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Life in the big city – free public lecture series

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Life in the big city – free public lecture series

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Life in the big city – free public lecture series Do cyclists breathe easier on one side of a cycleway barrier than another? How much difference do trees really make to air quality? What happens when we bury natural streams beneath concrete and asphalt? How […]

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At home in Hiroshima – and speaking like a local

By   /  August 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, Press Release  /  Comments Off on At home in Hiroshima – and speaking like a local

MIL OSI – Source: Ara Institute of Canterbury Headline: At home in Hiroshima – and speaking like a local Missing the auditions for NASDA (the National Academy of Singing and Dramatic Art at Ara) was a gift in disguise for Alexander ‘Zander’ Hay. He enrolled instead in a Certificate of Japanese at Ara and discovered […]

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Brothers graduate to achieve dream of higher education

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Education  /  Comments Off on Brothers graduate to achieve dream of higher education

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland University of Technology – Release/Statement Headline: Brothers graduate to achieve dream of higher education 21 Aug, 2017 Brothers Nanai Viellani Manutoipule Lale Peteru and Chesed Punialava’a Lale Peteru picked up degrees and sang at their own graduation ceremony recently. Usually students graduating are lucky enough to witness performances from The […]

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AUT responds to teacher shortage by providing teaching programmes at its campus in South Auckland.

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Education  /  Comments Off on AUT responds to teacher shortage by providing teaching programmes at its campus in South Auckland.

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland University of Technology – Release/Statement Headline: AUT responds to teacher shortage by providing teaching programmes at its campus in South Auckland. 21 Aug, 2017 AUT’s School of Education head Lyn Lewis says AUT will respond to demand from those wanting to study teaching in South and East Auckland. AUT’s School […]

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Qatar cauterised? – Gulf diplomatic crisis in focus

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Qatar cauterised? – Gulf diplomatic crisis in focus

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Qatar cauterised? – Gulf diplomatic crisis in focus Qatar civilian aircraft has been blocked from flying over several Gulf states’ airspace Global attention has been fixated lately on the sabre-rattling tensions between newly-nuclearised North Korea and the super-powered United States. Meanwhile, over the past two […]

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Water information: Dunedin North

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Water information: Dunedin North

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: Water information: Dunedin North Monday, 21 August 2017 4:31pm UPDATED 4:35pm Monday 21 August 2017 Please keep looking for a big green tick on buildings’ external doors or on the water supply itself to know if the water is safe to drink at a particular […]

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KiwiSaver product disclosure statements: short and sweet, or just short?

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Education  /  Comments Off on KiwiSaver product disclosure statements: short and sweet, or just short?

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland University of Technology – Release/Statement Headline: KiwiSaver product disclosure statements: short and sweet, or just short? 21 Aug, 2017 KiwiSaver investors are dealing with less financial jargon but still need to be well educated to make sense of one of the key documents sent out by providers. Research by Associate […]

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University of Auckland and primary principals to host job expo

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on University of Auckland and primary principals to host job expo

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: University of Auckland and primary principals to host job expo The University of Auckland has joined the Auckland Primary Principals Association (APPA) to host an expo to drive teacher recruitment in the city. The Primary Teaching Recruitment Expo 2017 will be held at Eden Park’s […]

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DualPathways Pilot

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Commission  /  Comments Off on DualPathways Pilot

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Commission Headline: DualPathways Pilot DualPathways Pilot, Flexible Parternships (SAC 3+2) and Engineering Education to Employment (Engineering e2e) are all Secondary-Tertiary Programmes (STPs). The goal of: the DualPathways Pilot is to transition students from school into employment with continuing or higher level, industry-focused education SAC 3+2 is to transition students from school into higher […]

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Joint action on annual $1 billion retail crime problem 

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Joint action on annual $1 billion retail crime problem 

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: Joint action on annual $1 billion retail crime problem  Monday, 21 August 2017 11:41am Almost $1 billion of goods get stolen from shops in New Zealand every year and the University of Otago and Retail NZ want to do something about it. A joint project […]

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Quitline is good value-for-money – new study

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Quitline is good value-for-money – new study

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: Quitline is good value-for-money – new study Monday, 21 August 2017 10:52am Professor Nick Wilson A new study from the University of Otago, Wellington has found New Zealand’s Quitline service is a highly cost-effective way to improve health and even saves the health system money. […]

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Encouraging new teachers in South Auckland

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Encouraging new teachers in South Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Encouraging new teachers in South Auckland Auckland University of Technology (AUT) has been granted exemption from the Initial Teacher Education moratorium that’s currently in place, so it can offer teacher training in South Auckland from the start of 2018, Education Minister Nikki Kaye announced today. […]

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Further funding to increase teacher numbers

By   /  August 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Further funding to increase teacher numbers

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Further funding to increase teacher numbers Education Minister Nikki Kaye today announced a $3 million package to help increase teacher numbers, with a focus on Auckland. “I’ve looked closely at teacher supply and listened to what principals and teachers have told me about growing pressure, […]

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Otago to lead $35m new advanced genomics platform

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Otago to lead $35m new advanced genomics platform

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: Otago to lead $35m new advanced genomics platform Friday, 18 August 2017 2:58pm The University of Otago is to lead a $35 million project known as Genomics Aotearoa, a new science platform supporting advanced genomics research. Announcing the new platform, Science and Innovation Minister Hon […]

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One week in Bangkok…

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on One week in Bangkok…

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: One week in Bangkok… With a big ideas and a healthy dose of self-belief, Crystal Tawhai is grateful for the opportunities she’s receiving on and off campus; helping achieve at university and in the community. Crystal was one of seven University of Waikato Management School […]

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Budget 2017: Further $6 million investment in Bay of Plenty Schools

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release, Tim Macindoe  /  Comments Off on Budget 2017: Further $6 million investment in Bay of Plenty Schools

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Budget 2017: Further $6 million investment in Bay of Plenty Schools Around $6 million will be invested to build more new classrooms in the Tauranga area, say Education Minister Nikki Kaye and Associate Education Minister Tim Macindoe. Mr Macindoe visited Tauranga Boys’ College today to […]

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Massey alumna named Young Fruit Grower of the Year

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey alumna named Young Fruit Grower of the Year

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Massey alumna named Young Fruit Grower of the Year Ms Erin Atkinson, Horticulture New Zealand’s Young Fruit Grower of the Year. Massey alumna Erin Atkinson has been named Horticulture New Zealand’s Young Fruit Grower of the Year. Ms Atkinson represented her province proudly in the […]

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Orokonui tuatara alive and well after July’s downpours

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Orokonui tuatara alive and well after July’s downpours

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: Orokonui tuatara alive and well after July’s downpours Friday, 18 August 2017 12:46pm A young tuatara inside its artificial burrow. Photo credit: Alison Cree. University of Otago researchers have confirmed that tuatara are alive and well at Orokonui Ecosanctuary following the torrential rain and flooding […]

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Plan to raise achievement in maths and writing

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Plan to raise achievement in maths and writing

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Plan to raise achievement in maths and writing Education Minister Nikki Kaye today released a plan to support schools and early learning providers to lift achievement in maths and writing. Earlier this year the Government announced a new Better Public Service goal to have at […]

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Philosopher heads up bioethics panel

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Philosopher heads up bioethics panel

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Philosopher heads up bioethics panel A philosopher from the Faculty of Arts is one of two University of Auckland academics convening the first bioethics panel in New Zealand focused on the ethical and social challenges to eradicating invasive predators.  Dr Emily Parke, who specialises in […]

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