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NZUSA Welcomes Learner Wellbeing And Safety Code Consultation

Published: Wed 7 Apr 2021 05:56 PM
The New Zealand Union of Students' Associations welcomes today’s release of the new draft Code of Wellbeing and Safety for Tertiary Learners. "Students across Aotearoa have been calling out for more support and more consistency for years. It ... Read more...

Proposed Tertiary Student Wellbeing And Safety Changes Open For Consultation

Published: Wed 7 Apr 2021 04:59 PM
The Ministry of Education is inviting feedback on a package of changes to help improve the wellbeing and safety for all tertiary and international learners. "Our research tells us that learners succeed best when their wellbeing and safety is considered ... Read more...

CORE Education Supports Ending Streaming In Aotearoa

Published: Wed 7 Apr 2021 04:14 PM
We want all rangatahi to be inspired by their futures, we want them to be thriving in their education, confident in their culture and determining their own path. Streaming is a barrier to this vision and it needs to end. Ending Streaming in Aotearoa (2021) ... Read more...

Prestigious 2021 Girdlers’ Scholarship Awarded To Tauranga’s Benjamin Adams

Published: Wed 7 Apr 2021 01:59 PM
Benjamin Adams, from Tauranga, has been awarded the prestigious 2021 Girdlers’ Scholarship, which will enable him to study for a Master’s degree in engineering, specialising in energy sustainability, at Cambridge University. As well as a stellar ... Read more...

Education Union Endorses New Report Opposing Outdated Practice Of Streaming

Published: Wed 7 Apr 2021 12:11 PM
A new report opposing streaming in New Zealand schools, released today, has the support of education union NZEI Te Riu Roa. The report by the Māori Futures Collective, 'Ending Streaming in Aotearoa' , outlines the damaging impacts of the practice, and ... Read more...

New Relationship And Sexuality Resources Will Empower School Teachers To Implement Updated Guidelines

Published: Wed 7 Apr 2021 12:04 PM
New relationships and sexuality education (RSE) guidelines are out – and teachers and leaders are getting support to bring the guidelines to life in their schools. University of Canterbury (UC) experts in this area Dr Rachael Dixon and Tracy Clelland ... Read more...

Industry And Family Donors Award 36 Whitireia Students Scholarships To Complete Their 2021 Study

Published: Wed 7 Apr 2021 10:41 AM
On Tuesday, 36 Whitireia students received scholarships from the Whitireia Foundation to assist with their 2021 studies. The Whitireia Foundation is a volunteer-run trust, established in 1999. They aim to promote knowledge, interest and support for the ... Read more...

Early Learning Centre Funding Freeze Turns Ten

Published: Tue 6 Apr 2021 11:44 AM
In May, it will be ten years since Early Childhood Education centre funding was frozen. Centre owners and managers hope this unwanted milestone will end in this year’s budget. “Underinvestment is everywhere in early learning. Teacher pay ... Read more...

WITT Partners With Taranaki Rugby

Published: Wed 31 Mar 2021 03:04 PM
Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT) has partnered with Taranaki Rugby, in a move that will support a number of players to pursue their sporting career while also prioritising their education. The partnership will see a number of scholarships ... Read more...

New Initiative To Increase And Support Māori And Pasifika Midwifery Students

Published: Tue 30 Mar 2021 11:37 AM
Under a new government initiative, New Zealand's five midwifery education providers will work together to support the success of Māori and Pasifika students and increase the number of midwives in our Māori and Pacific communities. Te Ara ō Hine for ... Read more...
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