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External research income in universities

One of the important benefits of the 2012 reforms to the Performance-Based Research Fund (PBRF) was a change to the External Research Income (ERI) component.  Most research funds make grants through highly competitive bidding...

Preparing universities for the “new age of disruption”

New Zealand’s universities must develop longer term, pan-organisation strategies to draw a new roadmap for success, says KPMG. In order to achieve this, KPMG is proposing a ‘Connected University’ concept  to prepare for what Justin Harness,...

School bars students from ball unless they pay subject fees

A school which has barred students from its school ball until they pay subject fees has been contacted by the Ministry of Education after complaints that the move may have breached official rules. Te Kauwhata...

Complaints against early childcare providers jump by a third

Head lice, smacking, dirty nappies left unchanged and kids jumping the fence and escaping were among issues at early childcare centres flagged with the Ministry of Education last year. Complaints against ECEs jumped by nearly...

Early childhood education classic resource relaunched

New Shoots Publishing together with author Kelly Warren are re-launching the ‘90s classic, Take Another Look (Tirohia Ano) this month.

Primary teachers reach agreement, but principals reject settlement

While primary teachers have voted to settle their collective agreement, primary principals have rejected a settlement due to concerns over relativity with what senior teachers or deputy principals will be paid under this settlement, and over pay parity with secondary principals.

Sponsored: Let teachers focus on creativity

Sponsored ArticlePoint Chevalier Primary School will definitely be renewing its copyright licences on 1 July 2019. The Auckland primary school is one of many New Zealand schools to take advantage of the partnership between...

NZ universities rank well despite resourcing constraints

New Zealand universities continue to do well in international rankings, with the release of the 2020 QS world rankings showing that all eight universities remain in the world’s top 500. “Every university has seen an...

Budget 19 falls short for universities

New Zealand’s tertiary education sector says it should be part of the holistic solution to many of the concerns outlined in the Budget – but it needs to be adequately funded to do so.

Fees-Free funding reallocated to Vocational Education

Budget 2019 will see $197 million reallocated from the Fees-Free scheme to another area of tertiary education, reforming Vocational Education.
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