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SIT Students Prepare Meals For Salvation Army Food Bank

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 04:00 PM
Photo supplied by by SIT Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) Cookery students and tutors volunteered their time and talents over the weekend to cook and package around 425 meals for Salvation Army’s Invercargill Food Bank. The collaboration ... Read more...

UC Computer Science Expert Wins Prestigious Teaching Medal

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 02:25 PM
  A Computer Science lecturer who developed an innovative open-source teaching tool that has taken off around the world has won the University of Canterbury’s highest award for tertiary teaching excellence. The University of Canterbury (UC) ... Read more...

NZEI Te Riu Roa Welcomes Government's Wellbeing Announcement For Educators

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 01:35 PM
NZEI Te Riu Roa is welcoming the Government’s commitment of additional counselling and advice services for educators in early learning services and schools, especially in the current Covid environment. NZEI Te Riu Roa President, Liam Rutherford, says ... Read more...

Grades Show University Of Waikato Students Fared Well Through Covid-19 Lockdown

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 11:49 AM
An analysis of the grades of University of Waikato students has shown that overall, students have fared well despite the disruption to their learning over the Alert Level 4 lockdown. In marking and moderating assessments for A Trimester, the University ... Read more...

Mind Lab Changes The Game With Unique Program For 18-22-year-Olds Who Haven’t Found Their Place… Yet

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 11:48 AM
If there’s anything 2020 needs more of right now, it’s hope, clarity and action – especially when it comes to our young people and their education. Today, award-winning education provider The Mind Lab is launching enrolments for their game changing HeyFuture! ... Read more...

New OECD PISA Report Reveals Challenge Of Online Learning For Many Students And Schools

Published: Wed 30 Sep 2020 08:04 AM
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to school closures across the world and forced teachers and students in many countries to adapt quickly to teaching and learning online. But a new OECD PISA report reveals wide disparities both between and within countries ... Read more...

Info Evening Encourages More Social Work Students To Become Sought-After Graduates

Published: Tue 29 Sep 2020 06:27 PM
For more than 10 years, the University of Waikato social work programme in Tauranga has upheld a strong reputation for producing highly employable social worker practitioners. Now, with added pressure on social services in the wake of the Covid-19 disruption, ... Read more...

UC Student President Among Women Of Influence Award Finalists

Published: Tue 29 Sep 2020 04:40 PM
  One of the women leading Canterbury into the future, the University of Canterbury Students’ Association President Tori McNoe has been shortlisted for the Women of Influence Young Leader award. A UC Bachelor of Criminal Justice graduate ... Read more...

A Sustainable New Solution For Ageing, Corroding Infrastructure

Published: Tue 29 Sep 2020 03:45 PM
Surrounded by ocean, most of New Zealand’s reinforced-concrete infrastructure lies close to the coast, making it susceptible to corrosion. Could new glass-based reinforcing hold the answer? New research at the University of Canterbury (UC) led ... Read more...

Te Rito Maioha (ECNZ) Signs A Virtual MoU With UAE’s Higher Colleges Of Technology

Published: Mon 28 Sep 2020 11:52 AM
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) will collaborate with New Zealand’s Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand to develop an enhanced version of its Bachelor degree programme in Early Childhood Education, after the ... Read more...
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