Education Headlines

Achieving Patient-Centred Care Or Floccinaucinihipilfication

Press Release – ASMS

Thank you for the opportunity to address you again. As always my comments are personal observations, although in broad terms at least I believe they are consistent with the Associations view on the matters discussed. In this address I would like to … Read more »

Otago selects leading historian as next Head of Humanities

Press Release – University of Otago

The University of Otago has selected Professor Tony Ballantyne as its next Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities). Professor Ballantyne is currently Head of Otagos Department of History and Art History and Director of the Centre for Research on Colonial Culture. Announcing … Read more »

Site purchased for Pt Chevalier Kindergarten

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced the site of a new Community Education Hub in Pt Chevalier, Auckland, which will incorporate the relocated Pt Chevalier Kindergarten. Read more »

Unitec Hub redesigned for future

Press Release – UNITEC

The first major step in Unitecs 10-year, $200m campus redevelopment is set to begin. Read more »

University of Waikato to host DEANZ 2016 conference

Press Release – Waikato University

Hobbit ears, twilight tours and a trip to the Green Dragon Inn are in the mix for the April 17-20 DEANZ 2016 Conference (see http://conference.deanz.org.nz/ ) at the University of Waikato. The Faculty of Education won the bid for the DEANZ biennial … Read more »

Aranui education vision takes shape

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Education Minister Hekia Parata today planted a mnuka tree at the Aranui Community School site to mark the official start of construction. The Year 1-13 co-educational school is located at the current Aranui High School site on Shortland Street in Christchurch. … Read more »

Innovation takes centre stage in updated Green Star rating

Press Release – Green Building Council

Social and financial innovations in commercial building will now be recognised alongside environmental initiatives in the updated Green Star v3 rating tool, launched last night [Thursday 30 July] in Auckland. Green Star is an independent rating system … Read more »

Extra talent to join NZ Youth Ag Summit delegation

Press Release – The PR Shop

Focus on feeding a growing world population World map on www.youthagsummit.com shows where delegates come from Event to take place August 24-28, 2015 in Canberra, Australia Read more »

Students encouraged to remember Passchendaele

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Veterans Affairs Minister Craig Foss says a multi-media competition for year 13 students will help ensure the bravery and sacrifice of New Zealand troops during the Battle of Passchendaele is not forgotten. The Battle of Passchendaele was … Read more »

Water quality up for discussion at Winter Lecture Series

Press Release – Waikato University

It is often said that water is the lifeblood of New Zealand. Just about everything we do has an impact on our water, and just about everyone has an opinion about it. Who is to blame for the quality of our water? Do we even have a problem? Read more »

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