News

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Youth mentoring expert to talk at Parliament and the University of Auckland
    18 March 2015
    An academic leader in youth mentoring and classroom equality and fairness will deliver two lectures in New Zealand this month.
  • 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.