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Big Ideas Behind Old Report Offer Hope For Modern-day Threats

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 10:22 am | University of Auckland

Radical concepts presented by the 'father of ACC' in the 60s should be used to address contemporary challenges such as climate change and public health issues, says Richard Gaskins. The relevance of Sir Owen Woodhouse's groundbreaking 1967 report is examined ... More >>

Train Now: Pay On Success. Leading Technology Trainer’s Zero Student Cost Only Repaid Once Employed

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 10:20 am | Mission Ready HQ

In a first for tertiary education in New Zealand, a top NZQA-rated tech-training provider is offering courses worth nearly $5000 that only need to be paid for once graduates are successfully employed. This pioneering approach is set to reshape tertiary ... More >>

Code-Ed and Hatch Early Learning Join Forces to Boost Literacy

Wednesday, 18 October 2023, 7:45 am | Code Ed Ltd

Auckland, NZ (October 16, 2023) — Two leaders in childhood education, Code-Ed Ltd (New Zealand). and Hatch Early Learning (United States), announced a new collaboration to create an expanded collection of print and digital resources to help students ... More >>

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Capturing A Spot In Photo Finals

Tuesday, 17 October 2023, 2:04 pm | Te Pukenga

Just one word summed up how Cindy Griffith felt when she heard she was a finalist in the IHC Capture the Moment photography competition- ‘wonderful’. Cindy is an NMIT Te Pūkenga Community Living ākonga at the Marlborough Campus and her tutor, ... More >>

The Sound Of Success – Four Young Kiwi Musicians Share Their Talents With The World

Tuesday, 17 October 2023, 11:19 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Four exceptional young classical musicians have been awarded a 2023 Kiwi Music Scholarship to help them pursue their dreams internationally. The annual Kiwi Music Scholarship is funded through the Kiwi Music Trust to recognise emerging classical musicians’ ... More >>

One Year Scholarship Awarded At Te Wānanga O Raukawa Open Day

Tuesday, 17 October 2023, 10:34 am | Te Wananga o Raukawa

A one-year study scholarship was awarded to Alize Apera-Ngaha (Ngāti Rārua, Ngāti Mahuta, Te Āti Awa, Muaūpoko) at the Te Wānanga o Raukawa Open Day held on Saturday 7 October. Alize says, “There are no words to express how happy I am to be awarded ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga Ākonga Feature Strongly At Best Design Awards

Monday, 16 October 2023, 9:49 am | Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga ākonga have won several medals at the Designers Institute of New Zealand Best Design Awards 2023. Otago Polytechnic’s Architecture programme featured strongly in the 2023 awards. Georgia Pope, who is in her first ... More >>

Principals Promise To Keep Politicians Accountable For Education Policy

Friday, 13 October 2023, 12:15 pm | New Zealand Principals' Federation

"Education drives our country’s future prosperity," says Leanne Otene, President of the New Zealand Principals’ Federation, "and we cannot afford to get education policy wrong this general election," she said. To help get ... More >>

Te Hurihanganui O Te Hiku Presents The Te Hiku Kete Pūrākau Challenge For Schools

Friday, 13 October 2023, 10:24 am | Te Hurihanganui o Te Hiku

Te Hurihanganui o Te Hiku is excited to introduce the Te Hiku Kete Pūrākau Challenge. An initiative that aims to engage schools across Te Hiku encouraging them to celebrate Māori history, knowledge, and pūrākau from our region. We warmly invite schools ... More >>

Rural Students Face Educational Barriers To Medical Training

Thursday, 12 October 2023, 5:21 am | University of Auckland

Students from rural schools are disadvantaged when applying to enter medical programmes by lower attainment levels at those schools. Students applying to enter medical programmes in Aotearoa New Zealand, after attending rural and regional schools, are disadvantaged ... More >>

Waikato’s Class Of 2023 To Graduate On Campus For The First Time

Wednesday, 11 October 2023, 11:49 am | University of Waikato

Wednesday 11 October 2023: The University of Waikato will mark a historic moment next Monday (16 October) as it welcomes its first cohort of students who will graduate at The Pā, the landmark new building at the heart of the University’s Hamilton ... More >>

Exceptional Minds, Exceptional Futures – 2024 Woolf Fisher Scholarship Recipients Announced

