Education Headlines

Thank you to all of our volunteers

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Community and Voluntary Sector Minister Jo Goodhew is welcoming International Volunteers Day tomorrow (5 December) and is acknowledging the contribution made by New Zealands volunteers. My heartfelt thanks goes to all of those who volunteer, in particular … Read more »

Local wisdom key to Pacific sustainable development

Press Release – Massey University

A researcher with a 30-year interest in Pacific education and development lived on a remote raised coral atoll to explore the case for more indigenous knowledge and culture in education. Read more »

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Worst in the English-speaking world

Opinion – Martin Doyle

The news that New Zealand 10-year-olds are the worst in the English-speaking world at Maths and Science has been greeted with a lack of comment one would only expect from the braindead. Do we have a Minister of Education in the house? An Opposition? … Read more »

Free Branding to Uplift Small Businesses

Press Release – Waking Giants

Branding and growth strategists Waking Giants are offering a free branding package to help uplift small businesses. Each calendar month they will choose a person/company that puts themselves forward for some free branding advice and design. Read more »

Science Deadline: science sector, organ donors, earthquakes

Column – Science Media Centre

Science Deadline: How is the science sector tracking, organ donors compensated and earthquake’s psychosocial effects Read more »

No identified threats to schools

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Further investigation by Police into the origin of the calls received by a number of schools yesterday have established they had come from overseas. Read more »

SouthSci Fund Extended for 2017 in South Auckland

Press Release – COMET Auckland

COMET Auckland and The Auckland STEM Alliance are pleased to announce that the Participatory Science Platform: South Auckland pilot (known locally as SouthSci), is open again in 2017: and accepting applications for projects until the 3rd March. Read more »

Message to Mt Roskill voters before Election Day

Column – New Zealand National Party

This is the last column youll read from me before the Mt Roskill by-election tomorrow. As I sat down to write this, I found myself presented with a lot of different things I wanted to talk about. Read more »

Ed. Collective Encouraged by Long-Term Fiscal Position

Press Release – ed.collective

Last week Treasury released its Statement on the Long-Term Fiscal Position and Ed. Collective is encouraged that its call for education development and upskilling in New Zealand extends beyond the traditional university pathways. Read more »

BoP Civil Infrastructure Workers Praise Industry Initiative

Press Release – Connexis

Tauranga, 2 December 2016: A group of Bay of Plenty Civil Infrastructure workers are proud to have a new industry Trade Certification to their name and are praising the Industry for its introduction. Read more »

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