News stories - School of Education
Mother of three becomes first person from village to graduate with Masters (11 May 2020)
Leonora Houma has overcome more than most to complete her Master of Education at the University of Waikato, and she hopes it shows other young Solomon Islanders what can be achieved.
Dad and daughter’s dual graduation from Waikato University (6 May 2020)
Tauranga father and daughter duo, Terry and Kelly Furmage, both graduated with teaching degrees from the University of Waikato Tauranga last month.
Science Learning Hub on Home Learning TV (17 April 2020)
Staff from the Science Learning Hub (SLH), managed by the University of Waikato, are closely involved in developing content for the new Home Learning/Papa Kāinga TV channels launched this week.
Teaching grad lands her dream job (11 March 2020)
Having a daughter who is vision impaired led former teacher aide Anna Stevens to pursue a career in teaching, and has seen her land her dream job as a Resource Teacher Vision (RTV).
Learning through making as an education game changer (9 March 2020)
Learning to code, programming Lego robots and using 3-D printers are some hands-on activities that could change the way young kids learn, and it’s the focus of a collaborative research project between the University of Waikato and Hamilton City Libraries.
Funding for bilingual wetland education project (28 January 2020)
A research project focusing on repo (wetland) education, awareness and kaitiakitanga recently received funding worth $127,000 from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) Unlocking Curious Minds fund.
New bursary gives assistance to aspiring teachers (20 January 2020)
A new bursary has been announced that aims to support teacher education students looking to teach in secondary schools.
University education researchers receive over $822,000 in research funding (19 December 2019)
Three research projects involving Waikato researchers have received funding from the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI), totalling more than $822,000
Research uncovers sense of belonging for refugee and immigrant families through early childhood education (1 November 2019)
Two major studies are putting refugee and immigrant children in early childhood education at the centre of the resettlement process in New Zealand.
The sun will shine on graduation day for Watene Moon (7 June 2019)
Popular student ambassador and current Te Tohu Paetahi student, Watene Moon graduates today with a Bachelor of Teaching (Primary) from the University of Waikato in Tauranga.