Senior leadership team

Meet the people hard at work overseeing the running of the faculty and taking it into the future.

Staff position Name
Dean Associate Professor Mark Barrow
Te Tumu Associate Professor Te Kawehau Hoskins
Associate Dean Postgraduate Professor Gavin Brown
Head of Initial Teacher Education Associate Professor Fiona Ell
Acting Associate Dean Academic
Dr Barbara Staniforth
Associate Dean Teaching and Learning Gail Ledger
Associate Dean Pasifika Jacoba Matapo
Associate Dean International Dr Marek Tesar
Associate Dean Research Dr Aaron Wilson
Associate Dean Academic Transition
Dr Camilla Highfield
Acting Director CLeaR   Associate Professor Barbara Kensington-Miller  

Heads of Schools

School Name
Counselling, Human Services and Social Work Dr Allen Bartley
Critical Studies in Education Professor John Morgan
Curriculum and Pedagogy Associate Professor Katie Fitzpatrick
Learning, Development and Professional Practice Associate Professor Richard Hamilton
Te Puna Wānanga Dr Helene Connor 


Staff position Name
Director of Faculty Operations Claire Philipson
Director of Faculty Finance Bevan Iles
Human Resources Manager Melissa Wright
Development Manager Karen Miller
Manager, Kohia Centre Jillian Shearer Rowe