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Silver Linings - Host Cloud Transformation Seminars

Friday, 23 March 2018, 4:22 pm | New Era IT

Silver Linings - New Era IT and the Ministry of Education to Host Cloud Transformation Seminars On Wednesday the 4th of April at Bayfield High School, New Era IT in partnership with the Ministry of Education will begin a series of seminars focussed on the Schools' ... More >>

UC officially opens new School of Product Design

Friday, 23 March 2018, 2:39 pm | University of Canterbury

The Minister of Research, Science and Innovation, Hon Dr Megan Woods opened the new Engineering school last night at an official celebration of the realisation of the School, which is part of UC’s College of Engineering. More >>

Researchers Help Re-Write the Historical Record of Vanuatu

Friday, 23 March 2018, 10:17 am | Otago University

Researchers from The University of Otago are playing a key role in revealing previously unknown information about prehistoric settlement in the South Pacific. More >>

Global recognition for NZTC’s online journal He Kupu

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 2:16 pm | New Zealand Tertiary College

Early childhood educators’ research and views are set to be given increased global exposure due to an invitational licensing partnership offered to New Zealand Tertiary College’s (NZTC) online journal He Kupu by EBSCO – a USA-based global research ... More >>

Minister called on to reform tertiary education funding

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 12:25 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Students, staff, and Vice-Chancellors have come together to call on the Minister for Education, Chris Hipkins, to work with the sector to change the existing funding model for tertiary education. More >>

Dairy Farm Opens its Gates for Hawke’s Bay Careers Day

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 10:33 am | Young Farmers

Hawke’s Bay high school students have milked cows, fed calves, talked to vets and planted trees in a careers day with a twist. About 80 students took part in an event dubbed the Dairy Day Out at Takapau on Wednesday. “The aim of the day was to showcase ... More >>

Universal Free Lunches Mean Poor Kids Aren't Stigmatised

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 9:40 am | Julia Batchelor-Smith

Children Need Lunch to Learn - Universal Free Lunches Mean Poor, Hungry Kids Aren't Stigmatised More >>

Vet Students Strip Off for Charity in Annual Naked Calendar

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 9:21 am | Massey University

Third-year vet students from Massey University have stripped off in the 13th annual ‘Barely There’ nude calendar to help raise funds for Retired Working Dogs New Zealand, and the students’ ‘Half Way Day’ celebration. More >>

David Seymour and “School Choice”

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 9:03 am | Save Our Schools NZ

The ACT Party’s ideological bent for privatisation is clear when David Seymour talks about the government’s decision to “take school choice away” from kids if his charter school model is abolished. More >>

US Civil Rights Group calls for charter school moratorium

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 1:17 pm | Save Our Schools NZ

Several recent stories are highlighting the fall in support for charter schools in the USA. More >>

ILM Leadership & Management Programmes in Cook Islands

Wednesday, 21 March 2018, 11:22 am | City and Guilds

Cook Island Tertiary Training Institute (CITTI) have launched their new Leadership & Management programmes. The ILM qualifications are aimed at building knowledge and skills with a strong focus on workplace performance enabling Cook Islanders to ... More >>

Highlanders coaching staff head back to school for the day

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 6:27 pm | University of Otago

With the Highlanders Super Rugby side at the top end of the Super Rugby points table and currently unbeaten in 2018, it’s no surprise their coaching staff are looking for every opportunity to maintain the side’s peak performance. More >>

Premiere cooking competition launches careers

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 5:41 pm | ServiceIQ

For the first time, the National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge (NSSCC), the country’s premiere cooking competition for up-coming chefs, is offering a whole lot more than a prize for just a few. More >>

Being Crazy About That Kid Or Making that Kid Crazy

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 4:29 pm | NZAP

Over-crowding in New Zealand Early Childhood Centres, leading to stressed children and teachers, is certain to be affecting both the physical and emotional development of our children, according to New Zealand psychotherapists. More >>

