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New chief executive welcomed at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 04:27 PM
Te Wānanga o Aotearoa welcomed its new chief executive today with a rousing haka pōwhiri at its Te Awamutu headquarters as Te Ururoa Flavell took up his new role as head of the country’s second largest tertiary organisation. Read more...

Last chance to grab free Raising the Bar tickets

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 02:17 PM
University of Auckland academics are speaking all over Auckland in pubs and bars for one night only on Tuesday, August 28. Read more...

Lifelong Learning on Show during National Festival

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 02:17 PM
Hundreds of events will showcase adult learning opportunities in Aotearoa during the adult and community education (ACE) Festival of Adult Learning, September 3-9. Whether it’s te reo, sign language, cartooning or cooking wild food, there’ll ... Read more...

Learning Support Specialists strike tomorrow

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 01:55 PM
NZEI TE Riu Roa members who are psychologists, speech language therapists and other learning support specialists, employed directly by the Ministry of Education, are set to strike for a day on Tuesday 21 August. Read more...

Positive youth development through adventure education

Published: Mon 20 Aug 2018 10:20 AM
Study confirms positive youth development in Maori and New Zealand European teens through adventure education Read more...

Stuart, Ecoute nous - listen to us

Published: Fri 17 Aug 2018 04:29 PM
Stuart McCutcheon’s team has spent today telling people working in the University of Auckland’s School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics that they may no longer have a job. McCutcheon’s decision to axe 5.5 full-time equivalent jobs, equal to ... Read more...

Virtual Reality providing real-world literacy tool

Published: Fri 17 Aug 2018 09:25 AM
Virtual reality is moving beyond purely entertainment to become a potential tool in improving literacy, and the University of Otago is behind one ground-breaking approach. Read more...

South Island Student Teachers Receive Kupe Scholarship

Published: Thu 16 Aug 2018 04:03 PM
Six South Island-based student teachers have been awarded a Kupe Scholarship by Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis in a ceremony held in Parliament, Wellington, today. Read more...

Waikato Student Teachers Receive Kupe Scholarship

Published: Thu 16 Aug 2018 04:01 PM
Eight Waikato-based student teachers have been awarded a Kupe Scholarship by Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis in a ceremony held in Parliament, Wellington, today. Read more...

Wellington Student Teachers Receive Kupe Scholarship

Published: Thu 16 Aug 2018 04:01 PM
Five Wellington regional-based student teachers have been awarded a Kupe Scholarship by Associate Education Minister Kelvin Davis in a ceremony held in Parliament, Wellington, today. Read more...
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