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Principals Applaud School Holiday Decision

Friday, 17 September 2021, 11:22 am | New Zealand Principals Federation

The New Zealand Principals' Federation (NZPF) welcomes the announcement that school holiday dates will remain unchanged and start from Saturday 2 October as scheduled. President of NZPF Perry Rush said today, "Young people thrive on certainty and ... More >>

Legal expert to speak at global lecture

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 3:42 pm | University of Auckland

Kua pōhiritia a Ahorangi Tūhono Tim Kuhner o Te Kura Ture o Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau e te kaiōhanga rongonui puta i te ao a Thomas Piketty, mō World Inequality Lab, ki te kōrero mō tōna pukapuka hou, Tyranny of Greed. Trump, Corruption, ... More >>

Pay Parity Deal A Broken Promise To Early Learning

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 6:23 pm | Early Childhood Council

The Minister of Education has let down teachers and centres alike with a watered down Pay Parity offer. “It’s a let down for early learning providers and the teachers they employ. Centres don’t want the Kindergarten Teachers Collective Agreement ... More >>

University launches community vaccination clinic on Kīngitanga Day and calls on students to get vaccinated

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 11:00 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato is sending a clear signal to students and the wider university community to get vaccinated and will host a vaccination clinic and drive through vaccination service on Thursday, to mark Kīngitanga day. The clinic will be available ... More >>

The Big Ambition of Toi Whakaari’s Tanea Heke

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 10:49 am | Toi Whakaari NZ Drama School

E te Tī, e te Tā, tēnā koutou katoa Ka tika kia mihia ō tātou tino mate e ngaro atu nei ki tua-o-te-ārai, rātou kua whetūrangitia. Kei ngā mate hūhua, haere, whakangaro atu rā ki te pō, oti atu ki te pō. Tātou o te ao ora e pakanga ... More >>

Specialist Schools put Student Safety and Care first

Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 9:01 am | Special Education Principals Association

Specialist schools are at the forefront of supporting some of our most vulnerable and complex learners. We actively teach emotional regulation techniques and use a broad range of trauma informed therapeutic approaches at our schools. Our schools ... More >>

A treasure from ancient times, and for tomorrow

Monday, 13 September 2021, 12:59 pm | University of Auckland

From partnering with tv soap Shortland Street to a project encouraging staff to develop and share their own pepeha, the University of Auckland, Waipapa Taumata Rau, is celebrating Māori Language Week as part of its commitment to the revitalisation ... More >>

Māori language programme celebrates 30 years

Monday, 13 September 2021, 9:28 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s pioneering total immersion Māori language programme, Te Tohu Paetahi, is celebrating 30 years since its establishment with more than 1600 students supported on their te reo Māori journey. More >>

NZ Post support Māori Language with educational board games

Monday, 13 September 2021, 9:19 am | NZ Post

NZ Post is supporting Māori Language week by helping with the delivery of Tākaro Maori te reo board games to schools throughout Aotearoa. More >>

Pop-up Vaccination Centre At University Of Auckland

Monday, 13 September 2021, 6:25 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland worked with the Northern Region Health Coordination to set up a pop-up vaccination centre from Saturday 11 September to Tuesday 14 September to provide vaccinations to the 2,300 students and staff currently living in University ... More >>

SIT Develops New Training for Electric Vehicles

Friday, 10 September 2021, 11:12 am | Southern Institute Of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology’s latest offering in course development sees it maintain its place at the forefront of vocational tertiary education by making new technology training available, in the field of Electric Vehicles (EVs). More >>

Proposed new early learning changes out for consultation

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 1:06 pm | Ministry of Education

"Consultation begins this week on a second round of proposed regulatory reforms to improve the quality of early learning services for tamariki and whānau," according to John Brooker, Group Manager, Education System Policy, at the Ministry ... More >>

Remote learning a positive experience

Thursday, 9 September 2021, 9:18 am | Samuel Marsden Collegiate School

Samuel Marsden Collegiate School students at all year levels have had a positive remote learning experience, but are happy to see each other again face to face. Marsden whānau expressed their positive feedback and experience of their remote learning ... More >>

Quantcast Champions Advertising Education With Open Access To Free Training Through Quantcast Academy In New Zealand

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 7:28 pm | Quantcast

Self-paced, Online Training Provides Learning and Certification in Digital Advertising to Harness Industry’s Rapid Growth September 9, 2021— Quantcast , a global advertising technology company, today announced the launch of a new educational program, the ... More >>

Young Mum Thriving in New Career as a Chef

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 2:38 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Maraina Shone’s passion for cooking and her desire to be the best mum she can be steered her towards UCOL Wairarapa’s cooking programme. Now she loving life as a chef. “I got pregnant at 15 and became a mum at 16. After my son was born, ... More >>

Feedback for Aotearoa New Zealand’s histories

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 12:10 pm | Ministry of Education

Kiwi students are another step closer to learning about Aotearoa New Zealand’s history at school, Deputy Secretary for Early Learning and Student Achievement at the Ministry of Education, Ellen MacGregor-Reid says. More >>

Ambulance at the Bottom of the Cliff for Students

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 12:01 pm | NZUSA

While tertiary students across Aotearoa welcome today’s announcement of a $20 million increase in the Hardship Fund for Learners (HAFL) they say more needs to be done to prevent students falling into hardship in the first place. More >>

Taranaki Students Graduate and become Global Citizens

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 9:58 am | Venture Taranaki

Taranaki students from Hāwera High School, Francis Douglas Memorial College, and Spotswood College have completed Education New Zealand’s Global Competence Certificate (NZGCC) and will have an online graduation with students from Thailand and Vietnam ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Prepares Return At Level 2

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 8:24 pm | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic will continue to deliver its programmes online until Monday 13 September. "To give our learners certainty about their learning in the coming week, we have made the decision that programmes will continue with online/remote ... More >>

Ten University Of Canterbury Research Projects Gain $23m MBIE Funding

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 5:13 pm | University of Canterbury

Ten University of Canterbury research projects tackling the big issues have been green-lit with funding worth $23 million. The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Endeavour fund, announced today by Research, Science and Innovation ... More >>

Why This Athlete Switched The Volleyball Court For The Rugby Field

Monday, 6 September 2021, 3:35 pm | Wintec

Wintec master’s graduate and volleyball star-cum-rugby player, Stacey Niao has made this year’s Farah Palmer Cup Canterbury squad. A volleyball star from Kawerau has switched the volleyball court for the rugby field. Stacey Niao (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti ... More >>

College of Creative Arts affirmed among Best of the Best

Monday, 6 September 2021, 2:22 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s College of Creative Arts Toi Rauwhārangi has been granted renewal of substantial equivalency from the United States accreditation body, the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) More >>

Success At Fashion Design Awards Paves Way For EIT Student’s New Brand

Friday, 3 September 2021, 1:14 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT Bachelor of Creative Practice (Fashion) student Ashford Thompson received a highly commended award at the nationally recognised Hokonui Fashion Design Awards - an accolade that he sees as a stepping-stone to the launch of his own brand. Thirty-year-old ... More >>

Using augmented reality to revisit ‘first contact’

Friday, 3 September 2021, 9:15 am | University of Auckland

Mairi Gunn, a PhD candidate in the Design Programme and the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) at the University of Auckland, has been awarded the Ria McBride Research Award in this year’s New Horizons for Women/Hine Kahukura awards. The awards were ... More >>

Independent Schools of New Zealand Honours Awards 2021

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 3:25 pm | Independent Schools of New Zealand

A Distinguished Service Award and 12 Honours Awards have been announced for 2021 by Independent Schools of New Zealand (ISNZ). Recognising staff who provide outstanding commitment and dedication to their students, the awards were to have been personally ... More >>

Waikato research recognised for international impact

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 12:49 pm | University of Waikato

The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, released today placed the University of Waikato in the top 401-500 universities worldwide, out of more than 1,500 universities from 93 different countries. The University has moved up ... More >>

University of Auckland climbs world rankings

Thursday, 2 September 2021, 10:55 am | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland has continued to improve its world ranking, climbing to 137= in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, compared with 147= last year. This is the highest any university in Aotearoa New Zealand has ... More >>

Conference Demands Action To Save Academic Freedom

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 6:15 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union, in conjunction with NZUSA, Massey University and Academic Freedom Aotearoa, have concluded an invigorating two-day online conference with participants expressing a determination to ‘keep the fire ... More >>

Connexis the second TITO to transition to Te Pūkenga

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 1:21 pm | Te Pukenga

Te Pūkenga added infrastructure industry training and apprenticeships to its suite of vocational education provision today, welcoming the second Transitional Industry Training Organisation (TITO) Connexis into its whānau. Connexis’s role of arranging ... More >>

Utilities Disputes boosts dispute resolution research with new $25,000 scholarship

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 10:55 am | Utilities Disputes

Utilities Disputes Limited (UDL) is introducing a new scholarship open to applicants who have an interest in dispute resolution in the utilities sector. The scholarship is worth up to $25,000 annually and can be shared by one or more applicants. Mary ... More >>

Free Online Maths Lessons For NZ Children In Lockdown

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 3:42 pm | 123 Tuition

With coronavirus closing schools across New Zealand, 123 Tuition, is offering children free access to its specially tailored maths for free online tuition programme (joining 400,000 students worldwide.) 123 Tuition has today written to over 2,500 New Zealand ... More >>

Early learning centres under stress

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 2:45 pm | Early Childhood Council

Level 3 re-opening requirements putting early learning centres under stress Early learning providers are being put in an impossible situation by the Ministry of Education’s requirements to re-open in Alert Level 3. Early Childhood Education centres are being ... More >>

Connections with local enterprise driving students to automotive employment

Monday, 30 August 2021, 10:34 am | WelTec

Connections with local businesses are helping students develop the necessary skills and experience to gain employment in the automotive engineering industry. For more than ten years Tony McDonald from Capital City Motors has been taking two to three ... More >>

Left out of the support provided to the team of 5 million

Monday, 30 August 2021, 10:08 am | NZISA

Amidst the most recent COVID-19 lockdown, it has become evident that international students have yet again, been neglected by the Government as well as education providers. More >>

Academic freedom more important than ever

Friday, 27 August 2021, 2:59 pm | Tertiary Education Union

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Pop Up COVID Vaccination Clinic Rolls Out At UCOL Whanganui

Friday, 27 August 2021, 6:23 am | UCOL

UCOL staff, students and their whānau visit the campus for their COVID-19 vaccinations UCOL students, staff, and their whānau returned to UCOL Whanganui campus yesterday for a quick visit, as they received their first COVID-19 vaccination. Organised in ... More >>

New ERO Research Finds Targeted Programmes Successful In Supporting NCEA Students After Lockdown

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 6:35 am | Education Review Office

A new report from the Education Review Office (ERO) has found that tailored programmes were successful in supporting Auckland NCEA students learning after lockdown last year. With Covid-19 currently disrupting NCEA students’ learning across New Zealand, ... More >>

Home Learning TV Returns For Lockdown 2021 – On TVNZ DUKE +1

Tuesday, 24 August 2021, 1:17 pm | TVNZ

The Ministry of Education and TVNZ are bringing back Home Learning TV |Papa Kāinga TV. Featuring educational lessons and entertaining content suitable for children, the channel will offer learning support for families based at home from Wednesday ... More >>

Computer enthusiast lecturer wins national teaching award

Tuesday, 24 August 2021, 12:07 pm | University of Canterbury

A Canterbury lecturer who fell in love with computers almost 60 years ago and has been riding the technology wave ever since, has won a national teaching excellence award. University of Canterbury academic Dr Richard Lobb , 74, is one of nine tertiary ... More >>

SIT appoints Māori Development General Manager

Tuesday, 24 August 2021, 11:42 am | Southern Institute Of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology would like to announce the appointment of Dr Keri Milne-Ihimaera to the position of General Manager – Māori Development. More >>

Children have natural ability to thrive during lockdown

Tuesday, 24 August 2021, 8:50 am | Joint Press Release

A new report released today by Rangahau Mātauranga o Aotearoa | NZCER and Te Kura o Te Mātauranga, Institute of Education, at Massey University shows that children have a natural ability to survive, thrive and learn during COVID-19 lockdowns. More >>

EIT Candidate Teachers boosted by Blake Inspire experience

Monday, 23 August 2021, 3:19 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Three Candidate Teachers from EIT are excited about the possibilities in environmental education after an intense week of learning and leadership development at the renowned Blake Inspire for Teachers programme. More >>

Students back the 2021 National Student Action Plan on COVID

Monday, 23 August 2021, 1:36 pm | NZ Union of Students' Associations

Forty-Eight tertiary students’ associations across Aotearoa, supported by the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations, Te Mana Ākonga, Tauira Pasifika, and the National Disabled Students’ Association, have come together to redesign ... More >>

Auckland students win trans-Tasman IT Challenge

Monday, 23 August 2021, 1:33 pm | MYOB

Helping SMEs gain deeper customer insights while preserving limited time and resources is the focus of an app developed by four University of Auckland (UoA) students, which took the top spot in the trans-Tasman MYOB IT Challenge for 2021. Team members Nicholas ... More >>

Christchurch teacher launches kiwi accented phonics app

Monday, 23 August 2021, 12:28 pm | Yolanda Soryl

New Zealand now has an educational app for children that uses a kiwi accent. More >>

Research highlights what disabled learners need to succeed

Monday, 23 August 2021, 11:09 am | Te Pukenga

Disabled learner voices heard through new Te Pūkenga research shows disabled learners need a safe, accessible, and supportive learning environment to flourish. Building the disability confidence of staff and enabling more academic and employment pathways ... More >>

TEC Approves BCITO Transition Plan

Friday, 20 August 2021, 2:23 pm | BCITO

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) today announced that the Board of the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) has approved the BCITO transition plan. More >>

Research highlights what Pacific learners need to succeed

Friday, 20 August 2021, 1:22 pm | Te Pukenga

Pacific learner voices heard through new Te Pūkenga research shows Pacific learners need to see their cultural identity reflected and embedded throughout their learning journey. They aspire to build intergenerational prosperity for their fanau, aiga, ... More >>

Sustainable Partnership Yields No Waste Outcomes

Friday, 20 August 2021, 11:21 am | Southern Institute Of Technology

The idea of sleeping on plastic bottles may not sound very inviting or comfortable, but a microfibre filling being used extensively in bedding at Southern Institute of Technology’s student accommodation units, is made from exactly that - 100% recycled ... More >>

Ngāi Tahu Research Centre Appoints Its First Professor

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 6:04 pm | University of Canterbury

The Ngāi Tahu Research Centre has appointed its first Professor, Dr Shaun Ogilvie, Te Arawa (Ngāti Whakahemo), Ngāti Awa (Ngāti Pūkeko) and Pākehā, as Professor of Ecology and the Environment, a co-appointment with the College of Science, at ... More >>

Learning to fly: Training young heroes to operate drones

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 10:28 am | Joint Press Release

Search and rescue operations are tremendously resource-intensive. At the heart of them are often volunteers, who selflessly give their time as members of their local Land Search and Rescue branch, and other volunteer organisations. But more recently, ... More >>

Dyslexic son inspires mother to help other children

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 9:09 am | Speld

From the moment Ali Fullick's son Callum started school, she saw his thirst for life and his outgoing personality diminish. "I would pick him up from school, and his face would be like thunder. He would come home angry, frustrated and would not ... More >>

A pharmacist, a pilot and a professional rugby player – all retraining as teachers under new model of immersive education

Monday, 16 August 2021, 1:42 pm | Auckland Schools Teacher Training Programme

Auckland, 16 August 2021 – A new model of teacher education currently in place at several Auckland secondary schools is set to address the country’s critical teacher shortage with its unique focus on immersive and innovative learning in key ... More >>

Business sector welcomes NZ’s new sustainability degree

Monday, 16 August 2021, 10:21 am | University of Canterbury

Business leaders are welcoming Aotearoa New Zealand’s first undergraduate sustainability degree, saying the sector is crying out for more expertise as it faces new targets and competing goals. More >>

Helping Learners Find Their Future At UCOL Whanganui’s Open Day

Friday, 13 August 2021, 12:23 pm | UCOL

UCOL Whanganui will open its doors to secondary students and other interested learners on Wednesday 25 August, providing them a chance to discover what’s on offer. Besides touring facilities, watching live demonstrations, and getting hands-on with activities, ... More >>

Funding Open To Support Future Farmers

Friday, 13 August 2021, 9:58 am | Presbyterian Support

Applications are now open for a fund supporting students who want to pursue a career in farming or agriculture. The Ann Sinclair Charitable Trust, administered by Presbyterian Support Central, provides funds to students wishing to study any form of farming, ... More >>

Proposed Changes To The Education And Training Act

Thursday, 12 August 2021, 6:07 pm | The Education and Workforce Committee

The Chair of the Education and Workforce Committee is calling for public submissions on the Education and Training (Teaching Council Fees and Costs) Amendment Bill. The bill would broaden the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand’s (the Council) ... More >>

University Of Auckland Building Design Receives Highest Ever 6 Green Star Design Rating

Thursday, 12 August 2021, 5:15 pm | University of Auckland

The University of Auckland’s Social Sciences Building has been awarded 93 points by the New Zealand Green Building Council achieving a 6 Green Star Design rating. This is the highest score awarded since the inception of the rating, putting the ... More >>

Academic Quality Agency And New Zealand Union Of Students’ Associations Sign Partnership Agreement

Thursday, 12 August 2021, 4:14 pm | AQA and NZUSA

The Academic Quality Agency for New Zealand Universities and the New Zealand Union of Student Associations have signed a Partnership Agreement. The Partnership Agreement updates and reframes a 2017 Memorandum of Understanding between the two organisations. ... More >>

SAE Welcomes The Public This Saturday

Thursday, 12 August 2021, 12:24 pm | SAE Auckland

SAE Auckland will be opening its doors to welcome the wider public to its Parnell-based campus thisSaturday 14 August between 10am-2pm. This is an important event for people of any age, interested in attaining a career in the Music, Audio or Film industry. ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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