Auckland businessman invests $450,000 in free lunches for Taita College students

Taita College students are being provided with free, healthy lunches as part of a programme that could one day be rolled out across New Zealand. Libelle Group, an Auckland-based school food and drink provider, is running a pilot programme providing sandwiches or a hot meal, fruit, muffin, yoghurt or milk at the Lower Hutt school. Principal Karen Morgan said the offer from chief executive Johannes Tietze was … Continue reading Auckland businessman invests $450,000 in free lunches for Taita College students

The experiences of diversegender tertiary students: Structural discrimination and microaggressions

Abstract This paper documents forms of discrimination that stufents with diversegender identities face within New Zealand tertiary enviroment, and reports on students suggestions for strategies to support the normalisation of gender diversity. Findings from this qualitative study are based on data collected via in-depth, semi-structured interviews with seven participants. They indicate that although participants did … Continue reading The experiences of diversegender tertiary students: Structural discrimination and microaggressions

Donors Boost Financing for Education Systems

2 February 2018: At the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) conference in Dakar, Senegal, donors announced a US$1 billion increase in education funding for developing countries. Their commitments mark progress towards GPE’s target of raising US$2 billion a year by 2020 to achieve large-scale gains in education worldwide. The UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization … Continue reading Donors Boost Financing for Education Systems

Scotland announces free university tuition for EU students after Brexit date

Higher education minister Shirley-Anne Somerville said the move sent a 'strong message' that EU citizens are welcome in the country. The Scottish Government has announced that students from other European Union (EU) countries who start their course in the academic year 2019-20 will not be charged tuition fees. Ms Somerville said that students starting their degree … Continue reading Scotland announces free university tuition for EU students after Brexit date

European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA)

EAEA has launched policy messages to highlight ways to support refugees through adult education. This new campaign draws attention to the linkages between adult education and refugee integration. The policy messages underline the ways to support the integration of refugees through adult education. The messages focus on ensuring classroom diversity by bringing together refugees and … Continue reading European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA)

Link Community Development International

Link Community Development International (Link) is a family of charitable organisations that envisions a world where every child has access to a quality education. Supported by their International office in Edinburgh, Scotland, Link works with our partner organisations in Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Rwanda and Uganda, supporting nearly 2 million children in over 3,000 schools during … Continue reading Link Community Development International