Faculty of Education and Social Work
Indigenising the University, Ihonuku Dr Te Kawehau Hoskins
14 April 2021
The Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Māori officially announces the appointment of the new Ihonuku, Te Kawehau Hoskins.
Marie Clay secures portion of 1.9 million funding to help young learners
30 March 2021
Since its inception in 2016, the Marie Clay Research Centre has continued to promote research in learning and teaching in early oral languages and literacies of young children.
Professor Carol Mutch: teaching by heart
25 March 2021
The vital role of schools in disaster response and recovery has been the research focus of Professor Carol Mutch, who gave her inaugural professorial lecture at Epsom this week.
A side of knowledge with your beer?
23 March 2021
Aucklanders wanting to make the most of Aotearoa New Zealand’s freedom to socialise and to keep abreast of the latest thinking from some of this country’s leading academics have their chance on 20 April.
Kupe Scholarship: mana and joy for student teacher and whānau
11 March 2021
A Kupe Scholarship worth over $22,000 is helping Tai Tokerau teaching student Keona Campbell fulfil her ultimate goals: to bring te ao Māori into the mainstream curriculum and to find ways to best support kids from low socio-economic groups.
Would you have been ready for a tsunami?
10 March 2021
Opinion: In an emergency we can't wait for civil defence to come to the rescue. It's important to have your own emergency plans in place, writes Carol Mutch.
Of Māori, Pākehā and an artist’s eye: university authors on Ockham list
4 March 2021
The fraught but often fruitful engagement between Māori and Pākehā connect two University of Auckland authors’ books on the 2021 Ockham NZ Book Award shortlist, while the third chronicles the country’s creative talent.
City kids in urban nature: so much to teach and learn
3 March 2021
The widely held assumption that city children have lost their connection to nature is being challenged by experts in the field.
Myanmar citizens fight for ‘freedom from fear’
2 March 2021
Opinion: What has driven usually-obedient Myanmar citizens to put their lives and livelihoods at risk by joining the anti-coup protests? Liyun Wendy Choo explains.
Subversion from inside the closet: gay academics in China
23 February 2021
Gay male academics in China find ways of living authentically while also appearing to conform in a society often openly hostile to homosexuality, a new study has found.
What we’re teaching our children is ill-conceived
16 February 2021
Opinion: Covid has shown the value of an educated population that trusts science. Time now surely for a ‘knowledge restoration' in schools, writes Elizabeth Rata.
Young Myanmar activists a force to be reckoned with
11 February 2021
Opinion: Young people in Myanmar are sidelined for being too immature or too radical. But they're the ones who have always risen to the occasion, writes Liyun Choo.