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Leading The Charge In Online Learning As NZ Enters Week Two Of Lockdown

Published: Fri 3 Apr 2020 02:35 PM
As New Zealand tertiary students grapple with the implications of the COVID-19 lockdown, international students are facing their own unique set of challenges. With student visa requirements to uphold and limited family support, our international students ... Read more...

Open Polytechnic Helps James Cook High Online

Published: Fri 3 Apr 2020 02:02 PM
James Cook High School in Auckland is working with national distance learning provider Open Polytechnic of New Zealand to move its courses online in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The two education providers have been working together for two years to ... Read more...

Experts Flag Concerns About Poor Learning Outcomes From Online Schooling – Parental Role Critical

Published: Fri 3 Apr 2020 08:46 AM
The nature of traditional schooling in New Zealand has drastically shifted, as schools and teachers scramble to navigate their new reality amid Covid-19. With the benefit of close to $10 million of investment and two years planning and testing, Crimson ... Read more...

Lincoln University Announces The Reappointment Of Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Bruce McKenzie

Published: Thu 2 Apr 2020 11:07 AM
Lincoln University today announced the reappointment of Professor Bruce McKenzie to the position of Acting Vice-Chancellor. Holding the role since January 2019, Professor McKenzie has been a well-respected, long-time member of the university community. ... Read more...

Nutanix Partners With Udacity To Offer Hybrid Cloud Nanodegree Program

Published: Thu 2 Apr 2020 07:10 AM
Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced a partnership with Udacity, the global online learning platform, resulting in a new Hybrid Cloud Nanodegree program. This program will enhance learning opportunities ... Read more...

Learners Are Priority For UCOL Limited

Published: Wed 1 Apr 2020 12:43 PM
As national changes to vocational education come into effect on 1 April 2020, UCOL becomes UCOL Limited. UCOL Limited, a subsidiary of the new national entity New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (working title), is taking the change in its stride, ... Read more...

Learning In The Lockdown

Published: Tue 31 Mar 2020 03:27 PM
If there was ever a time to encourage children to engage in online learning, that time is now! Children’s University Canterbury Partnership (CUCP) is adapting to these constrained times by offering members a range of fun learning activities via ... Read more...

International Culinary Studio Receives WORLDCHEFS Recognition For Its Online Training Programmes

Published: Mon 30 Mar 2020 09:49 AM
International Culinary Studio, New Zealand’s leading online culinary school, is proud to receive the Recognition of Quality Culinary Education certification by the prestigious World Association of Chefs’ Societies (WORLDCHEFS), for its online ... Read more...

LearnCoach launches online NCEA classroom

Published: Mon 30 Mar 2020 09:20 AM
LearnCoach Classroom, the new all-inclusive platform, enables teachers and students to minimise disruptions to education and continue top-quality schooling from home Read more...

My Study Series Gives Free Temporary Access To Platform Due To Forced School Closures

Published: Thu 26 Mar 2020 08:38 AM
NZ is facing forced school closures and a country wide lockdown to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. NCEA focused online learning platform My Study Series is providing temporary free access to schools that don't currently have a ... Read more...
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