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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Apply Now for 2015

Teaching and Sport Coaching

Applications are open for these programmes in 2015. Download your application form now!

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.

Youth Leadership SymposiumYouth Leadership Symposium

UC hosted 20 delegates from around New Zealand at the first New Zealand/USA Youth Leadership Symposium on Crisis Preparedness and Volunteering on November 21-24. Billy O’Steen and Sam Johnson facilitated a service project with Gap Filler, a Design Thinking Workshop about how to attract university students to volunteer, and a tour of social innovation sites around Christchurch. The purpose of the weekend was to inspire, motivate, and support delegates with creating and leading volunteer movements in their contexts. In addition to the weekend Symposium, delegates attended the Second New Zealand Tertiary Community Engagement Summit on November 24.

Distinguished Professor Niki DavisUC Education congratulates first Distinguished Professor

The status and title of Distinguished Professor is reserved for professors employed at UC who have clearly demonstrated world-class academic leadership and achievements of the highest international standing over a decade or more. Professor Niki Davis (Educational Studies and Leadership) was promoted this month to the rank of Distinguished Professor in recognition of her outstanding research and teaching work. She is recognised internationally as an expert in information and communication technologies in teacher education, having written more than 200 publications. In 2010, she was recognised as the first Outstanding Global Educator by the international Society of Information Technology and Teacher Education.

New Postgrad courses focus on transforming education in CanterburyYouth Leadership Symposium

Canterbury teachers and leaders are continuing to demonstrate resilience, creativity and innovation in providing student centred education often in changing environments. Two new postgraduate courses offer professional learning opportunities to help teachers and leaders understand, design, develop, create and make the most of contemporary learning environments.

This year’s cohort included a group from Aranui Primary School. Read about their experiences.
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