Awanuiārangi celebrates graduation of nearly 3,000 students

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 2:51 pm | Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi

Nearly 3,000 Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi graduands will graduate this year and more than 200 will receive their degrees and certificates during a formal capping ceremony in Whakatāne this Friday (23 March). More >>

Qualified, Registered Teachers Needed to Improve Quality f

Monday, 19 March 2018, 3:21 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Recent publicity about unsafe early childhood services reinforces the need for qualfied and registered teachers, says Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens chief executive Amanda Coulston. More >>

New education platform empowers Kiwi teachers

Monday, 19 March 2018, 12:42 pm | The Mind Lab

New education platform empowers Kiwi teachers in the 21st century The Mind Lab by Unitec’s Digital Passport empowers teachers in New Zealand to realise the opportunities of the new digital curriculum and bring 21st century skills to today’s students. More >>

ECE teacher shortage and quality concerns

Monday, 19 March 2018, 12:16 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

News stories today about the dire shortage of qualified early childhood teachers and poor quality care at some centres have again highlighted funding issues and the importance of the ECE pay equity claim that NZEI Te Riu Roa is developing. More >>

Credit where its due

Monday, 19 March 2018, 11:39 am | Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Kaihoe taking part in this year’s Te Wānanga o Aotearoa National Secondary School waka ama champs have the chance to earn NCEA credits while they paddle. More >>

Home-based care is the alternative to “Dangerous Daycares”

Sunday, 18 March 2018, 3:24 pm | PORSE

In a response to Radio New Zealand’s (RNZ) article released today “Dangerous Daycares” PORSE says home-based care is the answer for parents looking for quality, low-ratio childcare. More >>

The Treasury Schools Challenge returns for 2018

Friday, 16 March 2018, 4:51 pm | New Zealand Treasury

The Treasury Schools Challenge returns for 2018 The Treasury is pleased to announce that they will be holding the Treasury Schools Challenge in 2018. Open to students enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school, the challenge provides entrants an insight ... More >>

UC Eco-Marathon Team Wins the Innovation Award at Singapore

Friday, 16 March 2018, 12:10 pm | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury Eco-marathon team is again coming home from Singapore triumphant, after beating more than 100 teams from 21 countries at the Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2018 event. More >>

500 tutors for MyTuition

Friday, 16 March 2018, 9:05 am | MyTuition

Auckland education startup MyTuition has hit a new milestone: 500 tutors throughout New Zealand. More >>

Plateau School crowned Top School in Upper Hutt

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 5:15 pm | Upper Hutt City Council

Plateau School win Top School event with 10 children, teachers, and adults competing in fun games and activities. More >>

Second chance just what the doctor ordered

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 1:07 pm | University of Auckland

Getting into medical school is a big deal for any student, but for Nicholas Waaka it is an even greater achievement after he was given a second chance at university. More >>

Full steam ahead for the Super STEM Fair

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 11:23 am | STEM

Calling all scientists, technologists and engineers to-be! This is one science fair you do not want to miss! Head over to MOTAT on Sunday 8 April to meet the Kiwi specialists pushing the boundaries in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) and experience ... More >>

Come behind the scenes at the Auckland Medical School

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 10:25 am | University of Auckland

Robots, science labs and medical displays will be on show at the University of Auckland’s Grafton Campus this Saturday. More >>

NZMA opens community campus in Porirua to make a difference

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 9:59 am | NZMA

Porirua will have its own community campus which will officially open in late April 2018. The key kaupapa is to work with, and for the community - involving students in community projects and working alongside the community to support pathways to ... More >>

Award-winning Indian students settle into NZ Universities

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 2:17 pm | Education New Zealand

A group of 35 award-winning Indian university students have started studies at universities throughout New Zealand under a new scholarship programme. More >>

