Unitec signs training deal in India

United Institute of Technology (Unitec) has signed an agreement with CMC Limited (through its CMC Education & Training Strategic Business Unit, called the CMC Academy) in India to offer vocational education and training. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed by Unitec President Dr Rick Ede and CMC Chief Executive & Managing Director Ramanathan Ramanan in Mumbai on October 16, 2012…

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Performance data fall short of Standards

The long-awaited National Standards data was recently released to the public by ‘Fairfax Media’ and the Government followed with its own set of school performance data. Already comparisons are being made between schools. While more information is generally a good thing, in this particular case, caution needs to be liberally applied. Publication of this information is one of the first…

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Innovative partnership model coming

The introduction of the Education Amendment Bill 2012 will see a new kind of innovative schooling created in New Zealand. The Bill makes provisions for Partnership Schools, showing that the Government backs innovative approaches to helping disadvantaged school children. The Partnership School model creates the freedom for school leaders to try new and different approaches to education or to bring…

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