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Māui and Mahuika inspire teachers and kaiako

Published: Thu 21 Jun 2018 01:19 PM
The legend of Māui and his kuia Mahuika discovering the source of fire, is being used to inspire teachers and kaiako to be ready to implement the new digital technologies content in to their school curricula. Read more...

New bookshop for Auckland Uni

Published: Thu 21 Jun 2018 11:29 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 21 June 2018 University of Auckland’s ubiq bookshop has reopened its doors following a long period of renovation. Last night, more than 50 people attended the opening party to celebrate both the refurbished store and the ... Read more...

Early Childhood Education Leaders Produce Messy Play

Published: Wed 20 Jun 2018 04:22 PM
New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC), New Shoots and Curiate have created a new version of the publication Recipes for Messy Play carrying on the legacy of the original, which was published five years ago and proved popular in the early childhood sector. Read more...

Ako Aotearoa welcomes new Director

Published: Wed 20 Jun 2018 02:46 PM
Ako Aotearoa is delighted to announce the appointment of Helen Lomax (Te Aitanga-ā-Māhaki) as its new Director. The appointment follows an international search for an outstanding leader to take Ako Aotearoa, the National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence, ... Read more...

National Standards and charter schools under spotlight

Published: Wed 20 Jun 2018 11:13 AM
Teachers across the country are celebrating the scrapping of National Standards and are excited about the freedom to explore teaching practices and content that will genuinely meet every child's needs, NZEI Te Riu Roa President Lynda Stuart told the ... Read more...

Driver shortage being addressed

Published: Tue 19 Jun 2018 03:05 PM
Efforts to ease the driver shortage in the road transport industry has attracted significant numbers of female students to a Commercial Road Transport Programme being held at Manukau Institute of Technology. The course, the first of its kind at MIT, ... Read more...

Surging interest in University of Canterbury Open Day

Published: Tue 19 Jun 2018 02:09 PM
The University of Canterbury continues to see a surge of interest in its upcoming Open Day with record numbers of people registering to find out more about the learning opportunities across the five Colleges. Read more...

Canterbury’s long Chemistry history celebrated

Published: Tue 19 Jun 2018 12:00 PM
Taken by Samuel Page, a staff member of the Canterbury College Chemistry department, this 1914 photo shows the first year laboratory, which is today the site of UC’s Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities. Photo credit: University of Canterbury. Read more...

World’s brightest readers in Auckland for Kids’ Lit Quiz

Published: Mon 18 Jun 2018 11:26 AM
18 June 2018: The world’s brightest young readers will converge on Auckland next month as New Zealand hosts the Kids’ Lit Quiz 2018 World Final. Read more...

Why is noise an issue in ECE?

Published: Sun 17 Jun 2018 11:24 AM
Susan Bates, Early Childhood Teacher and Independent Researcher Dr Wyatt Page, Associate Professor of Acoustics and Human Health in the School of Health Sciences at Massey University, has researched noise and the effects on human health for over 10 years. Read more...
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