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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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Gisborne a great place to learn Maori

By   /  January 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, bachelor of arts maori, Current Students, DJF, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT Bachelor of Arts Honours (Māori), Future Students, General News, KB, maori achievement, Maori language, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, staff, students, study te reo, Tairāwhiti, Tairāwhiti Gisborne Campus, Te Manga Māori, te reo courses, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Gisborne a great place to learn Maori

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 15 mins ago Enjoying the whānau atmosphere and quality learning programme at EIT’s Whatukura in Turanganui a Kiwa is Te Atahaia Bartlett. Returning to Gisborne to study te Reo Māori has been the fulfilment of a long-held ambition for East Coast woman Te Atahaia Bartlett. Te Atahaia, 30, […]

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Massey lecturer offering curriculum expertise on the international stage

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey lecturer offering curriculum expertise on the international stage

Source: Massey University Dr Slade carries out a demonstration lesson for staff at Jakarta Intercultural School with enthusiastic elementary school students. Demonstrating a key component of the game senseapproach – asking questions. Dr Dennis Slade recently returned from Indonesia, where he was invited to provide consultancy advice on the development of a teaching curriculum in […]

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Lecturers awarded for going the distance

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - social-work, Extramural, KB, Library, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, School of Psychology, School of Social Work, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Lecturers awarded for going the distance

Source: Massey University At the inaugural Exy Awards run by the Extra Mural Students’ Society (from left): Hayley Brandon (vice-president of EXMSS); Steve Duffin (School of Humanities); Jean Jacoby (Digital Innovation – Sciences); Dr Polly Yeung (School of Social Work); Dr Karen Jillings (School of Humanities); Christine Harris (team leader – Distance Library Service); Hannah […]

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Improving science teaching in schools

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Improving science teaching in schools

Source: Massey University Dr Matt Miller and Roslyn School pupils watch as Nadia Mokai-Sharp negotiates the timing gates to measure her motor coordination and reaction speed. Children at Palmerston North’s Roslyn School got to experience Massey University’s mobile exercise lab – The Human Engine Room – on Monday, as part of an initiative to help […]

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Passport to Brazil with Portuguese language

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Passport to Brazil with Portuguese language

Source: Massey University The new offering has been developed by language specialists in Massey’s School of Humanities in partnership with Brazilian language teaching experts in a programme tailored for New Zealanders. Portuguese, the national language of Brazil, will be available at the Wellington campus and by distance learning. The suite of language and culture courses […]

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Award for Massey book of belonging

By   /  October 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Politics and society, Explore-Maori-humanities, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Award for Massey book of belonging

Source: Massey University Editors and contributors (from left) Dr Ella Kahu, Dr Trudie Cain and Professor Richard Shaw at the launch of Tūrangawaewae last year. Turangawaewae: Identity & Belonging in Aotearoa New Zealand, published by Massey University Press last year, is the key text for a new level one core paper in Massey’s refreshed Bachelor […]

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Love of literature thriving in digital age – Shakespeare man

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Love of literature thriving in digital age – Shakespeare man

Source: Massey University Shakespeare scholar Dr Bill Angus says a love of reading is not at odds with the digital era A preoccupation with digital media does not mean reading books is off the menu for youth – that’s the view of Massey University Shakespeare specialist Dr Bill Angus.  He organised an NCEA English day […]

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Know how to ‘ni hao’ – Chinese language in the Pacific

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, School of Humanities, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Know how to ‘ni hao’ – Chinese language in the Pacific

Source: Massey University Teaching and learning developments for Chinese language in the Pacific are the focus of the summit. An educational summit at Massey University’s Auckland campus will look at issues and innovations in teaching and learning the Chinese language in Pacific countries in schools, universities, workplaces and homes. The one-day summit on September 24, […]

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Teaching Inspires Graduate

By   /  September 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Dannevirke High School, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, General News, Helen Monteith, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Peterhead School, Tairāwhiti, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Teaching Inspires Graduate

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 2 mins ago Recently graduated EIT valedictorian Helen Monteith says her guiding maxim is that “teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions”.  From an unknown source, the saying inspires her approach to her new job, teaching at Peterhead School in Flaxmere. Helen grew up in […]

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Associate Fellow status awarded to Health Science tutors

By   /  August 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Health Sciences, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Associate Fellow status awarded to Health Science tutors

Source: Massey University Victoria Chinn and Christine Roseveare, from the School of Health Sciences, have been awarded Associate Fellow status. Two School of Health Sciences academics have been awarded Associate Fellow status from the Higher Education Academy. Senior tutor Christine Roseveare and tutor Victoria Chinn participated in a professional development course last semester, which focused […]

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Taranaki youth tackle technology’s brave new world

By   /  August 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, Explore - Politics and society, feature, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Taranaki youth tackle technology’s brave new world

Source: Massey University Taranaki secondary school students share their views on how technology will affect the future The impact of rapid technological change on everything from the environment to mental health, jobs and online privacy was the hot topic at a symposium for Taranaki teenagers hosted by Massey University in New Plymouth last week. About […]

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Poetry and mindfulness poised for book award

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Creativity, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Poetry and mindfulness poised for book award

Source: Massey University Associate Professor Bryan Walpert, poet and author of a new book on the links between poetry and mindfulness In this respect, mindfulness – a Buddhism-inspired form of meditation that has soared in popularity in recent years – shares common ground with poetry, says Bryan Walpert, on the theme of his new book. […]

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Top humanities and social sciences talent celebrated

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, People, Environment & Planning, School of Humanities, School of Psychology, Student profiles, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Top humanities and social sciences talent celebrated

Source: Massey University Virginia Boyd with Pro Vice-Chancellor Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley at the Manawatū campus Outstanding Achiever Awards The value of travel, pursuing creative passions and volunteer work alongside academic goals were among the experiences shared by top humanities and social sciences students celebrated at ceremonies across Massey’s three campuses in recent weeks. Virginia […]

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Maths award for raising Pasifika and Māori success

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, Awards and appointments, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Maths award for raising Pasifika and Māori success

Source: Massey University (from left) Tom Lowrie (MERGA President) with Dr Jodie Hunter, Trevor Bills, Professor Bobbie Hunter and Janette Bobis (MERGA Vice-President – Research) at the conference on the Auckland campus where the award was presented (photo/Simone Steele). Massey University mathematics education specialists have won a major award for their research in designing new […]

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Maths achievement for all – teachers do the numbers

By   /  July 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Maths achievement for all – teachers do the numbers

Source: Massey University Teaching maths to culturally diverse classrooms is among topics under discussion at the MERGA conference As New Zealand and other countries grapple with a chronic shortage of maths teachers, and concerns at declining numeracy levels among some cohorts of learners, the conference is a chance for local teachers to hear fresh ideas […]

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Our kids deserve better

By   /  November 21, 2016  /  24/7 News, Education, Green Party, learning support, Ministry of Education, Opposition News, Politics, teaching  /  Comments Off on Our kids deserve better

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Our kids deserve better We don’t know how many children are affected by having learning support needs. I do know that far too many children are not getting the support they deserve for conditions like autism, dyslexia, and dyspraxia. When these conditions are not even […]

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