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Days Of Full-time, In-School Learning May Be Numbered

Published: Fri 4 Dec 2020 04:48 PM
New Zealand’s first registered online high school founded in the throes of Covid lockdown in April 2020 attracts 140 students from 21 countries in its first few months Crimson's Jamie Beaton and Sir John Key Covid-19 has already accelerated digital ... Read more...

Unitec Becomes First Member Of Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy In New Zealand

Published: Fri 4 Dec 2020 12:18 PM
Unitec Institute of Technology (Unitec) is the first member to join the New Zealand arm of the Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy, which has been set up to provide technology and resources to help equip students with the next-generation cybersecurity ... Read more...

Ara Travel & Tourism Students Match Study’s Celebratory Mood

Published: Fri 4 Dec 2020 11:08 AM
While in previous years ‘travel’ may have topped a list of New Zealanders’ goals, the arrival of COVID made this prospect recede into the hazy distance - for aspiring travellers globally. It also had profound repercussions for anyone planning ... Read more...

Hundreds of Local Students Explore Career Options

Published: Fri 4 Dec 2020 11:06 AM
Whether it was learning how to check someone’s blood pressure or getting under the hood of a car for the first time, there was something for every student at UCOL’s recent Taster Day workshops. More than 300 Year 10 students attended the events, ... Read more...

Schools Excluded From Govt Coal Commitment

Published: Wed 2 Dec 2020 05:20 PM
Education union NZEI Te Riu Roa is disappointed the education sector has been excluded from a state sector phase-out of coal boilers by 2025, announced today. The announcement , made by the Prime Minister today, notes that schools are included in principle ... Read more...

Employment Rights For International Students Benefit NZ, Says Universities New Zealand

Published: Wed 2 Dec 2020 12:01 PM
Universities New Zealand strongly disputes the NZIER’s claim [ Could do better – Migration and New Zealand’s frontier firms ] that eliminating employment rights for international students would benefit New Zealand. “The long-term reputational ... Read more...

Sir Robert Jones Refugee Daughters’ Scholarship Goes To UCOL Student

Published: Wed 2 Dec 2020 09:41 AM
<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2012/aa932f973a162fbfda42.jpeg" width="720" height="540"> When Reena Niaz Muhammad was resettled in Palmerston North, the first thing she did was find a place to study ... Read more...

New Survey Highlights Importance Of Face-to-face Learning And Subject Choice

Published: Tue 1 Dec 2020 11:47 AM
At a time when education globally has been impacted by the global pandemic forcing school closures and disruptions, New Zealand students and parents are reinforcing the importance of face-to-face contact when it comes to learning in the classroom ... Read more...

Lighting Technician Wins Skills Active Apprentice Of The Year, Shares His Story In A New Video

Published: Mon 30 Nov 2020 09:01 AM
Lucas Tofani Souza loves to make people smile through the magic of entertainment and events. Lucas, who works as a lighting technician for ETS/Hang-Up Entertainment in Christchurch, has just been named Skills Active Aotearoa Apprentice of the Year. ... Read more...

IQualify Achieves International Data Privacy Certification

Published: Fri 27 Nov 2020 12:21 PM
Open Polytechnic’s iQualify Team is thrilled that the iQualify platform has achieved IMS Global Learning Consortium’s TrustEd Apps™ & Data Privacy certification this month. “We are delighted to have IMS Global’s recognition of our approach ... Read more...
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