ANIVA Programme Produces Another 27 Pacific Graduates

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 1:18 pm | Aniva

27 Pacific students are about to join the ranks of their post-graduate peers when they graduate tomorrow, Thursday 15 March 2018 at a ceremony held at Te Rauparaha Arena in Porirua. More >>

Tomorrow’s Schools review is the right thing

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 11:50 am | NZ School Trustees Association

Public anxiety about the future of school boards of trustees under the review of Tomorrow’s Schools is misplaced, the New Zealand School Trustees Association believes. More >>

Dilworth prefect awarded Colliers tertiary scholarship

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 11:39 am | Colliers International

An outstanding student who endured two major spinal operations while earning his place as a school prefect has started a three-year Staples Education Foundation university scholarship sponsored by Colliers International. Dilworth School’s 2017 Deputy ... More >>

Education reports with children's views and voices

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 8:44 am | Commissioner For Children

Now available: Education matters to me – six detailed reports > More >>

Digital game developed to help sign language learning

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 1:19 pm | Waikato Innovation Park

Digital game developed to help with sign language learning Hamilton woman Adele Hauwai is the innovator behind SeeCom (Reo-a-Karu), a social enterprise which provides sign language classes and products, and is developing an interactive, digital sign ... More >>

A gift for Wakatipu’s gifted

Monday, 12 March 2018, 5:25 pm | New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education

Gifted children in the Wakatipu area will soon have access to a highly successful one-day-a-week programme, thanks to the generous support of local benefactors and the parent community. More >>

Pohewa – Turning Creativity into Commercial Reality

Saturday, 10 March 2018, 2:13 pm | Miramar Creative

Masterclasses specifically tailored for the screen sector launched on Wednesday at the Screen Wellington Education Talk. More >>

Variety seeks talented young Kiwis for scholarships

Friday, 9 March 2018, 2:38 pm | Variety - The Children's Charity

Variety – the Children’s Charity is helping local young people to reach their full potential in education, music, art and sport through its Gold Heart Scholarship programme. More >>

Education Entrepreneur Expands Portfolio

Friday, 9 March 2018, 10:52 am | Asia Pacific Education

Renowned tertiary education entrepreneur Feroz Ali will expand his New Zealand offerings this month, with the acquisition of Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design. More >>

Six scholarships and an offer to Oxford

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 3:46 pm | ACG Parnell College

Following outstanding scholarship results, former ACG Parnell College student Raghav Ramachandran has accepted an offer to study medicine at Oxford University starting later this year. More >>

Women nailing careers in the trades

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 1:52 pm | BCITO

Female trade apprentices are loving their career choice, but few considered working in building or construction while they were at school, research shows. More >>

Vietnam PM to make landmark visit to University of Waikato

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 11:56 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato is strengthening its international ties with Vietnam, welcoming Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to its Hamilton campus. More >>

Meetings called to address education crisis

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 11:04 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Principals and teachers in primary and area schools begin nation-wide meetings next week to plan a response to the crisis in recruiting and retaining teachers, the lack of time to teach and the inadequate resourcing for children with additional learning ... More >>

Reimagining sexuality and relationships education

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 10:23 am | University of Canterbury

What more can sexuality and relationships education become in an era of consumption and digital technologies? More >>

Record number of women enrol in engineering

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 9:38 am | University of Auckland

A record number of women have enrolled to study engineering at the University of Auckland with women making up 27% of first-year students for 2018. More >>

Strategic Planning Vital For E-learning Success at Wānanga

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 11:28 am | Mandolin Associates

In a report launched at the Innovation Partnership Forum, Ms Lindsay Baxter, Acting Tumutaumatua at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is calling for stronger strategic planning to ensure the successful implementation of e-learning at wānanga. More >>

New performance competition for high school students

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 10:51 am | Art In Motion

New performance competition for high school students aiming high The opportunity for high school students to create pieces of performance art has an all-new stage, with ART IN MOTION (A.I.M.) treading the boards this June. A grassroots event designed ... More >>

