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Honorary doctorate for literacy champion Dame Wendy Pye

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Honorary doctorate for literacy champion Dame Wendy Pye

Source: Massey University Educational publishing entrepreneur and literacy advocate Dame Wendy Pye, who received an honorary Doctor of Education. ‘Teaching the world to read’ has been educational publishing phenomenon Dame Wendy Pye’s mission and mantra for 35 years. Now, Massey University is celebrating the life-changing impact of her early literacy resources to children all over […]

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Honorary doctorate for Dame Wendy Pye

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Honorary doctorate for Dame Wendy Pye

Source: Massey University Educational publishing entrepreneur and literacy advocate Dame Wendy Pye, who received an honorary Doctor of Education. ‘Teaching the world to read’ has been educational publishing phenomenon Dame Wendy Pye’s mission and mantra for 35 years. Now, Massey University is celebrating the life-changing impact of her early literacy resources to children all over […]

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Opinion: Overseas counter-terrorism mistakes NZ is repeating

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Overseas counter-terrorism mistakes NZ is repeating

Source: Massey University Overseas experience warns that a number of repeated and common errors occur in the aftermath of an event like Christchurch. The first is to believe that no one person can carry out a terrorist attack as devastating as the 15 March – alone.   Masses of heavily-armed police are deployed in the […]

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Japanese language exponent awarded

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Japanese language exponent awarded

Source: Massey University Dr Penny Shino receieves her award from the Ambassador of Japan to New Zealand, Mr Hiroyasu Kobayashi. She was among the first generation to learn Japanese at secondary school in New Zealand – now Dr Penny Shino has been recognised for her outstanding work teaching and inspiring the next generation. Dr Shino […]

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Annual Report 2018 highlights EIT’s strong performance

By   /  March 27, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, eit annual report, eit gisborne, EIT Hawke's Bay, EIT Tairawhiti, FifthEstate1, International, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Annual Report 2018 highlights EIT’s strong performance

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 16 mins ago EIT’s performance in 2018 was very strong. EIT has released its Annual Report for 2018 today, highlighting a year of growth from one of New Zealand’s leading institutes of technology. The report features strong educational performance with a 94 percent student programme satisfaction rate and […]

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Overwhelming response for EIT’s Taste of Cultures Day

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, FifthEstate1, Hospitality, International, international day of happiness, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, school of hospitality, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, taste of cultures day, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Overwhelming response for EIT’s Taste of Cultures Day

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 11 mins ago These Sri Lankan chefs served a spicy goodness. Indian samosas, Mexican empanadas, Turkish falafels, kiwi pavlovas. Visitors were spoilt for choice at EIT’s annual Taste of Cultures event on Wednesday. Hundreds of people took the opportunity to get a taste of fresh street food from […]

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Opinion: Protecting religious diversity in NZ after Christchurch

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Politics and society, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Protecting religious diversity in NZ after Christchurch

Source: Massey University On Friday night, the Prime Minister Jacinda Arden argued that the very reason that our nation was targeted by a terrorist event was because of its diversity. She noted that New Zealand has “200 ethnicities, 160 languages, and amongst that diversity we share common values.”  The language focused solely on ethnic diversity […]

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Opinion: Mosque shootings – politics of hate ends our innocence

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Politics and society, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Mosque shootings – politics of hate ends our innocence

Source: Massey University The mosque shootings in Christchurch marked Friday, March 15 as one of New Zealand’s darkest days, says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. As New Zealand police continue to respond to events following shootings at two mosques in central Christchurch, the national security threat level has been lifted to high. Mosques across New Zealand […]

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Designs on China thanks to PM Asia scholarship

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Creative Arts, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, Explore - Fashion-textile, Explore - Visual-communication-design, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, scholarships, School of Art, School of Design, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Designs on China thanks to PM Asia scholarship

Source: Massey University Visual Communication Design student Sophie Douglas (second from left) with Massey and AUT students in Hong Kong. Internships with companies in Mainland China’s massive fashion and clothing industry have given Massey University design students some fascinating insights into cultural aspects of the business, thanks to a Prime Minister’s Scholarship to Asia. Four […]

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EIT’s School of Viticulture & Wine kicks into higher gear

By   /  February 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Chandre Honeth, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, FifthEstate1, Graduate Diploma in Oenology, International, Jane Qin, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Shaun La Franco, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education, Tim Creagh, University of Stellenbosch, Victor Ye, Wine and Viticulture  /  Comments Off on EIT’s School of Viticulture & Wine kicks into higher gear

