Entries by Julie Kilroy

What is Lifelong Learning?

Lifelong learning is widely spoken about in the context of the education sector in New Zealand. The concept of lifelong learning is underpinned by learning which is flexible, diverse and available at different times and in different places. It is, in its essence, learning which is pursued throughout life. The fundamental value of lifelong learning […]

Rutherford College ACE Vacancy

Are you looking for part time work in Auckland? Perhaps you know someone who may be interested? Rutherford College, in Te Atatu Peninsula, is looking for an Assistant Office Manager for their Community Education programme. Click here to find out more and to apply.

Coca Cola Easter Show

The Easter holidays are almost upon us which means the kids will be off school and unless you have a host of things to do with kids in Auckland it’ll be like a third world war. With that in mind, we’ve come up with loads of things to keep the kids busy this Easter holiday […]

10 Festive things to do in Auckland for christmas.

With so much festive entertainment on in the Auckland region over the next few weeks, we’ve done the research for you and come up with ten must-dos to complete your Christmas countdown. 1. Christmas at the Zoo The Penguins of Madagascar, Santa’s grotto and carolling elves are only some of what will make this year’s […]

Why you should continue to learn!

Many people wonder what they can do to become well-rounded and competitive while increase their rate of success. An often overlooked yet simple way to improve is to increase your knowledge by being a self-starter. Traditional, structured education is very important, yet much success is derived from highly motivated individuals that have dedicated their lives to the concept of lifelong learning. These individuals […]

Summer is not to far away, and Term 3 school holidays are closing in, here are a few things you could do :)

Top 10 things to do in Auckland this summer http://www.aucklandnz.com/love/top-10-things-to-do-in-auckland-this-summer 1. Hit the beach What better way to celebrate summer than by heading to one of Auckland’s many beautiful beaches. Calm golden bays, wild black-sand beaches, quiet hidden coves or huge stretches of sand – you’ll find them all in Auckland. Go swimming, surfing or […]

10 Reason to keep learning once you done with school

There have always been people who have believed that lifelong learning is a worthwhile process. Increasingly, scientific research is proving them correct and technology is making it easier – adults can now take online college classes for the rest of their lives. For example, a recent article in The Atlantic reported that when individuals learn […]

Queen’s Birthday weekend 04-06 June 2016

5 Things to do over Queen’s Birthday weekend   1. Get your geek on Meet your favourite TV and movie stars and dress up as your favourite characters at Wellington Armageddon, from June 4-6 at Westpac Stadium. For full list of events and ticketing information visit www.armageddonexpo.com/nz. 2. Celebrate Steampunk Oamaru, New Zealand’s best-preserved Victorian town, is […]