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University of Canterbury partners with Chinese university

Friday, 20 April 2018, 2:17 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury has signed an agreement with one of China’s top ranked research universities to collaborate on research and teaching. More >>

NZTC graduates told to go forth and mess it up a little

Friday, 20 April 2018, 2:06 pm | New Zealand Tertiary College

Early childhood education graduates were encouraged to “mess it up a little” and use their license to play at New Zealand Tertiary College’s (NZTC) graduation ceremony held in Christchurch on Wednesday 18 April. More >>

Unitec Institute of Tech Opens a Free4U Computing Classroom

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 5:22 pm | UNITEC

Located in the heart of Birkenhead Avenue’s retail district, the Free4U classroom offers free introductory (Level 1) self-directed computing courses for the community. The courses give participants the opportunity to develop computer skills and are ... More >>

Methven student picked for TeenAg leadership course

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 2:50 pm | New Zealand Young Farmers

Methven student Kate Braidwood has spent the start of the school holidays honing her leadership skills. More >>

Homework centres kick off

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 1:38 pm | Auckland Rugby League

A new rugby league-driven programme gets underway this week with the goal of better supporting local youth and promoting off-field achievement. More >>

CPAG education expert appointed to education Taskforce

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 12:08 pm | Child Poverty Action Group

CPAG education expert appointed to Tomorrow’s Schools Taskforce Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) is thrilled with the Minister of Education’s appointment of Professor John O’Neill to the Independent Taskforce to Review Tomorrow’s Schools. ... More >>

The highs and lows of the Psychoactive Substances Act

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 11:54 am | Massey University

In July 2013, the Government implemented the Psychoactive Substances Act (PSA) in response to the prolific use of so-called “legal highs” in New Zealand. More >>

New Head of School Enjoying Career in Education

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 11:29 am | Eastern Institute of Technology

Having seen EIT from a distance for a few years, Glenn Fulcher – as head of the Tourism and Hospitality and the English Language centre – feels it is now nice to be part of it. More >>

Unitec and Police Celebrate 15-Year Partnership

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 4:50 pm | UNITEC

April 18 – Unitec Institute of Technology and New Zealand Police today celebrated 15 years of partnership, delivering the Pre-Police course to encourage greater diversity amongst Police recruits. More >>

Survey of te reo revitalisation activities open

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 4:28 pm | He Reo Ora

Pānui pāpāho: He Reo Ora, he mahi rangahau mō ngā kaupapa me ngā rauemi whakarauora i te reo Māori. Kei te tūwhera ki te 20 o Haratua 18 Paengawhāwhā 2018 More >>

Engineering conference to bring boost to Hamilton

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 3:48 pm | Wintec

Engineering is one of the Waikato’s most robust industries so it’s apt that the regions two largest educational providers have joined forces to host the Australasian Association for Engineering Education’s (AAEE) annual conference in December this ... More >>

Education leader on taskforce to review schools

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 3:04 pm | Massey University

A Massey education leader who is passionate about the need for equity in education has been appointed to a government taskforce to undertake the biggest review in 30 years of the way our schools are governed, managed and administered. More >>

NZ’s first graduates in Global Humanitarian Engineering

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 10:28 am | University of Canterbury

New Zealand's first Global Humanitarian Engineering graduates has received their diplomas today at one of the University of Canterbury’s autumn graduation ceremonies. More >>

WelTec celebrates Master of Professional Practice Graduates

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 9:45 am | Weltec

Mumtaz Parker Dalwai and fellow graduate Robert Nelson celebrated a special event last week. Not only did they each graduate with the Master of Professional Practice, but they were the first WelTec graduates who successfully completed the level 9 Masters ... More >>

Minecraft & Lego used for emergency preparedness

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 5:15 pm | East Coast LAB Life at the Boundary

Written by Bernie, Carter, Lorna, Maddy, Poppy, Isla, Keely, Raiha, Amelia, Sophie, Stirling and Tono’o (Students from Maraekakaho School) and Kate (East Coast LAB) More >>

