News stories - School of Education

  • Acknowledging Pacific achievement (24 October 2018)

    Twenty-eight high-achieving Pacific students received TAPA awards at a special ceremony on Wednesday 24 October.

  • Setting the bar high (16 October 2018)

    Tongan mother ‘Elisapesi Havea is setting the bar high for her son Jay and all the other Pasifika students at the University of Waikato.

  • Celebrating adult learners (8 October 2018)

    The academic and personal achievements of six University of Waikato adult learners were acknowledged at a special awards ceremony last Friday.

  • There for the students (13 September 2018)

    It's official; Dr Donella Cobb is an excellent tertiary teacher.

  • A helping hand for student teachers (22 August 2018)

    Eight Māori and Pacific student teachers from the University of Waikato were awarded a 2018 Kupe Scholarship in a ceremony held at Parliament last week.

  • Cherishing cultural identity (21 August 2018)

    Bachelor of Teaching student Arlenna Porteners has been awarded a 2018 Kupe Scholarship from TeachNZ worth $25,000 to assist her university study.

  • Children's picture books disrupting language hierarchies (31 May 2018)

    Dr Nicola Daly explores how te reo Māori is represented and argues that the way languages are displayed in bilingual picturebooks can disrupt the status quo.

  • Tauranga students learning with mobile apps: Help or hindrance? (18 April 2018)

    Mobile technology in teaching and learning has been a recurring research focus for Associate Professor Dr Nigel Calder, who has been invited to present his findings at UCL’s London Knowledge Lab and UC Berkeley.

  • Celebrating difference (16 April 2018)

    April’s graduation ceremony will be a special celebration for single mum Kyle Hefferon, who has just completed a Bachelor of Social Sciences majoring in Environmental Planning and Geography.

  • Professor Mere Berryman appointed to Taskforce reviewing ‘Tomorrow’s Schools’ (4 April 2018)

    She is one of five experts charged with undertaking the biggest review of the way the country’s schools are governed, managed and administered in 30 years.

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