If there are any former Riverina Primary School students in their final year at your secondary school, could you please encourage them to apply to the Riverina School Charitable Trust for financial help to further their educational or career opportunities in 2021. Grants of varying amounts are awarded annually.
Full details and application forms are available on the Riverina School Charitable Trust Facebook Group / email firstname.lastname@example.org / contact (021) 106 3347. Emailed applications preferred; otherwise, mail/drop off to 2 Stanniland St, Sunnyhills, Auckland 2010, by Friday, 13 November.
Commence study in 2021 towards a Teaching English in Schools for Speakers of Other Languages (TESSOL) qualification.
You're eligible to apply if you:
• Are a NZ citizen or NZ resident
• Work full or part-time in a state-funded school or ECE
• Are a NZ registered teacher teaching English language learners
• Have at least 2 years' teaching experience.
Scholarships are offered for study at selected tertiary providers throughout NZ.
Scholarship funds tuition fees for core papers and $200 towards course-related costs.
Applications close Friday 1 November.
Applications can be made via the Ministry of Education’s website: https://www.education.govt.nz/school/people-and-employment/principals-and-teachers/scholarships-for-people-working-in-schools/tessol.
Rocket Lab has opened applications for its Rocket Lab Scholarship.
The Rocket Lab Scholarship covers up to $20,000 in tertiary fees for one outstanding student to pursue STEM education. The recipient is also paired with a Rocket Lab mentor, giving them a rare opportunity for one-on-one experience with a world leading space and engineering expert.
The Rocket Lab Scholarship is open to all New Zealanders. However, applicants with a strong connection to Māhia and the wider Wairoa District in Hawke’s Bay–where Rocket Lab’s launch site, Launch Complex 1, is located – are prioritized and strongly encouraged to apply. www.rocketlabusa.com/careers/scholarships
A one-time doctoral scholarship designed for an outstanding new full-time applicant in the area of education policy formation, implementation or evaluation.
• Value: NZ$28,200 plus domestic fees per year (three years)
• Closing date: 1 November 2020
• Acceptance into doctoral programme required before 1 March 2021
The successful applicant will engage in doctoral study of education policy, focused on New Zealand or international* education policy, at a school, regional or national level, supervised by Dr Jo Smith.
*Note: Given the uncertain Covid-19 situation, international applicants will need to qualify under applicable requirements related to travel.
For more details: auckland.ac.nz/education-policy.
The Aotearoa Poster Competition is a national anti-racism art event. The competition is now open and closes 21 September.
We're keen to involve secondary and tertiary learners to use the power of art to reinforce our positive values as an inclusive society with posters that focus on ethnic diversity, Chinese New Zealand communities or responding to racism.
See www.AotearoaPoster.com for details and resources about Chinese New Zealand communities and responding to racism as a starting point for potential entrants.
Winning entrants receive $500, domestic travel (as needed) to attend the Wellington prize-giving and their posters displayed nationwide.
SPELD NZ Introduction to Specific Learning Disabilities, including dyslexia.
Are you struggling to support a child or adult with dyslexia?
Are you a teacher/teacher aide who wants to reach more children in your classroom?
Are you aware of children who are disruptive, withdrawn, bright but not achieving?
Are you a Learning Support Coordinator taking on a new role?
Are you working with a child who is not progressing as you would expect?
SPELD NZ’S two day introductory course is for you!
Training subsidies may be available in your area towards teachers attending.
or phone (0800) 773 536