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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Latest news

  • An eye on inequities

    Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington alumna Brigit Kerr has been teaching for over 24 years, but a desire to make education more equitable saw her return to pursue her Master of Education.

  • Using devices right

    Dr Rana Daoud wants students to have a beneficial learning experience when using digital devices in classroom learning.

  • A love of teaching

    Judith Urry has been a teacher for nearly 30 years, and for most of her career she has focused on teaching new entrants, helping them to get the best start to their schooling. She tells us about why she loves teaching our youngest primary schoolers and what she has learned through teaching.