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Time to back strong vision with funding

Published: Wed 18 Sep 2019 08:46 AM
Tertiary education staff and students engaged energetically in the government’s education conversation and their hopes and dreams are imprinted in the Draft Tertiary Education Strategy released today . Read more...

SIT students recipients of New Horizon for Women scholarship

Published: Tue 17 Sep 2019 05:03 PM
Philanthropic national non-profit organisation New Horizons for Women:Hine Kahukura aims to help women by giving Second Chance, Special Purpose and Research for Women awards through their Trust. Read more...

AUT Secures $13m in MBIE Endeavour Fund

Published: Tue 17 Sep 2019 01:01 PM
AUT researchers have secured $13m in funding through the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Endeavour Fund. Read more...

2018 school-leaver data published

Published: Tue 17 Sep 2019 10:12 AM
The Ministry of Education today published 2018 school leaver attainment data on its Education Counts website. Read more...

Solutions to Online Hate weekend brings experts together

Published: Tue 17 Sep 2019 09:36 AM
A workshop exploring ‘Research-based solutions to online hate and offline consequences’ organised by University of Canterbury (UC) academics quickly attracted a range of academics, experts, government officials and students. Read more...

Healthy homework gets results: study

Published: Mon 16 Sep 2019 03:47 PM
Most physical activity interventions for children are based in the schools; however, children typically engage in more sedentary activities and spend more time eating when at home. Read more...

University of Waikato strengthens UK ties

Published: Mon 16 Sep 2019 03:15 PM
The University of Waikato has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Lancaster University in Lancashire, UK to further develop the existing relationship between the two institutions. Read more...

Why women aren’t continuing in physics

Published: Mon 16 Sep 2019 11:41 AM
Most high achieving female students studying physics at university choose to discontinue physics as a core subject, not because they aren’t good at physics, but because they pursue further study in the life sciences. Read more...

Gift helps young scholar with disabilities

Published: Mon 16 Sep 2019 11:31 AM
Having three auto-immune diseases as well as depression took such a toll on University of Auckland student Sarai McKay she had to take a year off to get well. Read more...

Kaupapa Māori: Continuing traditions, acknowledging success

Published: Fri 13 Sep 2019 05:16 PM
Te Kura has launched an exciting new learning area, Kaupapa Māori, which focuses on continuing traditions and acknowledging success in matauranga Māori. Te Kura successfully trialled Kaupapa Māori towards the end of 2018, with over 50 ākonga ... Read more...
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