The subject encompasses a broad range of topics that reflect the far-reaching nature of the field. Educators are interested in how knowledge, skills and values are constructed, accumulated, and conveyed through formal and informal means.

The qualifications listed below are not Initial Teacher Education programmes. See the Teaching subject.

Education is available as a minor.

To complete a minor in Education, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed under the subject Education or Maori Education, including at least one of EDSOC101, EDUCA110 or HMDEV100, and at least 30 points above 100 level.

Other qualifications

Prescriptions for:

Education papers

100 Level 200 Level 300 Level 500 Level 800 Level 900 Level
Code and paper title Points
DLRNG100 Developing Digital Fluency right arrow

This paper offers a foundation for students learning to navigate and communicate effectively through digital learning environments. It incorporates...

15 24A (Online)
EDART100 Engaging with Arts Education in the Community right arrow

This paper aims to develop students’ strength in learning and teaching selected arts disciplines in school and community settings.

15 24A (Hamilton)
EDSOC101 The New Zealand Educational Context right arrow

The paper addresses the educational policies, ideas and processes shaping the educational contexts within which New Zealanders learn and teach.

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Online) & 24B (Tauranga)
HMDEV100 Lifespan Development right arrow

HMDEV100 focuses on understanding and enhancing human development through an exploration of biological, psychological, social and cultural factors...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24B (Online) & 24B (Tauranga)
LLTED101 An Introduction to Children's Literature right arrow

In this paper we examine children's literature from picturebook to novel; from author to illustrator; from history to modern times. The link between...

15 24A (Online)
MAOED100 Huarahi Matauranga Māori: Historical and Contemporary Approaches to Māori Education right arrow

This paper examines historical and contemporary approaches in Māori education provision in Aotearoa New Zealand. It explores policies, practices and...

15 24A (Online)
MTHED100 Conceptual Understanding in Mathematics right arrow

This paper provides an introduction to key conceptual understandings in mathematics and connects mathematics with everyday life.

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Online)
WRITE100 Writing for Academic Success right arrow

The paper gives opportunities for undergraduate students to develop their academic literacy skills. It begins with general academic communication and...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Online) & 24A (Tauranga) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Online) & 24B (Tauranga) & 24JS (Hamilton) & 24JS (Online) & 24JS (Tauranga)
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DLRNG200 Digital Learning: Critical Perspectives and Lifelong Possibilities right arrow

This paper examines educational uses of digital technologies, with an emphasis on learning through electronic networks, including social media. The...

15 24A (Online)
EDART202 Visual Art in Educational Contexts right arrow

The paper explores a chosen art process through exposure to art skills and visual research strategies. It embraces current art education practices...

15 24X (Block)
EDUCA200 Te Hononga Tangata right arrow

This paper prepares students to recognise and understand local and global cultural diversity, and to work competently and confidently in culturally...

15 24B (Online)
EDUCA210 Learning Through Life: Contexts and Considerations right arrow

In this paper, students will explore contemporary considerations which shape learning and teaching across the lifespan, and contextualise these...

15 24B (Hamilton)
EDUCA290 Directed Study right arrow

This paper is available for those students involved in a specified project or study.

15 24C (Tauranga)
LLTED201 New Zealand Children's Literature right arrow

This paper explores children's literature, establishing familiarity with key and emerging New Zealand writers and illustrators. Skills in visual and...

15 24B (Online)
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DLRNG300 Developing Educational Technologies: Contemporary Social and Educational Issues right arrow

This paper considers the broad range and pace of development in digital technologies, and implications for educators and others involved in...

15 No occurrences
DLRNG301 Digital Innovation Adoption and Theories of Digital Learning right arrow

This paper explores contemporary theories associated with digital innovation adoption and the design, development and use of digital systems, content...

15 No occurrences
EDSOC303 Education and Sexuality right arrow

A study of the ways childhood and adult sexuality is constructed, monitored and regulated in society and in educational settings. The major emphasis...

15 24B (Online)
EDUCA303 Curriculum Perspectives right arrow

This paper examines curriculum conceptions, perspectives, and decision-making, through a range of historical, political and socio-cultural contexts...

15 24A (Hamilton)
EDUCA390 Directed Study right arrow

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24H (Hamilton) & 24H (Online) & 24X (Online)
HMDEV320 Disability, Diversity and Inclusion: Intersecting Identities and Experiences right arrow

This paper looks at the emergence of disability as a social and political identity. Using a rights perspective, it critiques inclusion in the spaces...

