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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="" 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="" ... 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 >>

The Education System Is Set To Fail Quarter Of New Students

Thursday, 7 July 2022, 10:31 am | IHC

IHC says a report out today showing a quarter of all preschool children have developmental difficulties shows the broken education system must be fixed today. It’s been reported today that the study of more than 6000 children aged between 4 and 5 measured four ... More >>

UCOL’s Special Blend For Skills Gap

Wednesday, 6 July 2022, 12:20 pm | UCOL

UCOL reported to Te Pūkenga last week on new blended programmes of study to be provided across New Zealand from 2022. Five new programmes of study use a true blended delivery approach - face to face, self-directed and workplace learning. The five ... More >>

EIT Graduate Diploma In Business The Path To Future Career

Tuesday, 5 July 2022, 1:39 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

Kelsi Thompson credits her Graduate Diploma in Business for setting up her career, but she still has aspirations of working with her EIT design student husband in their own fashion label. Kelsi completed the Graduate Diploma in Business through EIT’s ... More >>

EIT To Offer Te Reo Māori Programme For Teachers In Te Tairāwhiti

Tuesday, 5 July 2022, 12:13 pm | EIT

A te reo Māori programme aimed at giving teachers in Te Tairāwhiti a pathway to growing their capability and confidence in using and integrating te reo Māori into their lessons is being offered by EIT. Te Ahu o te Reo Māori, which is designed ... More >>

Te Reo Māori Proficiency And Support Continues To Grow

Tuesday, 5 July 2022, 10:59 am | Statistics New Zealand

New Zealanders are getting better at speaking te reo Māori and are more supportive of its use in day-to-day life, Stats NZ Tatauranga Aotearoa said today. New data from the 2021 General Social Survey (GSS), collected between April and August 2021, ... More >>

New Aerospace Engineering Degree Launches In Christchurch

Tuesday, 5 July 2022, 10:07 am | University of Canterbury

Launching this month, the first class of University of Canterbury (UC) students will embark on the new minor in Aerospace Engineering as part of their Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) degree. UC offers the only undergraduate Aerospace degree in Aotearoa. ... More >>

Official Opening Of Whitby Collegiate Award Winning Ioane Fiso Pavilion Block

Monday, 4 July 2022, 7:56 pm | Whitby Collegiate School

The Whitby Collegiate School community will celebrate the official opening of its award winning Ioane Fiso Pavilion Block on Wednesday 6 July. School Proprietor Fiso John Fiso said, “This is a great building that brings a new sense of confidence, ... More >>

A Commotion Is Coming To NMIT Nelson Campus

Monday, 4 July 2022, 10:06 am | Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

There’s going to be a commotion on Nelson campus guaranteed to get youth musicians excited. The Youth Music Colab Commotion will give 13 to 20-year-olds the opportunity to learn from some of New Zealand’s premium musicians over a weekend of workshops, ... More >>

NZEI To Recognise Principals' Contribution

Sunday, 3 July 2022, 1:05 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa is getting behind principals with a new initiative to recognise the contribution they make to education. “Tu Meke Tumuaki” week starts on Monday and aims to highlight the often unsung and unnoticed work that school leaders do ... More >>

EIT Student Wins Scholarship At Hawke’s Bay Primary Sector Awards

Friday, 1 July 2022, 5:56 am | EIT

EIT student Anna Kelland, who is in her final year of the concurrent Bachelor of Viticulture and Wine Science degrees, has been awarded a prestigious scholarship at the Napier Port Hawke’s Bay Primary Sector Awards 2022. Anna received the Lawson ... More >>

Whitireia And WelTec To Welcome 50 International Students With Focus On Off-shore Growth

Thursday, 30 June 2022, 5:32 pm | iSentia

With New Zealand borders opening to international students, Whitireia and WelTec are readying for a new intake of 50 students from overseas. “While Covid-19 has had an impact on international enrolments, our teams have continued to work closely ... More >>

Early Learning Ventilation And Heating Support Welcomed

Thursday, 30 June 2022, 3:54 pm | Early Childhood Council

Winter energy payments helping early learning centres balance ventilation and heating has been welcomed by the Early Childhood Council. “The ECC has called for extra support for heating and ventilation in centres for some time. Air quality is on everyone’s More >>