Wednesday, 11 October 2023, 9:59 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Fundamental questions of memory, existence, and reality feature in the research interests of this year’s Woolf Fisher Scholarship recipients. Worth approximately $70,000 a year for up to four years, a Woolf Fisher Scholarship is one of the most ... More >>

Whanganui Attracts International Students

Tuesday, 10 October 2023, 5:55 am | Whanganui and Partners

Whanganui’s international education delegation has completed the Japanese portion of its assignment, meeting more than 40 agents and visiting six schools over a five-day period. The group also held a meeting with the Tokyo Board of Education and visited ... More >>

Tauhere UC Connect Talk: Medieval History In Ōtautahi

Monday, 9 October 2023, 9:56 am | University of Canterbury

As the University of Canterbury (UC) celebrates its 150th year, two historians will investigate medieval links in modern Ōtautahi Canterbury via a 600-year-old document. The Canterbury Roll is a five-metre-long 15th century genealogical text. Created ... More >>

Agricademy Expands With New Partnerships In Waikato And Southland

Monday, 9 October 2023, 9:54 am | Agricademy

Agricademy, a national provider of online training for dairy farming and wool, has this week signed two new farming industry experts as partners, expanding on-farm training opportunities to Waikato and Southland. Training Centric Ltd, founded and ... More >>

Edtech Leader Education Perfect Appoints Jonathan Morgan As New CEO

Monday, 9 October 2023, 9:45 am | Edtech

EdTech leader Education Perfect has appointed Jonathan Morgan as its new CEO to lead the organisation into its next stage of growth, support its global expansion and advance the organisation’s mission to provide equitable access to education ... More >>

UCOL | Te Pūkenga Whanganui Celebrates Record Scholarship Evening

Friday, 6 October 2023, 11:34 am | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL | Te Pūkenga ākonga (learners) and alumni from the Whanganui campus had a remarkable evening on Thursday, collecting an unprecedented number of scholarships. Whanganui Campus Manager, Bronwyn Paul, says it was the most scholarships UCOL had ... More >>

UCOL | Te Pūkenga Introduces Early Childhood Education Degree In Whanganui

Wednesday, 4 October 2023, 10:49 am | UCOL

UCOL | Te Pūkenga have announced that they will be offering a Te Tohu Paetahi Akoranga: Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) at their Whanganui campus from 2024. The three-year degree, which will launch in the first semester next year with our ... More >>

Free Online Sand-art Series To Build Confidence In Te Reo Māori Learners

Wednesday, 4 October 2023, 10:36 am | Maia Studio

Te Onekura, a free online educational series, has been released to support ākonga at all levels of their reo journey. Translated as "The School in the Sand," Te Onekura is an innovative resource that combines the ancient wisdom of oneone (sand) ... More >>

EIT | Te Pukenga ACE programme uses simple scientific method to turn slash into cash

Monday, 2 October 2023, 6:40 pm | EIT Te Pukenga

An Edmund Hillary Fellow and Social Entrepreneur from Botswana has teamed up with EIT | Te Pukenga to help the Tairāwhiti and Wairoa communities eliminate slash and create business opportunities through a simple scientific method and co-creative ... More >>

Massey Cuts Outrageous And Short-sighted

Monday, 2 October 2023, 3:01 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Te Hautū Kahurangi | Tertiary Education Union will continue to fight back in the wake of more extensive proposed cuts that were announced at Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa | Massey University today. Vice Chancellor Jan Thomas has unveiled a new proposal ... More >>

New Research Highlights The Experiences Of Wāhine Māori Leading In Educational Settings

Monday, 2 October 2023, 1:11 pm | NZCER

Distinct qualities and models of leadership, cultural taxation, and the need for mentoring are among the key findings of a landmark new study on wāhine Māori in educational leadership. Me aro ki te hā o Hine-ahu-one | Wāhine Māori in Leadership ... More >>

Greater Support Needed For Aspiring Secondary School Wāhine Māori Leaders

Monday, 2 October 2023, 1:05 pm | Post Primary Teachers' Association

Robust, tailored mentoring programmes, innovative ‘apprenticeship’ models and more professional development opportunities are needed to support wāhine Māori who are or want to be school leaders, a new report has found. The report, Me aro ... More >>

Leaked University Of Auckland Survey Confirms Again, Academic Freedom Is Under Fire

