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.


Nov4SeminarsInstitute for Early Childhood Studies Research Seminar
Date: 4 November 2016
Time: 12.00 pm
Venue: Room AM103, Kelburn Campus
Professor Michael O’Loughlin, Adelphi University, New York, presents "Uninvited Guests from Unremembered Pasts”: The Psychological… Read more
Nov10SeminarsInstitute for Early Childhood Studies Research Seminar
Date: 10 November 2016
Time: 4.00 pm
Venue: Room AM103, Kelburn Campus
Professor Mathias Urban, Early Childhood Research Centre, University of Roehampton, London, presents "At Sea: What… Read more
Nov20-23ConferencesNZARE Annual Conference and AGM
Date: 20-13 November
Time: 12.00 am
Venue: Victoria University of Wellington
Featuring Keynote Speaker Prof Gert Biesta, UK. Read more


9 September 2016 Adjunct Professor Ken Stevens keynote address
Adjunct Professor Ken Stevens has been invited to present a keynote address titled “Small Schools and Sustainable Learning Communities” at the small schools conference to be held at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano in Italy in October. 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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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.


Annual Conference of NZ Association for Research in Education (NZARE)

20-23 November 2016

Featuring International speaker Gert Biesta (UK)

Registrations now open

Take advantage of the early-registration discount rates and register by 3 October

Lucy King-teaching in Canada whilst studying for her MEd

Lucy King - teaching in Canada whilst studying for a Master of Education

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

New book published - NCEA in Context

Senior lecturers Dr Michael Johnston and Dr Mark Sheehan, have collaborated with Dr Rosemary Hipkins a chief researcher from the New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER) to write NCEA In Context—a four-part book which presents an analysis of the past, present and potential future of NCEA.

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Are you considering applying for a teacher education programme in 2017?

TeachNZ have announced new scholarships for Science, Technology and Mathematics teaching for 2017

Go to their webpage www.teachnz.govt.nz/scholarships to enter your contact details and they will send you an alert once their page has been updated with further information.

Beeby Fellowship 2016 now open

Applications open 15 August 2016 and close on Friday 30 September 2016.

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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.