Victoria'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.

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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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Take your place alongside our young people

TeachNZ Scholarships available – apply now.

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Educational Psychology careers

An Educational Psychology Internship Scholarship with the Ministry of Education opens the door to a diverse and rewarding career.

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    Education and computing experts offer glimpses into an intriguing future when considering the impact of AI (artificial intelligence), VR (virtual reality), big data and other digital technologies on education over the next thirty years at an ‘Education for 2050’ workshop held at Victoria University of Wellington.

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    Partnership to boost Saudi Arabian education leadership

    A joint initiative between Victoria University of Wellington's commercialisation office, Viclink and Victoria University of Wellington is helping teachers from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to drive change in their education system.

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