Monday, 2 October 2023, 11:13 am | Free Speech Union

An internal University of Auckland survey has once again confirmed concerns that the Free Speech Union has raised for several years: academic freedom is under fire in New Zealand. This is a serious issue, but our leaders have their hands in the ... More >>

Off To Cambridge University To Gain A Fresh Perspective On The New Zealand Economy

Saturday, 30 September 2023, 8:00 am | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Angus Baker, recipient of this year’s Sir Douglas Myers Scholarship has one mission: to be the best he can be. Originally from Gisborne, Angus is a recent graduate of Auckland Grammar School where he excelled in Economics, Mathematics, and French. ... More >>

Putting Equity At The Forefront Of Learning

Thursday, 28 September 2023, 6:56 pm | CORE Education

In early October the Due Drop Events Centre in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland will be packed with hundreds of educators for uLearn23, which focuses on multiple issues of learning inequity. Over two and a half days uLearn will bring together educators, ... More >>

ECE Rules Need To Drive Quality Education, Not Create Hardship.

Thursday, 28 September 2023, 3:49 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

“Everyone agrees that there need to be rules and regulations to ensure the Early Childhood Education sector is safe, provides the best quality education possible, and that the rules are practical and can be implemented,” says Kathy Wolfe CE Te ... More >>

Concerns Over Mātauranga Engagement Programme Prohibiting The Expression Of Dissenting Views

Thursday, 28 September 2023, 3:48 pm | Free Speech Union

The Free Speech Union is concerned that the University of Auckland is failing to uphold academic freedom values in its upcoming Mātauranga Engagement Programme, says Jonathan Ayling, the Chief Executive of the Free Speech Union. “While the ... More >>

Ministry Of Education Uses Flawed Data To Impose Further Regulation On ECE Sector

Thursday, 28 September 2023, 9:46 am | Early Childhood Council

Closures of early childhood education centres and significant disruptions to services are on the cards in 2024 with the Ministry of Education set to enforce flawed regulations founded on incorrect data. From August 2024, new regulations contained in the Education ... More >>

Ara | Te Pūkenga Delighted To Host Indian Government Officials

Wednesday, 27 September 2023, 10:34 am | Te Pukenga

A visit from a delegation headed by the Hon Dr Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Government of India Minister of State for External Affairs and Education was warmly welcomed by Ara leadership this week . Accompanying the Minster for an informal session with ... More >>

Largest ECE Survey In Years, Kōriporipo, Highlights Teachers Under Pressure

Wednesday, 27 September 2023, 9:17 am | NZEI

The largest survey of the early childhood sector in Aotearoa in recent years, Kōriporipo, shines a light on the immense pressures facing ECE kaiako and kaimahi and makes recommendations that could transform the sector. Undertaken by NZEI Te Riu Roa, the most alarming ... More >>

Small Wellington Primary School Celebrates 100 Years

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 6:33 pm | St Anthony's School

On Friday 13 October, a small school in the seaside suburb of Seatoun Wellington, will start its weekend long 100-year celebrations with a mix and mingle event. St Anthony’s Primary School has been serving whānau, both Catholic and non-Catholic ... More >>

Students And Staff Put The Spotlight On The Tertiary Education Commission

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 4:21 pm | VUWSA

Open Letter to Tim Fowler, Chief Executive Officer, Tertiary Education Commission, Jan Tinetti, Minister of Education and the future Minister of Education, The 1 July 2023 Cabinet paper on risks to higher education capability due to proposed university ... More >>

‘Super-matcher’ Study Seeks Sherlock Skills

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 10:49 am | University of Canterbury

Do you have Sherlock Holmes-style powers of observation and razor-sharp attention to detail? You could be a ‘super-matcher’; a phenomenon being studied by Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury Psychology Lecturer Dr Bethany Growns ... More >>

Speed Interviewing Event Hones Life Skills

Monday, 25 September 2023, 7:24 pm | Southern Institute Of Technology

SIT | Te Pūkenga School of Advanced Engineering Technology, in collaboration with Engineering New Zealand Southland Branch, recently held their annual Speed Interviewing Event, bringing together local Professional engineering employers and engineering ... More >>

