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AUT and Zeacann green light medicinal cannabis

Friday, 13 December 2019, 8:26 am | Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and Zeacann Ltd have been granted licenses by the Ministry of Health to grow high-THC and high-CBD cannabis for the research and development of medicinal cannabis products. More >>

Seven UC students and grads to learn how Asia does business

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 4:34 pm | University of Canterbury

A third of the 21 New Zealand students and recent graduates embarking on internships to learn how Asia does business are from the University of Canterbury. More >>

Nutanix and Red Education Work to Alleviate Skills Shortage

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 12:49 pm | Nutanix

AUCKLAND, New Zealand. – December 12, 2019 – Enterprise cloud OS leader, Nutanix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTNX ), today announced an agreement with Red Education to educate, enhance skills and accelerate certification for Nutanix solutions. The training is ... More >>

Custom-built electric race car brings international success

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 10:33 am | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) team is bringing home five trophies from the 2019 Formula Student competition in Victoria, Australia, after finishing third overall out of 32 international teams. More >>

Diversity Essential in IT Sector

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 10:54 am | Techtorium

21-year-old Angus Fenn is following in his father’s footsteps and making his way in the IT industry, despite being hearing impaired, by providing IT services at a school for the deaf community. More >>

Former PM and Chancellor accepts an honorary doctorate

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 10:53 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s longest-serving Chancellor, the Rt Honourable James Bolger ONZ, accepted an honorary doctorate from the University of Waikato yesterday. More >>

Research projects share $1.7 million in funding

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 10:09 am | NZCER

The Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) supports partnerships between researchers and educators by funding projects expected to improve outcomes for learners. More >>

More Waikato secondary students can study trades at Wintec

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 9:25 am | Wintec

More Waikato secondary school students are going to get a head-start on a trades career in 2020 due to an increased allocation for Waikato Trades Academy. More >>

Government must focus more on tech in schools

Monday, 9 December 2019, 4:48 pm | Make Lemonade

New Zealand tech industry leader Graeme Muller today encouraged the government to put more focus on the introduction of the digital technology curriculum for schools. In less than two months, from January next year, all schools are required to implement ... More >>

Nursing students promote health careers

Monday, 9 December 2019, 4:18 pm | Whitireia

New Zealand’s health sector is nearing a service delivery crisis, and the already struggling rural areas could be the worst hit if more nurses and doctors are not trained up to work in rural practices. More >>

Regional and Rural Schools take out National Digital Titles

Sunday, 8 December 2019, 3:17 pm | IT Professionals NZ

Smaller regional and rural schools from across New Zealand swept the National Finals for the Tahi Rua Toru Tech in-school challenge this year. More >>

UC academics bring Food for Thought to Riverside Market

Friday, 6 December 2019, 12:46 pm | University of Canterbury

Every weekday next week, learning lunches will be on the menu at Riverside Market as five University of Canterbury (UC) academics share their thoughts in bite-sized public talks. More >>

e-learning expert says we still have a way to go

Friday, 6 December 2019, 9:24 am | University of Canterbury

Distinguished Professor of e-Learning Niki Davis’s stellar career in e-learning has taught her there is cause for both optimism and caution as education evolves further and faster into online spaces. More >>

Dawn of a new era at the Faculty of Engineering

Friday, 6 December 2019, 8:51 am | University of Auckland

A faculty-led haka and the unveiling of a pou whenua at the dawn blessing of Te Herenga Mātai Pūkaha – the Faculty of Engineering – will demonstrate just how far the Faculty has come since the 1970s. More >>

UC College of Engineering Sponsor a Final Year Project

Friday, 6 December 2019, 8:47 am | Canterbury Tech

Canterbury Tech will be working hard during 2020 to build stronger connections between local tech employers and various public and private tertiary providers. Some of you already sponsor student projects through the University of Canterbury College of ... More >>

