Faculty of Education and Social Work
Elizabeth Rata: NZ history - what to teach?
7 July 2020
Opinion: How will we agree on what history to teach young New Zealanders? Elizabeth Rata says what we teach is too important to leave to community preference.
Education student wins top Pacific scholarship
3 July 2020
Annastasia Matai’s lifelong goal of helping Pasifika students succeed has been rewarded with a Ministry of Education scholarship.
Actualising the call to kindness
1 July 2020
Opinion: Parliament’s rejection of an amendment during the most recent abortion legislation debate is not reflective of the call to kindness write, Mike Webster and Jenny Hare.
Teacher aides: are we asking the wrong question?
22 June 2020
The recent teacher aide pay equity settlement is long overdue, but the wider issue of what inclusive education really means still needs to be addressed, says a University of Auckland expert.
Chance to make an impact for Indigenous communities
18 June 2020
A unique programme focused on positive change for Indigenous communities is calling for applicants for 2021.
Powerful wāhine voice in child protection review
11 June 2020
Opinion: Pleas by wāhine in a report on treatment of Māori mothers and babies reflect need for respect, honesty and for whānau to be worked with, writes Ian Hyslop.
Excellence awards reflect vital role research plays
11 June 2020
Research Excellence Award winners exemplify success in bringing ideas to life for the public good.
Schools play critical role in disaster recovery
11 June 2020
Schools play a significant role in disaster response and recovery, according to a six-year research project by Professor Carol Mutch at the University of Auckland.
International student support venture predicts the future of international education
5 June 2020
Lexie Qiao is a final year Education and Social work student, and founder of Luckia Student Help, a mentorship programme designed to empower international students by providing support around mental health and developing soft skills.
Education student's lockdown experience at Healthline
3 June 2020
Graduate Diploma in Teaching Student C.J. He gave us a glimpse at life as an essential service worker at Healthline | Ministry of Health NZ during lockdown.
Connecting to Samoan culture through song and language
2 June 2020
When Natasha Urale-Baker enrolled in a Bachelor of Social Work in 2010, she had a dream of completing her bachelors, masters and doctoral studies in ten years. Ten years later, Natasha has nearly completed her PhD, with Samoan language and culture at the heart of her journey.
Lovable bear a social media star during lockdown
25 May 2020
A cheeky but lovable bear has attracted an international following since his adventures during lockdown have been shared daily on social media.