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Saturday, November 25, 2017

Opinion: Roger Smyth – how the new government will transform tertiary education

ROGER SMYTH anticipates some interesting changes for New Zealand’s tertiary education system under a Labour-NZ First government.

Assuring the quality of tertiary teaching in New Zealand

DR JOHN BOEREBOOM argues that we need to develop a clearer framework to measure quality tertiary teaching in New Zealand.

Fees-free tertiary education on its way for 2018

The new government is fast-tracking work on its fees-free tertiary education promise.

New steps to tackle ‘rape culture’ at NZ universities

Moves are being made to tackle sexual violence at the country's universities.

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.

Labour unveils $6 billion plan to help students

Jacinda Ardern made tertiary education one of her priorities.

University of Auckland falls in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018

The numbers are in, the Times Higher Education World University list is out, and Auckland University isn’t looking as good as it once did.

Ground broken for $200m new agricultural research facility

A new agricultural facility in Canterbury is hoped to encourage better collaboration between university and industry researchers

NZ Herald editorial: Labour’s free tertiary education policy should appeal

Labour's revamped tertiary education policy promises to be popular.

“A new way to prove your knowledge” – micro-credentials are coming

Otago Polytechnic is about to launch EduBits – small credentials that enable applicants to ‘show what they know’ by validating their expertise. People submit evidence of their skills, as required by each EduBit, which are...

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Maths fall-out continues

The fall-out from this week’s Level 1 NCEA maths exam continues, with Minister of Education Chris Hipkins ordering a report from NZQA and an open letter being signed by maths teachers. Education Central talks to a student who took the exam.