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Friday, February 23, 2018

Free tertiary education has had no effect on enrolments

The impact of Labour's free year of tertiary education is yet to be seen in enrolments.

Local scholarships will honour Beverly Anaru

Late Te Arawa educator Beverly Anaru will be honoured again this year at the presentation ceremony for the Beverley Anaru Memorial Scholarships.

Education provider’s data breached Act

An Auckland tertiary education provider in liquidation has been found to have breached the Education Act and funding conditions by under-delivering on its training promises.

Tertiary institutes gear up for fees-free enrolments

Tertiary institutions are gearing up for the first year of fees-free education as the new government policy comes into play this year.

Student loan debtor arrested at border, more warrants sought

The Government is being urged not to scrap a hardline student loan debt arrest policy, following revelations of a fourth defaulter's arrest at the border.

Overdue student loan repayments total $1.2 billion

The total amount of overdue student loan repayments stands at $1.2 billion, up more than 12 per cent on last year, a report presented to parliament has revealed.

Rush to start free tertiary study comes with ‘gaming’ risk

Tertiary providers "gaming" the system and people delaying enrolment until two years of free study is offered are some of the risks of the Government's new fees-free scheme.

New dean ready for the challenges of the compulsory sector

Associate Professor Mark Barrow, incoming Dean of Education and Social Work at the University of Auckland, talks about his vision for New Zealand’s largest provider of education and social work qualifications.

NorthTec arts student worried potential reprieve for courses comes too late

A NorthTec arts student says while there is some hope following the polytech's final restructuring decisions she is still worried for the future of her course.

Briefings: Universities on ‘risky’ building spree

Hundreds of documents briefing new Government ministers on key policies have been released. Herald journalists have been analysing the Briefings to Incoming Ministers (Bims). Here we look at Tertiary Education.

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