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Explore how children and young people learn and develop. Gain the tools and knowledge to help them grow as students and as members of society.

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8th International Art in Early Childhood conference

24-27 Jan 2019

The 8th International Art in Early Childhood conference will offer early childhood teachers and professionals the opportunity to become informed about the latest scholarship in this domain.

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    50 year Reunion of the Wellington Teachers' College 1968 cohort

    Last Saturday evening the Wellington Teachers’ College 1968 cohort celebrated their 50th Anniversary which included a dinner at Milk and Honey. They had many fine stories of the move to Karori in a new purpose built campus. Lecturers of note during their three year course were Wally Hirsh, Des Kelly, Sir Tipene O’Regan, Doreen Blumhardt, Jack Shallcrass, Jim Milburn, Brian Carmody and Graeme Oldershaw. Their most notable student was poet Sam Hunt.

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    Top 100 ranking for Faculty of Education

    In the recently released Times Higher Education rankings, Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Education ranks in the world’s top 100 faculties of its kind.

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  • 46th Annual OCIES Conference

    The theme of the 46th Annual OCIES Conference is Exploring, Celebrating and Deepening Oceanic Relationalities.…

  • 8th International Art in Early Childhood conference

    The 8th International Art in Early Childhood conference aims to encourage dialogue about the role of visual art in young children’s lives.

    Venue: Victoria University of Wellington