Stepping Stone into Trades Careers for Dyslexic Youth

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 1:51 pm | Aspire2 Trades

A new training programme kicks off in South Auckland later this month to help youth with Dyslexia launch careers in engineering and welding. More >>

Pasifika educators pushing the boundaries

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 11:39 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Finding new horizons and pushing the boundaries will be central themes in a two-day Pasifika Fono for educators, which opens in Auckland this Thursday (19 April). More >>

Te Rito Maioha to deliver new Montessori qualification

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 9:50 am | Early Childhood New Zealand

Aperfield Montessori Trust and Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand are pleased to confirm that from approximately February 2019, Te Rito Maioha will deliver the New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 5). More >>

Colleges review ‘disappointing’

Tuesday, 17 April 2018, 8:56 am | Marlborough District Council

Mayor John Leggett says he was disappointed to hear that the co-location of Marlborough Boys’ and Girls’ colleges has been put on hold by the Ministry of Education. More >>

Investment Spearheads a Return of International Education

Monday, 16 April 2018, 1:19 pm | Huadu

Investment Spearheads a Return of International Education into City Centre A long-term vision to grow a full private University in New Zealand while re-invigorating the local English language market took a further step today with the opening of the Huadu ... More >>

Technology Talent Recognised

Monday, 16 April 2018, 9:25 am | Weltec

Shanini Kumari was recognised as the ANZ top woman student in IT for 2018 and Erik Poulsen awarded ANZ Most Outstanding Student. "This award carries lots of value to me. It is recognition that the decision I took three years back to shape my career ... More >>

ANZ supports girls’ education with Dignity initiative

Monday, 16 April 2018, 9:16 am | ANZ Bank

ANZ is partnering with social enterprise Dignity to provide free sanitary items to girls at 23 schools in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch and 1,200 female staff members. More >>

Unitec Supports ITP Review

Friday, 13 April 2018, 3:57 pm | Unitec

[April 13, 2018] - New Zealand’s largest Institute of Technology and Polytechnic (ITP), Unitec, is supportive of the Institutes of Technology and Polytechnic Roadmap 2020 project, announced by the Minister of Education Chris Hipkins, yesterday. More >>

Complaints processes support high standards

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 3:54 pm | Early Childhood Council

The Early Childhood Council welcomes the findings of the 2016 Early Childhood Education (ECE) Complaint and Incidents Report, and is pleased to note New Zealand continues to have a high standard for early childhood education. More >>

Dunedin school joins appetite for food-focused teaching

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 3:17 pm | Young Farmers

A range of new teaching resources are giving secondary school students a taste of the opportunities and challenges facing New Zealand’s food producers. More >>

ECE complaints data released

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 1:45 pm | Ministry of Education

A new report released today by the Ministry of Education provides greater transparency and additional information to parents, says Deputy Secretary Sector Enablement and Support Katrina Casey. More >>

Kiwi teachers awarded for future-focused education

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 1:28 pm | The Mind Lab

Kiwi teachers awarded for bringing future-focused education to students The Mind Lab by Unitec and NEXT Foundation have awarded two Kiwi teachers for their efforts in bringing a future-forward perspective to education in their schools. Auckland, ... More >>

New NZMA Trades Campus to Address Skills Shortage

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 3:19 pm | New Zealand Management Academies

New NZMA Trades Campus to Address Skills Shortage 10 April 2018 – Today, the Minister for Building and Construction and Associate Education Minister, The Hon. Jenny Salesa, MP opened the newly refurbished 8000 square metres New Zealand Management Academies ... More >>

Early winter storm closes schools and ECE

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 11:49 am | Ministry of Education

The early winter storm working its way across the country has closed 10 schools and four ECE today. More >>

Scholarships doubled to help NZs primary sectors grow

Tuesday, 10 April 2018, 9:43 am | GrowingNZ

Geneticists, robotics engineers, farm managers, entrepreneurs, foresters…Students wanting to use their talents to help New Zealand grow, can now search an extensive online database of scholarships to help fund their future study or training. More >>

