Primary teaching at AUT University: department overview

Also referred to as teaching — primary, education — primary teaching, Pasifika primary teaching.
Education is at the heart of strong communities and great societies. Primary school teaching is for those who have a passion for working with children (aged 5-12) and helping them reach their potential. AUT's undergraduate degree covers the primary school specialties of:
  • Primary (general)
  • Pasifika
Our education department offers postgraduate coursework and research degrees that cover teacher education and areas beyond the classroom, such as:
  • Education leadership
  • Career development

Head of primary teaching

Jyoti Jhagroo
Programme Co-ordinator, Primary Education
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 7913

Primary teaching research interests and associations

Primary teaching industry associations

AUT works with the Ministry of Education and New Zealand Teachers Council to implement best practice government policy. We help train Police Education Officers.

These organisations provide our students with work experience opportunities: Other organisations:

Primary teaching degrees and qualifications




Contact the early childhood teaching department

Dr Sue Stover
Programme Leader, Early Childhood Education
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 6027

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Last updated: 09-May-2017 1.57pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.