Education Headlines

TOP policy on NCEA would be good for students and teachers

Press Release – PPTA

No NCEA exams until a students final year of school is an interesting policy to put on the education agenda, says PPTA president Jack Boyle. Read more »

Clear ethnic differences at bachelor-level study in NZ

Press Release – Productivity Commission

The Productivity Commission and Auckland University of Technology (AUT) have published joint research that looks at the factors associated with undertaking bachelors degree study in New Zealand. Read more »

A childhood favourite story converted to a stage show

Press Release – Regent Theatre

Many people, young and old, will have fond memories of reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar , by Eric Carle, with its quirky and delightful illustrations and charming tale. The Regent Theatre is very pleased to have secured the critically acclaimed stage … Read more »

Rainbow Tick for Otago Polytechnic

Press Release – Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic is proudly flying the rainbow flag. It is the first Institute of Technology and Polytechnic (ITP) in New Zealand and one of the first organisations in the South Island to gain Rainbow Tick certification. The Rainbow Tick accreditation … Read more »

Freezzell 4 Your Community

Press Release – 818 Entertainment

Iconic artist Dick Frizzell in collaboration with Cooking 4 Change and Haier is on the hunt for New Zealands most deserving charities and community groups as part of the just announced Freezell 4 your Community campaign. Read more »

Short reprieve for nine Indian students

Press Release – Green Party

Short reprieve for nine Indian students A temporary hold on deportations of nine Indian students is a step in the right direction but the Government urgently needs to implement safeguards to stop further injustices to more international students, … Read more »

Australian Competition open to NZ pharmacy students

Press Release – Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand

New Zealands pharmacy students are invited to participate in the eleventh Australian National Student Business Plan Competition which was launched in January during the Annual National Australian Pharmacy Students Association (NAPSA) Congress in Perth. Read more »

Further Support for World Juniors Squash Championships

Press Release – World junior squash championships

The University of Waikato and Carrus Corporation have added their support to the World Juniors Squash Championships scheduled to be held in Tauranga in July. Both organisations have signed on as major sponsors of the event joining Craigs Investment … Read more »

New Arts major focuses on top job employability

Press Release – University of Auckland

Communication across our culture, both in personal and professional life, has never been more dynamic and the potential for top careers for well-trained people is huge. The University of Aucklands Faculty of Arts is meeting the needs of this fast-changing … Read more »

Collaboration not competition drives educational success

Press Release – NZEI

Naming and shaming schools and then pitting them against each other in a competitive, profit-driven environment is a failed recipe for improving education, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. Read more »

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