items minimal

Monday, 24 June 2019, 8:48 am | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations and Dignity NZ have today released the costings of providing free sanitary items across compulsory and tertiary institutes, off the back of recent announcements in Scotland to provide free sanitary items across ... More >>

Unitec Students Turn 'Straw into Gold' with BuildNZ Exhibit

Saturday, 22 June 2019, 12:39 pm | Unitec

Auckland, 21 June 2019 – Unitec Architecture students are shining the spotlight on climate change and better building practices with the creation of a straw bale house for the annual BuildNZ design exhibition being held at the ASB Showgrounds ... More >>

New He Tohu Tāmaki educator space opens today

Friday, 21 June 2019, 4:50 pm | Department Of Internal Affairs

A new learning experience based on the award-winning He Tohu exhibition, was opened at the National Library Auckland today. More >>

WITT to lead Zero-emission workforce training

Friday, 21 June 2019, 4:18 pm | Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT) is to future-proof itself and the region of Taranaki by growing a zero-emission, green-energy workforce. More >>

Weekend Study for Early Childhood

Friday, 21 June 2019, 11:55 am | UCOL

People working during the week in the early childhood, home care sector can now study towards a much needed qualification in the weekend. More >>

Carrie Clifford awarded Fulbright Award

Friday, 21 June 2019, 11:40 am | Fulbright NZ

WELLINGTON, 21 June 2019 -- Fulbright New Zealand and Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) are pleased to announce Carrie Clifford (Waitaha, Kāti Māmoe, Kāi Tahu) as the recipient of the 2019 Fulbright-Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Graduate Award. More >>

A dream come true! Basira thanks the Prime Minister

Friday, 21 June 2019, 10:08 am | Wintec

Wintec student Basira Frotan, had a dream come true during a class trip to Fieldays, when she got the opportunity to thank Prime Minister, Jacinda Adern, for her support of Muslims in New Zealand. More >>

New version of Take Another Look early childhood guide

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 1:20 pm | New Zealand Tertiary College

Early childhood education leaders New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC), New Shoots Publishing and Curiate have collaborated to support the sector with a third version of the publication Take Another Look: a guide to observing children – Tirohia anō: ... More >>

Putting learning at the heart of vocational education

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 5:21 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Together we’ve fought hard to ensure all New Zealanders have access to quality public tertiary education that transforms lives. But this can only happen if polytechnics have a strong future. Once again we need to step up and remind politicians to put ... More >>

The sweet taste of gold

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 4:54 pm | Ara Institute

There wasn’t as much shouting as in Hell’s kitchen but the atmosphere in the Ara kitchen was just as strained as the clock counted down to zero. More >>

University of Waikato climbs international rankings

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 9:23 am | University of Waikato

Hamilton, New Zealand – For the sixth year running, the University of Waikato has climbed up the QS World University Rankings and now sits at 266 out of 1,000 institutions worldwide. Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley says, “We are proud ... More >>

NZ universities rank well despite resourcing constraints

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 8:59 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

New Zealand universities continue to do well in international rankings, with the release of the 2020 QS world rankings showing that all eight universities remain in the world’s top 500. More >>

Students are pushing outside their comfort zones!

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 2:59 pm | William Pike Challenge

Kowhai Intermediate School is once again engaging in an innovative youth development programme, the William Pike Challenge Award, which inspires youth to step outside of their comfort zone and develop crucial 21st century skills. Over the past 4 years, ... More >>

Wahine tauira numbers in trade training exceed expectations

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 2:08 pm | UCOL

A growing number of wahine (women) are taking part in Te Mataroa – Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) across UCOL campuses in Manawatū, Horowhenua, Wairarapa and Whanganui, including Taumarunui. More >>

Voting tomorrow on new offers to start tomorrow

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 1:55 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Primary teachers and principals and area school teachers will begin voting tomorrow on whether to accept proposed settlements from the Ministry of Education. More >>

NZ summit focuses on how to achieve Sustainable Goals

Tuesday, 18 June 2019, 10:00 am | Auckland University of Technology

Accelerated action, together will be the focus of the second New Zealand SDG Summit in Auckland on 2 September 2019 that will address how to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Hosted by the University of Auckland and Auckland ... More >>



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