Education Headlines

Shakespeare’s Winter’s Tale for a summer night

Press Release – Massey University

Fire-breathers, minstrels and courtly dancers will bring The Winters Tale to life on the banks of the Manawat River this week, says Sara Brodie, Massey University artist-in-residence and director of the 2017 Summer Shakespeare. Read more »

Waikato students off to Asia on PM’s scholarships

Press Release – University of Waikato

Caption: Mark Will is one of four University of Waikato to be awarded a Prime Ministers Scholarship for Asia. Read more »

Pay equity progress welcomed, but money talks – NZEI

Press Release – NZEI

Progress on pay equity today is a huge credit to the hundreds of women who support the learning of the most vulnerable people in New Zealand, while earning some of the lowest rates of pay, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. Read more »

New employment resource for young people

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith and Associate Education Minister Louise Upston have today announced the release of a new online resource designed to help young people enter the workforce. Read more »

Bachelor of Architectural Studies at Otago Polytechnic

Press Release – Otago Polytechnic

The first architect to live and work in New Zealand was from Dunedin. So its fitting that, more than 150 years later, the city is offering architectural studies again. Read more »

Progress on the path to pay equity

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

With the Government supporting the Pay Equity Principles the next step is to translate the theory of the Principles into reality and get women paid what they are worth. Read more »

Open Govt Partnership Report on NZ finds little improvement

Press Release – Centre for Public Law

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND – Today the Open Government Partnership (OGP) released its final report on New Zealands progress towards fulfilling its international commitments to transparency, accountability and participation. Read more »

Survey shows that Te Reo Māori should be compulsory

Press Release – Auckland University of Technology

A new online survey by Te Ipukarea, The National Mori Language Institute at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), confirms that attitudes towards Te Reo Mori are changing. Read more »

Sir Owen Glenn gifts $2.6 million to University of Auckland

Press Release – University of Auckland Business School

The new Dean of the University of Auckland Business School, Professor Jayne Godfrey, is delighted to announce a gift of $2.6 million from Sir Owen Glenn to support innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives at the School and across the University, including … Read more »

No charters please, says PPTA to tertiary sector

Press Release – PPTA

Secondary teachers are urging tertiary institutions not to go down the charter school path. Recent changes to the Education Act allow public tertiary education institutions to run charter schools. PPTA president Jack Boyle says, We want our tertiary colleagues … Read more »

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