EIT Te Pukenga Farewells Respected Executive Dean And Animal Welfare Researcher

Monday, 25 September 2023, 3:57 pm | Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT | Te Pukenga has farewelled respected Executive Dean and animal welfare researcher Professor Nat Waran. Professor Waran has also been made Professor Emeritus in recognition of her commitment to research and innovation at EIT | Te Pukenga. Professor Emeritus ... More >>

Te Pūkenga Confirms New Structure For Enhanced National Vocational Education And Training

Wednesday, 20 September 2023, 1:06 pm | Te Pukenga

Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, the country’s largest tertiary education and training provider, today unveiled its new operating structure for delivering better outcomes for ākonga (learners) and employers through a single ... More >>

Higher Education Pioneer Kate Edger Receives Posthumous Honorary Doctorate

Tuesday, 19 September 2023, 4:28 pm | University of Auckland

A trailblazer for women in higher education, Kate Edger has been given a posthumous honorary doctorate from Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland as part of its 140-year anniversary commemorations. Some extraordinary New Zealanders are being ... More >>

Budding Game Developers Find Recognition At National Event

Tuesday, 19 September 2023, 10:47 am | Southern Institute Of Technology

Seven Southern Institute of Technology | Te Pūkenga creative arts students have recently returned from a successful trip to the Kiwi Interactive Showcase, part of the New Zealand Game Developers‘ Conference, held in Wellington on September 1- ... More >>

Get On With It And Make Education Fair For ALL

Tuesday, 19 September 2023, 6:22 am | IHC New Zealand

IHC New Zealand, along with 65 education and disability sector organisations, are calling on New Zealand’s politicians to get on with it and build a public education system that works for disabled and neurodiverse learners. IHC Inclusive Education ... More >>

UCOL | Te Pūkenga Wairarapa Bridges Educational Gap For Ākonga Māori

Monday, 18 September 2023, 4:28 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL | Te Pukenga are celebrating a significant increase in course completion rates of ākonga Māori (Māori learners), almost closing the gap when compared with non-Māori ākonga. The campus’ completion rates are bucking a national trend, with a recent ... More >>

Study Explores Effects Of Meditation On Social Media Use

Monday, 18 September 2023, 11:39 am | University of Auckland

Can meditation change the way you operate online? Researchers analysed more than 60,000 Twitter posts in an attempt to find out. Twitter users who completed a 60-day online mediation challenge were more likely to post positive original tweets, according ... More >>

Education Providers Take On The Challenge Of The Digital Equity Divide In NZ Schools

Monday, 18 September 2023, 10:10 am | Te Kete Hono

Inequity shows up in our school community throughout New Zealand in a variety of ways. Te Kete Hono is piloting digital access for schools and whānau in under-served communities through a programme backed by the Education Partnership & Innovation ... More >>

Who Teaches The Teachers?

Sunday, 17 September 2023, 5:04 am | The New Zealand Initiative

Being an effective teacher is one of the most important and difficult jobs there is. It is essential that we prepare teachers well for the classroom. In a new report by The New Zealand Initiative, authors Dr Michael Johnston and Stephanie Martin highlight ... More >>

Wine Leftovers To Turn To Treasure In University Of Auckland-led Research

Friday, 15 September 2023, 12:38 pm | University of Auckland

Waste from New Zealand’s wine industry is set to be transformed into high-value products in a $9.8 million project led by the University of Auckland. Called grape marc, the stems, skins and seeds left over from winemaking offer opportunities for ... More >>

More Than 400 Line Up For Ara |Te Pūkenga Spring Graduation

Friday, 15 September 2023, 11:39 am | Te Pukenga

Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees, Post-Grad qualifications and Masters to be awarded From Skills for Working and Web Design to Architecture and Automotive Engineering, ākonga of all walks are preparing to walk the stage at Ōtautahi’s Wolfbrook Arena ... More >>

Wearable, 3D Printed Tech Could Become Physio Tool

Thursday, 14 September 2023, 5:10 pm | University of Canterbury

A flexible, 3D-printed device that could help physiotherapy patients exercise more effectively is being refined and tested at the University of Canterbury. Stretchy and with built-in sensing capability, the interactive surfaces that act like fabric ... More >>

New Telford Scholarship To Benefit Local Youth

Thursday, 14 September 2023, 12:00 pm | Southern Institute of Technology

A new scholarship created through the funds from the now ceased Clutha Agricultural Development Board will provide support to the latest generation of Clutha youth wanting to train in agriculture and farming at Telford, the agricultural campus of Southern ... More >>