15 24B (Online)
LLTED324 Dyslexia right arrow

This paper will give students the theoretical knowledge as well as a practical understanding of the nature of dyslexia, its diagnosis, as well as how...

15 No occurrences
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COUNS540 Working with Groups right arrow

This paper explores dialogic group processes with selected kinds of groups. Students will be given the opportunity to develop group membership and...

30 24B (Block)
COUNS546 Conflict Resolution: Restorative Approaches right arrow

This paper develops the skills of facilitating conflict resolution using mediation, conferencing and other types of restorative and generative...

30 24B (Block)
COUNS549 Counselling and Contexts right arrow

This paper provides an overview of counselling practice and its contexts, including optional modules on school counselling, or addictions. It teaches...

30 24A (Block) & 24H (Block)
DINST521 Critical Studies in Disability and Inclusion right arrow

This paper critically explores an intersectional understanding of disability and inclusion using Critical Disability Studies and Disability Studies...

30 24A (Online)
DLRNG500 Debates in Digital Learning and Educational Technology right arrow

This paper provides an opportunity for leaders and practitioners in a range of fields to explore contemporary theories, debates, practice, policy and...

30 No occurrences
EDLED501 Educational Leadership: Concepts, Theory and Practice right arrow

Leading in educational contexts can be a challenging and complex undertaking. This paper introduces students to foundational theoretical and...

30 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Online)
EDSOC500 Practitioner Research: Aotearoa New Zealand Histories and Social Sciences Curriculum right arrow

This paper is designed for Primary and Secondary teachers to research and implement the contemporary reset of the schooling History/ Social Sciences...

30 No occurrences
EDUCA500 Culturally Responsive Methodologies incorporating kaupapa Māori and Critical Theories right arrow

Culturally Responsive Methodologies utilise kaupapa Māori and critical theoretical frameworks to develop contexts within which the researched...

30 24X (Block - Tauranga)
EDUCA504 Critical Reflections on Decolonising Education Spaces right arrow

Students critically reflect on extensive literature, their responses and their learning journal completed through Poutama Pounamu blended learning...

30 24X (Online)
EDUCA506 Educational Assessment right arrow

This paper provides an opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge and critical awareness of the theoretical issues and practical implications...

30 No occurrences
EDUCA510 Special Topic right arrow

This paper is available for students who require an individually supervised project to complete their qualification in a subject offered by Te Kura...

10 24X (Hamilton)
EDUCA515 Special Topic right arrow

This paper is available for students who require an individually supervised project to complete their qualification in a subject offered by Te Kura...

15 24X (Hamilton)
EDUCA530 Special Topic right arrow

The content of this paper is determined case-by-case as it will be used when the content is determined by the academic associated with an individual...

30 24X (Online)
EDUCA557 Becoming a researcher: theory, ethics and methods right arrow

This paper introduces students to major educational and social science research paradigms, methodologies, ethical researcher conduct, and methods...

30 24B (Block - Tauranga) & 24H (Block)
EDUCA560 Contemporary Educational Policies, Thought and Issues right arrow

This paper allows participants to explore contemporary issues in education as it relates to their practice, focusing on policies, contexts and...

30 24B (Block)
EDUCA561 Learners and Learning Across Educational Contexts right arrow

This paper focuses on learners and learning across various educational contexts including geographical, historical, and cultural environments, and...

30 24A (Block - Tauranga)
EDUCA562 Curriculum, Pedagogies and Multiliteracies right arrow

This paper equips students with skills and knowledge to identify, understand and critically analyse curriculum intention and design, enacted...

30 24A (Hamilton)
EDUCA591 Research-based Inquiry: Informing Practice right arrow

A supported project enabling students to identify and investigate a research question of interest, develop a report that includes implications for...

30 24A (Hamilton) & 24B (Hamilton)
EDUCA592 Dissertation right arrow

A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.

60 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Online) & 24X (Tauranga)
EDUCA593 Education Thesis right arrow

An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.

90 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Online) & 24X (Tauranga)
EDUCA594 Education Thesis right arrow

An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.

120 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Online) & 24X (Tauranga)
GLOBE500 Global Trends in Education: Narratives, Agendas and Voices right arrow

This paper considers the narratives, agendas, discourses and voices that have shaped global education trends, and considers their impact on creating...

