Welcome - College of Education, Health and Human Development - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

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Professor Gail GillonWelcome from the Pro-Vice-Chancellor

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora.
E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karangatanga maha,
nei rā te whakamiha ki a koutou. Tēnā koutou katoa.

There are many exciting and rewarding careers in the Education and Health sectors that require well-educated and skilled practitioners. At the College of Education, Health and Human Development we will equip you with the education and skills you need to make a positive difference to the lives of children and adults and to the communities in which they live. Our graduates are sought after nationally and internationally and have a very high rate of employment.

Our College offers specialised programmes in Teacher Education (Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary School), Health Sciences (including Nursing, Child and Family Psychology and Counselling), Education Studies and Leadership, and Sport Coaching. Our Teacher Education programmes are both for those studying for the first time and those who already have a degree and wish to undertake a one-year programme of study to become a teacher. They include a strong focus on placements which will be both fun and challenging, and fast-forward your capabilities as an excellent teacher in the classroom.

Our College is advanced in the latest teaching technologies in e-learning and teaching in innovative learning environments. Many of our courses can be undertaken on-campus, by blended learning, or flexible learning options.

Our staff are national and international research leaders and are wellknown for their teaching and learning excellence. We are proud of their commitment to providing you with a world-class education. The discipline of Education at UC is consistently ranked in the top 100 in
the world*. We look forward to supporting you in the next step of your lifelong learning journey.

Professor Gail Gillon
Pro Vice-Chancellor
College of Education, Health and Human Development
Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora


* QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2016