News stories - School of Education

  • Tauranga teaching student wins adult learner award (27 August 2022)

    Covid-19 gave Jasmine Campbell (Ngāpuhi) the push she needed to change careers and enrol at university.

  • Alumna passionate about education (5 May 2022)

    University of Waikato alumna, Annette Tofaeono’s expertise is in adult literacy, with a strong focus on people with learning difficulties. The University of Waikato masters graduate is Senior Advisor Foundation Learning at Ako Aotearoa – the National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence

  • Inaugural Images of Research exhibition launches (8 April 2022)

    An exhibition that showcases and celebrates the “depth and breadth” of educational research at the University of Waikato has just launched.

  • For the love of books (31 March 2022)

    Wayne Mills MNZM travels the world asking children questions about books and rewarding them for their literary knowledge. The former primary school teacher and University of Waikato student and lecturer is the man behind the Kids Lit Quiz, which he started 31 years ago in Hamilton.

  • Waikato researchers recognised as Royal Society Te Apārangi Fellows (21 March 2022)

    Two University of Waikato Professors have been named Fellows to the Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi acknowledging the impact of their research at both a national and international scale.

  • Artemis Scholarship supports two worthy students (18 March 2022)

    This year’s Artemis Foundation Scholarship has gone to two recipients; teaching student Lauren Dexter and environmental planning student Penny Wallis.

  • University alumni and honorary staff recognised in New Year's Honours (13 January 2022)

    A total of seven University of Waikato alumni, plus an adjunct professor, have been named in this year’s New Year’s honours.

  • Ready and raring to go (17 December 2021)

    Cushla Foe was working in retail in Queensland when she decided she was ready for a new and harder challenge. So she packed her bags, farewelled her large extended family and headed for the University of Waikato in Tauranga to study for a teaching degree.

  • Coming full circle (13 December 2021)

    When Maldanoeline (Malda) Sinaumea graduates with a Bachelor of Teaching from the University of Waikato in April, it will be a special moment not only for her but also for her father sitting in the audience.

  • University alumnus has dream job shaping new Pāpāmoa school (8 October 2021)

    University of Waikato alumnus Kris Metcalfe is part of a team of exceptional educators shaping a new primary school in the heart of Pāpāmoa.

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