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Joint initiative to support Māori entrepreneurs in Northland

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 10:25 am | Auckland University of Technology

Northland Inc, the regional economic development agency, and Auckland University of Technology (AUT) are pooling their resources to launch a business accelerator programme aimed at enhancing Māori entrepreneurship. Te Kōrau weaves Māori perspectives ... More >>

Teaching young New Zealanders to be financially Savy

Friday, 18 October 2019, 3:51 pm | University of Auckland

Thousands of young New Zealanders have been taught basic financial literacy because of a charitable trust that began life at the Business School’s Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. More >>

Educators gather to grow Māori and Pasifika learner success

Friday, 18 October 2019, 12:32 pm | Wintec

More than 70 delegates from across New Zealand attended the nation’s first Māori and Pasifika Tertiary Learning Advisors Hui-Fono (conference) at Wintec recently. More >>

UCOL launching new Social Services degree

Friday, 18 October 2019, 10:58 am | UCOL

UCOL is launching its new Bachelor of Social Services degree with an event where potential students can meet the academic team and find out more about the programme. More >>

UC researchers respond to disturbing nutrition report

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 4:17 pm | University of Canterbury

UNICEF’s shocking 2019 State of the World’s Children report reveals that at least two out of three children in the world are not fed the minimum of a healthy diverse diet. University of Canterbury researchers from the interdisciplinary Food Policy ... More >>

90% + of Northlands Children helped!

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 10:07 am | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

90% + of the children and whanau belonging to Te Tai Tokerau Schools, will be better off as a result of the $150.00 donation scheme, brought in by the government,” says The President of Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association, Mr Pat Newman. More >>

SIT Educators tutors present at international conference

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 9:18 am | Southern Institute Of Technology

Johanna Rhodes, Southern Institute of Technology, Head of School of Nursing and Mary McMillan, Paper Coordinator for the Bachelor of Nursing Year Two, Professional Issues, and Year Three, Clinical Practicum in the mental health practice settings ... More >>

Early learning success builds children’s wellbeing

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 11:36 am | A Better Start National Science Challenge

The foundations of early literacy success and subsequent educational achievement and healthy wellbeing are developed in the early childhood period. New research funded by A Better Start National Start Challenge advances science at international levels ... More >>

New agile MBA targets leaders of 4th Industrial Revolution

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 9:21 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s (UC) new Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programme delivers a course that is more relevant to organisations and focuses on emerging technologies, innovations and business needs beyond economic drivers. More >>

Zespri launches new horticultural science scholarships

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 8:48 am | Zespri

Zespri has launched a new scholarship for up to five students each year studying Massey University’s Bachelor of Horticultural Science degree. Dr Kylie Phillips, Zespri Innovation Team Leader – Supply Chain, explains the Zespri Science Scholarships ... More >>

Course cuts a blow to the aspirations of Māori and Pasifika

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 12:11 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Course cuts in South Auckland another blow to the aspirations of Māori TEU members at MIT and nationally are condemning the cuts proposed for tertiary education provision in South Auckland. Cuts they say will harm Māori, Pasifika and low-income learners. More >>

Genesis School-gen Celebrate Inspiring teachers

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 10:57 am | Genesis

School communities across New Zealand have the chance to send their teacher to the Space Exploration Educators Conference, in Houston, Texas as part of a competition run by the Genesis School-gen programme. The competition opened yesterday and aims ... More >>

Applications open for 2020 Meat Industry Scholarships

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 9:06 am | Meat Industry Association

Students considering a future career in New Zealand’s largest manufacturing sector are encouraged to apply for the Meat Industry Scholarships 2020 programme. More >>

Awards evenings for U-Skills students

Monday, 14 October 2019, 5:09 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Secondary school students who have completed U-Skills Academy programmes will be celebrated at a series of awards evenings throughout October. More >>

MPI Postgraduate Science Scholarships – applications open

Monday, 14 October 2019, 2:37 pm | Ministry For Primary Industries

Applications are open for Ministry for Primary Industries Postgraduate Science Scholarships for PhD and Masters students undertaking primary sector research. More >>

