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Education Leaders Forum focuses on revaluing education

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 2:34 pm | Education Leaders Forum

Rotorua, 8 August, 2018 – Around 100 education leaders are meeting at the twelfth annual Education Leaders Forum : Valuing Educators & Revaluing Education in Rotorua this week. Forum convenor Lyall Lukey, says: “Valuing educators and revaluing education ... More >>

Entries Called for ECC NZ Student Craft / Design Awards

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 1:43 pm | Friends of The Dowse

If you’re a tertiary student or 2017 graduate, then this is your chance to enter the 2018 ECC New Zealand Student Craft / Design Awards. Run by The Friends of The Dowse, the awards have been supporting emerging designers and crafters for 32 years, ... More >>

Time for Charter schools to submit 'woefully inadequate'

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 1:35 pm | E Tipu e Rea

Unreasonable deadline has Charter Schools scrambling to provide feedback on Minister’s late amendments to Education Amendment Bill. More >>

Is virtual reality the future of market research?

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 12:49 pm | Massey University

Alexander Schnack started out with a pretty standard marketing topic for his doctoral thesis, but he couldn’t find a reliable way of measuring consumer responses to product packaging. In the process of solving this problem, the Massey University ... More >>

More education professionals to vote on striking

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 4:31 pm | NZEI

Learning Support specialists employed directly by the Ministry of Education have today begun a secret online vote over whether to strike for a day on Tuesday 21 August. More >>

Excellence at Inspired Kindergartens

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 3:06 pm | Inspired Kindergartens

Inspired Kindergartens is proud to announce it is the top-ranked multi-service Early Childhood Education service in New Zealand as assessed by the Education Review Office (ERO). More >>

Postgrad Degree Boosts Career Prospects

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 1:47 pm | AUT University

Graduates looking to fast-track their career can now take a Master of Business Management (MBM) at AUT’s Business School. More >>

Secondary teachers begin discussions

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 1:22 pm | PPTA

Today, the union representing secondary teachers, PPTA, started discussions with the government for a new collective agreement. More >>

Charter school funding is higher - as most have suspected

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 11:37 am | Save Our Schools NZ

Radio NZ ran a story last week with the startling admission that funding for two Whangarei based charter schools was about to fall as they converted into Designated Character State schools from 2019. More >>

Brash talk to student club cancelled due to security concern

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 11:03 am | Massey University

Massey University has cancelled a booking made by a students’ politics club at which former politician and Hobson’s Pledge founder Dr Don Brash was invited to speak at the University’s Manawatū campus on Wednesday. More >>

“We’ll miss our teachers,” say parents and children

Sunday, 5 August 2018, 10:14 pm | NZEI

Children’s drawings of their favourite teachers are front and centre of a new advertising campaign that highlights the mounting staffing crisis in our schools. More >>

Teacher Leadership – An ECE perspective

Saturday, 4 August 2018, 2:34 pm | Cyrus Taraporvala

Early childhood establishments in New Zealand tend to have different leadership models. Many of these are based around a hierarchical model, where there is possibly a centre manager, assistant centre manager, head teachers in each room, assistant head teachers, ... More >>

Waikato school – employer partnerships impact thousands

Friday, 3 August 2018, 8:47 am | Smart Waikato

Smart Waikato’s Secondary School Employer Partnerships are having significant impact on thousands of students in the region, boosting their intention to stay at school, interest in their subjects and their qualification aspirations. More >>

Award for Bream Bay College Teen

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 1:57 pm | R.Tucker Thompson Sail Training Trust

The R. Tucker Thompson has presented this year‘s Tucker Lewis award to Tiahorangi Morgan Edmonds, a 16 year old Bream Bay College student. More >>

Whānau Ora Graduation Ceremony

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 1:23 pm | Te Whanau O Waipareira Trust

Forty five workers will graduate with a Diploma of Whānau Ora at a ceremony on Friday August 3 2018 at Mangere’s Holiday Inn. More >>

