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Journalism education’s dynamic changes

Monday, 10 December 2018, 4:29 pm | Massey University

Journalism educators are driving dynamic changes in their institutions and their own association to meet the demands of changing requiements of employers and students. More >>

UC Motorsport race cars impress at international contest

Monday, 10 December 2018, 4:06 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) team dazzled the judges to take home multiple awards with their two custom-built race cars at the hotly contested international Formula Student competition in Australia this week. More >>

NZMA And Toi Ohomai Partner to Provide Degree Pathway

Monday, 10 December 2018, 2:24 pm | New Zealand Management Academies

10 December 2018 – New Zealand Management Academies (NZMA) have partnered with Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology to provide a pathway for higher level learning students to access Toi Ohomai’s Postgraduate Diploma in Management. More >>

Principals welcome Tomorrow's Schools Report

Monday, 10 December 2018, 9:44 am | New Zealand Principals' Federation

The New Zealand Principals’ Federation (NZPF) has welcomed the taskforce report on Tomorrow’s Schools, just released. More >>

Transformational change needed to reform Education system

Friday, 7 December 2018, 7:53 pm | Human Rights Commission

The Human Rights Commission welcomes the release of the Tomorrows Schools Independent Taskforce: “Our schooling futures: Stronger Together’ Report. More >>

Joint facility construction facing a delay

Friday, 7 December 2018, 7:26 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University and AgResearch have been advised by government that more time is required to assess the current business case for construction of their new joint facility. This means the current proposal could not progress before March, when the ... More >>

Effective co-governance the key to success

Friday, 7 December 2018, 2:16 pm | NZSTA

Proposed changes to school governing structures recommended by the Tomorrow’s Schools taskforce will take some time to work through, however NZSTA is delighted to see that the report recommends community-led school boards of trustees retain ... More >>

Tomorrow's Schools recommendations welcomed

Friday, 7 December 2018, 2:07 pm | NZEI

Our nation’s children are finally being put at the heart of the education system. More >>

Tomorrow’s Schools Taskforce provides bold, brave blueprint

Friday, 7 December 2018, 12:15 pm | Child Poverty Action Group

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says the release of the 31 recommendations from the Tomorrow’s Schools Independent taskforce is a genuine and game changing blueprint to radically change New Zealand education. More >>

Canterbury teachers named for inaugural fellowship

Friday, 7 December 2018, 11:17 am | Boma NZ

Ten motivated secondary school educators from across Canterbury have been named as the inaugural cohort of Boma NZ Education Fellows. More >>

Aspirations of Māori youth focus of Lincoln summit

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 4:30 pm | Lincoln University

Young Māori have gathered at Lincoln University for a summit to talk about their future. More >>

Aspirations of Māori youth focus of Lincoln summit

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 3:05 pm | Lincoln University

Young Māori have gathered at Lincoln University for a summit to talk about their future. More >>

Research projects share $1.4 million in funding

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 9:14 am | Teaching and Learning Research Initiative

The Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) supports partnerships between researchers and educators by funding projects expected to improve outcomes for learners. More >>

Microsoft helps Kiwi students learn to code in te reo Māori

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 7:35 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

Global coding initiative features a new Minecraft tutorial in Māori to boost children’s engagement with IT More >>

VUWSA backs He Ara Oranga recommendations

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 4:56 pm | VUWSA

Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association (VUWSA) receives the release of He Ara Oranga with open arms. More >>

Education needed to reduce impact of pornography on youth

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 4:49 pm | Sexual Abuse Prevention Network

Sexual Abuse Prevention Network says the release of the Office of Film and Literature Classification’s research on New Zealand young people and pornography is an opportunity to look at how New Zealand is educating and talking to young people about pornography ... More >>

Porn and teens report should serve as a wake-up call

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 4:12 pm | Family Planning

The Office of Film and Literature Classification’s (OFLC) survey of more than 2000 young people about pornography highlights that sexuality education provides an opportunity for a vital counter-narrative to porn that could reach most young New Zealanders. ... More >>

Arts student won’t let disability hold her back

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 1:20 pm | University of Auckland

Criminology and Māori Studies student Alicia Kapa has been celebrated for inspiring others with disabilities. She was one of three finalists in the Youth Spirit category at the 2018 Attitude Awards, for a person under the age of 20 who lives with a disability ... More >>

Projects to improve outcomes for learners share $1.4M funds

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 9:29 am | NZ Council for Educational Research

The Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) supports partnerships between researchers and educators by funding projects expected to improve outcomes for learners. More >>

Ministry response to NZEI Te Riu Roa ballot result

Wednesday, 5 December 2018, 9:21 am | Ministry of Education

NZEI members have voted to reject the Ministry’s revised offer to settle primary principals’ and teachers’ collective agreements. More >>

Reopening TIPENE (St Stephen’s School) website launched

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 5:38 pm | TIPENE Reopening Committee

The TIPENE Reopening Committee has launched a website today [ 3/12/18 ], which will allow registration from families interested in sending their boys to the proposed new school. More >>

