Faculty of Education and Social Work
25,000 words a minute: what it’s like competing in the Three Minute Thesis competition
7 August 2020
Faculty heat winners from across the University will come together this week to compete in the final of the University of Auckland’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.
From foundation to PhD, with Cook Island values all the way
7 August 2020
Peta Ravlich enrolled in a foundation certificate in 2010, preparing to follow her dream of becoming an ECE teacher and keeping her Rarotongan language alive. She is now a PhD student, examining Cook Island students’ success in higher education.
Some home truths about child protection
4 August 2020
Opinion: When it comes to child protection in New Zealand, it is time to lay the corporate warrior and troubled Pākehā conscience to rest, writes Ian Hyslop.
Addressing rangatahi education challenges after Covid-19
29 July 2020
Lockdown highlighted and exacerbated young Māori students’ life on the wrong side of the digital divide says a new report, which provides evidence and recommendations for how the disparities can be addressed.
Maths during lockdown: a testing time
27 July 2020
Parents' experiences of helping their children do maths at home during the Covid-19 lockdown varied widely depending on the school, a University of Auckland survey has found.
Innovation meets education
10 July 2020
A University of Auckland student group’s new idea for a digital learning platform could change the way children connect organically while distance learning.
Refugee research centre focused on impact in Pacific and Asia
9 July 2020
The issues facing people forced out of their homes due to conflict or climate change in Asia and the Pacific will be the focus of a new research centre at the University of Auckland.
When you’re in a hole, stop digging
8 July 2020
Opinion: The incoming government needs to wake up and have a critical look at the child protection monster that is Oranga Tamariki, writes Ian Hyslop.
Elizabeth Rata: NZ history - what to teach?
7 July 2020
Opinion: How will we agree on what history to teach young New Zealanders? Elizabeth Rata says what we teach is too important to leave to community preference.
Education student wins top Pacific scholarship
3 July 2020
Annastasia Matai’s lifelong goal of helping Pasifika students succeed has been rewarded with a Ministry of Education scholarship.
Actualising the call to kindness
1 July 2020
Opinion: Parliament’s rejection of an amendment during the most recent abortion legislation debate is not reflective of the call to kindness write, Mike Webster and Jenny Hare.
Teacher aides: are we asking the wrong question?
22 June 2020
The recent teacher aide pay equity settlement is long overdue, but the wider issue of what inclusive education really means still needs to be addressed, says a University of Auckland expert.