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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Some UC graduates seek employment opportunities through agencies which place teachers into positions around the world.
Education Student heads to World Cup
New Zealand rugby player Haile Hurring heads to the World Cup in Paris with one eye on the rugby pitch and the other on her text books. Read more
Teaching and Sport Coaching
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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.
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Congratulations to senior lecturer in sculpture, Bronwyn Taylor, who was last week awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award in Teaching, Leadership and Research by The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Art Educators at the 2014 National Conference at AUT. Congratulations also go out to senior lecturer in graphic design, Aaron Beehre, for being a finalist in the Publishers' Association of NZ Best Illustrated Book award for, Shane Cotton: The Hanging Sky (available through the School of Fine Arts) and CUP book Lateral Inversions.
Dr Hamish Cochrane, UC Deputy Vice-Chancellor, has announced the names of the winners of the 2014 UC Teaching Awards who will receive their awards during Teaching Week:
- Professor Jennifer Brown, Mathematics and Statistics
- Jocelyn Howard, Teacher Education
- Sascha Mueller, Law
- Dr Ronnie O’Toole, Educational Studies and Leadership
- Dr Debra Wilson, Law
Two of the five winners this year are College of Education staff. Congratulations again to Jocelyn and Ronnie!
Title: "Who gives a toss? using research data to improve student engagement in science"
Venue : Wheki 201
Time 12-1:00pm Friday 29th August
Presenter: David Paterson (HOF) Cashmere High School
Hosted by Science and Technology Education Research Lab