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Ground broken on new UCSA building Haere-roa

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 06:32 PM
The press release that follows is released by the University of Canterbury on behalf of the University of Canterbury Students’ Association (UCSA): Read more...

Principals Applaud Demise of National Standards

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 03:48 PM
The New Zealand Principals' Federation (NZPF) President, Whetu Cormick, is delighted at Labour's announcement that they would scrap national standards if they become the Government in September. Read more...

Future of Public Tertiary Education is on the Ballot Paper

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 03:03 PM
Labour’s promise to ditch the National-led Government’s plans to change the law so that public funds can be diverted to for-profit education offers voters a real choice in this election about the future of public tertiary education, the Tertiary ... Read more...

Professor honoured for contribution to mobility for blind

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 02:34 PM
Professor Emeritus Steve La Grow has been awarded the Suterko-Cory Award , for contributions to the field of orientation and mobility for the blind, beyond the borders in which one lives and works. Read more...

Challenging times for students returning to school

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 01:27 PM
This Monday 785,000 students will return to school to face term three. A new study shows that two thirds of those surveyed could find the return daunting. A study by GirlGuiding New Zealand of 4365 girls between the ages of seven and 17 found school ... Read more...

Great excitement over micro-credentials

Published: Fri 21 Jul 2017 11:36 AM
Small enough to be manageable, big enough to be meaningful. EduBits, Otago Polytechnic’s new micro-credential service, is about to be launched and the institution is celebrating these small credentials in big style! EduBits are small credentials that enable applicants ... Read more...

Review of the Committee on University Academic Programmes

Published: Thu 20 Jul 2017 12:48 PM
The 2017 Review of the Committee on University Academic Programmes (CUAP) has indicated strong support within the sector and from stakeholders who were consulted by the Panel that CUAP is operating effectively. Its processes of programme approval and ... Read more...

Strong endorsement for NZ university academic standards

Published: Thu 20 Jul 2017 12:38 PM
Strong endorsement for NZ university academic standards 20 July 2017 An independent review released today has strongly endorsed the quality assurance system that sits across all New Zealand university academic programmes and qualifications. Read more...

IHC Welcomes Moves Towards a New Disability System

Published: Thu 20 Jul 2017 11:15 AM
20 July 2017 - IHC welcomes moves towards a new disability system that puts greater choice and control over services in the hands of disabled people. Read more...

Agri-Women’s Development Scholarship Boost for Farming Women

Published: Thu 20 Jul 2017 10:12 AM
Two farming women from opposite ends of New Zealand are making the most of scholarships received for a national leadership and governance programme for women in primary industries. Read more...
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