Faculty of Education and Social Work
Indigenising our universities:Tēnā tātou “here we all are”
27 March 2023
In a three-part series, Te Kawehau Hoskins and Alison Jones explore the value of an evolving Treaty partnership to higher education. Part 1:Who is the ‘we’ when an institution speaks?
Leading Waipapa Taumata Rau researchers elected as Fellows
16 March 2023
Eleven academics from Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland have been made Fellows of the Royal Society Te Apārangi, being recognised for their world leadership in research and scholarship.
The truth is, our kids aren’t good at writing
9 March 2023
Standardised tests aren't perfect but they do warn us there is something wrong in our school system, says Professor Gavin Brown, and if don’t like the results, we shouldn’t ignore the test data.
Tools of teaching trade pass to next generation
3 March 2023
For University of Auckland student Tyler Kini, the March graduation ceremony at Tai Tokerau completes a long-held dream as he begins his new teaching life.
Cyclone Gabrielle an opportunity for extra geography lessons
1 March 2023
Opinion: Professor John Morgan says there are plenty of lessons to be learned for adults after recent severe weather events, but also to share with children in the classroom.
The probable, possible and preferable future of Auckland
28 February 2023
Opinion: The money the Government looks likely to put into a rebuild could be used to kickstart a genuinely new direction for Auckland, writes Nicolas Lewis and John Morgan
Is this the end of the Auckland dream?
27 February 2023
There is an obvious desire to ‘return to normal’, but maybe this summer is a time to reconsider the future of Auckland, says John Morgan and Nicolas Lewis
Struggling families need money not blame
9 February 2023
Recent child development theories have influenced child protection in Aotearoa in ways that have further stigmatised struggling families, according to a new study from the University of Auckland.
Auckland's emergency: a lesson in geography
7 February 2023
Opinion: Professor John Morgan offers a 'lesson plan' for Auckland children returning to school to help them understand what's going on in their city after the floods.
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.