Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Education is uniquely placed in the capital city to offer exceptional research-led teaching and learning.

The Faculty of Education offers challenging and thought-provoking programmes to encourage students to put their study into practice. We equip our students with the knowledge to critically and creatively carve their own path in the world of education.

Become a Doctor of Education

For professionals wanting a research qualification.


Education has the power to shape every aspect of our future. Discover how humans learn and explore how societies develop systems of education.

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Available subjects

  • Education
  • Restorative Justice Practice

Teacher Education

Learn to light a fire inside a student and nurture a lifelong desire to learn with a teaching qualification from Victoria University of Wellington.

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Available subjects

  • Early Childhood Teacher Education
  • Primary Teacher Education
  • Secondary Teacher Education

Educational Psychology

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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Available subjects

  • Education and Psychology
  • Educational Psychology


Professor Stephen Dobson, Dean of the Faculty of Education, welcomes you to the Faculty.

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Stephen Dobson
autism clinic

The Victoria University of Wellington Autism Clinic web page is up and running

The Autism Clinic was established together with the Autism Intervention Trust to develop and evaluate best practice early interventions for young children with autism in New Zealand.

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Reflecting on our Faith and Belonging-post Christchurch

An interfaith round table discussion with Professor Stephen Dobson, Associate Professor Hon. Luamanuvao Dame Winnie Laban, Professor Mohamad Abdalla and Tahir Nawaz.

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interfaith round table discussion
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  • 2019 Faculty of Education Annual Lecture Presented by Dr Chris Bowden

    'Working in the void: suicide, suffering, trauma, and transformation'

    In our inaugural annual lecture, Dr Chris Bowden will discuss his personal journey and experiences as a suicide educator.

    Venue: Hunter Council Chamber Level 2, Hunter Building Victoria University of Wellington

  • Education to Employment workshop for teachers

    Victoria University of Wellington and the Ministry of Education have come together to provide STEAM teachers with an opportunity to connect with others, and explore the world of work.

    Venue: Victoria University of Wellington Alan MacDiarmid Building Kelburn Parade