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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 >>

Innovative courseware development on agenda

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 10:47 am | Open Polytechnic

Finding out more about the Open Polytechnic’s work in developing a range of innovative online and tablet based courseware was on the agenda for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce during his campus visit today. More >>

Open Polytechnic part of new trades training consortium

Friday, 20 June 2014, 5:12 pm | Open Polytechnic

A new Māori and Pasifika trades training consortium is an innovative blend of distance learning, community support, industry partners and employers says Open Polytechnic Chief Executive Dr Caroline Seelig. More >>

Lecturer recipient of prestigious research award

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 4:56 pm | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic regional lecturer, Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) in the School of Education Studies, Fi McAlevey, has been awarded the Graham Nuthall Classroom Research Award to continue her doctoral studies at Otago University focused ... More >>

Open Polytechnic lecturer - fellowship to Korean university

Monday, 9 June 2014, 1:57 pm | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic Senior Lecturer in Business Computing and E-Learning, John Green has been awarded an Asian Association of Open Universities fellowship to the Korea National Open University in Seoul, Korea. More >>

Open Polytechnic celebrates graduation

Friday, 30 May 2014, 2:30 pm | Open Polytechnic

Education at its heart is about empowerment and achievement, something the Open Polytechnic values, Hamilton- based graduate, Abigail Willemse, told fellow graduates at the institution’s Auckland graduation ceremony this week (29 May). More >>

Open Polytechnic lecturer wins e-learning award

Friday, 2 May 2014, 3:29 pm | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic lecturer Michael Fenton has been awarded the prestigious DEANZ Award for his contribution to e-learning in New Zealand. More >>

Open Polytechnic Lecturer awarded scholarship for research

Friday, 21 March 2014, 3:16 pm | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic Lecturer for Information and Library studies, Sarah Welland, has been awarded the Ian McLean Wards Scholarship of $10,000 to support her community archives research project. More >>

Open Polytechnic Legal Executive students top national exams

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 2:06 pm | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic students have claimed four of the six top places in the New Zealand Law Society’s (NZLS) 2013 Legal Executive Diploma national examinations. Top places were achieved by Hannah Brosnahan- Introduction to the Legal System exam, Stephanie ... More >>

New network for science teachers in Lower Hutt primaries

Monday, 10 February 2014, 4:33 pm | Open Polytechnic

The Hutt Valley Primary Science Education Network, launched today (10 February) at an event jointly hosted by Hutt City Council and Open Polytechnic, aims to bring together key stakeholders, including school principals, to address challenges in ... More >>

Open Polytechnic receives international accolades

Friday, 6 December 2013, 12:36 pm | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic receives international accolades The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand is celebrating receiving two international accolades at the Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning being held in Nigeria this week (2-6 December 2013). Under the Commonwealth ... More >>

International fellowship conferred on Open Polytechnic CE

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 4:44 pm | Open Polytechnic

The Commonwealth of Learning conferred an Honorary Fellowship on Dr Caroline Seelig, Chief Executive of the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, at the Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF7) being held in Nigeria this week (2-6 December 2013). More >>

Bachelor of Applied Management through Open Polytechnic

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 2:55 pm | Open Polytechnic

Recognising the growing need for effective managers who possess both technical and conceptual managerial skills, the Open Polytechnic has introduced the new Bachelor of Applied Management to its range of distance learning qualifications. More >>

Open Polytechnic Professor celebrates best seller

Wednesday, 20 November 2013, 11:29 am | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic Associate Professor of Communication, Prof Gary Mersham, is celebrating the recent publication of the 10th anniversary edition of The Handbook of Public Relations. More >>

Open Polytechnic wins innovation award

Friday, 8 November 2013, 4:13 pm | Open Polytechnic

The Open Polytechnic won the award for Innovation at the 2013 Westpac Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Awards held last night (7 November) at the Avalon Film and Television Studios, Lower Hutt. More >>

Open Polytechnic graduate brings home silver

Friday, 25 October 2013, 11:53 am | Open Polytechnic

Open Polytechnic Horticulture Graduate and Wellingtonian, Bayley LuuTomes, has just returned from Japan where he won Silver at the prestigious 2013 Gardening World Cup Flower Show in Nagasaki, Japan. Bayley was awarded Silver for his garden entitled, ... More >>

Open Polytechnic of NZ hosts Indian Delegates

Thursday, 11 July 2013, 3:33 pm | Open Polytechnic

Leading distance education provider, the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, is this week hosting delegates from India’s National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), the largest open schooling system in the world. More >>

Graduate to represent NZ at largest flower show in world

Tuesday, 25 June 2013, 4:01 pm | Open Polytechnic

Winning Young Designer of the Year and two gold medals at the Ellerslie International Flower Show was a dream come true for Wellington based Open Polytechnic Horticulture Graduate, Bayley LuuTomes. However, nothing could have prepared Bayley for the news ... More >>

Open Polytechnic offers Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical)

Wednesday, 12 June 2013, 1:19 pm | Open Polytechnic

The Open Polytechnic is now offering the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical). Graduates of the new distance learning qualification will be work-ready to help ease the mechanical engineer shortage in New Zealand. More >>

 

 

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