News stories - School of Education
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.
Inspiring the scientists of the future (28 May 2019)
House of Science now has a new branch in Hamilton, thanks to a location sponsorship from the University of Waikato. The charity aims to raise science literacy in New Zealand.
Creating a world: early childhood education (22 May 2019)
Professor Linda Mitchell has been at the forefront of early childhood education for more than 30 years and will give a free public lecture at the University on Tuesday 4 June at 5.45pm.
A gift for education (12 May 2019)
After 40 years in education, focusing on gifted students and having two of her own, Ann Easter is finally gaining her PhD.
Summer Research Scholarship wrap up (8 February 2019)
A successful summer of research was wrapped up at a function held at the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts on 7 February.
Tauranga early childhood student’s heart of gold (14 January 2019)
Tauranga mother of six Charlotte Hartley, who was awarded a Vice-Chancellor’s Adult Learner’s Award and TeachNZ Scholarship last year, returns to study a Master of Teaching and Learning.