Bachelor of Education (Teaching)

Meet our students and graduates and find out how they’re making a difference in students’ lives.

The Huarahi Māori specialisation is allowing Kellie to develop her te reo Māori, build strong relationships with classmates, and fulfil her dream of becoming a teacher.

Kellie's story

A TeachNZ Scholarship will allow Taine to achieve his dream of becoming a teacher without the added financial stress of studying.

Taine's story

Te Wairemana's Practicum Experience

Hear from Te Wairemana on her practicum experience.

Mauri is continuing his learning journey in Te Ao Māori outside of Huarahi Māori with the Master of Education.

Mauri's story
Te Aroha

Studying Huarahi Māori has allowed Te Aroha to nourish students inquisitive minds and give back to the community she was raised in.

Te Aroha's story
Leah Pereira

Studying the Bachelor of Education (Teaching) has allowed Leah to pursue her love of learning.

Leah's Story
Renee Johnson

Renee’s studies in Tai Tokerau are helping her to achieve her dream of teaching all around the world.

Renee's story
Siosiana Taufalele - Primary

Meeting students and witnessing the great things they can do keeps Siosiana passionate about her future career in education.

Siosiana's story

Working with children in his gap year ignited Zac's passion for teaching and working in children's education.

Zac's story
Heather Ruru

Winning a TeachNZ Scholarship allowed Heather to follow her dream of passing on her love of te reo Māori to students.

Heather's story
Moana Phillips - Huarahi Māori student

Gaining real experience in schools was a highlight for Moana as she prepares to make a difference in education for future generations.

Moana's story

While working as a teacher aide, Michelle Daniels decided to take the next step and become a teacher, to give new knowledge back to her hapu and iwi.

Michelle's story

After graduating from the Bachelor of Education (Teaching), Daniel had some reservations about going straight into teaching. When he was offered a non-teaching role working with children, he realised how many transferable skills he had gained from his degree.

Daniel's story
Hayden Nayler

The programme has allowed Hayden to extend his expertise, develop pedagogical knowledge and ensure all of his students grow to love learning.

Hayden's story
Nicholas Llyod - Primary

Working in classrooms has been one of the best parts of the Bachelor of Education (Teaching) programme for Nicholas.

Nicholas's story

Studying Huarahi Māori has allowed Samantha to work towards becoming a Te Reo Māori teacher.

Samantha's story