Early learning action plan gets backing from new provider

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 10:13 am | Tiny Nation

New home-based early learning provider, Tiny Nation, welcomes today’s release of He taonga te tamaiti – every child a taonga: early learning action plan 2019-2029 . The action plan outlines 25 actions intended to raise quality, improve equity and ... More >>

UA partnership completes first clinical trial

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 9:50 am | Auckland UniServices Ltd

AUCKLAND NZ: December 5, 2019: New Zealand’s expertise in maternal and infant health research has led to the University of Auckland’s Liggins Institute and its research transfer company, Auckland UniServices , completing its first clinical trial, the ... More >>

New Zealand STEM students receive a helping hand

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 9:28 pm | BP New Zealand

Five promising students set to study STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in 2020 have today been announced the recipients of BP’s Innovation Scholarship programme, which will see each student receive $1,000 towards their tertiary studies ... More >>

WelTec and Rimutaka Prison partnership provides light

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 4:52 pm | Weltec

Over 100 men at Rimutaka Prison will hold their heads up a little higher ahead of Christmas following graduation ceremonies held to recognise their successful completion of WelTec programmes done ‘behind the wire’ qualifying them in trade certificates ... More >>

Exercise and Wellness producing industry ready trainers

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 4:22 pm | Universal College Of Learning

Industry ready trainers are the aim of the game for lecturers and students alike in the new Bachelor of Applied Science (Exercise and Wellness) at UCOL. More >>

Early Learning Action Plan Good for Children

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 4:21 pm | Whanau Manaaki Kindergartens

Whānau Manaaki Kindergartens welcomes the government’s early learning action plan, in particular the commitment to fund 100 per cent qualified teachers from July next year. More >>

BestStart Statement – Ministry of Education 10-year strategy

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 4:01 pm | BestStart

BestStart, New Zealand’s largest early childhood education provider, has cautiously welcomed the government’s 10-year strategy for early childhood education. More >>

Te Rito Maiohawelcomes the Early Learning Action Plan

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 3:07 pm | Early Childhood New Zealand

Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand welcomes the Government’s focus on improving the quality of early childhood education in the ten-year action plan for early learning released today. More >>

Reading for enjoyment key to education success

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 2:52 pm | Read NZ

New Zealand’s performance in an international education test has reached a new low and a drop in reading for enjoyment is being named as one of the factors. More >>

NZEI calls for urgent implementation of ECE strategy

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 12:54 pm | NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa is calling for urgency in implementing the Government's 10-year early learning action plan, He taonga te temaiti, released today. More >>

2019 Student Design Awards

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 10:51 am | New Zealand Institute of Architects

A project proposing architectural pilgrimage trail in Fiordland and another protesting the closure of the Architecture Library at the University of Auckland have won the annual national competition for final year architecture students which was held at ... More >>

NZ business leader in plant-based medicine earns PhD

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 10:39 am | University of Canterbury

Since founding natural healthcare company Artemis in 1998, Sandra Clair has played a key role in advocating for plant-based medicines to be recognised and regulated in New Zealand. More >>

SAE Auckland Supports Students Impacted by Mainz Closure

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 9:39 am | SAE Creative Media Institute

SAE Creative Media Institute (SAE) in Auckland has extended support to students impacted by the recent closure of the Bachelor of Audio Engineering and Production at the Music and Audio Institute of New Zealand (MAINZ). More >>

Need for more Māori and Pacific architects reflected

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 9:33 am | University of Auckland

We need more Māori and Pacific students to study architecture, and a new scholarship has been set up to persuade more of them to do so. “Auckland is the largest Polynesian city in the world,” says Professor Deidre Brown (Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kahu), the world’s ... More >>

Wikipedian in Residence first for Southern Hemisphere uni

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 1:43 pm | Lincoln University

Lincoln is amplifying its open access research drive by employing the first ever Wikipedian in Residence at a Southern Hemisphere university. More >>

