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AUT onboard with Xero Learn launch

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on AUT onboard with Xero Learn launch

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 19 Sep, 2018 AUT academics and students are among the first in the world to use Xero’s training platform aimed at upskilling tomorrow’s accounting leaders. Launched this month at Xerocon in Brisbane, Xero Learn allows educators to integrate Xero into their curriculum, giving accounting students real-life experience, including setting […]

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Auckland campus collection enhanced with new works

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Auckland campus collection enhanced with new works

Source: Massey University Lonnie Hutchinson’s works Secrets you can’t tell (left) and I can make a rhyme emply her signature use of hand-cut forms Brett Graham’s 37.24° S, 175.02° E Massey University’s Auckland campus is home to a collection of more than 90 artworks – and it continues to grow with the acquisition of new works […]

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Learning te reo Māori online with Te Kura

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Te Kura - Correspondence School  /  Comments Off on Learning te reo Māori online with Te Kura

Source: Te Kura – Correspondence School Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) offers online te reo Māori courses to all New Zealanders, living in New Zealand, free of charge. Te Kura Chief Executive Mike Hollings says it’s been rewarding to adapt te reo Māori resources for the school’s online learning environment. “We are […]

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PMC Seminar: Fiji’s General Election – the calm before the storm?

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Elections, Event, Fiji, Media, Melanesia, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on PMC Seminar: Fiji’s General Election – the calm before the storm?

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Event date and time:  Wednesday, November 7, 2018 – 16:30 – 18:00 ACADEMIC MEDIA ASSIGNMENT IN FIJIFiji is facing a General Election soon – the second post-coup election with the first in 2014 – but the date has yet to be set. Fiji-born digital media […]

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Women in science – a celebration of NZ pioneers

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Women in science – a celebration of NZ pioneers

Source: University of Auckland (2) The Dame Mira Szászy School of Psychology honours one of New Zealand’s leading Māori educators who was the first Māori woman to be awarded a university degree and who dedicated her life to the welfare and needs of Māori. She believed Māori could only progress when the position of women […]

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Women in science – a celebration of NZ pioneers pioneers

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Women in science – a celebration of NZ pioneers pioneers

Source: University Of Auckland The Dame Mira Szászy School of Psychology honours one of New Zealand’s leading Māori educators who was the first Māori woman to be awarded a university degree and who dedicated her life to the welfare and needs of Māori. She believed Māori could only progress when the position of women within […]

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Massey staff member wins at Women of Influence Awards

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Business, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey staff member wins at Women of Influence Awards

Source: Massey University Dr Palmer is presented with her award at the Women of Influence gala dinner [embedded content] School of Management senior lecturer and the first female elected to the board of New Zealand Rugby Dr Farah Palmer has received the 2018 Women of Influence Board and Management Award. Dr Palmer was presented with the […]

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Future for two ITPs lies in commissioner connecting to staff and communities

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, ITPs, Media Releases, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Weltec, Whitireia  /  Comments Off on Future for two ITPs lies in commissioner connecting to staff and communities

Source: Tertiary Education Union Press release 18 September 2018 Future for two ITPs lies in commissioner connecting to staff andcommunities Staff at Whitireia and Weltec polytechnics are resigned to the fact thatthe Minister of Education will be appointing a commissioner to replace thecouncil overseeing both institutions but they are shocked by the poorfinancial positions of […]

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Construction Course Taking Women into Building Industry

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Construction, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT Hawke's Bay, EIT Ruatoria, EIT Tairawhiti, EIT’s trades training, General News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Construction Course Taking Women into Building Industry

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 29 mins ago Ana and Danielle Biddle on the job for RJ and RA Building Ltd where they have joined the growing number of women taking up building as a career. Gisborne Herald photo. Two sisters are leading the way into the local construction scene after finishing EIT’s […]

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Prestigious Awards for Toihoukura Leaders

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, General News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Prestigious Awards for Toihoukura Leaders

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 1 min ago Ahorangi/Professor Derek Lardelli (centre) with Ayson Lewis (left) and Makarini Solomom who all featured in this year’s Matariki awards. The status of Toihoukura – EIT Tairāwhiti’s School of Visual Māori Arts – as a world-class faculty was further enhanced when its professor/ahorangi and two of […]

