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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 >>

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 >>



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