New learn-as-you-earn programme for aspiring chefs

Monday, 14 October 2019, 2:15 pm | Weltec

In efforts to develop the talent of aspiring chefs while they are on-the-job, WelTec’s School of Creative and Hospitality has designed an exciting new programme, the WelTec Managed Traineeship New Zealand Certificate in Cookery Level 4. More >>

Employment Expos to connect students with local businesses

Monday, 14 October 2019, 12:08 pm | UCOL

UCOL is holding a series of Employment Expos across its campuses to help students explore job opportunities before they finish their studies. More >>

Explosive free public lecture: Essential elements

Monday, 14 October 2019, 11:23 am | University of Canterbury

UC Connect public lecture: Essential elements – Where would we be without the Periodic Table? The year 2019 marks the 150th anniversary of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements, declared by the United Nations to raise awareness of its beauty ... More >>

Medical imaging students safe

Monday, 14 October 2019, 10:45 am | UCOL

UCOL medical imaging students who are on clinical placements during industrial action are safe and supported. Sue Ireland, UCOL Head of School Applied Science and Allied Health, confirmed that students will be attending their clinical placement during ... More >>

World class science and engineering facilities for Tauranga

Monday, 14 October 2019, 9:57 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has opened new laboratories at its Tauranga campus to increase its Science and Engineering teaching and research capabilities in the Bay of Plenty region. More >>

UCOL Whanganui students awarded scholarships

Monday, 14 October 2019, 9:49 am | Universal College Of Learning

Fifteen students received scholarships to a total of $14,500 at UCOL Whanganui’s semester two scholarship ceremony on 9 October. More >>

Wintec partnership will support more Māori and Pasifika

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 7:35 pm | Wintec

Wintec partnership will support more Māori and Pasifika students into trades careers Wintec has signed a partnership agreement with iwi, community and industry partners to create more opportunity for Māori and Pasifika people wanting to pursue a career ... More >>

Recognition for Open Polytechnic and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 4:15 pm | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic and Te Wānanga o Aotearoa’s (TWoA) collaboration for the Te Ara Reo Māori Programme received an honourable mention at the 2019 International E-Learning Awards, held in Bangkok recently. More >>

Canterbury’s classics heroes revealed

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 11:30 am | University of Canterbury

In the past 146 years, University of Canterbury (UC) students of many disciplines have benefitted from some truly remarkable teachers of classics, whose influence continues to echo through the generations. More >>

Top teacher helps students reach their ‘eureka’ moment

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 9:34 am | University of Auckland

Imagine you are a first year tertiary student enrolled in a stage one paper, heading into a lecture theatre with over 500 hundred other people. More >>

Local Doctoral Student Wins Prized International Award

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 8:27 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Justin Brooks (Gus) was awarded the prestigious Best Poster title out of over 800 posters, presented by leading Scientists at the International Conference on Magnet Technology. The first-year doctoral student, based in Lower Hutt, presented his poster ... More >>

Journal paper explores Māori activist Tame Iti's portrayal

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 8:25 am | University of Edinburgh

A journal article published in the International Journal of Cultural Studies provides a detailed exploration of Māori activist Tame Iti and the multifaceted ways he has been represented in the New Zealand media over the past four decades, a process that ... More >>

UCOL Wairarapa Open Day approaching

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 1:20 pm | UCOL

Secondary school students and other keen learners can experience what UCOL Wairarapa has to offer at the campus’ Open Day on 23 October. The public will be able to tour the facilities, watch live demonstrations, get hands-on with activities, and ... More >>

University of Auckland teaching excellence recognised

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 11:14 am | Auckland University

Four University of Auckland academics are among the 10 tertiary teachers recognised in this year's New Zealand Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards. More >>

Finalists announced for Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards

Wednesday, 9 October 2019, 9:41 am | Ako Aotearoa

The ten tertiary teachers finding success in New Zealand’s Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards for 2019 have been announced today. The finalists will celebrate at parliament on the 30th October, with guests from across the tertiary sector, at a ceremony hosted ... More >>

