Victoria University of Wellington law lecturer Dr Marcin Betkier has written to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern urging her to ask hard questions about the actions of Poland’s far-right government when Polish President Andrzej Duda visits New Zealand next week.
NZEI TE Riu Roa members who are psychologists, speech language therapists and other learning support specialists, employed directly by the Ministry of Education, are set to strike for a day on Tuesday 21 August, following the results of a secret ballot that closed on Monday.
Term three is only one week down, but a number of year 8 girls at Rotorua’s John Paul College have already been immersed in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects through Girls4Tech™, a global Mastercard initiative.
Teachers will welcome the National Party’s commitment to lowering class sizes, increasing teacher pay and ECE funding and reducing teacher workload - but will want to see details of how National will resource it, not just political rhetoric, education leader NZEI Te Riu Roa president Lynda Stuart says.
Talented students from Victoria University of Wellington are ready to swap the beach for the boardroom this summer while they brainstorm, problem solve and offer creative solutions to a host of businesses and organisations as part of the University’s Summer Research Scholarships programme.
The University of Auckland’s Faculty of Engineering launches the country’s first Graduate School of Engineering today with the aim of providing the best-possible postgraduate student experience for the next generation of engineers.