Redesigning Business Education for the Future of Work

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 4:02 pm | AUT University

AUT Business School and the School of Economics are refreshing the Bachelor of Business to ensure its students continue to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to succeed in a rapidly changing business world. More >>

Code Club Aotearoa supports Verizon Connect

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 11:32 am | Code Club Aotearoa

For the last few months, Verizon Connect and Code Club Aotearoa have worked to establish a partnership that will see up to 60 software technologists from Verizon Connect volunteer to teach coding in Christchurch schools. More >>

Partnership School Closure entrenches Māori underachievement

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 9:36 am | Pem Bird

Pem Bird, long-time educator and winner of this year’s Matariki Award for contribution to education, has joined other Māori leaders in condemning Minister Hipkins’ destruction of Partnership Schools. More >>

Unitec commissioner warned not to repeat past mistakes

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 9:32 am | Tertiary Education Union

The ideologically-driven restructuring experiment embarked on by Unitec’s previous executive leadership team, with the blessing of former Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce, is one of the main reasons why current Education Minister, Chris Hipkins ... More >>

Unitec Reports Rise in Domestic Students

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 5:10 pm | Unitec

July 31 – Unitec Institute of Technology has reported a 5% rise in domestic enrolments for 2018 – an increase of 480 students. More >>

Submission to VUW Council on proposed name change

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 1:29 pm | Barrie Saunders

Its great VUW has produced a comprehensive paper that contains the case for changing the name. But if the Council had wished to make a properly considered proposal at its August meeting, this paper would need to have been released three months ago, ... More >>

Kiki Kiwi brings anti-littering message to new generation!

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 1:14 pm | Keep New Zealand Beautiful

Keep New Zealand Beautiful (KNZB) are proud to be introducing the Kiki Kiwi and Friends: The Travelling Trash programme, free, into to schools this term. The programme aims to educate children (aged 5-11 years) on the impact of litter in the environment ... More >>

Understanding learning difficulties

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 10:47 am | OCULA

Queenstown Lakes District parents and educators wanting to find out more about children’s learning difficulties have the opportunity to hear from experts at two events in August. More >>

Ministry rejects union’s claim of teacher shortage

Monday, 30 July 2018, 3:42 pm | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education is surprised by NZEI’s claim that New Zealand’s teacher shortage is heading towards disaster point by 2030, says Deputy Secretary of Early Learning and Student Achievement Ellen MacGregor-Reid. More >>

Student projections show teacher shortage at disaster point

Monday, 30 July 2018, 2:34 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Ministry figures released to NZEI Te Riu Roa show that New Zealand will have an extra 40,000 primary school students by 2030, requiring up to 1815 additional teachers. More >>

Schools get safer and smarter internet

Monday, 30 July 2018, 1:42 pm | N4L Network For Learning

Schools get safer and smarter internet with Managed Network Upgrade New Zealand schools to benefit from safer and smarter internet services thanks to a new nationwide upgrade of the student-focused Managed Network run by Crown Company Network for Learning ... More >>

Girls embracing technology subjects through Mastercard Girls

Monday, 30 July 2018, 1:25 pm | Girls4Tech

Girls embracing technology subjects through Mastercard Girls4Tech Auckland, New Zealand – 30 July 2018 – Term three is only one week down, but a number of year 8 girls at Rotorua’s John Paul College have already been immersed in science, technology, ... More >>

World-leading electrical engineer wins UC Research Medal

Monday, 30 July 2018, 1:19 pm | University of Canterbury

Ground-breaking Engineering Professor Rick Millane has been announced as the recipient of the University of Canterbury's Research Medal 2018, one of the highest awards the University’s Council can bestow. More >>

Finalised firearm guidelines for schools released

Monday, 30 July 2018, 9:26 am | Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education and New Zealand School Trustees Association (NZSTA) have today released guidelines for schools developing a firearms policy. More >>

Thousands of students attend USP Open Day 2018

Friday, 27 July 2018, 5:18 pm | University Of South Pacific

More than ten thousand (10,000) students attended The University of the South Pacific ’s (USP) Open Day 2018 at the main Laucala Campus in Suva, Fiji. More >>

