News - Education

Introducing Mary
November 5, 2018

EIT’s commitment to Pasifika students was strengthened when Mary Suni Robertson joined our Pasifika student support team. Mary works from the Pouwhirinaki walk-in space in the Hawke’s Bay...

Father of Four Resumes Degree Studies
December 21, 2017

It’s taken time and patience for Reece Tuala-Fata to be able to continue his Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) studies. After a three-year hiatus to support his wife through her studies, the...

Scholarship Celebrates Educator’s Legacy
June 27, 2017

EIT Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) student Andrea Williams is the inaugural winner of a scholarship celebrating the educational legacy of Mary Pharazyn – a leading light in...

Scholarship Winner Aspires to Special Needs Teaching
March 17, 2017

Margaret Hetley Scholarship winner Jasmine James has a very particular reason for wanting to pursue a career in special education. The scholarship, which is awarded annually and helps offset an...

Exciting Future for Future Teacher
October 12, 2016

Eli Henare aims to help kids love school. Eli Henare’s childhood was often unhappy and violent and he and his brothers and sisters were in CYFS care for six years, until he was...

Hawke’s Bay Teacher Graduates Scoring Jobs
May 12, 2016

Hawke’s Bay is bucking a national trend for recently graduated primary teachers, with the first cohort of EIT’s practice-based degree all securing jobs.This week, newspapers nationwide...

Sport Scholars Update – Ben Stoyanoff
May 12, 2016

My name is Ben Stoyanoff and I’m in my second year of study for the Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) at EIT.  I’m 21 years old and decided on primary teaching as a career after leaving school...

Graduate Enjoying Teaching Role
April 8, 2016

Working with bright-eyed youngsters in a childcare centre is a calling for EIT graduate Aspen Edwards.The 21-year-old loves her job at Hastings Lollipops Educare.  “They’re like part of my...

First Degree Cohort Find Jobs in Local Schools
January 11, 2016

Among the first to complete EIT’s innovative primary teaching degree, Luke Rurawhe is starting the new year with a job at a local school. EIT launched its Bachelor of Teaching...

EIT Celebrating Māori Language Week 2015
July 22, 2015

EIT is to be a showcase for the Māori language next week, with daily activities celebrating and promoting te reo.EIT’s Māori and Pasifika liaison advisor Lee Kershaw-Karaitiana says the school...