Faculty of Education and Social Work
NZ’s chance to go the other way on abortion
21 May 2019
Opinion: Women who support reproductive rights in NZ are looking on in horror at restrictive abortion laws being passed in US states, write Professor Liz Beddoe.
Learning how to learn
16 May 2019
Many students would learn better if they were taught more about how their brain best learns, says the co-founder of the world's most popular online course.
Writing the Treaty into our lives in one sentence
14 May 2019
A remarkable turning point in the direction of New Zealand education was the inspiration for a recent PhD graduate's doctoral thesis.
Teachers must be educated, not just ‘trained’
13 May 2019
Opinion: Professor John Morgan questions the new orthodoxy that on-the-job training in real schools is the best way to learn how to be a teacher.
Racist uplift practice cause for alarm
10 May 2019
Opinion: The racist and classist practice of uplifting children of the poor should alarm our politicians, writes lecturer and former social worker Dr Ian Hyslop.
Budget boost: promising but could do better
8 May 2019
Opinion: The four-year Budget boost of $95 million is certainly a step in the right direction, writes Associate Professor Mark Barrow.
Schools must support rainbow youth
7 May 2019
Opinion: If all NZ schools supported their rainbow youth to lead social change, school would be a place of empowerment rather than hostility, writes Hayley McGlashan.
Looking beyond the safari lens in Kenya
7 May 2019
An initial concern for the sexual wellbeing of girls and young women in rural Kenya has taken University of Auckland lecturer Laura Chubb on an extraordinary journey.
Senior Scholars and Dean’s Awards
1 May 2019
Forty-eight high achieving current and graduating students were honoured at an Education and Social Work ceremony this week.
Game changer for learning our history
29 April 2019
A unique homegrown board game designed to explore an important period of early New Zealand history has gone into production.
Levelling up the playing field for our kids
17 April 2019
How we teach health, sport and physical education could make our society a fairer place, say leading researchers at the University of Auckland.
Student climate action strikers - so much to lose
10 April 2019
On 15 March thousands of students across New Zealand marched to demand that our government do more to halt the effects of climate change.