Education Headlines

Startup Teaches Children Strategies for Resisting Ads

Press Release – AdzJab

MARCH 27, 2015 – Since digital marketing took off like a wildfire, online ads and in-app purchases have caused parents headaches. Children are able to make in-app purchases and opt-in to marketing campaigns without their parents knowledge or … Read more »

The Warehouse Wellington ZooFari welcomes Windley School

Press Release – Wellington Zoo

335 students from Windley School in Porirua will visit Wellington Zoo next week as part of The Warehouse Wellington Zoo fari programme, on Monday 30 March, Wednesday 1 April and Thursday 2 April. Read more »

Creative Technology Students Add Flair to Hutt Arcade

Press Release – Weltec

Students in WelTecs Bachelor of Creative Technologies are bringing colour to Queens Arcade in central Lower Hutt. Read more »

Manukau Institute of Technology appoints wrong councillor

Press Release – Manukau Institute of Technology

Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) should not be appointing a council member who works for a competing private provider, says TEU national president Sandra Grey. Read more »

Wellington School of Engineering Opening

Press Release – Weltec

Scores of engineering employers, from New Zealands biggest companies such as Beca and Fletchers to iconic Wellington leaders like Fraser Engineering, converged on Petone yesterday to celebrate the official opening, by Tertiary Education and … Read more »

Managing risk for food manufacturers: Lincoln short courses

Press Release – Lincoln University

Increasingly complex and rapidly changing patterns in global food consumption, manufacturing and retailing are creating a whole new range of problems in food safety, according to Lincoln University Senior Lecturer in Food Microbiology Dr Malik Hussain. Read more »

Christchurch Celebrates Safer Young Drivers

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

Ten young Christchurch drivers today (26 March) graduated from the Community Driver Mentor Programme (CDMP) aimed at helping them to gain their restricted licence and become safer on our roads. Read more »

Technology more important than ever for not-for-profits

Press Release – Joint Media Statement

Upgrading out-of-date infrastructure and making better use of online media are top priorities for Australian and New Zealand not-for-profits in their efforts to keep up in the digital age. Read more »

‘Cricket’ technology helps Northland school girls learn code

Press Release – High Tech Youth

AUCKLAND, 27 March 2015 – While the whole of New Zealand has been rightly obsessing over the Cricket world cup over the past few weeks, a group of primary school girls in Northland have been learning some valuable skills for future careers with the … Read more »

Kidicorp’s rejection of corporate profit-making good news

Press Release – NZEI Te Riu Roa

NZEI Te Riu Roa believes that Kidicorps decision to convert their early childhood education business into a non-profit charity is a positive development. Read more »

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