Next generation of leaders called for Kupe Scholarships

Friday, 27 July 2018, 12:13 pm | University of Auckland

Just as Kupe bravely sailed across the Pacific for an unknown land, the same courageous spirit is sought in the first intake of Kupe Leadership Scholars at the University of Auckland. More >>

School leaders report high levels of violence

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 4:20 pm | NZEI

26 July 2018 Senior primary school leaders are reporting high levels of violence in their schools, with 38% experiencing threats of violence in 2017, and 41% being subjected to actual physical violence. More >>

Fees-free tertiary education project wins award

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 12:13 pm | Institute of Public Administration New Zealand

A multi-agency project to deliver fees-free tertiary education won the Prime Minister’s Award at the Deloitte IPANZ Public Sector Excellence Awards 2018, held in Wellington last night. More >>

New Zealand knocked-out in quarters at World Debating Champs

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 11:45 am | School Debating Council

The New Zealand Schools' Debating Team has been knocked out in the quarter-finals at the World Schools Debating Championships in Zagreb, Croatia. More >>

Recycling plastic for a practical purpose

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 11:24 am | Massey University

Coinciding with plastic free July, 48 Massey University industrial design students have worked with a local plastics recycling company to design and repurpose products for new-look public facilities. More >>

Kiwi students selected for YES Business Leaders Trip

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 11:04 am | Young Enterprise Scheme

Seven New Zealand secondary students have been selected for the YES Business Leaders Trip to Brisbane in early August. More >>

Innovation capacity expanded in the Waikato

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 5:27 pm | University of Waikato

Last week saw the first cohort of business leaders complete the inaugural Executive Innovation Bootcamp programme. Launched by the University of Waikato in May this year, it’s the first innovation programme of its kind in the Waikato region, and ... More >>

Raising the Bar back for a second round

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 2:53 pm | University of Auckland

Want to discover the big things that lurk in Auckland’s Big Blue Backyard? Wondered why lasers, milk and sperm are on the minds of our scientists? Have you considered that Blockchain could be bigger than the Internet? More >>

Māori Students to Access Top-Ranked Universities

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 2:49 pm | Crimson Education

Māori Students to Access Top-Ranked Universities with Return of $100k Scholarship New Zealand’s first scholarship to support Māori students to gain admissions to top global universities is open for applications again following its successful introduction ... More >>

More strain for our student,families and staff

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 2:20 pm | Alwyn Poole

Alwyn Poole Villa Education Trust Mt Hobson Middle School - Academic Manager South Auckland Middle School - Academic Adviser Middle School West Auckland - Academic Adviser More strain for our student,families and staff and a Minister let down by ... More >>

TPK major sponsor for national Māori tertiary education hui

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 4:50 pm | Ako Aotearoa

Te Puni Kōkiri on board as major sponsor for national Māori tertiary education hui Ako Aotearoa – New Zealand’s National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence – is thrilled to have Te Puni Kōkiri’s endorsement and support for its national ... More >>

Waikato takes crown in NZ Business Case League 2018

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 1:07 pm | University of Waikato

A team of 12 management students from the University of Waikato are relishing the sweet taste of victory in this year’s Student Development Society National Business Case League 2018. More >>

New Zealand in third place at World Debating Champs

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 11:03 am | New Zealand Schools Debating Championships

The New Zealand Schools Debating Team has made it through to the knock-out rounds of the World Schools Debating Championships in Zagreb, Croatia. More >>

BestStart Educare names Tony Ryall as new Chief Executive

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 9:34 am | BestStart

New Zealand’s largest provider of Early Childhood Education, BestStart Educare, today announced that Tony Ryall will be joining the company as Chief Executive, effective 1st August 2018. More >>

Education Minister has “foot on our throats,

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 9:12 am | Sir Toby Curtis

Minister of Education Chris Hipkins has forcibly silenced partnership school leaders from speaking out against the shutting down of their schools, according to Sir Toby Curtis who is leading a Treaty of Waitangi claim against the Crown over its failure ... More >>

