Faculty of Education and Social Work
No conference? No problem
6 April 2020
A creative solution to the fact that academic conferences have had to be cancelled all over the world because of Covid-19, Cancelled Conference Conversations, a virtual symposium series, is looking for interested speakers.
Multi-media online project highlights First in Family students
31 March 2020
Awarding-winning filmmaker Professor Annie Goldson didn't have to travel far from her University of Auckland desk for her latest documentary. She just had to have a chat with Dr 'Ema Wolfgramm-Foliaki.
Don’t let hope be a casualty of the virus
27 March 2020
Opinion: Imagining our lives will get better again is part of the healing process as a nation, writes Peter O'Connor. Playfulness and creativity will help.
How to replace the feel-good factor of live sports
26 March 2020
Opinion: With no live matches, how can sports fans retain the sense of connection when they are more isolated than ever? Toni Bruce and Margaret Henley explain.
How to talk to children about COVID-19
22 March 2020
Opinion: As schools close, children may feel worried. Carol Mutch gives five simple steps for parents and carers to follow to ensure they don’t increase their anxiety.
International subject rankings confirm Auckland strengths
11 March 2020
The University of Auckland has maintained its position as Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading university, with the recent announcement of the QS Subject Rankings.
Graduate's challenge: let's reimagine education in Aotearoa
6 March 2020
When Maia Hetaraka walked across the stage yesterday at the University of Auckland’s Tai Tokerau graduation, she was completing a long and challenging journey.
Throwing like a girl: women at the top of their game
6 March 2020
To celebrate International Women’s Day we caught up with some of our top female athletes to find out what it’s like to be a woman in sport.
New doctoral programme addresses demand for indigenous education research
5 March 2020
The Faculty of Education and Social Work has launched a new Doctor of Education (EdD) theme to grow indigenous scholarship and increase doctoral completion rates among indigenous people in Aotearoa New Zealand.
How much does kindness matter in politics?
5 March 2020
Green MP and Faculty of Arts alumna Chlöe Swarbrick and Canadian professor Michael Orsini join a public panel discussion on the ways kindness and emotion can work in politics and policy.
Ihumātao’s heritage listing win - what does it mean?
28 February 2020
Opinion: Giving Ihumātao the highest heritage listing available is a strong signal for the Government and Auckland Council, write Nicola Short and Dr Frances Hancock.
Child protection bureaucracy out of control
27 February 2020
Opinion: The managerial tail has been wagging the dog in child protection for too long – in the case of the current OT we have reached new heights, writes Ian Hyslop.