Faculty of Education and Social Work
New app brings history and te reo alive
23 August 2019
An interactive app which combines early Māori and Pākehā history with learning te reo Māori was launched at the University of Auckland this week.
Helen Clark – keeping the end goal in sight
19 August 2019
Universities have a crucial part to play in making the world a more inclusive and sustainable place, says the Rt Hon. Helen Clark.
Beauty tyranny in the age of Instagram
16 August 2019
Young women in the age of social media are under ever more intense pressure to look ‘Insta-perfect’ and it’s not making them happy.
Curriculum design model attracts global interest
13 August 2019
A new curriculum design model developed by the University of Auckland is generating interest in Europe.
It’s the final countdown
31 July 2019
After three years, New Zealand’s largest-ever fundraising campaign is coming to an end.
Mentoring programme engaging vulnerable youth
30 July 2019
A youth development programme that pairs young people alienated from mainstream schooling with University-based mentors is seeing heartwarming results.
Senior Scholars and Dean’s Awards
25 July 2019
Forty-eight high achieving current and graduating students were honoured at an Education and Social Work ceremony this week.
Rising up in the spirit of justice
25 July 2019
Opinion: Ihumaatao is about to be bulldozed. Will the Government continue to turn away? Dr Frances Hancock and Qiane Matata-Sipu write from the protest site.
Faculty welcomes first international cohort in new programme
18 July 2019
The official welcome of 17 international students from China to start a Bachelor of Education-TESOL marks the start of a new education programme crossing borders.
VR game simulates quake to help children stay safe
11 July 2019
A virtual reality game that could save lives during an earthquake has won the education category of the University of Auckland’s 2019 Velocity Challenge.
Education researcher receives Chinese Government PhD Student Award
8 July 2019
Di (Allen) Wu, a PhD student from the Faculty of Education and Social Work, recently received the Chinese Government Outstanding Self-financing PhD Student Award 2018.
‘Speed-dating’ lessons from future secondary teachers and Auckland principals
8 July 2019
A recent Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary) pre-service event involved 140 students, 70 principals, 800 interviews and a thousand learning opportunities.