Education (2018)

The study of education encompasses a broad range of options that reflect the far-reaching nature of the field. Educationists are interested in how knowledge, skills and values are constructed, accumulated, and conveyed through formal and informal means. The papers available in the subject Education provide opportunities for academic and professional development for those employed in the education sector. It is possible to plan a programme that is tailored to individuals' intellectual and/or professional needs.

Education is available as a minor for all undergraduate degrees.

To complete a minor in Education, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed under the subject Education or from the lists for Arts Education, Language and Literacy Education, Maori Education, Mathematics Education, or Science, Technology and Environmental Education, including at least one of EDUCA110, EDSOC101, or HMDEV100, and at least 30 points above 100 level.


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  • Prescriptions for the Dip(Ed) and GradDip(Ed)

    The Diploma in Education (Dip(Ed)) and the Graduate Diploma in Education (GradDip(Ed)) are available for students who want to broaden their knowledge in the area of education. The GradDip(Ed) is also suitable for graduates from a teacher education programme who wish to develop their curriculum and pedagogical knowledge. The Dip(Ed) and the GradDip(Ed) do not lead to teacher registration in New Zealand. Programmes of study for the GradDip(Ed) should be planned with the intention to create a strong basis for further study at postgraduate level. Initial inquiries should be made to the Centre for Postgraduate Studies, Faculty of Education.

    The Dip(Ed) consists of 120 points, including 80 points at 200 level or above, taken from the prescriptions for Arts Education, Education, Education and Society, Language and Literacy Education, Mathematics Education, and/or Science Technology and Environmental Education.

    The GradDip(Ed) consists of 120 points, including at least 80 points at 300 level or above, taken from 300 level Education papers and/or the prescriptions for Arts Education, Education, Education and Society, Language and Literacy Education, Mathematics Education, and/or Science Technology and Environmental Education. Within the GradDip(Ed) a specialisation in Arts Education is available. Details of the specialisation requirements can be obtained from the Faculty of Education.

  • Prescriptions for the PGCert(Ed), PGDip(Ed) and MEd

    To complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Education, students must take 60 points at 500 level from the 500 level Education papers or from the prescriptions for Arts Education, Education, Education and Society, Language and Literacy Education, Mathematics Education, and Science, Technology and Environmental Education.

    To complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Education, students must take 120 points at 500 level, including one of DSOE557, EDUCA500, or MAOED500, and at least 60 points from the papers listed below or from the prescriptions for Arts Education, Education, Education and Society, Language and Literacy Education, Mathematics Education, and Science, Technology and Environmental Education.

    Within the Postgraduate Certificate specialisations are available in eEducation and Restorative Practices. Within the Postgraduate Diploma specialisations are available in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education, eEducation, Global Studies in Education, Guidance and Pastoral Care, Maori Medium Teaching/Te Ropu Tohu Paerua, Middle Schooling, Music Education, or Restorative Practices. Details of the specialisation requirements can be obtained from the Faculty of Education Postgraduate Studies Handbook.

    To complete an MEd, students must take 180 points at 500 level from the 500 level Education papers or from the prescriptions for Arts Education, Education, Education and Society, Language and Literacy Education, Mathematics Education, and Science, Technology and Environmental Education, including one of DSOE557, EDUCA500, or MAOED500, and one of a Directed Study equivalent to 30 points, or a Dissertation equivalent to 60 points, or a Thesis equivalent to 90 or 120 points.

    Within the Master of Education specialisations are available in Global Studies in Education and Professional Learning. Details of the specialisation requirements can be obtained from the Faculty of Education Postgraduate Studies Handbook.

    Candidates who hold a BTchg(Hons) or a PGDip(Ed) must take a further 120 points at 500 level, including any required papers, to complete the Master of Education.

  • Prescriptions for the MPhil

    The Master of Philosophy is a one year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.

  • Prescriptions for the PhD and EdD

    The Doctor of Philosophy is a three year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.

    The Doctor of Education is a professional doctorate for senior practitioners in their fields who are proven excellent scholars, and who want to commit themselves to supporting and developing their profession through research. Papers will be offered subject to staffing. Intending students should discuss their programme with the Director of the Centre for Postgraduate Studies.

