Education Headlines

Building a world class Auckland

Speech – Vic Crone

Vic Crone Candidate for Mayor of Auckland 4 May 2016 Speech to Committee for Auckland Read more »

Teachers and support staff dip into own pockets

Press Release – NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa says the majority of teachers and support staff regularly spend their own money to meet the needs of children in schools. Read more »

POP awards showcasing the best of policing

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Six districts have been selected as finalists in the 2016 Problem-Oriented Policing (POP) Awards. Read more »

Universities need bold investment

Press Release – Universities New Zealand – Te Pokai Tara

New Zealanders are being urged to keep a close watch on the current review of the tertiary education system to ensure it doesnt reduce the current quality or range of choices available to New Zealanders. The review is being carried out by the New … Read more »

Hammer thrower looking to nail World Champs

Press Release – Lincoln University

Hammer thrower looking to nail World Champs She may not be able to pronounce the name but hammer throwing Lincoln University elite sports scholar Lauren Bruce is booked in for the World Under-20 Athletic Championships champs in Bydgoszcz, Poland, … Read more »

New Zealand’s top student named

Press Release – Ministry of Education

Education Minister Hekia Parata has congratulated former Rutherford College student Oxana Repina on being awarded the Prime Ministers Award for Academic Excellence at the NZQA Top Scholar Awards at Parliament today. Read more »

Otago Polytechnic launches team of Student Ambassadors

Press Release – Otago Polytech

Otago Polytechnic has employed 20 of its students as Student Ambassadors to engage with and support new and prospective students. Read more »

Strong job growth in March quarter

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The quarterly Household Labour Force Survey has shown strong employment growth in the March quarter, with 28,000 more jobs added to the New Zealand economy. Read more »

Avoidable early deaths costing $3.1 billion annually

Press Release – Royal Australian and NZ College of Psychiatrists

Investment in the physical health care of people with mental illness could recoup millions for the New Zealand economy says the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists who have released a report which calculates the economic cost of … Read more »

Survey reveals crisis in beginning teacher workforce

Press Release – New Zealand Educational Institute

A survey of newly-graduated primary teachers has revealed massive underemployment and many beginning teachers in a state of stress, despair and debt. Read more »

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