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New Zealand’s First Cyber Prep Academy

Published: Thu 13 Dec 2018 12:39 PM
Auckland, 12 December 2018 – Unitec Institute of Technology, in partnership with managed security services provider SecOps NZ, is launching New Zealand’s first Cyber Prep Academy (CPA), designed to address the country’s cybersecurity skills ... Read more...

Kiwis agree - give teachers what they need

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 10:39 AM
Polling over recent months shows 89% of Kiwis want more money spent on education, ahead of other issues. Read more...

Early Childhood Council presents petition to Parliament

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 10:04 AM
The Early Childhood Council today delivered a petition to Parliament seeking scrutiny of the way the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is applied to Pasifika early childhood education teachers. Read more...

Recruitment update: Teacher recruitment 2019

Published: Wed 12 Dec 2018 09:39 AM
Over 800 overseas teachers are ready for primary and secondary schools to interview for them to start at the beginning of next year. Read more...

Open Polytechnic wins technology and innovation award

Published: Tue 11 Dec 2018 07:10 PM
Open Polytechnic wins technology and innovation award Open Polytechnic, New Zealand’s leading provider of online and distance learning, has scooped the Technology and Innovation award at the 2018 Wellington Region Business Excellence Awards. The awards, ... Read more...

Positive pathway between EIT and Sport Hawke’s Bay

Published: Tue 11 Dec 2018 04:37 PM
EIT and Sport Hawke’s Bay enjoy a particularly close relationship that is helped by being neighbours but says more about the organisation’s values being aligned. “Our relationship is multi-layered,” explains Ryan Hambleton, Sport Hawke’s ... Read more...

NZ universities a ‘hot-bed’ of entrepreneurial talent

Published: Tue 11 Dec 2018 10:03 AM
New Zealand universities and research institutions are a ‘hot-bed’ of entrepreneurial talent. Innovative sci-tech ideas are coming through so fast that a student-led investment committee programme is expanding nationally to cope with demand. Read more...

First All-Girl Team Wins Vector Epro8 Challenge

Published: Tue 11 Dec 2018 09:30 AM
The Auckland leg of a national schools engineering competition has been won for the first time by an all-girl team from Churchill Park School. Read more...

Journalism education’s dynamic changes

Published: Mon 10 Dec 2018 04:29 PM
Journalism educators are driving dynamic changes in their institutions and their own association to meet the demands of changing requiements of employers and students. Read more...

UC Motorsport race cars impress at international contest

Published: Mon 10 Dec 2018 04:06 PM
The University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) team dazzled the judges to take home multiple awards with their two custom-built race cars at the hotly contested international Formula Student competition in Australia this week. Read more...
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