Enviroschools’ milestones a time to reflect

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 4:44 pm | Waikato Regional Council

Waikato Waldorf School in Hamilton and Cambridge Primary School invite media to their respective Reflections on 6 December and 10 December. More >>

NZTC addresses ECE teacher shortage in practical ways

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 1:36 pm | New Zealand Tertiary College

New Zealand’s largest provider of early childhood teacher education has taken decisive action to address the critical shortage of qualified early childhood teachers. More >>

NZ Wins big at 'Oscars of Education'

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 9:22 am | The Mind Lab

The Global Reimagine Education awards are designed to identify the most outstanding initiatives aimed at enhancing higher education. At this year’s event, New Zealand’s foremost specialist postgraduate education facility, The Mind Lab, won three awards ... More >>

Wintec students to get 30% off bus travel from 2019

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 8:42 am | Wintec

The discount will apply to BUSIT card rates in Hamilton and across the Waikato region at all times of the day and week. More >>

Architectural promise revealed in 2018 Student Design Awards

Monday, 3 December 2018, 11:04 am | New Zealand Institute of Architects

Victoria University of Wellington’s Emily Newmarch has won the top prize in the annual competition for final year students at New Zealand’s three Schools of Architecture. The Student Design Awards programme, which is staged by the New Zealand Institute ... More >>

MIT Releases Five-Year Plan for Pasifika Success

Friday, 30 November 2018, 2:06 pm | Manukau Institute of Technology

MIT Releases Five-Year Plan for Pasifika Success New Zealand’s largest tertiary educator of Pasifika students today announced a plan to unlock the full potential of this growing group of learners. “MIT is proud of the work we do in prioritising ... More >>

Public feedback provides guide for the future of NCEA

Friday, 30 November 2018, 11:10 am | Ministry of Education

Thousands of New Zealanders’ views on NCEA and its future have been captured in a report released by the Ministry of Education today. More >>

Secondary principals struggling with teacher shortages

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 3:55 pm | Post Primary Teachers' Association

Shortages are most severe in Auckland but are keenly felt in all major metropolitan areas and affect schools right across the country. More >>

Union members secure Living Wage win for AUT staff

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 1:40 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Union members secure Living Wage win for AUT staff Following successful strike action, members of the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) have voted to accept an improved offer from the employer that will remove all ... More >>

Albert Wendt Honoured for Service to Education

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 1:38 pm | SCOPA NZ

Professor Maualaivao Albert Wendt Honoured for Service to Education in New Zealand Professor Maualaivao Albert Wendt has been named as one of the recipients of the Samoa College Old Pupils Association (S.C.O.P.A) New Zealand ‘Lifetime Achievement ... More >>

Christchurch lawyer elected new Chancellor

Thursday, 29 November 2018, 11:33 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury will be led by two women for the first time in its history after the election of Susan McCormack , a partner at Mortlock McCormack Law , as its next Chancellor, effective from 1 January 2019. More >>

Statement in support of Anne-Marie Brady

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 5:27 pm | University of Canterbury academics

As colleagues of Professor Anne-Marie Brady, we welcome the statement by the Prime Minister that "I absolutely defend the right of academics to utilise their academic freedom and, of course, the rights that are granted to them through our legislation. ... More >>

Lincoln University in safe hands

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 1:18 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln University is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Bruce McKenzie as Acting Vice-Chancellor, a position he will take over from Professor James McWha in January of next year. More >>

Attracting ECE teachers back into the industry vital

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 1:12 pm | PORSE

In the midst of an extreme Early Childhood Education (ECE) teacher shortage, New Zealand’s largest in-home childcare provider, PORSE, has an ‘earn and learn’ solution it expects will attract teachers who have exited the profession, back to ... More >>

Summer School offers students another chance to get NCEA

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 10:53 am | Te Kura

Students who are a few credits short of completing NCEA can get their plans for 2019 back-on-track through learning online with Te Kura’s Summer School. More >>

Vital importance of protecting academic freedom

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 2:48 pm | Tertiary Education Union

The Tertiary Education Union Te Hautū Kahurangi o Aotearoa (TEU) has reiterated the vital importance of protecting academic freedom and the right of academics to conduct research and disseminate and publish the results. More >>

Māori language champions celebrated at national awards

Monday, 26 November 2018, 10:32 am | Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Maori

Kua riro i a Kora Aotearoa (Spark) me te Papakupu Te Aka te Tohu Huia te Reo i Ngā Tohu Reo Māori 2018. More >>

Open Letter on Academic Freedom, Anne-Marie Brady Case

Monday, 26 November 2018, 10:25 am | Joint Media Statement

As New Zealand academics, researchers and human rights advocates, we have been shocked and disturbed by the reports of intimidation and harassment suffered by Professor Anne-Marie Brady of Canterbury University. According to news reports, she has been ... More >>

Cognition Education Group launches UK teacher recruitment

Friday, 23 November 2018, 11:19 am | Cognition Education

Headquartered in New Zealand, global education company, Cognition Education Group is being funded by the UK Department for Education to launch a new programme ‘Transition to Teach’ aimed at promoting teaching to career changers. More >>

