Wednesday 28 February

What does the TEC report say?

In 2015, the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) undertook a regular scheduled audit on TPP that identified possible under-delivery of learning hours across five programmes. A subsequent investigation looked in to a further nine programmes. The investigation found under-delivery of learning hours in 13 of the 14 programmes considered. Read the full report and TEC summary at

Government support secures tertiary education on Coast

The Government’s decision to continue financial support for Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) is great news for the future of tertiary education on the West Coast…

The Mind Lab by Unitec empowers teachers around NZ in 2018

The Mind Lab by Unitec is bringing its nationwide Postgraduate Certificate programme to more educators around the country this 2018. For the next intake, kicking off in March, The Mind Lab has announced over 10 new potential locations across the North and South Island. To date, the programme has been in 30+ locations around the country…

Te Matawai surveys flaxroots reo efforts

Maori language promotion agency Te Matawai is asking people who have organised, participated in, or funded activities to support te reo Maori revitalisation to complete an online survey about their efforts.

He Reo Ora survey was developed by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research as part of a wider research programme…

Money assigned for teacher pay talks

Education Minister Chris Hipkins says he is working on a long-term strategy to make teaching a more attractive proposition…

Thirteen top Pacific Students win STEM Scholarships

The Minister for Pacific Peoples, Hon Aupito William Sio has awarded thirteen top Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) scholarships to students of Pacific descent from all across New Zealand. “I’m excited that this year we are able to support more Pacific students studying STEM subjects in disciplines and career-pathways Pacific people are under-represented in,” says Mr Sio…


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