Education Headlines

7 hacks for surviving NZ’s toughest NCEA exam

Press Release – Inspiration Education Limited

Last year, a change of format to their first ever maths exam left some New Zealand high school students in tears and saw dozens of complaints laid with testing authorities. Read more »

FLANZ Looks to Expand Technology Enabled Learning in NZ

Press Release – Flexible Learning Network

Flexible Learning association looking to breath new life into technology enabled learning in New Zealand Read more »

Gordon Campbell: Ten Reasons For Not Voting National

Column – Gordon Campbell

F aith-based voting is the norm, in that we tend to select the election messages that best fit with our deeply held beliefs. Routinely, faith trumps the evidence. There is, for instance, a doctrine that says National is better at managing the economy, … Read more »

Youth Employment Focus of Vote 2017

Press Release – Work Ready Kapiti

Kpiti Coast, Monday 18 September – Helping more young people be work ready is a priority for both major parties in this years election, recognising the issues that communities like Kpiti are tackling to reduce youth unemployment. Read more »

Otago University tops national educational performance

Press Release – University of Otago

University of Otago tops national educational performance measures The University of Otago has topped every one of the latest key Government indicators measuring the educational performance of students at New Zealands universities. Released today … Read more »

Planting day puts the love back into Drury waterways

Press Release – Sustainable Coastlines

Nature enthusiasts far and wide, regardless of political affiliation, are being encouraged to do their bit for the environment at a tree planting day in South Auckland this election-weekend. Read more »

Cawthron announces 2017 scholarship recipients

Press Release – Cawthron Institute

Three young scientists will take up highly sought-after scholarship to do research at Cawthron Institute. Read more »

Dr Wham awarded Dietitians NZ Award of Excellence

Press Release – Massey University

Associate Professor Carol Wham from Massey Universitys School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition recently received the prestigious Dietitians NZ Award of Excellence in the category of Outstanding Achievement in Dietetics. She was presented the award … Read more »

Researchers find the key to loss of smell with Parkinson’s

Press Release – University of Auckland

University of Auckland research has found an anatomical link for the loss of the sense of smell in Parkinsons disease. The research, published in the journal Brain, is the work of academics Associate Professor Maurice Curtis, Dr Victor Dieriks, Dr … Read more »

Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence debut

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Three new centres dedicated to supporting New Zealand businesses to enhance their engagement with key areas of the Asia-Pacific will be showcased at a forthcoming exporters conference. Read more »

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