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Webinar: AI in Education: Navigating the opportunities and risks

Artificial Intelligence (AI) will impact education, offering opportunities and posing risks. The New Zealand Initiative's upcoming report, "Welcome to the Machine: Opportunities and risks of generative Artificial Intelligence for education," authored by Senior Fellow Dr Michael Johnston, provides a science-based framework for navigating this new landscape. Read more

Dr Michael Johnston, Prof Barbara Oakley, and Dr Oliver Hartwich
17 June, 2024
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Webinar: Cabinet Congestion

New Zealand’s political executive has expanded into a morass of portfolios, ministers, and departments. Affecting everything from ministerial workload to departmental resource management, this growth creates inefficiencies in our most important policymaking body. Read more

Max Salmon, Hon Stuart Nash and Dr Oliver Hartwich
26 March, 2024
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Paving the way: A public webinar

Webinar: Learning from New Zealand's past to build a better future Join us for a webinar as we launch “Paving The Way: Learning from New Zealand’s Past to Build a Better Future.” Everyone is talking about New Zealand's infrastructure deficit. But few people know how successful we once were at delivering big-ticket items like roads, rails and bridges. Read more

14 June, 2023
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Artificial intelligence and the future of education

Artificial Intelligence in Education Forum This forum will provide an opportunity to discuss and debate the implications of generative AI for education. We will explore opportunities that AI offers and potential policy initiatives to make the most of those opportunities. Read more

8 June, 2023
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Save our Schools: A public webinar

Webinar: A Turning Point for New Zealand’s Education System Join us for a webinar as we launch “Save Our Schools: Solutions for New Zealand's Education Crisis.” Our webinar, and our publication, come at a critical moment. New Zealand faces the choice between reform and decline in our education system. Read more

27 April, 2023
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Covid-19 management: A public webinar

Webinar: A critical analysis of the Covid-19 pandemic management in New Zealand A pandemic caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus (COVID-19) continues both worldwide and in New Zealand. Although estimates are that half the New Zealand population have been infected, more likely almost every citizen has come into contact with the virus in some way. Read more

20 April, 2023
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Literacy Workshop

The ongoing fall in the literacy capability of New Zealand’s school students and school leavers is a national scandal. New Zealand needs a fresh start for literacy education. Read more

12 May, 2022
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Webinar: Why New Zealand needs better Covid testing systems, with Dr Anne Wyllie

Saliva-based PCR tests are an efficient, less intrusive, and accurate alternative to COVID-19 deep nasal swabs. Dr Anne Wyllie, a New Zealand-born researcher at Yale University, led the development of Yale’s SalivaDirect test authorised for use in the USA, and independently validated in Portugal, Mexico, Ireland and the Philippines. Read more

28 September, 2021
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Webinar: A new model for disability support

Individualised Funding (“IF”) is a rapidly-growing alternative funding model for disability support. IF gives each recipient control of a personal budget they can use to obtain the support services best suited to their individual needs. Read more

27 August, 2021

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