Faculty of Education and Social Work
Another crisis, another responsibility for schools
4 February 2023
Opinion: In ordinary times, schools are often the hubs of their communities, but in times of trauma, this role becomes more important, says Professor Carol Mutch
Te Matatini: Kia Ūkaipō Anō Te Reo – director talks revitalisation through kapa haka
27 January 2023
Hēmi Dale is the director of Māori Medium Education and Huarahi Māori in the Faculty of Education and Social Work. He is leading the revision of the NCEA standards for Tikanga ā Iwi.
University staff and alumni recognised in 2023 New Year Honours
5 January 2023
From the best-known public health official in the land, to the out-of-sight heroes of communities, the 2023 New Year Honours acknowledged University of Auckland staff and alumni.
Vital research supported with $5.3m health funding
21 December 2022
Researchers from Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland have received funding support for research into a wide range of health concerns.
Nationwide rainbow survey sounds alarm for mental health
8 December 2022
Coordinated action across key areas of rainbow young people’s lives is needed to ensure they are not only safe, but can thrive, according to the first national survey of rainbow youth in Aotearoa.
Child protection must not return to punitive, racist approaches
8 December 2022
Opinion: For 30 years we have swung between a lack of intervention and over-intervention in child protection, but we cannot afford a knee-jerk reaction to the death of Malachi Subecz, says Ian Hyslop.
Language: the most powerful tool for social justice
5 December 2022
Who's been hurt, what are their needs and whose obligations are they? Professor Mariana Souto-Manning, president of the Erikson Institute, Chicago asked her audience to consider questions of justice and belonging in the classroom during a recent talk at Epsom Campus.
Deidre Le Fevre: a rebel with a cause
30 November 2022
Fortunately for Professor Deidre Le Fevre, her high school teacher’s grim assessment that she was “not university material” couldn’t have been further from the truth.
Teacher expectations crucial to learning
28 November 2022
Perception is reality when it comes to teachers and their expectations of their students.
Two men, two pou: a story from the marae at Epsom Campus
22 November 2022
A research project supported by the Faculty of Education and Social Work is recording the stories of the marae at Epsom Campus, including one of two men and two pou.
Black Ferns style of play capturing hearts and minds
16 November 2022
University of Auckland Professor Toni Bruce has been studying the meaning of men’s Rugby World Cups to New Zealanders since 2007. This year, she turned her gaze on the women’s Rugby World Cup and already has some interesting findings.
Streaming unethical in primary schools
8 November 2022
Opinion: Pure ability grouping in primary schools is no longer an ethical option, says Dr Paul Heyward.