Faculty of Education and Social Work
The problem with the ‘vote ghost’ campaign
16 September 2020
Opinion: The ‘apathetic’ stereotype of young Kiwi voters is misplaced; the real reason why some young people don’t use their vote lies elsewhere, writes Carol Mutch.
Kia Kaha te reo Māori - Keeping te reo strong in Education and Social Work
15 September 2020
We caught up with a few students and graduates to find out what te reo Māori means to them, their favourite phrases and how they use te reo in their studies and work.
New centre to provide critical support for refugees
14 September 2020
A new centre has been established at the University of Auckland to undertake vital work to help refugees who are part of the 7.7 million displaced people in the Asia Pacific region.
We can’t sing redemption songs quietly
14 September 2020
Opinion: As the gale of global inequity gains strength, social workers need to hang onto a sense of individual and collective balance, writes Ian Hyslop.
Creative toolbox a tonic for anxious students
8 September 2020
Help is at hand for teachers who want to put a high priority on student wellbeing as children return to class.
Alison Jones: 'Pākehā shouldn't let our collective past be crippling'
2 September 2020
Educator and author Alison Jones has written a memoir that’s an insight into New Zealand’s social history and Māori and Pākehā relationships.
Students walk the walk in the coaching industry
1 September 2020
Several Sport, Health and Physical Education students were given a taste of the professional coaching industry at a Coach Developer workshop run by Sport NZ before the lockdown began.
‘Lab in a pocket’ awakens young minds to the world around them, making scientific inquiry fun
28 August 2020
Researchers at the ABI have created a low cost, ‘lab in the pocket’ to spark and nurture a scientifically inquiring mind by allowing them to take scientific measurements of the world around and within them.
A loss for education
24 August 2020
Opinion: Peter O’Connor pays tribute to the late Sir Ken Robinson who championed the idea that schools might be better places if built on arts and creativity.
Urgent action needed to halt declining literacy
21 August 2020
Interventions across early childhood, primary and secondary education are urgently needed to address declining literacy levels and persistent inequality in New Zealand, according to a new report.
University project gets green light with shovel-ready funding
18 August 2020
The University of Auckland will receive ‘shovel-ready’ funding for a construction project will create some 750 jobs in the building sector, with the goal of relocating the Faculty of Education and Social Work to the Central campus by 2024.
25,000 words a minute: what it’s like competing in the Three Minute Thesis competition
7 August 2020
Faculty heat winners from across the University will come together this week to compete in the final of the University of Auckland’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.