Education news

Easier access to teacher education

Easier access to teacher education

Education
16 Feb, 2018

By offering education programmes at the South Campus, AUT aims to make teacher education more accessible to South Aucklanders and address the teacher shortage.

Doctoral student’s research recognised

Doctoral student’s research recognised

Education
06 Jul, 2018

Doctor of Education candidate Jacoba Matapo has been awarded the 2018 Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia (PESA) Doctoral Scholarship.

AUT increases presence in QS subject rankings

AUT increases presence in QS subject rankings

01 Mar, 2018

New global rankings show AUT now has 13 subjects ranked, with two of them featuring in the top 50 in the world.

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AUT responds to teacher shortage by providing teaching programmes at its campus in South Auckland.

Education
21 Aug, 2017

AUT’s School of Education head Lyn Lewis says AUT will respond to demand from those wanting to study teaching in South and East Auckland.

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New Tongan ECE book to protect Pacific culture

Education
03 Nov, 2015

Protecting cultural principles and values is at the heart of a new book of Tongan nursery rhymes and poems launched at AUT South Campus on 31 October 2015.

New professor brings expertise in futures education to AUT

New professor brings expertise in futures education to AUT

Education
14 Aug, 2013

Futures education expert Jane Gilbert took up her new role as a professor at AUT University’s School of Education this week.

Before joining AUT Professor Gilbert was a chief researcher at the NZ Council for Educational Research.  She has also worked as a secondary school teacher and an education lecturer.

Artists, teachers and academics celebrate creative classrooms

Artists, teachers and academics celebrate creative classrooms

Education
05 Aug, 2013

Artists, teachers and researchers celebrated the work of renowned educationalist Elwyn Richardson at a symposium with exhibition at AUT University’s North Shore Campus in July.

Higher education conference comes to AUT

Higher education conference comes to AUT

Education
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

Stand up education

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

New teachers get mindful to cope in the classroom

Education
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.

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Lecturer selected for Ministry Advisory Group

Education
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.

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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.

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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.

Pasifika educational resources under the spotlight at AUT Manukau

Pasifika educational resources under the spotlight at AUT Manukau

Education
05 Aug, 2011

The future of Samoan teaching resources is looking brighter thanks to an educational conference held at AUT’s Manukau campus recently.

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AUT buildings recognised in awards

Education
14 Jun, 2011

AUT University buildings were awarded accolades at the Property Council Awards last Friday night.

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NZ unis must make room for Pasifika models

Education
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 academic awarded Oxford Fellowship

AUT academic awarded Oxford Fellowship

Education
14 Sep, 2010

AUT’s first University of Oxford Fellowship has been awarded to Jay Reid in the School of Education.

AUT launches new primary specialty

AUT launches new primary specialty

Education
02 Mar, 2010

After lengthy delays AUT University has finally launched its new Bachelor of Education primary specialty at its North Shore campus.

Dr Wayne Mapp, MP for the North Shore and Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, was on hand yesterday to officially launch the specialty and stressed  that there is still a premium on basic knowledge and skills as the foundation of all future learning.