Teachers Win Bright Spots Awards for Innovative Education

Monday, 23 July 2018, 12:43 pm | Education Hub

A group of Taupo teachers developing a programme to encourage young Māori women to enrol in STEM subjects and a Christchurch primary school designing an oral language programme for new entrants are among the winners of The Education Hub’s inaugural ... More >>

Hawkes Bay students take on Latin America

Monday, 23 July 2018, 10:02 am | EIA

Four Hawkes Bay students have been selected for one of three overseas business field-trips to Latin America later this year . More >>

AMINZ and AUT Law School welcome a young arbitration group

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 5:27 pm | AMINZ

WELLINGTON — The Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand, (AMINZ) and AUT Law School have joined forces to provide a young arbitration group in New Zealand. More >>

Putting politics on ice in favour of an alpine career

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 1:40 pm | Skills Active

Liz Nelson is a ski instructor and coordinator for the ski kindy at Cardrona Alpine Resort. As a young student, she thought she was destined for a career in politics, but fate had other plans. More >>

Te Wānangao Aotearoa appoints Te Ururoa Flavell as new CEO

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 1:08 pm | Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa chair Vanessa Eparaima said she is delighted to appoint someone with the experience Mr Flavell brings to the role. “Te Ururoa has a strong background in Māori education as a leader in Māori language revitalisation and in leading ... More >>

Microsoft supports inspiring New Zealand teachers

Thursday, 19 July 2018, 12:32 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

If you were one of the approximately 100 teachers at Microsoft House in Auckland last weekend (14-15 July), you would have been greeted with an exciting atmosphere. The whizzing of drones filled the air, sounding like miniature Formula 1 cars, and ... More >>

Literacy is a human right

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 3:09 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury researcher is positioning literacy as a human right linked with health and wellbeing, community engagement, cultural imperatives and lifelong learning; and making a difference in the lives of the children participating in the ... More >>

Innovative housing complex designed for Wellington

Monday, 16 July 2018, 1:18 pm | Branz

Thirty top architecture, engineering and construction management students, one brief and just three days to design a Wellington-centric housing complex for all generations. More >>

Bicultural competence at heart of new degree

Friday, 13 July 2018, 9:37 am | University of Canterbury

A new Bachelor of Communication degree at the University of Canterbury is weaving bicultural awareness and activities into each course of study. More >>

Learn Something New – It’s Good for You!

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 7:06 pm | Adult and Community Education

For twenty years New Zealanders have joined adults in over forty countries to celebrate the joy of learning. The celebration formerly known as Adult Learners’ Week, is a UNESCO initiative highlighting the importance and benefits of lifelong learning ... More >>

NZ story included in global theatre work for resistance

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 4:33 pm | University of Auckland

The importance of theatre as a form of participatory democracy, at a time when democracy is under threat globally, was affirmed at an international gathering of drama in education researchers and practitioners at the University of Auckland. More >>

City & Guilds Co-Sponsor National Secondary School Challenge

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 4:31 pm | City and Guilds

City & Guilds Pacific have been proud sponsors of the National Secondary School Culinary Challenge (NSSCC) run by the ‘Culinary Arts Development Trust’ since 2014. Each year the Regionals and National final showcases some very talented high ... More >>

Microsoft supports inspiring teachers

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 1:55 pm | Microsoft New Zealand

New Zealand, 12 July 2018 – Microsoft is thrilled to announce the inaugural Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert Hui 2018, to be held this weekend (14-15 July). The hui will bring together teachers from across New Zealand for a weekend of professional ... More >>

Most ECE services continue to meet or exceed standards

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 12:03 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Great to see most early childhood education (ECE) services continue to meet or exceed standards More >>

We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 11:48 am | Tertiary Education Union

We need to talk about Stuart McCutcheon Silencing staff, cutting the Faculty of Education and Social Work in the midst of a nationwide teacher shortage, and refusing to listen to serious concerns about the direction he is taking the University of ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 

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