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.

Become a Doctor of Education

For professionals wanting a research qualification.


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
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The Victoria University of Wellington Autism Clinic web page is up and running

The Autism Clinic was established together with the Autism Intervention Trust to develop and evaluate best practice early interventions for young children with autism in New Zealand.

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  • Trans-Tasman education leadership opportunities

    A new agreement between the Education Faculty of Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington and Australian professional leadership institute QELi may see the University begin to provide professional learning and development to educational leaders across New Zealand.

  • Teaching children as citizens

    The inclusive worldview provided by the ground-breaking New Zealand early childhood education (ECE) curriculum allows children to understand the value of community, says Associate Professor Jenny Ritchie from the School of Education of Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington.