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Tears, Cheers As Otago Polytechnic Student-built Plane Takes To Skies

Thursday, 18 August 2022, 9:41 am | Te Pukenga

Tears, cheers and applause greeted the inaugural flight of an Otago Polytechnic student-built plane this week. Otago Polytechnic Engineering boffins, former students and others gathered at the Otago Aero Club on 16 August and were soon on cloud 9 ... More >>

IHC Looks To Ministry Of Education To Step Up For Disabled Students At Royal Commission

Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 6:41 pm | IHC New Zealand

IHC looks to the Ministry of Education to step up for disabled students at tomorrow’s Royal Commission of Enquiry to abuse in State Care. The Ministry of Education will be appearing at the Commission tomorrow (18 August) and is expected to face questions ... More >>

Unitec’s Student Engagement And Satisfaction At An All-time High

Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 5:33 pm | Unitec

Unitec’s key indicator of student engagement, its Student Net Promoter Score (NPS), has recorded a return to its best-ever result of 43 for new students and 23 for returning students. Director of Student Success Annette Pitovao said that the high result for ... More >>

Research On Our Future Energy Needs Gets $2 M Boost

Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 5:31 pm | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury-led project has won Government funding to explore how green hydrogen could provide sustainable transport, heating and electricity for New Zealanders. The project – in partnership with one of the leading energy modelling ... More >>

Canterbury Green Hydrogen Projects Get $4 Million Boost

Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 5:16 pm | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury researchers will lead initiatives to advance green hydrogen energy in Aotearoa New Zealand after two projects received $4 million from the Government. In partnership with German researchers, the projects are funded through the Ministry ... More >>

Government Is On Notice To Fund ECE Teacher Pay Parity In 2023

Wednesday, 17 August 2022, 6:10 am | Early Childhood New Zealand

The Government’s half-kept promises on pay parity funding for early childhood teachers have created a dire situation for ECE services who are desperate to do right by their teachers. Briefing documents released by Treasury yesterday show the Government ... More >>

Indigenous Tech Entrepreneur, Tech Peak Body, And Te Whare Wānanga Join Forces

Tuesday, 16 August 2022, 2:21 pm | Joint Press Release

Indigenous Tech Entrepreneur, Tech Peak Body, and Te Whare Wānanga join forces to initiate mapping of the Māori Tech Sector Making Everything Achievable (MEA), Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi and NZTech supported by the Ministry of Business, ... More >>

Disappointment At Reasons Why Pay Parity Not Funded - NZEI Te Riu Roa

Tuesday, 16 August 2022, 5:42 am | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa is bitterly disappointed at reports the government failed to fully fund pay parity for early childhood teachers in this year’s Budget in an effort to save money. Documents released by the Treasury show that it warned the government ... More >>

Mayoral Welcome For International Students Returning To Christchurch After Borders Open

Monday, 15 August 2022, 6:55 pm | Christchurch Educated

The first large group of international students back in Canterbury since the borders closed more than two years ago will be welcomed at Ara on Wednesday 17 August. Around 160 students from more than ten different countries including Japan, Vietnam and ... More >>

TEU Calls On Te Pūkenga Management To Look After Staff So They Can Look After Students

Monday, 15 August 2022, 2:40 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union is vowing to keep the pressure on Te Pūkenga management in the wake of the vocational education leaders releasing its much-anticipated proposed operating structure today. TEU’s members will be ... More >>

Te Pūkenga - Engagement Begins On Leadership Structure Of Vocational Education

Monday, 15 August 2022, 12:01 pm | Te Pukenga

Engagement with more than 13,000 kaimahi (staff) begins today with Te Pūkenga, New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, seeking feedback on a proposed leadership structure and business groups for Aotearoa New Zealand’s largest tertiary provider. ... More >>

Visit To Local Winery With Father Leads Student From China To Study At EIT

Sunday, 14 August 2022, 7:54 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Kevin Wang is enjoying living in Hawke’s Bay and studying at EIT’s School of Viticulture and Wine Science. A trip to a Hawke’s Bay winery with his wine-loving father was enough to convince Kevin Wang to enrol in the Bachelor of Viticulture ... More >>

Te Kete Hono And Ready 4 Learning Join Forces To Improve Learning Outcomes In New Zealand Schools

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 8:32 pm | Te Kete Hono

Ready 4 Learning and Te Kete Hono have signed a partnership agreement which will see the two bring an integrated offering to New Zealand schools and ECEs. The two organisations will work together in schools that want both SchoolTalk and the foundational ... More >>

Invest In Teachers, Invest In Aotearoa

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 5:11 pm | Post Primary Teachers' Association

Secondary teachers are calling on the Government to invest in young people and Aotearoa New Zealand as they launch a campaign today in support of their collective agreement negotiations, which began formally in July. “Ensuring that rangatahi have the knowledge, ... More >>

Last Call To Kōrero With Aotearoa's Brightest Minds

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 11:38 am | University of Auckland

It's the final call for postgrad students interested in scoring a stipend of up to $22,000, a personal mentor and a bespoke leadership programme as part of the University of Auckland's 2023 Kupe Leadership Scholarship closing on 25 August. Every successful ... More >>

Passion For The Environment Brings Director To Otago Polytechnic

Thursday, 11 August 2022, 10:24 am | Otago Polytechnic

Ross McDonald’s passion for the environment is as broad as his Scottish brogue. It’s a passion borne of a childhood spent among the wild waves and woods near Maidens, Ayrshire, a small village in which his family was one of the few not involved in ... More >>

Northland Schools Launch Let’s Get To School Campaign To Tackle Truancy And Boost Attendance In The Region

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 12:19 pm | Te Tai Tokerau Principals Association

A campaign to encourage more students in Northland to get to school has been launched with students and principals sending a message that school is safe and important for the future of our tamariki. The Let’s Get to School Tai Tokerau campaign , ... More >>

NCEA Mitigations The Boost Students Need

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 10:59 am | Post Primary Teachers' Association

Secondary teachers welcome today’s announcement by the Government that the ongoing disruption caused by COVID-19 is being recognised, and mitigations put in place. “Hundreds of thousands of rangatahi have had their most critical years at high ... More >>

Lack Of Early Learning Funding Relief Will Lead To More Centre Closures

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 10:34 am | Early Childhood Council

Ministry of Education data shows 31 early learning centres closed between March and July this year – a number likely to grow unless meaningful early learning winter funding relief materialises soon, warns the Early Childhood Council. “Centres struggling ... More >>

WelTec Students Help Iwi Te Āti Awa With New Build As Need For Community Services Grows

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 10:31 am | WelTec

In response to a growing need from the community for immunisations, parenting support, financial advice, food relief and other hauora services, Te Āti Awa wanted to create more space at their main complex in Waiwhetu, Lower Hutt, and has turned to 22 students ... More >>

Bigger Isn’t Always Better In The Social Media Sphere

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 10:30 am | University of Auckland

Micro-influencers are sealing the deal on social media, selling everything from fashion to food, often with more success than those with a million plus followers, says University of Auckland associate professor of marketing Dr Yuri Seo. The marketing ... More >>

EIT’s School Of Viticulture And Wine Science Prepare To Host Wine Research Symposium Again

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 1:54 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

The School of Viticulture and Wine Science at EIT will host a second Wine Research symposium next month after a successful inaugural event last year. This year’s symposium, called Advancing Viticulture and Wine Related Research , will be held ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Continues To Grow Horticulture And Viticulture Programmes

Tuesday, 9 August 2022, 11:06 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic’s proven nose for innovation has resulted in a new programme pathway aimed at refining wine-growing and fruit production skills. Designed for those already working in the horticulture and viticulture fields, the New Zealand ... More >>

Playcentre Messy Play Week

Monday, 8 August 2022, 5:55 pm | Playcentre Aotearoa

Playcentre Messy Play Week is a free event for families with babies and pre-school age children being held from Monday 22 August to Friday 26 August at Playcentres across Aotearoa. Playcentre Messy Play Week is a chance for families with babies ... More >>

Border Milestone For Education Sector Sees Taranaki Welcome Over 70 New International Students

Friday, 5 August 2022, 11:30 am | Venture Taranaki

Taranaki educational institutions are celebrating with the arrival of over 70 international students in region as New Zealand’s borders reopen for offshore education in time for schools’ third term and universities’ second semester. Tertiary institutions ... More >>

Automotive Engineering Course In Te Reo Māori: A First In New Zealand

Friday, 5 August 2022, 10:13 am | Te Pukenga

Ara Institute of Canterbury will provide all learning materials and assessments for a trades course in te reo Māori, a first for any non-Māori tertiary institution. To enable fluent Māori language speakers to learn and be assessed in their native ... More >>

A Taste Of AUT For Restaurant Month

Friday, 5 August 2022, 10:05 am | Auckland University of Technology

From cocktails infused with hyperlocal plants to the strange pairing of chocolate and cheese, AUT’s Culinary Arts and Gastronomy Winter Series 2022 is a must for the food enthusiast. Spread over 10 days in August, the general public will be treated ... More >>

Tamariki Māori Education Likely To Be Affected More By Climate Change

Thursday, 4 August 2022, 4:28 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

Tamariki Māori will be more adversely affected by climate change, with greater proportions attending schools in coastal communities. Tamariki Māori are 10 percent more likely than other ethnic groups to attend the schools that will be the most ... More >>

University Of Waikato’s First Seaweed Fish Farming Licence Provides Depth To University Research

Thursday, 4 August 2022, 3:38 pm | University of Waikato

Large-scale research into a wide variety of algae is a step closer for Aotearoa’s first state-of-the-art aquaculture facility for macroalgae cultivation, with the granting of a seaweed and freshwater algae fish farming licence to the University ... More >>

Aut On Track To A More Sustainable Future

Thursday, 4 August 2022, 10:49 am | AUT University

A new report into Auckland University of Technology’s progress on its key sustainability priorities and objectives has found the university is on track to meet a range of critical targets across its teaching, research and operations. The AUT Sustainability ... More >>

National Online Hui Celebrates Te Reo Māori Revitalisation Efforts 50 Years On From The Te Reo Māori Petition Of 1972

Thursday, 4 August 2022, 10:16 am | Tuia te Ako

Tuia Te Ako, Ako Aotearoa’s flagship Māori tertiary education hui, promises a history-making online programme on the 7th and 8th of September 2022. The overarching theme for this packed two-day programme is “Tuia te Reo me ngā Tikanga ki te Mātauranga” ... More >>

Secondary Students Flock To UCOL Open Day

Wednesday, 3 August 2022, 6:21 pm | UCOL

More than 500 secondary students from around the region got a taste of UCOL at the Manawatū campus' recent Open Day. UCOL Manawatū opened its doors to secondary students and others interested in tertiary study on 3 August. Visitors browsed information ... More >>

Student’s Korero Wins Speech Competition For Second Year In A Row

Sunday, 31 July 2022, 5:49 pm | Karamu High School

Karamu High School student Lena Ormsby A Karamu High School student’s powerful korero on racism has seen her win the Ngā Manu Kōrero Te Matau a Māui Speech Competition for the second year in a row. Lena Ormsby’s speech delivered at EIT in July comes ... More >>

Recognising Three Outstanding Leaders In Early Childhood Education

Friday, 29 July 2022, 7:09 am | Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood NZ

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood NZ is proud and delighted to recognise three inspirational members and leaders for their outstanding service to early childhood education. Dr Anne Meade, Helen Baxter and Eneleata Tapusoa have been awarded life membership of ... More >>

Incoming Chief Executive A Strong Advocate For New Kiwis

Thursday, 28 July 2022, 8:46 am | English Language Partners New Zealand

English Language Partners new Zealand (ELP) is delighted to announce the appointment of Rachel O’Connor as Chief Executive from 12 September 2022. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2207/7db76ad11aab8f9ecf24.jpeg" width="720" height="670"> Rachel O’Connor With a Masters ... More >>

New Zealand Centre At Peking University MOU Marks 15-year Partnership Success

Wednesday, 27 July 2022, 8:04 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Fifteen years of successful international education collaboration through the New Zealand Centre at Peking University have been celebrated with the renewed signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the prestigious Chinese university and ... More >>

ESA Publications And IQualify For Schools Relaunch As LearnWell

Wednesday, 27 July 2022, 9:23 am | Open Polytechnic

ESA publications and online teaching and learning specialists, iQualify for Schools, both owned by Open Polytechnic, have combined their skills and expertise, and relaunched as LearnWell this week (25 July). ESA Publications has been the leader in providing ... More >>

Worrying Trend In Pool Of Reliever Teachers Continues - NZEI Te Riu Roa

Monday, 25 July 2022, 7:04 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Primary school principals are warning the disruptions to children’s learning will continue this term, with new analysis from NZEI Te Riu Roa showing the chronic shortage of relief teachers is the continuation of a worrying long-term trend that requires ... More >>

Green Light For UCOL’s First Early Childhood Degree

Monday, 25 July 2022, 3:57 pm | UCOL

A Bachelor of Early Childhood Education is now being offered from UCOL Manawatū campus for Semester Two for our past NZ Diploma graduates. Next year will see Year 1 and 2 intakes on both the Manawatū and Wairarapa campuses, followed by the Whanganui ... More >>

Dunedin Tertiary Open Days Shine Light On A World Of Options At Otago Polytechnic

Monday, 25 July 2022, 2:08 pm | Otago Polytech

Want to design a food truck-style dish using smoked proteins? Hankering to try out a free art workshop? Keen to take part into an interactive gym session? Or just want to learn more about the world of tertiary study? Otago Polytechnic promises to shine ... More >>

Virtual Experience For Prospective Students

Monday, 25 July 2022, 11:55 am | Te Pukenga

NMIT and Uniquely Nelson have partnered to deliver an immersive advertising experience using VR technology. Uniquely Nelson has added VR technology to its range of marketing initiatives aimed to encourage visitors to Nelson city businesses. Uniquely Nelson ... More >>

Regional School Finalists Named In National Culinary Challenge

Monday, 25 July 2022, 6:24 am | NSSCC

The winners of eight regional secondary school culinary challenges have been named and they will now compete in the National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge (NSSCC) at MIT in Auckland on September 7. The grand final of NSSCC will see the students ... More >>

Unitec-Te Pūkenga Announces Two New Research Centres

Friday, 22 July 2022, 3:18 pm | UNITEC

Building on its already strong research capacity, Unitec-Te Pūkenga has established two more Research Centres: Centre for Research in Education for Healthcare Professionals , led by Associate Professor Samantha Heath; Digital Heritage Research Centre , led ... More >>

New Standards Reveal The True Extent Of New Zealand’s Literacy And Numeracy Crisis

Tuesday, 19 July 2022, 2:41 pm | The New Zealand Initiative

– A policy paper released today by The New Zealand Initiative addresses alarming results from a pilot of new literacy and numeracy assessments for NCEA. The new assessments are scheduled to be introduced as part of the Ministry of Education’s review of ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Design Students Upcycle For Charity

Tuesday, 19 July 2022, 9:55 am | Otago Polytechnic

A group of resourceful Otago Polytechnic Design students have been rummaging through op-shop shelves as part of an upcycling project for charity. The students have been collaborating with the New Zealand Red Cross Dunedin Op Shop as part of a three-week ... More >>

Whitby School’s Remarkable Transformation - Future Focused And Progressive

Friday, 15 July 2022, 5:33 am | Whitby Collegiate School

Whitby Collegiate School and the wider Porirua community celebrated the official opening of the award winning Ioane Fiso Pavilion Block on Wednesday 6 July. The building was officially opened by Her Worship the Mayor of Porirua Anita Baker, and Whitby ... More >>

Make It Fair Or Meet Us In Court

Friday, 15 July 2022, 5:28 am | IHC New Zealand

Ninety-nine percent of education professionals say funding for disabled students does not deliver what they need to even participate in mainstream education. IHC’s 2022 Inclusive Education Survey paints an incredibly grim picture for disabled students ... More >>

Universities Launch Programme To Support Māori Academics

Thursday, 14 July 2022, 3:17 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Te Kei, the first Māori academic career development programme funded by Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara (UNZ), has been launched. Te Kei is jointly led by UNZ’s committee of Māori academic leaders, Te Kāhui Amokura, and the human resources ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic Welcomes CODE Announcement

Thursday, 14 July 2022, 1:04 pm | Te Pukenga

Otago Polytechnic welcomes the announcement today that the New Zealand Centre of Digital Excellence (CODE) has become an incorporated company, CODE Limited. "Otago Polytechnic has a close and ongoing partnership with CODE," says Dr Megan Gibbons, ... More >>

NZ Defence Force Awards Skills Group Training Contract

Thursday, 14 July 2022, 12:47 pm | Joint Press Release

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and Skills Group have inked a five year agreement to continue developing and delivering vocational education and training for NZDF personnel. The agreement consolidates a 30 year training partnership between the ... More >>

EVolocity Charity Thrilled To Announce Renewed Partnership With Etco

Thursday, 14 July 2022, 5:36 am | EVolocity

EVolocity is more than a STEM Programme. We are developing future generations of engineers, technicians, technology innovators and entrepreneurs. New Zealand needs a highly skilled workforce to deliver sustainable infrastructure and clean transportation. ... More >>

The Relentless Positivity Of Plastic Free July

Wednesday, 13 July 2022, 10:13 am | University of Canterbury

The purposefully positive approach used by international action campaigns such as Plastic Free July (PFJ) is characteristic of the direction sustainability social marketing is going, according to environmental psychology researcher and Head of ... More >>

Ako Aotearoa Announces Its New Approach To Research And Innovation

Tuesday, 12 July 2022, 3:55 pm | Ako Aotearoa

Ako Aotearoa – New Zealand’s National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence – this week announced the restart of its research programme, which is guided by the Ako Aotearoa Research and Innovation Agenda (AARIA). Building from the Centre’s ... More >>

Practical In Work Management Training Underway

Tuesday, 12 July 2022, 3:54 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Managers from Whanganui's Ali Arc Industries and its parent company, the Bartley Group, have engaged with UCOL’s “UCOL For You” professional development team to create a bespoke course to arm their management with the theory behind the skills ... More >>

University Of Canterbury Asteroid Hunters Name Space Rock For Distinguished Professor Roy Kerr

Tuesday, 12 July 2022, 9:53 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury asteroid hunters have named an asteroid they discovered in honour of eminent mathematician University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Roy Kerr, renowned for his influential work in astrophysics resulting from his solving ... More >>

Te Kete Hono And Edge Learning Solutions Partner To Create A Best Of Breed Solution For New Zealand Education Sector

Monday, 11 July 2022, 12:43 pm | Te Kete Hono

Edge Learning Solutions and Te Kete Hono have joined forces to bring to New Zealand schools a “best of breed” solution combining both student and learning management systems. The integration of our two cutting edge cloud-based systems creates an offering ... More >>

Science Spinners Bring STEM To 800 Māori And Pasifika Students

Friday, 8 July 2022, 4:00 pm | Kudos Science Trust

Dr Shen Hin with students from Morrinsville. Enabling STEM success and higher academic achievement for Pasifika young people is at the heart of the matter for Science Spinners 2022 who have been running their hands-on STEM engagement programme all week from ... More >>

New Power Tools Help People With Disabilities Into Woodworking

Friday, 8 July 2022, 9:58 am | Ministry For Primary Industries

A set of brand-new power tools has helped a group of young people with disabilities from Wellington-based Maranga Collective Spectrum Care improve their woodworking skills and employment prospects. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2207/507140c4705e1cefd50a.jpeg" ... More >>

High Quality Of Entries Commended At Nz Business Research Translation Awards

Thursday, 7 July 2022, 4:53 pm | Auckland University of Technology

Ngā mihi whakamiharo and congratulations to everyone who entered the 2022 New Zealand Business Research Translation Awards, which were notable for the high standard of entries. Auckland University of Technology (AUT) hosted this year’s event, which ... More >>

Reducing Teacher Workload Must Be Part Of The Solution To Improve Education

Thursday, 7 July 2022, 11:06 am | Education Perfect

Increasing pressures on teachers, burnout, staffing shortages and an intensifying need to equip this generation of learners – and beyond – with appropriate skills for a digitally-driven future are critical concerns within the education sector here More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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