Deborah Hay

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Programme Leader BHSc (Standard)/TA coordinator/Assoc. HOS (Learning and Teaching)

Phone: (09) 921 9999 ext 7067


Physical Address:

Office: AF 423

North Campus
90 Akoranga Drive
North Shore City

Postal Address:
Mail No. A-25
Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142
New Zealand


MA (Hons), BA, PGDip, CELTA, DipTchg (Montessori)

Memberships and Affiliations:

Ako Aotearoa

Teaching Areas:

As TA Coordinator for the School, Deborah is responsible for the recruitment, training and management of a team of contract markers who mark a number of papers in the school.  


As Associate HOS (Learning and Teaching), Deborah is responsible for overseeing the quality of academic processes across the school.

Research Areas:

Developing effective processes for managing and assessing teamwork in large classes. 

Current Research Projects:

Deborah is currently participating in a collaborative research project focusing on online group work.


(Includes those published under her former name of Deborah Allen) 


Bioletti, M., Hay, D. & Zhang, S. (2014). “How to keep  students in large classes engaged, and make teaching large classes less stressful.”  Conference workshop paper, presented at the Blackboard Learning and Teaching Conference, Bond University, Gold Coast.

Hay, D. (2013). “Context, perspectives and groups.”  In S. Shaw, B. Deed & W.L White, Health, Wellbeing and Environment in Aotearoa/New Zealand, (10-21). Melbourne: Oxford University Publishing. 

Haxell, A., Hay, D. & Weblemoe, T. (2012). “Learning differently: Learning to work together.”  Conference presentation at the Interprofessional Health Studies Conference, AUT University, Auckland.

Hay, D. (2012). “ A temporary vision of art: Auckland Art Gallery- one year new.” Cassone The International Magazine of Art and Art Books (December 2012 issue).

Frielick, S., Allen, D., Morgan, J., & Mpofu, C. (2010). “Reshaping large-class teaching: Enactive coherence and enquiry-based blended learning.” Paper presented the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) conference. Melbourne, 8 July.  

Frielick,S., W. Horne, C. Mpofu, D. Allen, Shaw, S. (2009). “Utilizing Technology to Support Interprofessional Education in New Zealand.” Paper presented at the conference on Health Professions Education: Global Best Practices In Simulation. Toronto, Canada. May 21-23, 2009.
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