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Hon. James Shaw visits Ara Institute of Canterbury to talk sustainability

Ara Institute of Canterbury hosted the Hon. James Shaw yesterday in an open-forum discussion at Te Ōhaka with students, staff and a group of founders of associated ‘sustainable’ start-ups. 

College students raise funds for Pacific healthcare provider 

In June, 68 students from Porirua College raised funds and chose to donate them to public healthcare provider Pacific Health Plus.

Teaching Council goes digital

The Teaching Council’s new online system Hapori Matatū went online in mid-May and hundreds of educators from throughout Aotearoa have already experienced the benefits of the move online.

From early school leaver to essential service provider – young graduate becomes role model

In 2012, when Cori Pokotea left college without a NCEA qualification, she never thought that one day she would be providing an essential service through a global pandemic. Having graduated with a New Zealand Certificate...

Careerforce-Yale partnership empowers change

Graduates of a transformational leadership development pilot programme shared what they had learnt at a special graduation event held at Careerforce’s Wellington offices in March 2020.

Later bedtimes fine for pre-schoolers if they get enough sleep

Parents of pre-schoolers can take reassurance from new Otago research which shows early bedtimes aren’t vital for healthy development, as long as young children get enough sleep.

Games tournament promotes pride, confidence and tikanga

Before Covid-19 saw schools closed and many sporting events postponed or cancelled around the country, tamariki from 12 primary schools and two intermediates joined together to participate in Upper Hutt’s second traditional Māori games.

Careerforce welcomes targeted training and apprenticeships fund

The details of a $320m Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF), designed to support vocational training across high-demand industries have now been announced.

The bumpy road ahead for early childhood teachers

For early childhood teachers the $151 million ‘pay bump’ has been a long time coming – and it’s not the only bump they need.

Covid-19 success gives Kiwi universities unique opportunity to attract new wave of keen international...

New Zealand’s relative success against Covid-19 now gives Kiwi universities a unique opportunity to attract a new wave of keen international students, according to a report by the New Zealand Initiative. In the report, Open for...
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