Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Education

Meet the digital infant growing world-first psychology research

Meet BabyX, a hyper-realistic computer-generated simulation of a human infant, who is taking centre stage in research out of the University of Auckland. In a...

$53m Budget investment to boost teacher supply

Education Minister, Erica Stanford says Budget 24 will support the training and recruitment of 1,500 teachers into the workforce over the next four years. “To...

AI robotics researcher taps into mussel industry

World-leading underwater AI robotics research at the University of Canterbury is looking to transform New Zealand’s aquaculture industry. Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University...

Lincoln Uni project targets methane emissions

A new project being led by Lincoln University and Ravensdown is working toward providing farmers with a cost-effective tool to reduce methane emissions from...

UC research finds native ecosystem appetite for treated sewage

UC researchers are pioneering the use of treated sewage to restore native plants on Te Pātaka-o-Rākaihautū Banks Peninsula.  The research​​ by Te Whare o Wānanga...

Education minister slams union disruption of learning

Associate Education Minister David Seymour is calling on the Post Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA) to "put ideology to the side and focus on students’...

Otago study finds improved treatment for rheumatic heart disease

A new way of delivering treatment to prevent rheumatic heart disease progression is significantly less painful than an almost 70-year-old existing treatment, a University...

Education Minister headed to world forum in UK

Minister of Education, Erica Stanford, will head to the United Kingdom today to participate in the 22nd Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (CCEM) and the...

Education Minister thanks outgoing NZQA Chair

Minister of Education, Erica Stanford, has today thanked outgoing New Zealand Qualifications Authority Chair, Tracey Martin. “Tracey Martin tendered her resignation late last month in...

Budget boost to lift charter school performance

Associate Education Minister, David Seymour says the upcoming Budget will include funding for up to 50 charter schools to help lift declining educational performance. $153...

Govt to repeal part of Oranga Tamariki Act

Legislation to repeal section 7AA of the Oranga Tamariki Act has been introduced to Parliament. The Bill’s introduction reaffirms the Coalition Government’s commitment to the...

Tongan eruption inspires childrens’ PTSD research

Dr Patelisio Na’a Patelisio says his own post-traumatic stress following the eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai proved the inspiration behind his masters research on PTSD...

End to HIV transmission in sight

New research out of Waipapa Taumata Rau University of Auckland, shows encouraging trends for HIV testing and prevention, with testing at the highest level...

School attendance data dashboard goes live

A new online data dashboard released today as part of the Government’s school attendance action plan makes more timely daily attendance data available to...

Chilean research leads to new sustainability tool

University of Canterbury researchers have developed a new decision-making tool to help identify how to make wastewater treatment more sustainable. The research by Te Whare...