Making Mātauranga Māori Accessible To Tamariki

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 11:04 pm | University of Canterbury

Tuahiwi pūrākau (stories) are soon to be published as children's picture books in a collaboration between Tuahiwi School, Tuahiwi Marae and Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) researchers. Since 2021, a research team ... More >>

Local Ceremonies For Northtec’s First Diploma Of Whānau Ora Programme

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 10:54 pm | NorthTec

Twenty-four Diploma in Whānau Ora students will be celebrated this Thursday evening (Kaikohe-based cohort of seven) and Saturday morning (Kaitāia-based cohort of 17) through NorthTec Te Pūkenga local ceremonies. These first two cohorts of the one-year ... More >>

He Toki Kai Te Rika Carving The Future Of Ōtākou | Otago

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 3:04 pm | Te Pukenga

Prime Minister Chris Hipkins today opened a new multimillion-dollar training centre in Dunedin to develop the next generation of Ōtākou | Otago’s tradespeople and engineers. He Toki Kai Te Rika translates as ‘a tool for the hand’ and will offer ... More >>

Researcher Creates Resources To Empower Bicultural Principles

Wednesday, 13 September 2023, 11:04 am | University of Canterbury

To support the bicultural principles of the Ministry of Education’s Early childhood curriculum Te Whāriki, a UC researcher created a free resource that strengthens bicultural teaching practice. Ki te Hoe: Indigenising Practice is an exciting project ... More >>

National’s Approach To Education Is Out Of Touch

Tuesday, 12 September 2023, 6:25 am | Aotearoa Educators Collective

Teachers and principals don’t need Chris Luxon telling the profession how to teach reading. Just like with the cellphone ban they are out of touch with the real issues going on in education. The profession has been leading a piece of work around a scientific ... More >>

Students Protest Government Inaction On Student Hardship And Debt

Monday, 11 September 2023, 5:25 pm | VUWSA

On Tuesday 12th September, 7.30-8.30am, students will protest outside Minister of Finance Grant Robertson’s office about Government inaction on student hardship and student debt. They will hold a banner which quotes the Minister in 1996 when ... More >>

Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga Graduand Prepares For Special Day

Monday, 11 September 2023, 2:44 pm | Te Pukenga

Rika Vermue has good reason to be thrilled about graduating from Otago Polytechnic | Te Pūkenga on Friday 15 September. Rika will join around 120 graduands at the Dunedin Town Hall ceremony, where she’ll graduate with a New Zealand Certificate ... More >>

Education Mandates A Worrying Trend – PPTA

Monday, 11 September 2023, 2:06 pm | PPTA

The National Party’s recent announcement that it will mandate how reading must be taught is the latest in a seriously concerning trend, says Chris Abercrombie, PPTA Te Wehengarua acting president. “These policy announcements seem designed ... More >>

UCOL Training Extra Nurses In Efforts To Support Healthcare Workforce

Monday, 11 September 2023, 10:04 am | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL | Te Pūkenga are proud to be playing their part in increasing the registered nursing workforce by providing additional intakes of nursing ākonga (learners) through the Certificate in Competency Assessment for Registered Nurses Training Scheme (commonly ... More >>

Rangatahi Māori Can Now Earn Achievement Standards On Financial Education For The First Time

Monday, 11 September 2023, 5:45 am | Te Ara Ahunga Ora Retirement Commission

Te Ara Ahunga Ora Retirement Commission has developed the country’s first te reo Māori Achievement Standard learning and assessment resources for financial education as part of its Te whai hua – kia ora, Sorted in Schools programme. Te whai hua ... More >>

New funding boost for significant EIT | Te Pukenga study into vaping among school students

Saturday, 9 September 2023, 6:46 pm | EIT Te Pukenga

A local EIT | Te Pukenga research project addressing the epidemic of youth vaping among intermediate and high school students (ākonga) in Hawke’s Bay has received a funding boost from the Health Research Council (HRC) of New Zealand. The research ... More >>

New Zealand Space Agency Seeks Stellar Students For Opportunities At NASA

Friday, 8 September 2023, 2:48 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

High-flying graduate students are encouraged to reach for the stars and apply for the New Zealand Space Scholarship programme to support an internship at NASA’s Ames Research Center or the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in 2024. Administered ... More >>



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