More than 70 Saudi Arabian teachers are in New Zealand for nine months to learn about New Zealand’s education system.
Nine months in New Zealand have passed quickly for three cohorts of more than 70 Saudi Arabian principals and teachers who travelled here to learn about New Zealand’s education system. Now they are looking forward to taking what they have learned and applying it back home.
New Zealand education initiative Longworth Forest has been selected by global education non-profit HundrED as one of its 100 innovative education projects across the world.
From small town Otangarei a local teacher could be teaching te reo to a group of Maori students across the ditch.
Universities New Zealand executive director CHRIS WHELAN says New Zealand has some way to go in better communicating the benefits of international students to our economy and our society.
Hundreds of students can now get a Waikato degree without setting foot on the Hamilton campus.