Pasifika Primary Teaching - Bachelor of Education

Want to become a primary or intermediate teacher? Develop the skills to work effectively with Pacific primary or intermediate students.

The Bachelor of Education (Primary Pasifika Teaching) is designed for students of all backgrounds who want to work with Pacific children, bringing an understanding of Pacific perspectives to the New Zealand curriculum.


This is part of the Bachelor of Education ([Specialty] Teaching).

Start date: 2020

  • Graduates will be eligible to apply for provisional teacher registration
  • Teaching in mainstream primary or intermediate schools, centres, particularly those with a high percentage of Pacific students
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Key features
  • Prepares you for a career as a primary or intermediate teacher
  • Focuses on Pacific perspectives on education
  • Develop the skills to work with children between 5 and 12 years
  • Teaching placements in a range of primary schools
See yourself as
  • Someone who enjoys working with children
  • Passionate about Pacific communities
  • A good listener and communicator
  • Encouraging and caring

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