News

  • Founder of the Kids' Lit Quiz
    29 May 2015
    Founder and quizmaster of the hugely successful Kids' Lit Quiz, Wayne Mills, on rewarding and motivating those who love to read.
  • Academic learning a path to better things
    25 May 2015
    OPINION: What are schools for? Associate Professor Elizabeth Rata writes about the purpose of school.
  • Academic shares story of emotional trip to Gallipoli
    25 May 2015
    Associate Professor Carol Mutch has returned from an emotional trip to Turkey where she accompanied her son to the 100th Anzac Day commemorations at Gallipoli.
  • Sex: How should we be talking about it?
    18 May 2015
    Dr Pat Bullen discusses the health and sex education curriculum after a Christchurch school's come under fire after distributing controversial pamphlets branding women in non-married relationships "cheap prostitutes" and saying those having gay sex will face "death and hell".
  • Research excellence awarded
    12 May 2015
    Five academics have received top awards for research excellence at the University of Auckland.
  • Love of language and culture puts academic on path of success
    11 May 2015
    Dr Rae Si‘ilata was already a successful teacher and facilitator, but in 2010 she was prompted to embark on a PhD. She did, and the results have been outstanding.
  • Goal setting teacher inspired from a young age
    07 May 2015
    Fiona Toloa may have graduated with a Master of Professional Studies in Education with First Class Honours (MProfStuds) on Monday but she has actually been teaching and inspiring others all her life.
  • Dr Seuss book reminds student of dream career
    06 May 2015
    Students receive scholarships for excellence in academic results and personal achievements, including one student who knew she wanted to be a teacher at the age of 5.
  • PhD in Art History inspires student to teach
    05 May 2015
    Simon McNamara now studying to be a teacher so he can pass his knowledge on to others.
  • Autumn Graduation
    05 May 2015
    Congratulations to the Faculty of Education and Social Work students who graduated on Monday 4 May.
  • Monolingualism - inflexible, insensitive and arrogant
    04 May 2015
    Associate Dean Martin East has written an opinion piece on the need for New Zealand schools to make language education a priority.
  • Faculty one of the world’s best
    01 May 2015
    The Faculty of Education and Social Work has placed highly in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015.
  • Art works celebration
    01 May 2015
    It was an honour and a privilege to receive several art works and a book, generously gifted by donors.
  • ANZAC Ceremony
    24 April 2015
    Staff and students came together at a moving ceremony to honour those who have gone before us, including teachers who lost their lives during WW1.
  • Remembering Herbert Milnes
    24 April 2015
    The first principal of the Auckland Training College, now the Faculty of Education and Social Work, sadly lost his life in the war at age 41. This is his story.
  • Learning from the past
    21 April 2015
    Associate Professor Carol Mutch discusses how an academic research project looking at the portrayal of the Anzac legend in schools became a personal journey into her family history.
  • The review of Child, Youth and Family
    10 April 2015
    OPINION: Liz Beddoe says the recently proposed review of Child, Youth and Family lacks expertise from social workers.
  • NCEA: Shining examples emerge from list
    09 April 2015
    Starpath has been acknowledged for a large spike in level one results at a South Auckland School.
  • Bright Lights 2015: Bruce Plested
    08 April 2015
    VIDEO: Distinguished alumni Bruce Plested talks about his highly successful career path and why he is passionate about education.
  • What's in a name?
    01 April 2015
    From 1 April 2015, the faculty will become the Faculty of Education and Social Work to better reflect the aim of the faculty and its long association with social work.