AUT first in NZ to use Xero Lifelong Learning Platform

Monday, 9 April 2018, 3:13 pm | AUT University

AUT students are the first in New Zealand actively working on the Xero Lifelong Learning Platform (XLLP). Being the forerunner in embracing new technology in its accounting curriculum, AUT is also the first university to look at becoming a Xero education ... More >>

Another Charter School Whitewash report

Monday, 9 April 2018, 2:43 pm | Save Our Schools NZ

It is laughable that John Banks told Cabinet in July 2012 that “A strong evaluation programme will be put in place that thoroughly examines the impact and effectiveness of the first such schools. This will enable us to make informed decisions about whether ... More >>

AUT Law School opens Centre for Indigenous Rights and Law

Monday, 9 April 2018, 12:55 pm | AUT University

The AUT Law School looks to boost research into indigenous law with the opening of its Centre for Indigenous Rights and Law. More >>

Villa Disappointed in new Government's "Transparency"

Monday, 9 April 2018, 10:09 am | Villa Education Trust

One of the key platforms of the new government was to be their transparency. The Charter School situation is in the public interest, there are threats to close them and legislation before the House to do just that. More >>

NZTC early childhood education graduates celebrate

Friday, 6 April 2018, 3:52 pm | New Zealand Tertiary College

Traditional dress from all over the world met formal graduation attire at New Zealand Tertiary College’s Auckland early childhood education graduation ceremony held on Wednesday evening. More >>

Digital Futures in the Education System

Friday, 6 April 2018, 12:52 pm | Sir Peter Gluckman Chief Science Advisor

Digital Futures in the Education System: How do we know we are getting it right? More >>

Major tech competition for school students launches today

Friday, 6 April 2018, 12:46 pm | IT Professionals NZ

6 April 2018 – The IT industry is partnering with the Ministry of Education to launch an exciting new digital technology championship today, open to all New Zealand school students, and designed to encourage greater participation in digital technology. More >>

National tech competition for school students launches today

Friday, 6 April 2018, 11:47 am | Ministry of Education

Deputy Secretary Early Learning and Student Achievement Ellen MacGregor-Reid welcomes the launch of an exciting new digital technologies championship today. This will be open to all New Zealand school students, and designed to encourage greater participation ... More >>

First King Country school takes part in 100 schools project

Friday, 6 April 2018, 9:49 am | New Zealand Young Farmers

Students are learning how DNA testing and artificial insemination is being used to improve genetics on an Otorohanga beef farm. More >>

Flexible learning conference an opportunity to ‘get real’

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 4:49 pm | Flexible Learning Network

New Zealand educators from the compulsory school and tertiary sector are gathering to better understand what flexible learning means for New Zealand teachers and students. More >>

Kiwi children will benefit from ECE plan

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 4:19 pm | NZEI

Kiwi children will benefit from ECE plan 5 April 2018 Our youngest Kiwis will benefit from a completely fresh look at the Early Childhood Education sector. More >>

Time to get it right for early childhood education

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 4:17 pm | New Zealand Kindergartens

Time to get it right for early childhood education “It’s our time get early childhood education (ECE) back on track, focusing on what’s best for every child and their whānau engaged in an ECE service” said Clare Wells, Chief Executive NZ Kindergartens. ... More >>

Bigger, better Biomechanics Day

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 2:36 pm | Massey University

Thousands of students around the country are taking part in National Biomechanics Day next week (April 11), joining a growing global movement to teach school children more about biomechanics. More >>

Millennial future leaders to share inspiration at hui

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 1:22 pm | Massey University

Future young leaders from across the country will gather at Massey University’s Manawatū campus this weekend for a national hui honouring and celebrating their emerging contribution to New Zealand society. More >>

First Hawke’s Bay school takes part in national project

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 11:54 am | New Zealand Young Farmers

