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Our research

Join the largest community of active education researchers in New Zealand who are all engaged in creating new knowledge vital to the education and wellbeing of our community and our world.

Our research contributes to improving educational and social wellbeing and harnesses the vast potential that diversity brings to education and social work.

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Our faculty is home to research centres and units that are leading the search for solutions to wide-ranging education and social justice issues.


Learn more about the special interest research networks, groups and projects, past and present, led by the faculty.


Discover how our research impacts our world - from teaching, learning and educational leadership to social justice and social good to Māori, Pacific and indigenous studies.

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Search the University database for research supervisors within your area of interest.

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Explore our professional education journals: The First Years Ngā Tau Tuatahi and Prismatic- Practice and Research in Statistics and Mathematics Education

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Quant-DARE provides a data warehouse and expertise in quantitative data analysis and research support.

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Find out all you need to know about planning for and completing postgraduate and doctoral study at the Faculty of Education and Social Work.

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