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Exploring what it is to be a global citizen

Published: Wed 23 May 2018 04:49 PM
Exploring what it is to be a global citizen A dynamic range of speakers at next month’s Adult and Community Education (ACE) Conference will guide community educators towards a greater understanding of how community learning can help New Zealanders ... Read more...

#YouthToo - High school students speak out for Youth Week

Published: Wed 23 May 2018 09:59 AM
Shakti Youth is hosting a new generation of youth from migrant and refugee backgrounds who will come together for Youth Week 2018 to share fresh perspectives on the #MeToo movement and feminism on the 26th of May. Young people are at the highest risk of ... Read more...

Ethel Benjamin scholarships for outstanding women lawyers

Published: Wed 23 May 2018 09:26 AM
Three remarkable women have this year received New Zealand Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin scholarships for outstanding women lawyers. Read more...

Rangi Ruru’s and Christ’s College Westside Story A Hit

Published: Tue 22 May 2018 05:26 PM
Sold out before opening and a release of additional seats means this year’s joint drama production by Christ’s College and Rangi Ruru is one of the most successful ever. Read more...

$5000 Personal Development Award Applications Now Open

Published: Tue 22 May 2018 04:12 PM
$5000 Personal Development Award Applications Now Open By YHA New Zealand New Zealand: Applications for YHA New Zealand’s $5000 Cora Wilding Award are now open. The award provides a grant of up to $5,000 toward the cost of participation in a personal development ... Read more...

Wallis receives prestigious Fulbright-EQC Graduate Award

Published: Tue 22 May 2018 03:34 PM
WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND, 22 May, 2018 --- Fulbright New Zealand and the Earthquake Commission are pleased to announce this year’s recipient of the Fulbright-EQC Graduate Award in Natural Disaster Research is PhD researcher Amanda Wallis. Amanda will use ... Read more...

Geraldine Primary School students to develop sensory garden

Published: Tue 22 May 2018 01:32 PM
Geraldine Primary School has won a national school garden competition run by Soil, Food & Society - the not-for-profit organisation behind a popular year 5 - 8 science-teaching resource, which draws on the story of ‘where food comes from’. Read more...

Teacher shortages worst since surveys began

Published: Mon 21 May 2018 04:29 PM
An annual survey of secondary school principals has found that schools right around the country are experiencing significant teacher shortages, worse than last year’s results and in some cases, worse than ever before. Read more...

UC researchers invent Storminator™ weapon

Published: Mon 21 May 2018 04:06 PM
In a world-first, University of Canterbury Hydrological and Ecological Engineering researchers have filed a patent application for their invention the Storminator™, which could be exactly the weapon that our waterways need. Read more...

The importance of school-tertiary sport links

Published: Mon 21 May 2018 02:39 PM
University and Tertiary Sport NZ (UTSNZ) has signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding with the New Zealand Secondary Schools Sports Council (NZSSSC). The MoU strives to enable and deliver opportunities which will retain school leavers in sport and create ... Read more...
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