Our faculty

Find out who we are and what we do in education and social work at New Zealand's leading university.

Dean Mark Barrow

Warm Pacific greetings from the Dean of the Faculty of Education and Social Work, Associate Professor Mark Barrow.

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The University of Auckland is ranked first in NZ for Education as a subject, and the only NZ university to feature in the world's top 50 universities for Education.

We’re proudly recognised as New Zealand's world-ranked Faculty of Education and Social Work.

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Our vision informs what we do, how we do it, and what we strive to achieve for our students, graduates and communities of practice.

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Our University is committed to pursuing sustainability via research, teaching and learning, operating practices, partnerships and capacity-building.

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From modest beginnings in the late-19th century through to the merger with the University of Auckland in 2003, read about some of our faculty’s key milestones.

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Contact the Education Student Centre to find out about studying here or keep up-to-date with our latest news and events through our Facebook page.

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Learn about our faculty leadership, and find out about awards our staff have won recognising excellence in teaching and research.

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Welcome to Te Ao Māori at the Faculty of Education and Social Work.

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Find out more about our programmes, research, meet our team and discover how we can help you succeed with university study.

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