Education Headlines

Electrical training partnership formed

Press Release – Electrical Training Company

The Electrical Training Company, New Zealands leading provider of electrical apprenticeships, has partnered with Life Care Consultants Ltd to deliver first aid and CPR training across its apprentice programme. Read more »

Kaiti School Can Continue Successful Program Maths Buddy

Press Release – NZCT

Kaiti School Can Continue Successful Program Maths Buddy, Thanks to NZCT Kaiti School takes an important step in increasing their student engagement and achievement levels in maths. NZCTs recent $8,400 grant enables Kaiti School to continue with the … Read more »

Lawns – site of backyard environmental salvation?

Press Release – Massey University

Lawns site of backyard environmental salvation? Humanitys often abusive relationship towards nature has culminated in concerns we have wrecked Earth beyond repair, with climate change, ecological degradation and mass extinctions threatening the survival … Read more »

Importance of intuition in farm decisions revealed

Press Release – Lincoln University

Two Lincoln University researchers have been examining how farmers make their decisions, the role intuition plays, and how it can be improved. Read more »

SAE Welcomes New Film Lecturer Dr Julia Reynolds

Press Release – SAE NZ

SAE Auckland is pleased to welcome Dr Julia Reynolds to the role of Film Lecturer at SAE. Julia commences teaching into the film programmes at SAE this January. Read more »

Property Conference on trends, insights and challenges

Press Release – University of Auckland

How property-owners decision-making influenced the Christchurch rebuild, challenges to commercial landlords posed by the rising co-working culture, and a new approach to managing Mori land are among the topics being covered at a major property research … Read more »

Bad NCEA grades? Don’t panic, says NZ education expert

Press Release – Inspiration Education Limited

There will be joy, there will be surprise and there will be stress when NCEA exam results are released today – but one education expert says grades are becoming less important for Kiwi students post-high school success. Around 200,000 students … Read more »

UC biotechnologist creates new biodegradable crop coating

Press Release – University of Canterbury

UC biotechnologist creates new biodegradable coating to protect crops A novel system for protecting plants from pests, infection and adverse weather has been awarded one of the top prizes in the University of Canterburys (UC) Tech Jumpstart competition. … Read more »

E-Cigarettes: Use, Effects, Risks, and Policy Implications

Article – Annual Review of Public Health

Stanton A. Glantz – Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education and Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA; email: Stanton.Glantz@ucsf.edu Read more »

Foundation backs bill to strengthen language learning

Press Release – Asia New Zealand Foundation

Foundation backs bill to strengthen language learning in schools The Asia New Zealand Foundation strongly supports the private members bill released for public consultation today which aims to strengthen language learning in primary and intermediate schools. … Read more »

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