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“That’s women’s work”: Challenging gender stereotypes through tertiary education

The way tertiary education organisations package, promote and deliver their courses can help challenge long-held societal perceptions about certain vocations. By JUDE BARBACK.

NZ universities secure top scores in the QS World University Rankings

New Zealand's universities have continued to place among the best around the globe.

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.

Kiwi student wins entrepreneur award for online poetry

A University of Auckland medical student has been named the country’s top entrepreneur at a tertiary institution – after gaining a huge social media following for her poetry works.

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

High expectations

A culture of high expectations is among the critical factors for Māori and Pacific students to succeed at high school, according to the latest research by the Starpath Project at the University of Auckland.

University of Auckland to quit $80m Epsom campus by 2020

Māori tribes are keen to buy Auckland University's prime $80 million Epsom campus when the university's education faculty leaves the site in 2020.

Students to get NZ university degree without leaving China

Hundreds of students can now get a Waikato degree without setting foot on the Hamilton campus.

RoVE presents challenges and opportunities for tertiary educators

Recent developments in the tertiary sector and the Government’s proposal to merge 16 polytechnics has created a new challenge for tertiary educators to upskill themselves and focus on providing work-integrated learning for students. There...

Major changes for vocational education confirmed

Under major changes to New Zealand’s vocational education system announced today, industry training organisations will be replaced by industry-led councils and polytechnics with operate as a single campus network. By Jude Barback.

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