International Education
Study Opportunities

UC Education Students are packing their bags. From teaching in China and Japan, to Sport Coaching internships in Australia and teaching placements in Rarotonga, the opportunities are endless.
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Careers for UC Education

High employment rates for UC Education graduates

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Overseas Opportunities for UC Education graduates

Overseas Opportunities for
UC Education graduates

Some UC graduates seek employment opportunities through agencies which place teachers into positions around the world.
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Overseas Opportunities for UC Education graduates

PE Teachers DO get jobs

Graduates from the College of Education at the University of Canterbury have exploded the commonly held myth that PE Teachers don’t get jobs. “It’s simply not true”  says Education lecturer Dr Jenny Clarke .
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Let them read trash - engaging reluctant readers

Let them read trash - engaging reluctant readers

Professor Jeff Wilhem explores the pleasures and psychological satisfactions that 'trash' texts provide. He looks at ways to leverage these texts to promote more engaged and proficient student reading. Watch here

Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Primary)

New Master of Specialist Teaching degree for 2015

An extension of the Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching, the new Masters degree is a further 120 points with the last 60 points of the masters totally from home.
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Master of Teaching and Learning

New one-year teaching Master’s degree for 2015

This exciting initiative offers graduates the opportunity to gain both a master’s degree and provisional teacher’s registration in one calendar year.
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More Education

More Education

Discover what studying Education is like, what placements involve and hear how Susannah enjoyed learning to be an Early Childhood teacher at UC.

2014 UC Education Mud Run

2014 UC Education Mud Run

Absolute muddy magic. Thanks to everyone who took part in the 2014 UC Education Mud Run, on a stunning Sunday afternoon.

Canterbury secondary school students, you are amazing! 


UC Education News

The College of Education is an exciting, thriving place. Our students and staff accomplish an incredible range of achievements and our programmes offer a wide range of unique experiences. Click here to find out what’s going on at UC Education.

New Zealand can hold its head high

31 March 2015
“The Black Caps played the Cricket World Cup in a way that represented the spirit of New Zealand, making a very positive statement to the world about New Zealand", UC sports coaching professor Richard Light says. Read more

The 4.30 Show Guide to Homework

Effective Homework Skills

10 March 2015
UC Education lecturer Faye Parkhill gave some wise advice to The 4.30 Show viewers this month about the how, when, where and how long of homework tips.

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Research investigating adolescent girls' sport

25 February 2015
A University of Canterbury doctoral sports student is investigating what factors make sport enjoyable enough for adolescent girls to keep them involved in sporting activity. Read more 

Encouraging volunteering at all agesWhat if... Education included community participation alongside literacy and numeracy?

Free lecture presented by Associate Professor Billy O’Steen

What role and responsibility does the New Zealand educational system have in educating students to be active participants in their communities?
More than 30 years of research on kindy kids and primary, secondary, and tertiary students has proven that volunteering, when integrated with academics, yields better academic achievement, more engaged citizenship, and deeper personal growth.
Wednesday 15 April 2015 7pm - 8pm