University campus hosts digital treasure hunt

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 3:32 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is the site of a unique digital treasure hunt this week which engages students in a fun interactive game to mark Stress Less Week. More >>

Scholars to study traditional health system in India

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 2:44 pm | Te Whare Wananga

A multi-disciplinary team of senior scholars, practitioners and members of the community will undertake a six-week indigenous health and entrepreneurship scholarship programme in India, supported by the Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia. More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa welcomes Government's education spending signals

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 2:17 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has welcomed a statement from Finance Minister Grant Robertson that the Government is set to make "record investments" in education. The Finance Minister signalled the spending while announcing a $7.5b surplus in the year to June ... More >>

First Foundation calls for more scholarship partners

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 10:38 am | First Foundation

New Zealand organisations are being asked to help change the lives of talented young students who would otherwise miss out on well-deserved support. More >>

Unexplained death at university hall of residence

Saturday, 5 October 2019, 12:08 pm | Socialist Equality Group

By John Braddock, Socialist Equality Group 3 October 2019, original url: More >>

$85k in prizes awarded to entrepreneurial students

Friday, 4 October 2019, 3:16 pm | University of Canterbury

Students’ big ideas and innovative thinking were celebrated to the tune of $85,000 at Entré’s $85k Challenge awards evening at the University of Canterbury (UC) this week. More >>

WITT partners with top ranked Chinese construction company

Friday, 4 October 2019, 2:22 pm | Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

A Memorandum of Understanding between China’s number one ranked construction company and New Plymouth’s Western Institute of Technology in Taranaki (WITT) is set to strengthen Taranaki’s global links with the infrastructure industry and open doors ... More >>

Canterbury student heads to Chile, Antarctica

Thursday, 3 October 2019, 9:23 am | University of Canterbury

This summer, a University of Canterbury (UC) Chemistry and Law student is heading to Chile and Antarctica to represent Christchurch and New Zealand at the Antarctic Cities Youth Expedition in December. Caleb Fraser, aged 20, is one of five young ... More >>

Immersive and collaborative learning for teachers

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 11:13 am | CORE Education

In early October Rotorua’s Energy Events Centre will be packed with over 1000 educators, many of them teachers on school holidays. Across three days they’ll be talking, planning, and presenting on three big trending themes in education: Citizenship, ... More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa launches bold campaign for fair pay in ECE

Wednesday, 2 October 2019, 9:45 am | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has launched a bold new campaign to fix the pay gap in early childhood education (ECE) and empower the whole sector at its annual conference in Rotorua this morning. More >>

MBIE-funded University research could open up new technology

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 4:02 pm | University of Waikato

Never mind painstakingly filling out forms to identify scratches when you hire a rental car, imagine a split second scan which could analyse damage before and after use. More >>

Makers of Possible Study Awards help make education possible

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 3:56 pm | Instant Finance

Normally they provide funds for the unexpected or important things that would otherwise be out of reach of their customers. More >>

Former Governer-General officially welcomed to University

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 3:10 pm | University of Waikato

New Chancellor of The University of Waikato Rt Hon Sir Anand Satyanand GNZM QSO was officially welcomed to the University this week with a whakatau at the Tauranga CBD campus yesterday and a pōwhiri at the Hamilton campus today. More >>

NZIST Co-Design Working Groups Announced

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 2:08 pm | New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Seven working groups have been created to co-design elements of the New Zealand Institute of Skills & Technology (NZIST), says IST Establishment Unit Executive Director, Murray Strong. More >>

Open Polytechnic develops micro-credentials with IPWEA

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 1:49 pm | Open Polytechnic

L-R: Myles Lind IPWEA NZ President, Caroline Seelig Chief Executive of Open Polytechnic, Peter Higgs IPWEA NZ Business Manager, Sir Neville Jordan Chair of Engineering e2e Steering Group. More >>

