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Information lab to improve NZ society

The lab is a collaboration between the Massey Business School, the College of Health and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences with Statistics New Zealand, and will provide staff and students use for...

New research on teachers of teen parents

Teen Parent Units are holistic education units for teenage mothers that provide access to education and childcare. Dr Johanna Wood’s Doctor of Education thesis, The Professional Learning Landscape of Teen Parent Educators in New Zealand,...

Late birthday boosts high-school achievement – study

Children born in the later half of each year have a better chance of doing well at high school years later, a new study suggests. A prize-winning study by University of Canterbury economists Asaad Ali...

Young international students bypass NZ

Young foreign students looking for somewhere to study are mostly giving New Zealand a miss, a new survey has found. The global survey of 77,000 would-be international students by Melbourne-based QS Enrolment Solutions has found that the...

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...

Kiwi kids are starting school on the right foot

Most Kiwi children are starting school without any emotional or physical development delays. By Ruby Harfield

Cat, horse, cow allergens found in primary school classrooms

Cats and farm animals are making their presence felt in classrooms, with allergens rubbing off children’s clothes and on to classroom carpets, researchers have found.

New drug trial in Auckland could make life easier for autistic children

Two new drugs being trialled in Auckland could help autistic youngsters focus better at school, interact with others more comfortably and hold down a job, researchers are hoping.

Writing the Treaty into our lives in one sentence

A remarkable turning point in the direction of New Zealand education was the inspiration for a recent PhD graduate's doctoral thesis.

School survey exposes gap in kids’ internet access at home

The survey found that at one in six of the poorest schools less than a quarter of kids have access to home internet.

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