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Implementing digital technologies curriculum content

Published: Thu 23 Jan 2020 03:14 PM
The Ministry of Education welcomes a new report by the Education Review Office (ERO) that provides a range of perspectives on schools’ approaches to implementing the new digital technologies curriculum content. Read more...

How unis have supported students after a crisis

Published: Thu 23 Jan 2020 09:34 AM
Universities across Australia – including in Canberra , Wollongong and Newcastle – have had to close their campuses in the past few months as a result of bushfires. Read more...

UC and Lincoln University collaborate to deliver health

Published: Wed 22 Jan 2020 09:41 AM
A new initiative has been announced today between the University of Canterbury (UC) Health Centre and Lincoln University’s Student Health and Support Centre. Read more...

Revealed: Which Nations Give Teachers The Best Salaries?

Published: Tue 21 Jan 2020 08:17 AM
• Just 5 countries pay teachers more than the local cost of goods and services • Côte d'Ivoire is the leading country in the index, paying teachers 62% more than the local costs of living, followed by China where teachers earn 44% above the ... Read more...

Congratulations to Dr Rosemary Cathcart

Published: Mon 20 Jan 2020 09:41 AM
giftEDnz is delighted to announce that Dr Rosemary Cathcart has been awarded the Te Manu Kōtuku award by the Board in recognition of her outstanding service and contribution to the education and development of the gifted and talented children ... Read more...

Well-communicated, quality research rewarded

Published: Fri 17 Jan 2020 12:30 PM
Academic research can be jargon-riddled and impenetrable to members of the public. The Business Research Translation Competition (BRTC) hosted by the University of Auckland Business School aims to change that. Read more...

Entrepreneurial University of the Year

Published: Thu 16 Jan 2020 12:16 PM
The University of Auckland has been named Entrepreneurial University of the Year at the Asia-Pacific Triple E Entrepreneurship and Engagement Excellence Awards in Higher Education. Other contenders for the category included entrepreneurial superstars ... Read more...

Brainwave activity that reveals knowledge of crime

Published: Thu 16 Jan 2020 09:43 AM
An innovative research project that detects brain activity revealing individuals’ knowledge of criminal behaviour is delivering positive results for a University of Canterbury (UC) led research team. Read more...

Funding boost for UC research on airborne microplastics

Published: Wed 15 Jan 2020 10:32 AM
Could microplastics in the atmosphere play a role in climate change? UC atmospheric chemist Dr Laura Revell is leading an investigation into this important question, with the support of a $300,000 Fast-Start grant from the 2019 Marsden Fund Te Pūtea ... Read more...

Baubles, bangles and beads: our fascination with adornment

Published: Tue 14 Jan 2020 04:12 PM
From feathers and flowers to powder and paint, people from all time periods, societies and civilisations have decorated themselves. But what do these adornments tell us about being human? Read more...
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