The Wellington Faculty of Education is uniquely placed in the capital city to offer exceptional research-led teaching and learning.

The Wellington Faculty of Education offers challenging and thought-provoking programmes to encourage students to put their study into practice. We equip our students with the knowledge to critically and creatively carve their own path in the world of education.


Education has the power to shape every aspect of our future. Discover how humans learn and explore how societies develop systems of education.

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Available subjects

  • Education
  • Restorative Justice Practice

Teacher Education

Learn to light a fire inside a student and nurture a lifelong desire to learn with a teaching qualification from Victoria University of Wellington.

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Available subjects

  • Early Childhood Teacher Education
  • Primary Teacher Education
  • Secondary Teacher Education

Educational Psychology

Explore how children and young people learn and develop. Gain the tools and knowledge to help them grow as students and as members of society.

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Available subjects

  • Education and Psychology
  • Educational Psychology

Watch our 2020 Annual Lecture

Watch this year's annual lecture focusing on education and early intervention for children with autism, presented Professor Jeff Sigafoos and Dr Hannah Waddington.

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Jeff and Hannah stand in front of a large green bush.

Are you returning to study with us and want to save on accommodation costs?

Accommodation scholarships are now open for returning students. These scholarships will help with the costs of living in Halls of Residence in 2022.

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  • Looking to our past to understand the present

    Te Herenga Waka —Victoria University of Wellington’s Dr Liana MacDonald hopes her research into teaching iwi histories in the Marlborough region will contribute to reshaping Aotearoa New Zealand history curriculum in schools.

  • International education’s hidden taonga

    Once the Covid-19 storm abates, the international education field will hopefully be ready to unearth its taonga. Chris Beard explains what that is.