Study education

Whether you want to study to become a teacher or would like to create change in the wider education system, AUT offers a wide range of education and teacher education degrees. Our graduates work in all areas of education - including early childhood, primary and secondary school teaching - and are well prepared for the challenges of future-focused education.

Our widely regarded education programmes focus on academic knowledge and provide you with invaluable practical experience in teaching and education, through work placements in schools or education-related organisations.

Research in education

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across education.

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International students being welcomed on AUT's marae.
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Kiwi kids reading for pleasure
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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.
International students being welcomed on AUT's marae.
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.
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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.
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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.
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Kiwi kids who read for pleasure do well
03 Dec, 2021
Encouraging children to read for pleasure – which is different from it being a school task – has all kinds of benefits.

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90 Akoranga Drive
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