30 No occurrences
HMDEV500 Contemporary Issues in Lifespan Development right arrow

This paper focuses on contemporary issues in development across the lifespan with an emphasis on diversity, culture and social justice, and considers...

30 24B (Hamilton)
LLTED522 Teaching Writers right arrow

This paper provides an opportunity for participants to build a professional community in which they critically consider theories, discourses, and...

30 No occurrences
LLTED523 The Joy and Disruption of Children's Literature right arrow

In this paper we engage with the depth and traditions of current scholarship in the field of children’s literature using texts from a wide range of...

30 No occurrences
MAOED500 Rangahau Kaupapa Māori - Kaupapa Māori Research right arrow

This paper seeks to explore Kaupapa Māori research theory and methodologies, developing more informed and culturally located and responsive research...

30 24X (Hamilton)
MAOED501 Matauranga Reo Māori right arrow

Ka arohaehaehia ngā ariaa ako, whakaako raanei i te reo Māori hei reo tuatahi, tuarua ranei, nga momo aromatawai i te reo me te uu o te whakawhitinga...

30 24A (Hamilton)
MAOED502 Tirohanga Whakahaere right arrow

Ka tūhurahia te pānga o ngā taha whakahoahoa, ahurea me te tōrangapū ki te taha arahitanga ā motu, o te ao ki roto i ngā horopaki kaupapa Māori. Ka...

30 24A (Hamilton)
MAOED503 Te Whakaora Reo: Matauranga Rumaki right arrow

This paper examines indigenous theory and practice, indigenous language revival and indigenous language revitalisation. It also looks at Māori...

30 24X (Hamilton)
MAOED523 Māori Educational Policies: Their Development and Some Strategic Responses right arrow

This paper examines the historical and contemporary politics and practices that have contributed to the current education disparities that affect...

30 24X (Block - Tauranga)
MTHED500 Mathematics and Statistics Education: Enhancing Practice right arrow

This paper considers effective pedagogical approaches in Aotearoa, New Zealand, that enhance learning and practices in mathematics. It includes...

30 24B (Online)
RPLCR505 Te Whai Toi Tangata 1 right arrow

This paper offers participants the opportunity to apply for recognition of prior learning gained through active participation in one of our workshop...

15 24X (Hamilton)
RPLCR506 Te Whai Toi Tangata 2 right arrow

This paper offers participants the opportunity to apply for recognition of prior learning gained through active participation in one of our workshop...

15 24X (Hamilton)
SCTED512 Science, Technology and Environmental Education: Innovation and Trends right arrow

This paper aims to help teachers of science, technology or environmental education to develop their knowledge of science, technology or the...

30 No occurrences
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EDUCA800 Education MPhil Thesis right arrow

120 24X (Hamilton)
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EDUCA900 Education PhD Thesis right arrow

120 24I (Hamilton) & 24I (Tauranga) & 24J (Hamilton) & 24J (Tauranga) & 24K (Hamilton) & 24L (Tauranga) & 24X (Hamilton) & 24X (Online) & 24X (Tauranga)
EDUCA980 Advanced Education Inquiry: Research Paradigms and Theories right arrow

In this paper, EdD students critically engage with paradigms, methodologies, and theories used in foundational and contemporary education research...

30 24A (Hamilton)
EDUCA981 Advanced Education Inquiry: Pedagogies and Practices for Social Justice right arrow

Students will co-construct understandings of practices and critical pedagogies, to interrogate and inform educational outcomes which are socially...

30 24X (Hamilton)
EDUCA982 Advanced Education Inquiry: Leading Educational Transformation right arrow

This paper challenges educators to astutely and proactively lead change to advance educational opportunities with and for their communities.

30 No occurrences
EDUCA983 Advanced Education Inquiry: Policy, Context, Discourse right arrow

This paper will provide students with conceptual tools to analyse the various dimensions of educational and professional policies, contexts and...

30 24X (Online)
EDUCA990 Advanced Education Inquiry: Research Design right arrow

This paper enables students to prepare a full research proposal for an empirical study, to prepare and submit an ethics application to undertake this...

30 24X (Hamilton)
EDUCA994 EdD Thesis right arrow

120 24I (Hamilton) & 24X (Hamilton)
EDUCA995 EdD Research Portfolio right arrow

120 24I (Hamilton) & 24X (Hamilton)
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2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of 16 Apr 2024 01:00am