Student president named as Rhodes Scholar

Thursday, 22 November 2018, 10:22 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University Student President James Ranstead is one of three New Zealanders to receive prestigious Rhodes Scholarships. More >>

New ServiceIQ Gateway Scholar Defies Gravity

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 5:21 pm | ServiceIQ

Tia Warwick from Oxford in Canterbury is living proof that a ServiceIQ Gateway programme gives secondary students the grounding they need to lift-off into a career they’re passionate about. More >>

NZUSA elects its 2019 leaders

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 5:18 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

The New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) has elected the student representatives who will lead the movement in 2019. James Ranstead was elected to serve as National President, with Caitlin Barlow-Groome elected to serve as Vice ... More >>

Agile and Lean Concepts for Teaching and Learning

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 11:44 am | The Mind Lab

New title edited by leading New Zealand academics David Parsons and Kathryn MacCallum, explores how agile and lean ideas can be applied in teaching and learning at all levels of education. More >>

New online diversity and inclusion training

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 7:48 pm | Diversity Works

New online diversity and inclusion learning modules will give New Zealand organisations access to world-class training for people at all levels of their business, and in all locations. More >>

IDEAschool Arts Festival a first at EIT

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 5:30 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

In a first, all disciplines of IDEAschool at EIT will be combining to showcase the work of their graduating students in an Arts Festival at the end of the month. More >>

New Poutuara weaving Mātauranga Māori through EIT

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 4:42 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Michelle Lee feels that the strands of her diverse career are bound together in Mātauranga Māori and this is what she brings to her new role at EIT. More >>

Petition to Put a Student on the NZQA Board

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 4:40 pm | Ben Fraser

Today a petition was launched on and across social media for the Minister of Education to appoint a student to the NZQA Board. This would give students a voice in the future of our assessment system. The time of student ideas begin lost or ridiculed ... More >>

Philosophical principles drive Rhodes Scholar

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 4:39 pm | University of Auckland

He is one of three young New Zealanders who have been awarded the prestigious scholarship to carry out postgraduate study at the University of Oxford (UK). More >>

NZ’s largest early childhood provider recruits overseas

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 1:12 pm | BestStart

While welcoming the Government’s 10-Year Strategic Plan for early learning, BestStart, the country’s largest early childhood education provider, questions plans for more teachers given the acute shortage, says Fiona Hughes, Deputy CE. More >>

Award to fund resource for teaching stats investigations

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 10:06 am | NZ Council for Educational Research

The 2018 Beeby Award has been awarded to mathematics and statistics educator Dr Pip Arnold. Dr Arnold’s winning proposal is for a resource to support statistics teaching and learning in the New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa. More >>

Flying Experience for Rhode Street school

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 9:58 am | Air Chathams

Twenty-eight Rhode Street school pupils will have the lucky experience of flying in the only surviving Royal New Zealand World War Two veteran aircraft still operating today in a front-line service. Thanks to Chris Jordan, CEO of the Child Flight Charitable ... More >>

WM Kindergartens welcomes plan to improve early learning

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 9:41 am | Free Kindergarten Association Incorporated

He Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens, which operates 86 kindergartens in the Lower North Island as well as three home-based networks, welcomes the government’s plan to strengthen the quality and raise the funding of early childhood education. More >>

Early Learning Strategic Plan is much needed

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 9:10 am | Early Childhood New Zealand

The Early Learning Strategic Plan is much needed work that will help solve persistent issues in the early childhood sector, says Te Rito Maioha Deputy Chief Executive, John Diggins. More >>

Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens welcomes draft strategic plan

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 9:07 am | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

He Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens, which operates 86 kindergartens in the Lower North Island as well as three home-based networks, welcomes the government’s plan to strengthen the quality and raise the funding of early childhood education. More >>

Early learning strategic plan ambitious

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 9:05 am | Early Childhood Council

The Early Childhood Council (ECC) says the draft Strategic Plan for early learning sets ambitious goals to achieve in a decade, given the fact we have a significant teacher shortage in New Zealand currently. More >>

High quality ECE – a right for every child

Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 8:13 am | New Zealand Kindergartens

“This is our moment to get it right for young children and reset government policy in the interests of high quality teaching and learning” said Clare Wells, Chief Executive NZ Kindergartens. “The government’s determination to ensure the provision ... More >>

Rhodes scholarships awarded to future leaders

Monday, 19 November 2018, 6:54 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Three outstanding young New Zealand graduates have received prestigious Rhodes Scholarships to carry out post-graduate study at the University of Oxford, UK. More >>

Barnardos welcomes plan for early learning

Monday, 19 November 2018, 2:28 pm | Barnardos

Today Barnardos welcomes Government’s publication He taonga te tamati – the draft Strategic Plan for Early Learning 2019-29. Barnardos particularly welcomes the theme of the draft Strategic Plan: every child a taonga. The draft plan begins from the ... More >>

Consultation on ECE plan welcomed

Monday, 19 November 2018, 2:05 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes a draft Government strategic plan for early childhood education released for consultation today. More >>



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