NZSTA Launches National ‘Get On Board!’ Campaign In Call For 2022 School Board Election Nominations

Wednesday, 29 June 2022, 12:25 pm | NZSTA

School communities are swinging into campaign mode as nominations open for the September 2022 school board elections. "If you’re passionate about the education and future of kids in your community, then why not stand for your local school board?" ... More >>

Science Spinners Coming To Auckland And Hamilton To Bring STEM To The Future

Wednesday, 29 June 2022, 10:37 am | Kudos Science Trust

We’re constantly bombarded with news about how our young people are failing in STEM, and lacking inspiration to pursue the problem solving careers we need them to lead in to take us into a better future. What about the low achievement rates ... More >>

New Zealand’s Oldest Independent Girls’ School Launches Its Foundation And New Full Fee-paying Student Scholarships

Tuesday, 28 June 2022, 3:51 pm | Samuel Marsden Collegiate School

Last week Samuel Marsden Collegiate School officially launched its new Marsden Foundation, offering new full fee-paying student scholarships to support future generations of students. “Whilst Foundations have traditionally existed for decades in boys’ ... More >>

Secondary Teachers Welcome NCEA Timeline Changes

Tuesday, 28 June 2022, 2:00 pm | PPTA

Changes announced today to the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) are sensible and will be better for students in the long term, says Melanie Webber, PPTA Te Wehengarua President. “Introducing new standards for literacy and numeracy ... More >>

Team Tackling Bullying Wins National Award

Tuesday, 28 June 2022, 11:41 am | University of Auckland

A team of academics who collaborated with students and health leaders to develop a tool that has reduced bullying on clinical placements has won a national award. The University of Auckland's Dr Fiona Moir, Associate Professor Andy Wearn and Dr ... More >>

Tech22 Tour A Gateway Into Tech Careers

Tuesday, 28 June 2022, 9:59 am | Make Lemonade

New Zealand’s Tech22 Tour in Auckland tomorrow and Thursday should become a gateway for students to get into tech careers, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. The tour aims to spark inspiration for year 11 to 13 ākonga (students), he says. ... More >>

Georgetti scholarship recipients boost research

Monday, 27 June 2022, 1:32 pm | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

The nine recipients of a 2022 William Georgetti Scholarship are addressing everything from healthcare delivery inequities experienced by refugees to the best use of agricultural land to keep within the Earth’s environmental limits while contributing to global ... More >>

SIT HyFlex Introduction Sees Early Success

Monday, 27 June 2022, 10:55 am | Southern Institute Of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology’s newest mode of programme delivery for students was introduced in the first semester this year – HyFlex Delivery; it has recently received recognition at an international level, through presenting at a teaching ... More >>

Te Pūkenga: First Full-year Annual Report Released

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 9:21 am | Te Pukenga

Te Pūkenga has released its 2021 Annual Report, covering 1 January to 31 December 2021, the first Annual Report covering a 12-month period. The report brings together information from 16 independently operating Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics ... More >>

Language Students Do Their Bit For National Volunteer Week

Thursday, 23 June 2022, 6:34 am | English Language Academy

Volunteering is at the heart of a New Zealand experience for a group of students from Hong Kong studying with the English Language Academy (ELA), the language school at the University of Auckland | Waipapa Taumata Rau. It’s National Volunteer week ... More >>

UC Announces Free Degrees For Hundreds Of Lower Decile South Island School-leavers – 300 Te Kakau A Māui Scholarships

Wednesday, 22 June 2022, 5:12 pm | University of Canterbury

For its 150th birthday next year, the University of Canterbury has created new scholarships for hundreds of lower decile school-leavers who may not have considered university as part of their future. To help mark its sesquicentennial, the University of Canterbury ... More >>

Wairarapa Logistics Sector Supported By Two New Programmes

Wednesday, 22 June 2022, 11:52 am | Universal College Of Learning

Two commercial road transport programmes have been launched at UCOL Wairarapa to support the region's booming logistics sector. From July, UCOL Wairarapa will be offering the New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Road Transport Skills and the ... More >>



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