Faculty of Education and Social Work
Time to review asylum-seeker support
19 September 2021
Opinion: Bernard Sama explains why - and how - we must strengthen mental well-being in the entire refugee status determination procedure in New Zealand.
He mahi waiwai tō ngā kura o te rapu i te tūkino tamariki
17 September 2021
Ka pēhea e taea e ngā kura te whakarite pai i ngā kaimahi ki te āhukahuka i ngā tohu mēnā e whakapae ana rātou e tūkinotia ana, e takakinotia ana rānei tētahi tamaiti?
25 years of regenerating Te Reo Māori
15 September 2021
The innovative Huarahi Māori programme celebrates its 25th anniversary this year.
A plea for Afghanistan
14 September 2021
Opinion: Support to Afghanistan must not end at the gates of the nation’s airport. Evan Jones explains how countries must come together to protect those left behind.
What to say to children about Auckland’s terror attack
9 September 2021
Opinion: Children can be affected in different ways by events like the terror attack at Auckland's LynnMall. Carol Mutch has some tips on how to help.
Manaakitanga at the heart of Askew social work mural
5 August 2021
Created by Kiwi artist Askew One, (aka Elliot O’Donnell), the ‘Manaakitanga mural’ was unveiled recently at Epsom Campus in celebration of our social work students and graduates.
Racism and arrogance in academia
1 August 2021
Opinion: Stephen May explains how mātauranga Māori is a complementary counterweight to the arrogance and insularity of so much European thought.
Teacher burnout study gets significant results
30 July 2021
Last year was particularly tough on teachers, who had to rapidly adapt to new technology and manage increased workloads, all while running their own lives from home.
Top honour for physical education champion
29 July 2021
Associate Professor Alan Ovens has been awarded the highest honour from his peers – Physical Education New Zealand’s (PENZ) Sir Alexander Gillies Medal.
Popularity and prettiness still the prize for high-achieving girls
19 July 2021
Approval on social media has a disproportionate impact on the self-esteem of high-achieving girls, a University of Auckland study has found.
Helping children make sense of disaster
8 July 2021
In response to Covid-19 and other disasters, schools have an important role in helping children make sense of a changed world and they need resources to support them.
Deciphering the decline
30 June 2021
From the rise of social media to dramatic change in the education system, many reasons are offered to explain New Zealand’s decline in international iteracy assessments. Stuart McNaughton says a single cause is very unlikely.