Faculty of Education and Social Work
Rugby World Cup fever on slow burn
23 October 2019
As the All Blacks prepare for the Rugby World Cup semi-final against England on Saturday, Kiwis have a range of views on how much it matters and how the country will react if they lose.
Silver Fern finds a passion for teaching
18 October 2019
Michaela Sokolich-Beatson is preparing for the Silver Ferns' first match of the Constellation Cup, while balancing her study to become a PE teacher.
More attention on Auckland’s food insecurity crisis needed to improve wellbeing
17 October 2019
Uncovering the impact of food insecurity in those using foodbanks
Funding boost helps teachers 'see' strengths of children
17 October 2019
'Understand me', a pilot intervention led by the Marie Clay Research Centre has received additional funding from Auckland Airport Community Trust.
Much to learn from the ahi kaa of Ihumātao
2 October 2019
Opinion: The ahi kaa of Ihumātao have much to teach our nation and its visitors through their manaakitanga and stories, explains Frances Hancock and Tim McCreanor.
Century-old teachers' alumni association bids goodbye
1 October 2019
Members of the "Old A's Association" gathered for a final meeting and celebration at Epsom Campus this week, before the association went into recess.
Education – the gift that keeps on giving
27 September 2019
Promising students from four low decile Auckland schools will now have a much better chance of achieving UE, thanks to a gift from the Buchanan Charitable Foundation.
Scholarship helps students share their love of te reo
26 September 2019
Keeghan O’Meara Hei Hei and Aorewa Nahi both have a passion for te reo Māori, love of learning and desire to share knowledge with tamariki. The both received a Sonny and Mona Riini Memorial Scholarship last night.
It takes a village to create success
24 September 2019
Sharing the same world view as many of their students is a special bonus, say University of Auckland graduating teachers Tamausu Fa’alepo Vaotuua and Teuila Vaotuua.
Kaupapa Māori project to increase rights of children in state care
20 September 2019
A major project to improve Māori children, whānau and iwi participation in child protection decision making and planning has received close to $1 million in funding.
Lifetime Achievement Award for Emeritus Professor Graeme Aitken
18 September 2019
Emeritus Professor Graeme Aitken was formally acknowledged for his distinguished 42-year career in education by the Ministry of Education
Cerebral palsy no barrier for Auckland athlete
17 September 2019
Para-athlete Keegan Pitcher has never shied away from the term ‘disability’ – in fact, he’s seen it as an opportunity. Now he’s hoping to inspire others to do the same.