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.
Teaching Careers for
UC Education graduates
High employment rates 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.
Health Science at UC
Emily Box, Bachelor of Health Sciences student, talks about study, life and friendships at UC
New 12 month Primary Teaching programme in 2014
Introduce children to the world of learning, and start them on their road to reading, writing and mathematics. It’s a rewarding and satisfying career where you can make a real difference in children’s lives.
New Sports Coaching Programme in 2014
Blending practical application and theory, the new Sport Coaching qualification will provides students with essential skills that give you a range of career options.
Discover what studying Education is like, what placements involve and hear how Susannah enjoyed learning to be an Early Childhood teacher at UC.
Health Sciences Degree
With burgeoning health issues worldwide, the Bachelor of Health Sciences is a non-clinical Health qualification which covers important health issues in New Zealand and equips graduates with the kmowledge and skills to make a positive contribution to health and wellbeing.
Upcoming Prestige Lecture - "Learning to read and learning to comprehend"
Thursday 20th March
Presented by Professor Kate Nation, University of Oxford
For many years it has recognized that reading is, at least in part, a language-based skill, and that there is a close relationship between children’s spoken language skills and their reading development. Most discussion concerning the links between language and reading has focused on phonology – the aspect of language concerned with the structure of speech. In contrast to this large body of work, the potential importance of other language skills to the development of reading has been less well documented. This talk will reflect on how children’s language skills shape the development of their reading systems, with particular emphasis on what is clearly the ultimate goal of reading – to understand what it is that has been read. Read more
2014 Hadlee Sport Awards
Congratulations to Scott Robertson (Rugby Union) and Roly Crichton (Swimming) for jointly winning the UC Education Sports Coach of the Year award at the 2014 Hadlee Sports Awards. Head of the School of Sport and Physical Education, Glenn Fyall (left) presented the award to Scott Robertson at the awards ceremony on 14 February.
PhD student spends a year researching in a high school
A UC PhD student from the School of Educational Studies and Leadership has spent a year researching in a New Zealand high school and has found inclusion more meaningful and sustainable for the national education system. "High school is typically the most difficult place to include students deemed to have special needs" so Chris McMaster spent a year in the (anonymous) high school studying ways to help a community change its culture. Read more