Faculty of Education and Social Work
What we think of as 'normal' has changed over time and place
20 February 2019
Opinion: Who we mean when we talk about diverse people depends a lot on who and what we think of as normal, writes Professor Missy Morton.
Elizabeth Rata: NZ’s knowledge blind spot
19 February 2019
Opinion: New Zealand is prey to educational fads. We see it in NCEA, modern learning environments and localised school curriculum, writes Professor Elizabeth Rata.
Congratulations Tai Tokerau graduates
15 February 2019
Students from our Tai Tokerau campus in Whangārei celebrate their graduation on Friday 8 February.
New app on Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei history launched
14 February 2019
The telling of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei's history to a new generation in order to heal divided ideas of our history came a step closer with the launch of an interactive learning app this week.
Learning on the job not ideal for teachers or students
12 February 2019
Opinion: School-based teacher preparation will have a raft of unfortunate consequences, writes Associate Professor Fiona Ell.
First Associate Dean Pasifika tributes
1 February 2019
The passing away of the country's first Associate Dean Pasifika has prompted reflection about the role of universities in promoting equity in education.
Post-fire support to Auckland Normal Intermediate
31 January 2019
The Faculty of Education and Social Work is opening its doors to Auckland Normal Intermediate students displaced by the fire the week before the start of term.
Brexit matters - even in NZ
25 January 2019
Opinion: The UK’s troubled attempts to ‘Brexit’ from the EU may seem distant, but it should give New Zealanders pause for thought, writes Professor John Morgan.
A place for Pasifika in early education
16 January 2019
Opinion: More recognition of Pasifika culture in early childhood education would lift barriers to enrolment for Pacific families, writes Vaovasamanaia Meripa Toso.
New Year Honour for Professor Jones
3 January 2019
Congratulations to Professor Alison Jones from Te Puna Wānanga who was named a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the New Year Honours list for services to education and sociology research.
Teachers are not glorified babysitters
18 December 2018
With schools out for summer but the teachers’ dispute still not settled, second-year primary teaching student Letitia Farmer reflects on the role of teachers and the campaign to recognise their value
End of Tomorrow’s Schools neoliberal experiment
17 December 2018
Opinion: Negative comments from prominent Auckland principals is confirmation Tomorrow’s Schools Taskforce report has got it right, writes Professor Peter O'Connor.