News

  • 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.
  • Five top doctoral theses honoured
    01 April 2015
    The Vice-Chancellor’s prize for the five best doctoral theses at the University of Auckland in 2014 has gone to PhD students in the Faculties of Science, Medical and Health Sciences, Education and Engineering.
  • Students receive senior scholar awards
    30 March 2015
    Graduands parade through the main streets of Whangarei to cheers and applause from family and bystanders.
  • Research into School Journal uncovers family history
    30 March 2015
    A research project into the New Zealand School Journal’s portrayal of the ANZAC legend in World War I almost didn’t get started, but when it did, the academic behind it uncovered a personal journey into her family history.
  • Breaking down bias barriers
    25 March 2015
    Distinguished visiting academic Professor Toni Zimmerman highlights the importance of embracing cultural humility in the classroom.
  • Business leader honoured
    12 March 2015
    Founder of Mainfreight Bruce Plested is recognised for his lifelong relationship with education.
  • Promising interventions in education
    09 March 2015
    Dr Anthony Bryk will show how a process of disciplined inquiry can be combined with the use of networks to identify, adapt and successfully scale up promising interventions in education.
  • Māori and Pacific pass rates drop
    06 March 2015
    Professor Cindy Kiro discusses the drop in University Entrance pass rates among Māori and Pacific students .
  • New class start teaching path
    05 March 2015
    Sixty people have been introduced to life as students at the University of Auckland's Tai Tokerau Campus in Whangarei.
  • Passion for education begins in Mexico
    04 March 2015
    A Distinguished Outreach Professor who specialises in bilingual/multicultural special education will be giving a public talk at the Faculty of Education this month.
  • Professor to become AERA Fellow
    27 February 2015
    In a rare achievement for a NZ researcher Professor Stephen May has been selected to become a 2015 American Educational Research Association Fellow.
  • Professor to Chair NZ Aid programme
    25 February 2015
    Professor Saville Kushner has been appointed Chair of the Evaluation and Research Board of the New Zealand Aid Programme.
  • Survey shows biosecurity should be taught in school
    25 February 2015
    A survey of school children has found they lack knowledge about unwanted plants and pests and the effects they could have on our environment.
  • Techniques to solve bullying outlined in public talk
    23 February 2015
    A trial on techniques to solve bullying at school is the topic of a public lecture by Chris Bonell of University College London next week.
  • The challenges facing new principals
    19 February 2015
    Dr Linda Bendikson discusses how claims that new principals are leaving the profession are not correct.
  • Our new professors
    10 February 2015
    Two Faculty of Education academics have been promoted to Professor this year.
  • How teaching helped my breast cancer journey
    04 February 2015
    After being diagnosed with breast cancer at 27 years old, Jessica Weller decided to use her teaching experience to educate others on the illness.
  • Schools chance to bridge class gap
    30 January 2015
    OPINION: Associate Professor Peter O’Connor discusses how the Government’s neo-liberal policies and the pursuit of National Standards in literacy and numeracy has caused social inequality and a reduction in curriculum
  • Surprise reunion at pōwhiri
    30 January 2015
    A strong desire to work with children has united a student with his former deputy principal.
  • Academic discusses high drowning rates
    29 January 2015
    Senior Lecturer Dr Kevin Moran talks about the 17 drownings that have happened so far this year.