Hawke’s Bay school students have watched sheep being mustered and shorn as part of a new education programme. More >>

UC PhD student to work on UN Sustainable Development Goals

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 9:15 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury doctoral researcher Emily Laing has been selected as a ‘talent’ to take part in UNLEASH, a global program for innovation, hosted in Singapore. More >>

The future of food explored at University symposium

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 7:02 pm | University of Auckland

What are some of the big food issues in today’s world? And how can we address them to create food systems that are sustainable, just and resilient? More >>

NZCER’s Cathy Wylie on ‘Tomorrow’s Schools’ taskforce

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 4:25 pm | NZCER

Dr Cathy Wylie, a Chief Researcher at the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER), has been appointed to the 5-member taskforce that will lead the review of Tomorrow’s Schools. More >>

Model for vulnerable youth shines in real world

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 1:59 pm | Massey University

A framework for people working with vulnerable youth, based on research and expertise from Massey University’s School of Social Work, is being labelled “unique”, “logical” and “easy to navigate” by a youth service who has adopted the PARTH ... More >>

Nukes to cyber war – NZ security in focus

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 1:52 pm | Massey University

North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, potential terror threats, and the security implications of climate change are among emerging issues relevant to New Zealand and the Pacific under discussion at a conference at Massey University this week. More >>

Massey University - free public lecture on identity politics

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 12:50 pm | Massey University

Massey University - free public lecture on identity politics: Pacific to Palestine IDENTITY POLITICS: from the Pacific to Palestine (free public lecture at Massey’s Albany campus – Thursday, 5 April) More >>

Fulbright NZ releases new levels and second year funding

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 12:29 pm | Fullbright NZ

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND 28 March 2018 — Fulbright New Zealand is pleased to release the details of our new increased grant levels for graduate applicants, as a result of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade announcement’s earlier this month ... More >>

Laboratory Technician Comprehensive Programme

Sunday, 1 April 2018, 10:30 am | Real World Education

Palmerston North 29 March 2018 - Shamma Coronado Santa Agata was the the first person to complete REAL.AC.NZ's Laboratory Technician Comprehensive Programme, the first programme accredited as a way to earn the New Zealand Diploma in Applied Science ... More >>

Former Otago Uni Student on Forbes list

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 2:58 pm | University of Otago

Former Otago University student only kiwi on prestigious Forbes list Thursday 29 March 2018 Former University of Otago student, 27 year old Sam Stuchbury, has this week become the only New Zealander named on the prestigious Forbes “30 Under 30” ... More >>

Auckland leads on international education conference 2021

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 10:55 am | University of Auckland

More than 2,000 international educators from around the world will be listening and learning in Auckland in 2021 at the Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE) conference hosted by the University of Auckland. More >>

NEXT Foundation Announces New Education Investment

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 10:07 am | The NEXT Foundation

NEXT Foundation has announced a new investment, in The Education Hub – a resource for teachers that bridges the gap between university research and the professional practice of New Zealand teachers. More >>

NZ Spanish Language Teachers Off to Colombia

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 9:46 am | Massey University

High school Spanish language teachers from across New Zealand are about to add a Colombian accent to their teaching techniques. More >>

Restoring Skills Leadership will benefit

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 6:55 pm | Industry Training Federation

The ITF welcomes the government’s plan to restore the skills leadership role of Industry Training Organisations (ITOs), which confirms a commitment of Labour's Future of Work Commission, and New Zealand First’s Election manifesto. More >>

Universities New Zealand delighted at conference win

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 5:03 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Universities New Zealand (UNZ), the peak body representing the interests of New Zealand’s eight universities, is delighted that New Zealand has been successful in its bid to host the 2021 Asia-Pacific Association of International Education (APAIE) Conference ... More >>

UC resurgence to exceed pre-quake levels

Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 2:24 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury is experiencing a resurgence in popularity as school leavers from around New Zealand head to the Christchurch campus. More >>



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