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Monday, October 22, 2018

Whakawhanaungatanga: redefining pastoral care

Reflecting on the recent Māori tertiary education hui, Tuia te ako, Turaukawa Bartlett said delegates discussed the need to re-situate Māori hauora as the fundamental element and pre-determinant to learning success.

Sector welcomes changes to immigration policies affecting international students

After opposition to immigration policies affecting the post-study work rights of international students, the Government has revised policy settings - although the Opposition says damage has already been done.

Unitec reviews controversial changes after financial crisis

New Zealand's biggest polytechnic, Unitec, is reviewing radical recent changes at the institute which led to a financial crisis and the appointment of a Crown commissioner.

Next generation of leaders called for Kupe Leadership Scholarships

Up to 20 Kupe Leadership Scholarships are available for the 2019 academic year at postgraduate and masters level.

Kiwi innovators compete against world’s best

A rainwater management system saw a team of young Kiwi innovators reach the semi-finals of a global tech innovation competition.

Scholarship aims to get Māori students to world’s best universities

Applications are open for a scholarship for Māori students to gain admissions to top global universities.

Literacy is a human right

A University of Canterbury researcher is positioning literacy as a human right linked with health and wellbeing

Pressures of university putting students at risk

A new study has exposed the reality of tertiary students’ mental health

Students welcome extension of student loan limits

The student loan cap extension for long undergraduate degrees will see more doctors, dentists, optometrists and vets finish their degrees.

Tertiary education funding increase “only a first step”

Tertiary education providers have welcomed a funding increase, and are pleased to hear that it is a starting point to help maintain the quality of tertiary education.


Why should we reimagine qualifications?

JUDE BARBACK introduces Education Central’s special feature series ‘Reimagining Qualifications’ with a trip down memory lane.


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Spotlight on new grads: Graduating back into the teaching profession

With self-motivation, hard work and the support of her family, Rohini Lal graduates with a Bachelor of Education (Teaching).