Commitment to quality teaching

"Leading learning; changing lives" is the faculty’s vision statement, driving the faculty’s learning, teaching and research agendas.

In its learning and teaching the faculty is committed to:

  • Challenge, inspire and engage all students to become lifelong learners who make a positive difference to the lives of others
  • Offer an educational experience that is the best of contemporary and future-focussed educational design and delivery
  • Enhance our teaching and learning through evidence-based, research-informed, professional action
  • Promote and support research-informed innovation in teaching and learning that enhances student achievement and engagement
  • Contribute in a scholarly and informed way to debates about education and social services
  • Enhance the achievement, opportunities and well-being of our diverse cohort of students
  • Uphold our commitment to the Treaty of Waitangi by developing and implementing strategies to improve Māori student participation, success, retention and completion rates
  • Be recognised nationally and internationally for providing research-led learning and teaching of the highest quality