Massey offers expert advice on healthy school lunches

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 9:49 am | Massey University

Auckland mums behind the Eat Right, Be Bright campaign have turned to Massey University Human Nutrition and Dietetics staff and students for advice about the best types of food for children to improve their dietary intake during school hours. More >>

New position tackles the frontiers of cyber security

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 4:37 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato is breaking new ground in cyber security, establishing a new Professorial role that will focus on risk assessment research and delivery, in partnership with a leading Australasian company. More >>

University of Otago staff honoured for teaching excellence

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 4:09 pm | University of Otago

Enthusiasm and passion in teaching their areas of expertise has resulted in four staff members being honoured in the University of Otago’s annual Teaching Excellence Awards. More >>

Educators meet to celebrate and strengthen curricula

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 4:04 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Following the demise of the National Standards regime, educators are meeting this Fridayto lead a relaunch of the curricula that set the direction for all student learning up to Year 13. More >>

Students Venture up to Career Options

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 1:41 pm | Yoobee

Students Venture up to Career Options 6 March 2018 – Two students from Yoobee School of Design, Nicola Gamble and Joshua Malcolm have just returned from a month long startup accelerator experience for youth in New Zealand, called Venture Up. ... More >>

Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards event honours 117 kiwis

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 1:03 pm | Cambridge International Examinations

The 2018 Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards celebrated Kiwi high school students who have proved themselves among the highest achievers in the world. The awards, held at Eden Park on 22 February, recognised 117 students for High Achievement, Top ... More >>

Apprenticeships not just for the trades

Tuesday, 6 March 2018, 10:03 am | Careerforce

“The youth work sector is very excited to see the launch of Careerforce’s new Youth Work Apprenticeship programme,” said Jane Zintl manager of Korowai Tupu o Ara Taiohi, the professional association of youth workers. “As a sector, we’re ... More >>

United Nations Under-Secretary honoured by university

Monday, 5 March 2018, 3:42 pm | University of Auckland

A New Zealand diplomat who holds one of the most senior roles in the United Nations will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Auckland. More >>

Draft guidelines on firearms in schools

Monday, 5 March 2018, 2:10 pm | NZSTA

It is important that boards of trustees and their school communities provide feedback on the draft guidelines for schools on the safe use and storage of firearms, released today by the Ministry of Education. More >>

Maori business leader honoured by Distinguished Alumni Award

Monday, 5 March 2018, 1:57 pm | University of Auckland

An East Coast born lawyer, scholar and business leader with a passion for Maori development has been named a 2018 Distinguished Alumni by the University of Auckland. More >>

Time to discuss 'quality' ECE and define it

Monday, 5 March 2018, 12:35 pm | Early Childhood Council

Here, in New Zealand, we have a world-class ECE curriculum to implement, Te Whaariki, and a high uptake of ECE services. We also have a model that offers variety of ECE services and parental choice. Those delivering ECE provide care, dedication, teaching, ... More >>

University honours champion of effective philanthropy

Monday, 5 March 2018, 11:53 am | University of Auckland

University of Auckland Distinguished Alumni Award recipient and Philanthropy executive Jennifer Gill, started life as a teacher, attracted by the powerful influence the profession has on children’s lives. Taking those skills into the field of philanthropy ... More >>

SI School Rowing: Top Girls School / 2nd Top School Overall

Monday, 5 March 2018, 11:25 am | Rangi Ruru Girls' School

South Island Secondary School Rowing Champs Lake Ruataniwha 3-4 March Rangi Ruru Girls’ School Top Girls School / 2nd Top School Overall More >>

Students, staff and leaders call for change

Monday, 5 March 2018, 11:22 am | Tertiary Education Union

Students, staff, and institutional leaders represented at the Voices from Tertiary Education forum on 1 March 2018 at Manukau Institute of Technology, have called on the Minister for Education, Chris Hipkins, to develop a new funding model for vocational ... More >>



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