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Positive impact in education recognised
13 Dec, 2022
Bachelor of Arts in Education student Emeline Latu was recently awarded The Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Award for Education and Teaching.
Record ranking for AUT
12 Oct, 2022
AUT has claimed its highest-ever place among New Zealand universities in the latest global rankings.
Taking care seriously in education
29 Sep, 2022
The government is in year three of a 10-year plan to build a ‘planned and coherent’ education ecosystem – but it has failed to make any tangible progress.
Canadians study at AUT to be teachers
09 Aug, 2022
Blake Wilson is one of 67 initial teacher education students from Canada among the international students who were welcomed onto AUT’s marae.
Meet our staff: Tafili Utumapu-McBride
01 Aug, 2022
What she loves most about her work is developing a rapport with students, says Dr Tafili Utumapu-McBride who is a senior lecturer in education.
NZ histories curriculum at AUT
26 May, 2022
The Auckland University of Technology is meeting the needs of teachers with the implementation of the new school history curriculum from 2023.
Is school ‘hot desking’ beneficial?
09 Nov, 2021
In recent years some schools have replaced individual desks with circular booths and shared tables for collaborative work.
AUT climbs up the global rankings
02 Sep, 2021
AUT continues to climb up the global university rankings joining the University of Otago in second place in NZ and the top 250 universities in the world.
New Professors and Associate Professors
30 Nov, 2020
Nine academics have been appointed to the position of Professor, effective from 1 January 2021. 19 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
ECE positive for social outcomes
23 Sep, 2020
New research has found that children who attend ECE have fewer emotional difficulties and better peer relations, but are more prone to common illnesses.
The bumpy road ahead for ECE teachers
04 Jun, 2020
For early childhood teachers the $151m ‘pay bump’ is a long time coming – and it’s not the only bump they need, writes Associate Professor Andrew Gibbons.
Early Learning Action Plan
13 Dec, 2019
Our nation discourages a career in early childhood education by its social and structural discriminations in status and pay, writes Dr Andrew Gibbons.
New Professors and Associate Professors
07 Nov, 2019
AUT has announced the promotion of 12 leading academics to the position of Professor. A further 15 academics have been appointed as Associate Professors.
19 first in family scholarships awarded
05 Sep, 2019
19 AUT students were awarded Woolf Fisher First-in-Family AUT Scholarships at a celebration event at the AUT South Campus on Thursday 29 August.
15 Mar, 2019
The tragic event in Christchurch today devastates us. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their friends and families.
Celebrating AUT through the years
21 Jan, 2019
Over 50 of our oldest alumni came together for the 2018 Seddon Memorial Technical College reunion hosted by the alumni office.
Gaining skills for the workplace
14 Dec, 2018
Auckland Council are proud to sponsor the overall achievement prize for the AUT Edge Award, an extra-curricular employability award at AUT.
Ministry addresses teacher shortage
30 Oct, 2018
In response to the need for teachers, AUT extended its offering of undergraduate education programmes this year, now available at all three Campuses.
Doctoral student’s research recognised
06 Jul, 2018
Doctor of Education candidate Jacoba Matapo has been awarded the 2018 Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia (PESA) Doctoral Scholarship.
Higher education conference comes to AUT
03 Jul, 2013
The biggest higher education association in the Southern Hemisphere will hold its annual conference at AUT University this year.
The Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) will have its 36th conference in AUT’s newest space, the Sir Paul Reeves building.
Stand up education
11 Feb, 2013
Children sitting attentively listening to the teacher could be a thing of the past if research from AUT proves beneficial. While the students will still be listening to the teacher, they may be standing rather than sitting.
New teachers get mindful to cope in the classroom
21 Jan, 2013
Teaching is a highly stressful occupation and studies report that in New Zealand 37 per cent of teachers resign by the end of their third year teaching.
AUT education lecturer Dr Ross Bernay decided to address this issue in his doctorate of education (EdD) which looked at whether mindfulness can be used as a coping strategy for new teachers. Lecturer selected for Ministry Advisory Group
19 Mar, 2012
AUT lecturer Mele Ileini Tautakitaki was recently named as a member of the Ministry of Education’s Early Childhood Taskforce Advisory Group for children under the age of two.
14 metre fall survivor graduates
19 Dec, 2011
Breaking her jaw, two cheekbones and fracturing her foot in a recent abseiling fall did not prevent Mikaela Blayney from joining her friends in attending AUT’s graduation ceremony on Wednesday 14 December.
AUT applauds teaching excellence
29 Nov, 2011
Today students at AUT University recognised teaching staff in this year’s AuSM (Auckland Student Movement at AUT) Awesome Awards ceremony.
NZ unis must make room for Pasifika models
25 Mar, 2011
Universities have been challenged to “change their ways” if Pasifika and other minority cultures are going to achieve their potential, says New Zealand’s first professor of Pacific studies.
AUT launches new primary specialty
02 Mar, 2010
With the the Hon Dr Wayne Mapp, MP for the North Shore and Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, in attendance, AUT's School of Education launched a new primary specialty for its Bachelor of Education
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