About us

Connect with staff at the Wellington Faculty of Education, Te Whānau o Ako Pai, and explore our key strengths.

Wellington College of Education and Victoria University of Wellington formally merged on 1 January 2005. This merger created a very strong Faculty with teaching and research expertise in teacher education and support and the study of education.

Specific strengths are:

  • initial preparation of early childhood, primary and secondary teachers
  • professional development of teachers
  • educational psychology, counselling and human development
  • curriculum, assessment and evaluation
  • Māori education
  • Pacific education
  • special education and education for diverse learners
  • education and training
  • ICT and education.


The Wellington Faculty of Education is located on level 8 of the Murphy Building, Kelburn Campus.

Many of our courses and programmes are available nationally and internationally through a web-based delivery platform.

Contact details

For undergraduate programme information

Phone: 0800 04 04 04
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To contact the Wellington Faculty of Education

Phone: +64 4 463 9500
Email: address