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Wellington College Appoints Gregor Fountain New Principal

Published: Fri 17 Nov 2017 09:46 AM
The new Principal of 17 November 2017 - Wellington College will be Gregor Fountain, currently Principal of Paraparaumu College. Mr Fountain has strong ties to Wellington College, as both an old boy and a former teacher at the school. He was Head of the ... Read more...

Your School is Invited to The Greatest Show on Earth at Unit

Published: Fri 17 Nov 2017 09:29 AM
Your school is invited to the 1950s inspired, The Greatest Show on Earth – Unitec’s end of year exhibition of costume, art department, lighting and sound design work by our Production Design & Management (PDM) students. Come and see what our students ... Read more...

2 in 3 NCEA students severely affected by anxiety or stress

Published: Fri 17 Nov 2017 09:27 AM
Two-thirds of New Zealand secondary students identify stress and anxiety about assessments as a challenge to learning, and about half believe they are not taught how to study or deal with exams, according to a new survey of nearly 6000 students. Read more...

Ag Diploma hits industry sweetspot

Published: Fri 17 Nov 2017 08:59 AM
Taratahi is broadening its programme base and offering the highly regarded Massey Diploma in Agriculture at its residential campuses in the Wairarapa and at Telford in South Otago and the Central North Island Dairy Academy at Reporoa in 2018. Read more...

Marsden students win TEchHub CREST Challenge

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 01:43 PM
Samuel Marsden Collegiate School Year 10 Digital Technology students Leila Barber, Linda Zhang and Kellen Zeng have won the 2017 TechHub CREST Challenge (Wellington region). The challenge was for students to come up with a brief to address a need ... Read more...

Chief Ombudsman issues opinion on seclusion complaint

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 01:15 PM
Chief Ombudsman Peter Boshier has released his Final Opinion on the seclusion of an autistic child at Ruru Specialist School, saying the child and his family were let down by the school and the Ministry of Education. Read more...

Ombudsman emphasises importance of monitoring seclusion

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 01:11 PM
Ombudsman’s Final Opinion emphasises importance of monitoring best practice delivery 16 November 2017: A Final Opinion released by the Ombudsman has emphasised again the need for regular monitoring of schools when it comes to the use of seclusion, ... Read more...

Celebrating Women Philosophers on World Philosophy Day

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 09:43 AM
The clichéd image of a philosopher is a mature white man, bearded and bald, chin cupped in hand. Statistics confirm male dominance in the field more than 2400 years after Socrates founded Western philosophy, but Massey University is bucking the trend ... Read more...

Researchers at the Top of Their Fields Elected as Fellows

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 09:38 AM
Sixteen researchers and scholars who have advanced knowledge in the areas of history, theology, art, computer science, psychology, law, Māori studies, chemistry, soil science, poetry, linguistics, geology, education, engineering and mathematics have ... Read more...

Engineering & IT Graduating Students Showcase Commitment

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 09:15 AM
Final year student projects for Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Information Technology, Diploma in Architectural Technology and Graduate Diploma students from engineering and IT were showcased to the public yesterday in Wellington. The projects ... Read more...
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