Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education

Victoria's Faculty of Education is uniquely placed in the capital city to offer high-quality research-led teaching and learning.

The Faculty of Education aims to engage students as active members of a community of learning, offering challenging, high-quality academic programmes of study, and opportunities for an excellent student experience on campus and further afield. About us.


Sep15Information EventsWant to be a great teacher?
Date: 15 September 2016
Time: 4.15 pm
Venue: AM 102, Kelburn Campus
Applications for 2017 teacher education programmes open 1st October, 2016.Come along to find out about… Read more
Nov20-23ConferencesNZARE Conference
Date: 20-23 November 2016
Time: 12.00 am
Venue: Victoria University of Wellington
Featuring Keynote Speaker Prof Gert Biesta, UK. The call for abstracts for this year’s NZARE conference has now been extended. New closing date is August 15th Read more


17 August 2016 Beeby Fellowship 2016 now open
The Beeby Fellowship 2016 is open for applications.The Beeby Fellowship is a joint initiative between NZCER  and the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO and is worth $30,000.It is awarded every two years. Applications for 2016 open on Monday 15 August and close at 5pm on Friday 30 September. Read more
11 August 2016 Teaching graduate uses science to enhance student learning
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5 August 2016 Top student teachers aiming to make a difference for young Māori and Pasifika
Two Victoria University of Wellington post-graduate students and future secondary school teachers have been awarded the Ministry of Education's prestigious Kupe Scholarship at an official ceremony at Parliament. Read more

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Teaching Excellence Award

Senior lecturer Dr Azra Moeed has been honoured with a 2016 National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award for her commitment to the learning of students.

Citizenship and Social Sciences Education Reading Group (CASSERG)

CASSERG is a group of social science staff and postgraduate students at the Faculty of Education, VUW who meet monthly to discuss and share research.

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Lucy King-teaching in Canada whilst studying for her MEd

Lucy King - teaching in Canada whilst studying for an MEd.

Hear what Lucy has to say about her experience on YouTube (2.27min).

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Thought about a teaching career?

Join our community of undergraduate students intending to be teachers.


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Master of Education

Early Childhood Leadership

Learn from nationally recognised early childhood researchers.

Enjoy flexible study options

Benefit from learning in a collaborative group environment

Your path to becoming a principal.

Master of Secondary School Leadership

Prepare for the next step in your career. Gain the leadership and management skills to lead a successful secondary school.