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

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

  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational Psychology

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

Annual lecture—Enlivening Pacific values

Watch the Faculty's annual lecture, about enlivening Pacific values in educational settings. The 2023 lecture is presented by Fuapepe Rimoni, Ali Glasgow, and Robin Averill.

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Apply for summer research scholarships

Summer research scholarships offer a unique opportunity for students to gain experience in research over the summer trimester.

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