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Collaborative EnhanceR2P research project secures funding

Friday, 27 November 2015, 1:38 pm | Open Polytechnic

Researchers led by Open Polytechnic’s Neil Ballantyne have secured Ako Aotearoa funding for a collaborative sector-wide project into social workers’ readiness to practise in the field. More >>

Open Polytechnic student makes a difference in home country

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 4:58 pm | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic Bachelor of Arts graduate Driden Kanuka is set to send over 40,000 books to underprivileged schools in his home country, Zimbabwe. More >>

Hutt City scholarship makes a difference to Hutt students

Friday, 6 November 2015, 3:31 pm | Open Polytechnic

Teachers making use of the Hutt City Mayoral Scholarship for the Open Polytechnic’s Graduate Certificate in Primary Science Teaching are not only improving their teaching of science, but have been able to purchase supplies for their classrooms that made ... More >>

No tuition cost increases for Open Polytechnic

Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 1:51 pm | Open Polytechnic

Fee-paying students at one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary education organisations will have no increase in tuition costs next year. More >>

Open Polytechnic launches online learning platform

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 11:13 am | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic’s new digital platform, iQualify, will deliver world-class online learning for its students and open up new education and training opportunities for other organisations. More >>

Mathematics teaching on agenda at Hutt STEMM Festival

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 11:46 am | Open Polytechnic

Helping primary school teachers gain a solid grounding in mathematics teaching so that they can confidently teach the subject in the classroom was the focus of an Open Polytechnic hosted event held this morning (4 June) as part of the Hutt STEMM ... More >>

Open Polytechnic celebrates Auckland graduation

Friday, 29 May 2015, 12:13 pm | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic Auckland graduate Rhonda Munster first learned about distance education 40 years ago when her mother studied by correspondence. More >>

Open Polytechnic farewells Erima Henare

Friday, 8 May 2015, 4:12 pm | Open Polytechnic

Kua hinga te tōtara nui o te wao nui a Tāne-mahuta. A great tōtara tree from the forest of Tāne-mahuta has fallen. More >>

Niue students graduate with the Open Polytechnic

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 12:37 pm | Open Polytechnic

Seventeen students in Niue recently graduated with the Open Polytechnic Certificate in Teacher Aiding (Level 4), at an evening fia fia held to celebrate their achievement with government dignitaries and the New Zealand High Commissioner to the country. More >>

Student to use scholarship to help community archives

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 12:35 pm | Open Polytechnic

Elizabeth Charlton, who completed her Diploma in Records and Information Management with the Open Polytechnic last year, has been awarded the Ian McLean Wards Scholarship and says she hopes to use the opportunity to make a lasting impact in the community ... More >>

Open Polytechnic students top spots in Law Society exams

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 12:13 pm | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic students achieved top marks in the New Zealand Law Society (NZLS) examinations for 2014, and have been recognised in the top-spots in five out of six of the examinations that make up the NZLS Legal Executive Diploma. More >>

Certificate in Primary Mathematics Teaching now free

Monday, 2 February 2015, 2:56 pm | Open Polytechnic

Following the success of Open Polytechnic’s primary science teaching qualifications, the new fee free Graduate Certificate in Primary Mathematics Teaching (Curriculum) is now open for enrolments. More >>

Open Polytechnic Lecturer awarded fellowship in Shanghai

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 1:33 pm | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic Associate Professor of Research and Statistics, Dr Zlatko Kovacic, recently returned from a two week fellowship at the Shanghai Open University where his presentations on the Open Polytechnic’s e-learning courses were well received. More >>

Technology vital for accessible education says expert

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 11:32 am | Open Polytechnic

Technology holds the key to lowering the cost of quality higher education in both developed and developing countries, says international open and distance learning expert, Sir John Daniel. More >>

Open Polytechnic wins Plain English Award

Friday, 28 November 2014, 3:28 pm | Open Polytechnic

The Open Polytechnic is celebrating winning the Best Plain English Document award for the public sector for its Get Ahead Skills learning materials at last night’s (27th November) Plain English Awards. More >>

E-learning certificate helps USP meet strategic objective

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 1:40 pm | Open Polytechnic

As The University of the South Pacific (USP) moves towards having more of their programmes delivered online, staff have found that undertaking the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand’s Certificate in Designing and Facilitating e-Learning has widened their understanding ... More >>

Open Polytechnic Head of School on YMCA national board

Friday, 31 October 2014, 1:46 pm | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic’s Head of School of Commerce and Enterprise, Linda Weterman, has been appointed to the national board of the YMCA New Zealand. Linda, who will fit her board membership around her management role at Open Polytechnic, says she is ... More >>

Open Polytechnic publishes online edition of Informing New Z

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 2:46 pm | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic publishes online edition of Informing New Zealand He Puna Whakamōhio mō Aotearoa More >>

Open Polytechnic senior lecturer awarded fellowship

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 11:41 am | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic senior lecturer in accounting Gwyn Narraway has been awarded a Fellowship by the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand for her outstanding service to the profession. More >>

Minister Sharples unveils Pou Mātauranga at Open Polytechnic

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 1:15 pm | Open Polytechnic

Māori Affairs Minister, Hon Dr Pita Sharples, unveiled a new Pou Mātauranga at the Open Polytechnic this week as part of the distance learning organisation’s celebration of Māori student achievement. More >>



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