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UC Connect public lecture: New Zealand’s place in a changing world

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on UC Connect public lecture: New Zealand’s place in a changing world

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 18 September 2018 How does a small country like New Zealand chart a course in the choppy waters of international relations? In an upcoming UC Connect public talk, Deputy Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ben King will discuss the current environment for New Zealand’s […]

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Graduate shines fresh light on colonial benefactor

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Graduate shines fresh light on colonial benefactor

Source: University Of Auckland A fresh light has been shone on early Auckland benefactor James Mackelvie. In a 15,000-word essay to be published in Records of the Auckland Museum, Andrew McKay, one of the first three graduates of the University’s new Master in Museums and Cultural Heritage, probes the story of the prolific collector. “I […]

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The heart of the matter

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on The heart of the matter

Source: University Of Auckland A young New Zealand researcher who is part of a cutting-edge, international heart team at Oxford University returns home next week to graduate. Jenny Wang, 26, will graduate from the University of Auckland’s Bioengineering Institute (ABI) on 25 September with a PhD in Biomedical Engineering. Jenny is currently a member of […]

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Preliminary decision to appoint a commissioner to Whitireia/WelTec

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Commission  /  Comments Off on Preliminary decision to appoint a commissioner to Whitireia/WelTec

Source: Tertiary Education Commission Last updated 18 September 2018Last updated 09/18/2018 The Education Minister Chris Hipkins has made a preliminary decision to appoint a commissioner to Whitireia and WelTec. The combined council has up to 21 days to respond. You can read the Minister’s media statement for more detail.Read the Minister’s previous media statement about the consultation […]

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Consultation on Whitireia/WelTec

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Commission  /  Comments Off on Consultation on Whitireia/WelTec

Source: Tertiary Education Commission Last updated 28 August 2018Last updated 08/28/2018 The Education Minister Chris Hipkins has announced a consultation on the proposed dissolution of the combined council of Whitireia and WelTec and the appointment of a commissioner to the two Wellington-region institutes of technology. You can read his media statement for more detail. MIL OSI

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No increased risk of lung infections among infants using popular anti-reflux medicines

By   /  September 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on No increased risk of lung infections among infants using popular anti-reflux medicines

Source: University of Otago Tuesday, 18 September 2018 10:16amMei-Ling BlankNew University of Otago research shows infants using popular anti-reflux medicines like omeprazole are not at increased risk of pneumonia or other lower respiratory tract infections, contrary to findings from other international studies.Lead researcher, Mei-Ling Blank from the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine says use […]

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Artist in residence experiments with sound and vision

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Artist in residence experiments with sound and vision

Source: Massey University David Downes – Visiting artist in residence at the Manawatū campus. Composer and experimental multi-media artist David Downes is taking his fascination for building musical instruments that don’t need a human touch in a new direction – with his role as Artist in Residence at Massey’s Manawatū campus. The talented musician is […]

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Architecture exhibition celebrates innovation and diversity

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Architecture exhibition celebrates innovation and diversity

Source: University Of Auckland An exhibition of projects honoured by one of the world’s most prestigious and distinctive architecture awards opened on Wednesday night. The exhibition was hosted by University of Auckland with the support of GIB to coincide with the 2018 New Zealand Festival of Architecture. The George Fraser Gallery features the shortlisted and […]

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Otago scientists secure almost $1.6 million for heart research

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Otago scientists secure almost $1.6 million for heart research

Source: University of Otago Monday, 17 September 2018 3:06pmProfessor Alison HeatherUniversity of Otago researcher Professor Alison Heather has secured funding from the Heart Foundation to continue her investigations into preventing atherosclerosis, the leading cause of deaths from heart disease.Professor Heather, from the Department of Physiology, is one of a large number of Otago scientists successful […]

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Trucking success | Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology 1  /  Comments Off on Trucking success | Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Source: Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Students from as far as lower Hutt and Auckland loaded up their families and hit the road in celebration of their academic achievements. More than 40 trades and logistics students received awards at the Toi Ohomai Logistics training centre. Group Manager and Transport and Logistics tutor Adrian Bowen says […]

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