Faculty of Education and Social Work
Novel interactive science kits sent out free to schools
12 May 2021
Kiwrious, an interactive learning technology that makes science fun, is being distributed to 35 schools in six different areas of New Zealand, at no cost to the schools.
Don’t turn a blind eye to what’s happening in Colombia
12 May 2021
Opinion: Colombian nationals call for attention to the human rights violations, disappearances, sexual abuse and killings of civilians in their home country.
From conference to classroom
7 May 2021
Dale Thomas has travelled the world with sign language, interpreting alongside high-profile people like Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at press conferences. Now, he’s taking his talents to the classroom as he begins his teaching journey at the Faculty of Education and Social Work.
Story of Nukutawhiti's voyage: a Ngāpuhi collaboration
29 April 2021
The voyage of famous Polynesian navigator Nukutawhiti from Hawaiki to Aotearoa has been brought to life in a ground-breaking online narrative for schools.
Myanmar civil disobedience: a lesson in good citizenship
26 April 2021
Opinion: Myanmar activists are ‘disobedient citizens’ in the eyes of the state. But what is ‘good citizenship’ in an oppressive regime? Liyun Wendy Choo explains.
Education student wins Kupe Leadership Scholarship
20 April 2021
Jazpah Tata’s commitment to making change through education has won her a Kupe Leadership Scholarship worth $22,000, funded by the Woolf Fisher Trust. The scholarship will support Jazpah as she investigates the way New Zealand history is being taught in schools.
Schools - where creativity goes to die
19 April 2021
Opinion: These are post-normal times: nothing will be "normal" again. Replanting creativity in schools could be what we need to survive, writes Peter O'Connor.
Rainbow youth still facing stigma and stress, but positive signs: new findings
16 April 2021
Despite progress, higher rates of stigma and discrimination, as well as mental health challenges, have been reported by New Zealand LGBTQ+ students, new analysis shows.
Indigenising the University: Ihonuku 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.