The Faculty of Education's research aims to enhance theoretical and evidence-based educational policy and practice, from early childhood to higher education.
The Faculty of Education focuses on research to enhance theoretical and evidence-based educational policy and practice from early childhood to higher education, and strives to promote collaborative research linkages across disciplines and with the profession to foster a positive impact on education. Activities include a focus upon research partnerships addressing bicultural and multicultural aspects of education in Aotearoa New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region. Associate Professor Joanna Higgins is the Faculty's Associate Dean (Research).
The Faculty is home to the Institute for Early Childhood Studies, He Pārekereke and other units with shared interests including the Mathematics Education Unit. Working relationships have been established with the Centre for Applied Cross-Cultural Research (CACR) and the Roy McKenzie Centre for the Study of Families with an emphasis on areas related to education and the educational sector.
The New Zealand Annual Review of Education (NZAROE) is a collaborative venture that provides a forum for researchers, policy makers and practitioners to review significant policy issues in the New Zealand education sector.
Information about the topics being investigated by our current thesis students can be found at Thesis students.