NZ-China education relationship strengthened

Held virtually for the first time, the NZ delegation was led by Secretary for Education Iona Holsted, and had representatives from Universities New Zealand and New Zealand Qualification Authority while the chinese delegation was led by the Vice-Minister of Education, Tian Xuejun. A key outcome of the meeting was the signing of a Strategic Cooperation […]

higher education, Covid and the debt burden

At the end of November, three weeks after her last exam and one week after she got her results, Maddison Sklenar found out the course she was doing might no longer exist. It was the start of the summer break. Sklenar, 23, had just finished the second year of a...

AI education competition winners announced

The Riiid AIEd Challenge was started last year on the Kaggle platform – an ‘online community of data scientists and machine learning practitioners’ – to find algorithms for ‘Knowledge Tracing’, the modelling of student knowledge over time, and predict future student...