Teacher aides welcome pay equity negotiations

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 1:23 pm | NZEI Te Riu Roa

Teacher aides have welcomed the Ministry of Education's agreement to begin pay equity negotiations in the week of December 16th. More >>

First Boma Education Fellows Cohort Presents Final Projects

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 8:18 am | Boma NZ

Christchurch, New Zealand —The 2019 and inaugural cohort of Boma New Zealand Education Fellows has presented their projects to a packed audience at Tūranga in Christchurch. More >>

Engineering student works with Hutt City Council

Monday, 2 December 2019, 4:15 pm | Weltec

In November, 51 of WelTec’s engineering students exhibited their final year projects in Petone. The symposium was a myriad display of engineering feats put together by Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Graduate Diploma in Engineering and Diploma of ... More >>

Uyghur petition aimed at Massey

Monday, 2 December 2019, 2:19 pm | Auckland Peace Action

Media release: Uyghur petition aimed at Massey Date: Sunday, 1 December 2019 From: Auckland Peace Action More >>

Cultural festival celebrates diverse community

Monday, 2 December 2019, 1:40 pm | Universal College Of Learning

UCOL Manawatū was buzzing with sights, sounds, and tastes from around the world as it hosted its Flavour of Cultures festival on 29 November.   More >>

Open letter from teachers: Pay parity must be implemented

Monday, 2 December 2019, 1:39 pm | ChildForum

Open letter from teachers: Pay parity must be implemented Monday, 2 December 2019 Press Release:  ChildForum More >>

Milestone achievements for creative students

Monday, 2 December 2019, 9:53 am | Universal College Of Learning

It’s been a busy year for the UCOL Bachelor of Creative Media students who in total have had a record number of exhibitions and awards participation in 2019; these are milestone achievements for creative students. More >>

School support staff to consider new collective agreement

Saturday, 30 November 2019, 11:07 am | NZEI

School support staff to consider new collective agreement offer next week 30 November 2019 School support staff who are members of NZEI Te Riu Roa will vote on a new collective agreement offer from the Ministry of Education next week that includes a new minimum ... More >>

NZ Future Designer 2019

Friday, 29 November 2019, 6:27 pm | Kohler

New Zealand’s Future Designer 2019 has been announced! Michaela Lawn, a 23-year-old industrial design student from Massey University’s Wellington School of Design, has taken out the prestigious award for her Bathroom of the Future, called Immerso ... More >>

Young WelTec mechanic students step up

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 4:22 pm | Weltec

When WelTec introduced a new way of training its Level 4 mechanic students by offering night classes to underpin their on-the-job learning with theory and hands-on practical, the number of students enrolled quadrupled over two years. More >>

Schools audit results and Controller update published

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 2:17 pm | Office of the Auditor-General

We have published the results of the 2018 school audits on our website. More >>

Innovative development in social work education

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 12:46 pm | Ako Aotearoa

A new Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) for social work in Aotearoa New Zealand is being launched at the Talking Teaching tertiary education event in Auckland today. More >>

What the future looks like for Māori academics

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 10:38 am | University of Canterbury

“It looks grim,” says Dr Tyron Love, a senior lecturer of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship at the University of Canterbury (UC) College of Business and Law, of the preliminary findings of his research into the future of Māori academics ... More >>

International students: can they thrive in a strange land?

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 3:25 pm | University of Auckland

Coming to study in another country with an unfamiliar culture and often a different language can be daunting for international students, but the right support at the right time can make all the difference. More >>

Kindergartens To Give Families A Hand With Extended Hours

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 1:52 pm | Heretaunga Kindergarten Association

Heretaunga Kindergarten Association (HFKA), the “profit for purpose” organisation that provides high quality early childhood education across the greater Hastings and Central Hawke’s Bay   areas, is offering more choice to families, announcing ... More >>

New Dean of Science at University of Waikato

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 9:43 am | University of Waikato

Professor Margaret Barbour commenced her position as Dean of Science at the University of Waikato on 18 November. She was previously Professor of Plant Physiology in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Sydney. More >>

