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24 February 2017

Team members from A Better Start: E Tipu e Rea’s Literacy and Learning strand were delighted to welcome their newest PhD student to the team, Saili Aukuso.


Bilingualism

16 February 2017

University of Canterbury and Growing up with Two Languages researchers Una Cunningham and Jin Kim, and activists/teachers Anya Filippochkina and Jawad Arefi, discuss community/heritage language bi- and multilingualism in a single language-dominant society.


Bilingualism

10 February 2017

The Greens want to see compulsory Te Reo language classes in schools. Associate Professor Una Cunningham, a specialist in language learning at the University of Canterbury, says the idea is feasible but would have to overcome a big challenge – an almost complete lack of historical precedent.


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06 February 2017

Is it possible to have almost no knowledge of Maori, and completely master it within a month?


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31 January 2017

Arguing over whether sexuality education should be the role of parents or teachers (public or private) fails to get on with supporting our young people to critically analyse what they are seeing, what is real and, most importantly, what is needed for positive sexuality and healthy relationships.


Professor Gail Gillon

27 January 2017

The Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) in the College of Education, Health and Human Development is delighted to become part of the IDP global network of IELTS test centres by gaining approval to open an IELTS test centre at UC.


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24 January 2017

Associate Professor Kathleen Liberty talked with the New Zealand Herald about counselling needs and post-traumatic stress disorder findings from her study of children through their first three years at school.


University releases future plans for campus

23 January 2017

A UC master plan to guide campus development for the next 30 years proves that the University has largely completed its earthquake recovery, according to the Vice-Chancellor.


UC takes top spot in University Challenge

23 January 2017

The UC team has won New Zealand academia's top trivia quiz show, University Challenge for the second year since the show returned to New Zealand screens in 2014.


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11 January 2017

Kathleen Quinlivan weighs in on the controversial topic of sex education in primary schools and whether it was age appropriate.


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