Summer at Colin McCahon’s House for UC academic

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 9:17 am | University of Canterbury

Creating art in the place where influential New Zealand artist Colin McCahon painted many of his most celebrated artworks is senior lecturer Steve Carr ’s new summer plan. The University of Canterbury (UC) film academic and moving image artist was ... More >>

NZEI Te Riu Roa honours scholarship and award recipients

Monday, 30 September 2019, 3:44 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa has honoured scholarship and award recipients as part of its annual conference in Rotorua. More >>

N4L helps NZQA get schools ready for digital exams

Monday, 30 September 2019, 3:02 pm | N4L Network For Learning

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, September 30, 2019 - Schools planning to offer digital exams this year can get their technical readiness assessed through a new programme led by Network for Learning (N4L) in partnership with NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications ... More >>

University graduate wins ‘Junior Nobel’

Monday, 30 September 2019, 11:15 am | University of Auckland

University of Auckland science graduate Harry She has topped the Computer Science category in a global competition sometimes referred to as the ‘Junior Nobel Prize’. More >>

Teacher wins national award for future-focused education

Monday, 30 September 2019, 11:13 am | The Mind Lab

Rauhina Cooper, who teaches te reo matatini and te reo Māori in Hamilton was named winner of a prestigious national award that recognises contemporary teaching practice in New Zealand. More >>

Outstanding achievers outside the classroom

Monday, 30 September 2019, 8:38 am | University of Auckland

A climate change activist, a sonic arts music producer, and a Taekwondo champion are among the winners of the University of Auckland Blues Awards for 2019. More >>

Education – the gift that keeps on giving

Friday, 27 September 2019, 6:52 pm | University of Auckland

Promising students from four low decile Auckland schools will now have a much better chance of achieving University Entrance thanks to a generous gift from the Buchanan Charitable Foundation to a University of Auckland initiative. More >>

Actor encourages students to follow more than one dream

Friday, 27 September 2019, 10:47 am | Universal College Of Learning

Have your cake and eat it too, that’s the take away from an insightful visit from actor Blair Strang who made the trip to UCOL’s Manawatū Campus and Manukura School, encouraging students to take advantage of a world where more than one career is possible. More >>

University of Waikato and WDHB develop nursing degree

Friday, 27 September 2019, 10:28 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato and Waikato District Health Board announced today that they are working together to develop a Bachelor of Nursing programme. More >>

Educating Otago – and over achieving

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 1:39 pm | Otago Museum

Despite operating on piecemeal funding, the Otago Museum Education department’s Learning Experiences Outside the Classroom (LEOTC) programme has educated record numbers of youth this year, surpassing government targets by a phenomenal 851%. More >>

Equity funding announcement is great news for everyone

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 10:25 am | NZ School Trustees Association

The New Zealand School Trustees Association is delighted with Minister Hipkins’ announcement that the new Equity Index to replace school deciles could be implemented as early as 2021. More >>

Historic milestone for NZTC India

Thursday, 26 September 2019, 8:52 am | New Zealand Tertiary College

A significant milestone has been achieved by New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC) as a result of their early childhood teacher education efforts in India. More >>

CPAG says more funding must accompany decile replacement

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 4:02 pm | Child Poverty Action Group

Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) says that yesterday’s announcement from the Minister of Education Hon. Chris Hipkins regarding the eventual dismantling of the decile system should be greeted with cautious optimism. More >>

Tweaks to the decile funding model not the solution

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 3:34 pm | The New Zealand Initiative

(25 September 2019) : Abolishing New Zealand’s decile-based school funding system may get rid of the decile stigma of some schools. However, it does nothing to address the underlying issues, says a new research note by think tank The New Zealand Initiative. ... More >>

Teaching architectural students to listen

Wednesday, 25 September 2019, 2:45 pm | University of Auckland

Dr Karamia Müller will formally graduate this week with a PhD in Architecture and is believed to be the first Sāmoan woman in the world to do so, and certainly the first from the University of Auckland. More >>



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