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AUT wins acclaim for innovation in education

Auckland University of Technology wins Overall Excellence Award at Microsoft Tertiary ICT Innovation Awards

Opinion: Tim Fowler – be well informed before making your choices about tertiary education

Chief executive of the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) TIM FOWLER says there's more to consider than just attending the open days.

Funding boost for university’s hybrid jet engine

A world changing hybrid-electric jet engine motor could be the result of the latest round of Government funding for science projects.

Kiwi kids’ vocab gaps a concern

A new study published in the Journal of Child Language looked at the language skills of more than 6000 New Zealand two-year-olds and found some concerning gaps.

Trained overseas teachers and skilled migrants key to early childhood teacher shortages

The Early Childhood Council (ECC) says teacher shortages are not just a school issue, and it’s not just an Auckland problem.

Kiwi students pay seventh-highest fees in OECD

New Zealand tertiary students are paying the seventh-highest fees in the developed world, a new report says.

Girls have 20 per cent more words than boys by age two

Girls know almost 20 per cent more words than boys by the age of 2, a new study has found.

Build-Ability Challenge kicks off – Vote for your school

Online voting for the annual secondary school Build-Ability Challenge opens today, Monday 11 September. The public will have until 22 September to cast their vote.

Colour and Community – Bay of Plenty school’s new partnership with fitness provider

Papamoa’s Tahatai Coast School and local fitness provider CrossFit Alliance have embarked on a unique partnership, which was launched today with the gift of a sports T-shirt for every student and staff member in the colour of their whare (house).

Unions opposed to more charter schools

Response to the government’s announcement that they are to build four more partnership schools in 2019 has been quick and unequivocal.
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