Graduate Diploma in Teaching

Meet our students and graduates and learn about their fulfilling careers.

Early Childhood graduate -Charity Faamausili

By adding one year to her Bachelor of Commerce degree, Charity made a career change from accountant to ECE teacher.

Charity's story
Graduate teaching Primary - Fredrick Simpson

Science graduate Fredrick was inspired to get into primary teaching to make a difference to young people’s lives.

Fredrick's story
Tetok Tepaki - Diploma in Teaching Secondary graduate

Teaching allows Tetoki to share his passion for media with children.

Tetoki's story
Early Childhood graduate Sue McLean

Sue McLean chose an ECE career to feel more fulfilled, explore her creativity and reconnect with te reo and tikanga Māori which she loved learning as a child.

Sue's story
Bailey Harrison - Diploma in teaching Primary graduate

From a developmental psychology background, Bailey moved to a teaching career because she loves working with children.

Bailey's story
Justin Leigh - Secondary teaching graduate

Justin-Leigh's passion for creativity, arts, and helping rangatahi Māori pursue their dreams led him to a career in secondary school teaching.

Justin's story

Matheus says the Graduate Diploma in Teaching was the best learning experience he’s ever had, with a great balance of theory and practical experiences.

Meet Matheus

Emily chose the Graduate Diploma in Teaching because she knew the University of Auckland’s strong international reputation would help her land a good job.

Meet Emily