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Lincoln only NZ university in sustainability rankings

Friday, 18 January 2019, 12:21 pm | Lincoln University

For the second consecutive year Lincoln is the only New Zealand university ranked in the UI Green Metric World University Rankings, which measure sustainability. More >>

Corrections kicks off 'Kick for the Seagulls' programme

Thursday, 17 January 2019, 2:15 pm | Department Of Corrections

A programme developed by rugby league legend Graham Lowe that uses sporting language to teach prisoners reading, writing and maths is being rolled out to five prisons this year, following successful trials at two prisons. More >>

How to support parents or caregivers in sensitive situations

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 3:18 pm | NZSTA

Jude Barback’s article (Education Central, 16 Jan) has raised a considerable range of challenges on the interactions across the education system and the roles of parents, teachers, principals, boards, the Ministry and other agencies. More >>

Health researcher in top 1 per cent of cited scientists

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 2:18 pm | Massey University

Professor John Potter, from Massey University’s Centre for Public Health Research, has been named as one of only 16 New Zealand scientists listed in the top one per cent of most cited scientists in the world. More >>

Obtain an Australian Qualification online

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 4:59 pm | Globalinfo

You would agree, that diplomas in professional courses hold an immense value in the competitive space in every business. Now, professionals working in various industries can obtain a diploma online without bearing the hassles of going back to a traditional ... More >>

The Career Academy Becomes an Approved AAT Provider

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 10:52 am | The Career Academy

The Career Academy has been accredited by the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) to deliver accounting and bookkeeping qualifications. More >>

Disappointed with NCEA results? Try Summer School

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 10:43 am | Te Kura

NCEA results can be cause for celebration – or disappointment. Te Kura’s Summer School offers hope to students who may have found themselves a few credits short. More >>

Te Rito Maioha’s 11 teaching bases open for business in 2019

Monday, 14 January 2019, 3:02 pm | Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood NZ

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand’s 11 teaching bases – situated across the country from Whangarei to Dunedin – are now open for business again. More >>

Charles Darr appointed as Chief Researcher ­

Monday, 14 January 2019, 11:21 am | NZCER

The New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) is pleased to announce that Charles Darr has been appointed Chief Researcher with a special interest in assessment. More >>

Do the right thing Minister, support Taratahi

Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 4:20 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Following the news yesterday that people working at the Taratahi Institute of Agriculture could be forced to go without pay, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) called on the Minister to step in immediately to support those affected and their families. More >>

NZCU Auckland School Scholarships Programme into 10th Year

Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 3:17 pm | NZCU Auckland

What started as a community project to celebrate its 45th year in business, the NZCU Auckland School Scholarship Programme is about to enter its 10th year. The School Scholarships Programme will again provide twenty pupils with money to help pay some ... More >>

Going global in sports’ sector work experience

Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 1:25 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s distance learning opportunities allow students to study from many locations globally. The opportunity to undertake Work Integrated Learning (WIL) sport industry projects internationally has provided great personal and professional ... More >>

National Singing School now underway in Napier

Monday, 7 January 2019, 2:52 pm | New Zealand Singing School Trust

The 2019 New Zealand Singing School is now in full swing at the Eastern Institute of Technology. The School has 75 classical and musical theatre students, who are being taught by a faculty of national and international acclaim, from New Zealand, ... More >>

Culinary Scholars Build Life Sized Nutcracker

Wednesday, 2 January 2019, 12:18 pm | Newburgh Free Academy

The Culinary Arts program at Newburgh Free Academy's Main Campus created and decorated a seven-foot nutcracker model out of cake and Rice Krispies Treats™ for the performance of The Nutcracker, to be performed by the Newburgh Free Academy Dance Department ... More >>

Unitec Interim Chief Executive role extended through 2019

Saturday, 22 December 2018, 10:42 am | UNITEC

Unitec Institute of Technology’s Interim Chief Executive Merran Davis will continue to lead the organisation through 2019. More >>

Student work connects with community

Friday, 21 December 2018, 12:17 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL Bachelor of Creative Media students contributed 2,835 hours and talent of pro bono work in 2018 to the local not-for-profit sector. More >>

Solid year for UCOL

Friday, 21 December 2018, 9:49 am | UCOL

UCOL has had a solid year, with 6,500 students studying at the regional polytechnic throughout the year and an anticipated financial surplus of around $900,000. UCOL Chief Executive, Dr Lynn, said “this is an outstanding achievement and as a strong, ... More >>

Architectural and Arts contributors recognised

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 3:26 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Countless New Zealanders’ and thousands of AUT students’ lives have been made a littler richer thanks to the spaces and sharing of art works made possible by the university’s new Honorary Doctors – Richard Harris and Sir James Wallace. More >>

Taratahi liquidation shows time for change is now

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 3:19 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Confirmation today that the Taratahi Institute of Agriculture [1] is to be liquidated proves that the tertiary education sector needs urgent reform - and that the tens of thousands of people that dedicate their working lives to teaching others need ... More >>

OMGTech!’s Mana Tangata programme delivers for youth

Thursday, 20 December 2018, 11:46 am | OMG Solutions

Last weekend, youth from all over the country gathered at Papatunauku Kokiri Marae in Mangere East to graduate from Mana Tangata youth leadership programme and celebrate their amazing success. More >>

Journalism educators are calling for action

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 7:16 pm | Journalism Education Association of New Zealand

