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

Published: Thu 18 Aug 2022 09:41 AM
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 ... Read more...

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

Published: Wed 17 Aug 2022 06:41 PM
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 ... Read more...

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

Published: Wed 17 Aug 2022 05:33 PM
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 ... Read more...

Research On Our Future Energy Needs Gets $2 M Boost

Published: Wed 17 Aug 2022 05:31 PM
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 ... Read more...

Canterbury Green Hydrogen Projects Get $4 Million Boost

Published: Wed 17 Aug 2022 05:16 PM
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 ... Read more...

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

Published: Wed 17 Aug 2022 06:10 AM
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 ... Read more...

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

Published: Tue 16 Aug 2022 02:21 PM
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, ... Read more...

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

Published: Tue 16 Aug 2022 05:42 AM
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 ... Read more...

Mayoral Welcome For International Students Returning To Christchurch After Borders Open

Published: Mon 15 Aug 2022 06:55 PM
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 ... Read more...

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

Published: Mon 15 Aug 2022 02:40 PM
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 ... Read more...
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