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 3 mins ago Chandre, Victor and Jane (fr. r.) are the new wine science lecturers and bring a lot of international experience. Shaun La Franco had always been passionate about wine. Having gained a Graduate Diploma in Oenology at EIT, he then worked in different wineries throughout New Zealand […]

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Beijing trip boosts fluency for Chinese learners

By   /  February 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, scholarships, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Beijing trip boosts fluency for Chinese learners

Source: Massey University Massey Chinese language students in Beijing visiting the Summer Palace A six-week study trip to China funded by a Prime Minister’s Scholarship to Asia (PMSA) has given 15 Massey students a deeper appreciation that learning Mandarin is a ticket to greater cultural understanding and job opportunities in the future. Several in the […]

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Opunake to Ecuador for BA grad and film-maker

By   /  January 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, Extramural, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opunake to Ecuador for BA grad and film-maker

Source: Massey University Film-maker David Cranstoun Welch has combined documentary-making in the US with studying for a BA by distance. He’s been studying at Massey University by distance from New York and Los Angeles, majoring in social anthropology – a field that fascinates him and that flows into his cinematic work. The young director, writer, […]

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Interactive tool maps Auckland’s superdiversity

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - population-health-policy, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Interactive tool maps Auckland’s superdiversity

Source: Massey University A screenshot of the superdiversity map for Auckland, part of an international population data comparison website. A new interactive online tool that visually displays data about Auckland’s fast-growing and increasingly diverse migrant population will give government agencies, and groups such as employers and the media, a detailed understanding of super-diversity. Massey University […]

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Living the tourism dream sustainably

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore-Maori-business, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Living the tourism dream sustainably

Source: Massey University Top tourism destination Queenstown has been under pressure with demands for affordable accommodation for tourism workers (image/Wikimedia Commons). Professor Regina Scheyvens, who heads the Development Studies programme at Massey, has initiated the world’s first Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals conference 2019 (January 24-25). The conference will bring academics and tourism industry representatives together […]

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PhD student helps rural Indonesia thrive

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - SCIENCES, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on PhD student helps rural Indonesia thrive

Source: Massey University PhD student Yulfia Yanuartati ahd her supervisor Dr Janet Reid. Leaving her husband and family in Indonesia wasn’t easy for PhD student Yulfia Yanuartati, but she had her sights set on helping improve rural livelihoods in her home nation. “I have been doing rural development research and activities for over 10 years of […]

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Global treaty underway to rid oceans of plastic

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - Natural-environment, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Global treaty underway to rid oceans of plastic

Source: Massey University Dr Trisia Farrelly (second from left, standing) at the UN in Geneva with representatives from Centre for International Environmental Law, Environmental Investigation Agency, Centre for Oceanic Awareness, International Pops Elimination Network, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, Plastic Pollution Coalition, Break Free From Plastic, MarViva, World Wildlife Fund and the Centre for Environmental […]

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Sowing seeds with Indonesia

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - SCIENCES, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Sowing seeds with Indonesia

Source: Massey University Professor Chris Anderson, Massey Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas, secretary of NTB Provincial Government Dr Rosiady Sayuti, University of Mataram Professor Manshur Ma’shum. Massey University and Indonesia are building on their strong foundations in agriculture and horticulture, bringing government officials and educators to New Zealand to re-sign a memorandum of understanding. Last week […]

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Self-assessment skills lift Pasifika tertiary success

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Self-assessment skills lift Pasifika tertiary success

Source: Massey University Kisione Manu investigated the role of self-assessent among Pasifika students enrolled in tertiary education Being schooled in the art of self-assessment is one of the key drivers of success for Pasifika students in tertiary education, according to a master’s research by Tongan distance student Kisione Manu. His Master of Education thesis, Self-assessment in […]

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Tourism insider to development studies scholar

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Politics and society, Graduation (Palmerston North), International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Tourism insider to development studies scholar

Source: Massey University Master of International Development graduate Loren Rutherford investigated public-private partnerships in the Pacific cruise ship sector. Master of International Development graduate Loren Rutherford went from working as a tourism industry insider to pursuing academic research critiquing tourism’s impact on local communities it relies on. She spent 15 years in the marketing and […]

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Palmerston North link to world’s proverb capital

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, feature, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Palmerston North link to world’s proverb capital

Source: Massey University Tavira, in Portugal, the self-proclaimed proverb capital of the world where scholars and enthusiasts meet each year. (Wikimedia Commons). Ah, the proverbial academic conference – for Classical Studies lecturer Associate Professor Gina Salapata a recent trip to a conference in Portugal was literally all about proverbs. It was through sharing her own […]

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