Education Headlines

“Operation Chrysalis” – An Invitation To Assist Scoop Evolve

Article – Scoop Operation Chrysalis

Today Scoop launched “Operation Chrysalis” a project to engage with Scoop.co.nz users and stakeholders to make Scoop stable and sustainable into the future. Read more »

Nursing a happy career choice

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

When she was a school leaver, becoming a registered nurse wasnt Laura Stones first choice, but she couldnt be happier now about her career direction. Read more »

Promising Student Wins Airport Scholarship

Press Release – Eastern Institute of Technology

EIT tourism and travel student Shani Stewart has won an inaugural Hawkes Bay Airport Ltd scholarship that will help cover the cost of her diploma study fees next year. Read more »

SMC Heads-Up: Tsunami anniversary, kicking the habit

Press Release – Science Media Centre

In This Issue: Merry Christmas; Science radar; Kicking the habit; Boxing Day Tsunami; Policy news; SAVVY; New from the SMC; Sciblogs highlights; Research highlights Read more »

Judge Advises Circumventing Law on Fluoride

Press Release – Fluoride Free New Zealand

Justice David Collins has taken it upon himself to advise the NZ Ministry of Health’s legal team on how best to circumvent the Judicial Review before him, regarding fluoridation in New Zealand. It appears the Judge is well aware that the appeal by New Health … Read more »

Consultation on NZ report on the Rights of the Child

Press Release – Ministry of Social Development

Sacha ODea, General Manager, Ageing, Disability and International of the Ministry of Social Development, announced the opening of public consultation on the Fifth Periodic Report under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCROC) … Read more »

Design and Arts Degree approved

Press Release – UCOL

The new Bachelor of Design and Arts to be taught at Whanganui UCOL next year has been approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority. Executive Dean of Humanities and Business at UCOL, Steve Sorsby, said this is a major step forward and affirmation … Read more »

A Memorandum of Understanding to improve student safety

Press Release – NZ Teachers Council

The New Zealand Teachers Council and the New Zealand School Trustees Association are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding. Read more »

Rabobank Scholarship recipients announced at Smedley Station

Press Release – Public Trust

Smedley Station today announced the recipients of the 2014 Rabobank Scholarships, totalling $26,300 for the coming year. Rabobank sponsors Smedley Graduates to study relevant Diploma and Degree courses. Read more »

PNG’s ‘paradox of plenty’ outlined in UN report

Press Release – Massey University

Transferring massive mining industry profits into improving the health, education and wellbeing of a struggling population is a key challenge for Papua New Guinea, says the author of a new UN report. Read more »

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