Southland student set on satellite success

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 4:04 pm | Great South

Southland’s involvement in the international space sector is set to be boosted by a local student’s innovative idea. More >>

UCOL supports Innovate

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 3:00 pm | UCOL

Grace Mainwaring was named the inaugural winner of UCOL’s Rising Star Award at the recent Innovate entrepreneurial competition finals. More >>

ECE Micro-Credentials planned for roll out 2020

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 2:07 pm | Tertiary NZ

Tertiary NZ Ltd (TNZ) is planned to deliver a series of 10 new Early Childhood Education (ECE) micro-credentials in 2020. Identification of the micro-credentials came after significant stakeholder feedback was received from over 600 ECE centres across New ... More >>

Political scientists lead post 15 March conversations

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 10:30 am | University of Canterbury

Christchurch’s political science experts are leading conversations about terrorism, refugees and inclusive societies in the context of a community forever changed by the terrorist attack on two city Mosques on 15 March. The University of Canterbury’s ... More >>

TEU on University of Auckland

Monday, 25 November 2019, 7:18 pm | Tertiary Education Union

Members of Te Hautū Kahurangi at the University of Auckland just want a little respect and trust from their employer, and they’re willing to stand up together to achieve it. More >>

Southern Institute of Technology pleads poverty

Monday, 25 November 2019, 7:16 pm | Tertiary Education Union

MAINZ students in Auckland are outraged that parent organisation Southern Institute of Technology is pleading poverty regarding programme closures despite SIT having estimated holdings of at least $35 million in the bank. More >>

Rangi Wins NZ South Island Secondary School Water Polo Event

Monday, 25 November 2019, 5:36 pm | Rangi Ruru Girls' School

Christchurch’s Rangi Ruru Girls’ School Junior Water Polo team has taken out the SISS champs in Blenheim at the weekend, retaining the title they won in 2018. Aggie Weston and Hayley Bond made the Tournament Team. Undefeated over 6 round robin ... More >>

BestStart scoops top Service Award

Monday, 25 November 2019, 4:04 pm | BestStart

BestStart Early Learning centres scooped the coveted Reader’s Digest Best Quality Service Award, Kindergarten Centre Operators Award for 2019. More >>

'Straight A' student recognised with prestigious scholarship

Monday, 25 November 2019, 1:16 pm | University of Canterbury

‘Straight A’ University of Canterbury (UC) student Josh McSkimming is New Zealand’s top economics student and was recently honoured with the prestigious Sir Frank Holmes award in recognition. More >>

Sci-tech start-ups get a head start

Monday, 25 November 2019, 10:41 am | Auckland UniServices Ltd

The University of Auckland’s commercialisation company, Auckland UniServices, is offering start-up companies on its Return On Science or Momentum Programmes and others a head start. More >>

ECE teacher workforce needs priority focus and fair pay

Friday, 22 November 2019, 5:33 pm | New Zealand Educational Institute

Research that shows the early childhood education workforce has nearly doubled in the last two decades underlines the urgent need for the Government to prioritise fair pay and its policy focus on our youngest learners, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. More >>

Smart te reo Māori application aims to support learning

Friday, 22 November 2019, 8:51 am | Microsoft

New Zealand, 3am, 22 November, 2019 – Microsoft Corp. is excited to announce the inclusion of te reo Māori in its Microsoft Translator application, which will enable instant translations of text from more than 60 languages into te reo Māori and vice ... More >>

UC academics recognised in Highly Cited Researchers list

Friday, 22 November 2019, 8:46 am | University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury (UC) Emeritus Professors John Blunt and Murray Munro have been named among the top 1% of cited researchers worldwide. More >>

University of Auckland fundraising campaign raises most ever

Friday, 22 November 2019, 8:08 am | University of Auckland

A fundraising campaign publicly launched by the University of Auckland in 2016 has raised the largest ever amount in New Zealand’s philanthropic history More >>




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