Faculty of Education

Faculty Advisory Committees

Overview

The Faculty Advisory Committees are an important means by which the University engages with external stakeholders of the teacher education programmes to ensure that the programmes are designed with the needs of those stakeholders in mind.

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Terms of Reference and Constitution

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pdf-icon Terms of Reference and Constitution - Primary 103 KB (PDF)
pdf-icon Terms of Reference and Constitution - Secondary 179 KB (PDF)
pdf-icon Terms of Reference and Constitution – Early Childhood Teacher Education (ECTE) 132 KB (PDF)
pdf-icon Terms of Reference and Constitution – Educational Psychology 180 KB (PDF)

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Meeting Dates

All meetings are held in the Main Meeting Room (MMR).

Committees and Boards - Faculty Meeting Schedule

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Members

Primary Advisory Committee

  • David Crabbe, Dean/(Chair)
  • Associate Dean (Primary and Secondary Teacher Education)
  • Associate Dean (Academic)
  • Normal School Principals’ representative
  • School Trustees’ Association representative
  • Two Wellington Region Primary Principals’ Association representatives  
  • Intermediate Principals’ Association (WISPA) representative
  • Representative of a kura kaupapa or bilingual school
  • Student representative: BTeach
  • Student representative of the Graduate Diploma programmes
  • Recent Graduate representative
  • Faculty Office (Administrator)

Secondary Advisory Committee

  • David Crabbe, Dean/(Chair)
  • Associate Dean (Primary and Secondary Teacher Education)   
  • Associate Dean Academic
  • Wn/Wai School Trustees Association representative
  • Independent Schools’ representative
  • Recent Graduate
  • Two secondary school Student Teacher Coordinator representatives
  • Two Greater Wellington Principals’ Assn representatives
  • NZPPTA representative
  • Representative of a Wharekura or bilingual school
  • Student representative: Graduate Diploma programme
  • Student representative: BTeach
  • Faculty Office (Administrator)

ECTE Advisory Committee

  • David Crabbe, Dean/(Chair)
  • Associate Dean (Early Childhood Teacher Education)        
  • Associate Dean (Academic)
  • NZEI representatives (2), to cover kindergarten and education and care services
  • Employer representatives:
    • Childcare services
    • NZ Kindergarten Inc
    • Home-based services
  • Manager, VUW Early Childhood Services
  • Māori representative
  • Pasifika representative
  • Group Special Education representative
  • Public Health sector representative
  • Playcentre representative
  • Kindergarten Senior Teachers representing:
    • Wellington Region
    • Hutt and Rimutaka Associations
  • Recent Graduate
  • Student representatives:
    • BA/BTeach(ECE) programme
    • BEd(Tchg)EC programme
    • GDipTchg(ECE) programme
    • BEd(Whakaako)ECE WP programme
  • Faculty Office (Administrator)

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