Conference Communique: Journalism Education Association of New Zealand Journalism educators are calling for action to support journalism at a time of falling student numbers and journalism school closures. More >>

UQ's entrepreneurs aim for a sustainable future

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 4:47 pm | University of Queensland

Twelve teams of aspiring entrepreneurs are one step closer to achieving their goal of startup success after being selected for The University of Queensland’s ilab Germinate Plus accelerator program . More >>

Minimum wage boost for low-paid education workers

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 4:22 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

Today's announcement of a $1.20 per hour increase to the minimum wage next April will be welcomed by thousands of low-paid education workers as the first step towards a Living Wage. More >>

Journalism Education Call to Action

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 10:02 am | Journalism Education Association of New Zealand

Journalism educators are calling for action to support journalism at a time of falling student numbers and journalism school closures. More >>

Unitec joins Datacom to Offer Unique Online Coding Course

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 5:12 pm | Unitec

Unitec Institute of Technology has joined forces with Datacom developers to teach students how to build apps and websites with the launch of an online learning course for iOS app development. More >>

Māori and Indigenous Leadership to graduate

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 2:23 pm | University of Canterbury

The world’s first graduates of the unique Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership degree will receive their degrees this week in the University of Canterbury’s December graduation ceremonies. More >>

LearnCoach closes $1.5m seed round

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 10:39 am | LearnCoach

Wellington-based education social enterprise LearnCoach has closed a $1.5m seed round to help scale up its online education platform. More >>

High School Scholarship For Outstanding Otangarei Student

Monday, 17 December 2018, 1:40 pm | Northland Foundation

Otangarei 12 year old Teru Carrington-Bartlett has been awarded this year’s Carlos Reed Scholarship, valued at $10,000. Administered by the Northland Foundation, the scholarship earns Teru five years of boarding at Epsom Girls Grammar School where ... More >>

PhD Milestone at AUT Law School – Māori land trust research

Monday, 17 December 2018, 11:28 am | Auckland University of Technology

Research examining the management of Māori land trusts is the focus of the first PhD awarded by the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Law School. Māori Land Court Judge, Layne Harvey, (Ngāti Awa, Rongowhakaata, Te Aitanga a Māhaki, Te Whānau ... More >>

More scholarships offered to attract Māori and Pasifika

Monday, 17 December 2018, 10:11 am | Lincoln University

Lincoln University is continuing its drive to increase Māori and Pasifika representation in tertiary study, by introducing a suite of scholarships in 2019. The $5000 scholarships are intended to assist those passionate about agriculture, science, tourism, Mātauraka ... More >>

Local support for new EIT Institute of Sport and Health

Saturday, 15 December 2018, 1:46 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Local companies and organisations have given millions of dollars in funding partnerships for a new sport and health centre being built at the Hawke’s Bay Regional Sports Park in Hastings. More >>

School boards of trustees cost-effective and under-valued

Friday, 14 December 2018, 4:19 pm | NZSTA

School boards of trustees have been the most cost-effective part of the education system for the past 30 years, says the New Zealand School Trustees Association. More >>

Tomorrow's Schools

Friday, 14 December 2018, 9:39 am | New Zealand Principals' Federation

Tomorrow's Schools Last Friday, the much anticipated Tomorrow's Schools final report was released by the Task Force. Most in our sector welcomed the report which signals some major changes. These changes are outlined under eight key issues in the Report ... More >>

New Zealand’s First Cyber Prep Academy

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 12:39 pm | Unitec

Auckland, 12 December 2018 – Unitec Institute of Technology, in partnership with managed security services provider SecOps NZ, is launching New Zealand’s first Cyber Prep Academy (CPA), designed to address the country’s cybersecurity skills ... More >>

Kiwis agree - give teachers what they need

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 10:39 am | PPTA

Polling over recent months shows 89% of Kiwis want more money spent on education, ahead of other issues. More >>

Early Childhood Council presents petition to Parliament

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 10:04 am | Early Childhood Council

The Early Childhood Council today delivered a petition to Parliament seeking scrutiny of the way the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is applied to Pasifika early childhood education teachers. More >>

Recruitment update: Teacher recruitment 2019

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 9:39 am | Ministry of Education

Over 800 overseas teachers are ready for primary and secondary schools to interview for them to start at the beginning of next year. More >>

Open Polytechnic wins technology and innovation award

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 7:10 pm | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic wins technology and innovation award Open Polytechnic, New Zealand’s leading provider of online and distance learning, has scooped the Technology and Innovation award at the 2018 Wellington Region Business Excellence Awards. The awards, ... More >>

Positive pathway between EIT and Sport Hawke’s Bay

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 4:37 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT and Sport Hawke’s Bay enjoy a particularly close relationship that is helped by being neighbours but says more about the organisation’s values being aligned. “Our relationship is multi-layered,” explains Ryan Hambleton, Sport Hawke’s ... More >>

NZ universities a ‘hot-bed’ of entrepreneurial talent

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 10:03 am | Return on Science

New Zealand universities and research institutions are a ‘hot-bed’ of entrepreneurial talent. Innovative sci-tech ideas are coming through so fast that a student-led investment committee programme is expanding nationally to cope with demand. More >>

First All-Girl Team Wins Vector Epro8 Challenge

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 9:30 am | Vector

The Auckland leg of a national schools engineering competition has been won for the first time by an all-girl team from Churchill Park School. More >>

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 >>



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