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Monday, September 27, 2021

New champion in tertiary education for people with dyslexia

The online official launch of the Dyslexia-Friendly Quality Mark initiative is being held at 10am on Wednesday 8 September, and a range of events are taking place over the week.

University of Auckland students win trans-Tasman MYOB challenge

Helping SMEs gain deeper customer insights while preserving limited time and resources is the focus of Rev-you, an app developed by four University of Auckland (UoA) students, which took the top spot in the trans-Tasman MYOB IT Challenge for 2021.

EIT Candidate Teachers boosted by Blake Inspire experience

Three Candidate Teachers from EIT are excited about the possibilities in environmental education after an intense week of learning and leadership development at the renowned Blake Inspire for Teachers programme.

Five skills that invite kids to cooperate

Jacqui Southey, Save the Children New Zealand’s Child Rights Advocacy and Research Director is working towards driving systemic change where children will realise their rights in New Zealand.

Female and early-career academics feel like imposters in some disciplines

The more an academic discipline is perceived to require raw talent or ‘brilliance’, the more  women and early-career academics feel professionally inadequate—like ‘impostors’—finds a new study of United States academics by a team of psychology researchers.

Tertiary education institutions are feeling the pressure to accelerate their digital transformation

The pandemic forced many tertiary education institutions in Australia and New Zealand to speed up their ongoing digital transformation efforts.

Upcoming mother/daughter Girl Geek Academy holiday workshops for STEM careers

Sunsilk invites girls and mums to visit www.girlgeekacademy.com/sunsilk and register their attendance for the Sunsilk x Girl Geek Academy STEM School Holiday Workshops in September. The workshops will be streamed live on YouTube.

Public engagement sought on NCEA subjects 

Ākonga, whānau, kaiako, and the wider education sector can have their say on the provisional subject lists for The New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa. 

WelTec tutor blends Māori with contemporary for creative tech students

Darren Ward’s third-year students have put the finishing touches on a wharenui, made to scale, as part of their Bachelor of Creativity programme at WelTec.

Teachers share practice at PLD Expo

Around 400 teachers and school staff took part in a dynamic professional learning and development (PLD) event in Wellington in April, which included a kōrero from psychologist Nigel Latta about managing stress and workload.
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Tertiary education institutions are feeling the pressure to accelerate their digital...

The pandemic forced many tertiary education institutions in Australia and New Zealand to speed up their ongoing digital transformation efforts.
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