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New head of Auckland’s Media Design School - Paul Brafield

Published: Sat 17 Nov 2018 01:46 PM
New head of Auckland’s Media Design School - Paul Brafield Paul Brafield was today announced as the new head of Media Design School (MDS), New Zealand’s most awarded tertiary institution for digital and design technology and part of Laureate Australia ... Read more...

Concerned education unions consider joint action

Published: Fri 16 Nov 2018 04:59 PM
The future of New Zealand children’s education hangs in the balance if the crisis in education is not fixed, teachers and principals say. Read more...

Top structural engineering lecturer steps down

Published: Thu 15 Nov 2018 03:37 PM
An award-winning engineer, who provided technical direction and led the assessment of major structures in the aftermath of the Canterbury quakes, has given his last lecture at the very institution where he completed his own Master’s degree. Read more...

BestStart backs calls for before school check review

Published: Thu 15 Nov 2018 03:33 PM
BestStart, New Zealand’s largest early childhood education provider, is backing calls for a review of Before School Checks (B4SC). Clair Edgeler, National Teaching Manager, says that while BestStart applauds the providers of B4SC, a revised, more ... Read more...

NZ schools visit Antarctica

Published: Thu 15 Nov 2018 03:16 PM
Each year, Antarctica New Zealand partners with education provider LearNZ to create a free virtual field trip to teach New Zealand primary school children about Antarctica. This year, students will learn about the importance of the coastal food-web. Read more...

Drilling down into earnings myths

Published: Thu 15 Nov 2018 02:05 PM
New research has again busted the myth that university graduates are always financially better off than apprentices and trainees. Read more...

Prize for outstanding Maths teacher

Published: Thu 15 Nov 2018 12:54 PM
Maths teacher Krista Rabulall has been granted the 2018 Margaret and John Kalman Charitable Trust Mathematics Teaching Prize, awarded through the University of Auckland. Read more...

Pacific language champion honoured

Published: Thu 15 Nov 2018 12:13 PM
A champion of Pacific learners, Dr Rae Si’ilata, had her work recognised at the SunPix Pacific People's Awards 2018 last week. Read more...

Taking Opotiki to Parliament

Published: Thu 15 Nov 2018 10:31 AM
Opotiki’s Tame Cole (TC) Koroheke Satele has been selected by MP David Parker to be a representative at next year’s Youth Parliament. TC is a student at Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura), New Zealand’s state distance education provider. Read more...

Dunedin ramps up study destination appeal in Shanghai

Published: Wed 14 Nov 2018 05:25 PM
Dunedin (Wednesday 13, November 2018) – Dunedin’s appeal as a top-class international study destination took another stride under a new agreement signed in Shanghai last week. Read more...
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