  • 100 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    ACAD101Academic FoundationsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    ALED140Working with Diverse Adult Learners in Literacy and NumeracyThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    DLRNG100Developing Digital Fluency18A (Online)
    This paper offers a foundation for students learning to navigate and communicate effectively through digital learning environments. It incorporates purposeful selection of technologies for learning, and digital literacy which includes being able to research, create, evaluate and apply technical skills while doing so.
    EDSOC101The New Zealand Educational Context18A (Online), 18A (Tauranga) & 18B (Hamilton)
    The paper addresses the educational policies, ideas and processes shaping the educational contexts within which New Zealanders learn and teach.
    EDUCA110Learning and Teaching 118A (Hamilton)
    In this paper, students will examine personal experiences that shape views of learning and teaching, theories of learning, and a range of innovative teaching practices to engage diverse learners.
    HMDEV100Lifespan Development18A (Hamilton), 18B (Online) & 18B (Tauranga)
    HMDEV100 focuses on understanding and enhancing human development through an exploration of biological, psychological, social and cultural factors that influence patterns of development and learning over the lifespan.
    MAOED100Huarahi Matauranga Maori: Historical and Contemporary Approaches to Maori Education18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Online)
    This paper examines historical and contemporary approaches in Maori education provision in Aotearoa New Zealand. It explores policies, practices and developments that have impacted on the educational development of Maori.
    PCSS101Education and SocietyThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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  • 200 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    ALED200Exploring Visual Arts Media for Educational Contexts: PrintmakingThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    ALED202Contemporary Maori Art for Educational ContextsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    ALED205Painting in Educational ContextsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    ALED225Dance and EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    DLRNG200Digital Learning: Critical Perspectives and Lifelong Possibilities18A (Online)
    This paper examines educational uses of digital technologies, with an emphasis on learning through electronic networks, including social media. The paper explores evolving theoretical shifts and policy directions alongside topical issues and practical perspectives.
    DSOE291Education Literature Review18C (Hamilton) & 18D (Hamilton)
    This paper offers selected candidates the opportunity to explore an education topic of their own choosing by undertaking a selective literature review.
    EDUCA200Te Hononga TangataThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    EDUCA210Learning and Teaching 218B (Hamilton)
    In this paper, students will examine diverse experiences of learners and teachers to build an understanding of multiple perspectives, influential pedagogies, and critical approaches to learning challenges.
    HDCO210The Teaching-Learning Process: Innovative ApproachesThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    MAOED200Hopu Reo Rua: Bilingual Theory and Rractice in Maori EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    MAOED221Curriculum Maori Part 218A (Hamilton) & 18C (Online)
    A study of approaches to the teaching and learning of te reo Maori and tikanga Maori in mainstream and partial or immersion learning programmes. This paper also provides students with the opportunity to further develop their knowledge of te reo Maori and to examine ways of integrating te reo and tikanga Maori inside the classroom.
    PCSS201Education and New Zealand SocietyThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PCSS202Education and Social JusticeThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PCSS204History of EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PCSS205The Purpose of EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PCSS206Education and SexualityThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PCSS231Planning Learning Opportunities for AdultsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PROF210Communication Technologies and Lifelong LearningThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PROF211Digital Learning: Critical Perspectives and Lifelong PossibilitiesThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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  • 300 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    ALED300Visual Arts Making in Educational ContextsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    ALED324Dyslexia18C (Block)
    This paper is for pre- and in-service teachers, and those working with readers of all ages experiencing reading difficulties, who want to know more about dyslexia ['dys' means difficulty and 'lexia' means words]. In particular, this paper will give students theoretical knowledge and practical understanding of the nature of dyslexia...
    ALED325The Teacher as Writer18S (Block)
    This paper encourages teachers to think of themselves as writers, while offering them a range of perspectives to think about. They engage in writing as an aspect of their professional practice.
    ALED390Directed StudyThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    EDUCA303Curriculum PerspectivesThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    EDUCA390Directed StudyThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    HDCO320Implementing Inclusive Practices: Building Individual and Community Capacity18B (Online)
    This paper investigates questions about competencies required to fully include disabled people in the life of their community through a reading, writing, researching and reporting framework.
    HDCO321Motivation and Talent Development in Young People18T (Hamilton)
    This paper explores talent development in children and youth, with a focus on motivation, intelligence, creativity and giftedness. It considers how special abilities may be recognised and developed in a range of contexts.
    HDCO322Behaviour and Motivation Difficulties: Strategies for Educators18S (Hamilton)
    This paper provides practical skills for responding to challenging behaviour in education settings, and it also considers broader developmental and environmental factors that can influence what transpires in these settings. Students are introduced to the risk and resilience framework and to applied behaviour analysis.
    HDCO390Directed Study18C (Hamilton) & 18C (Tauranga)
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    MSTE340Numeracy Difficulties: Diagnosis and RemediationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    MSTE390Directed StudyThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PCSS303Curriculum Perspectives18A (Online)
    This paper examines curriculum conceptions that have shaped educational contexts in Aotearoa New Zealand. Participants are introduced to a range of curriculum perspectives, and the ideas of influential theorists. Curriculum thinking is explored through selected historical, political, and sociocultural contexts and settings. The pap...
    PCSS307Education and Sexuality18B (Hamilton)
    A study of the ways childhood and adult sexuality is constructed, monitored and regulated in society and in educational settings. The major emphasis is on exploring the links between education and sexuality through historical and sociological perspectives.
    PCSS390Directed StudyThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PROF301Women and Educational LeadershipThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PROF306Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood StudiesThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PROF307Pathways to Implementing Te Tiriti o Waitangi in Early Childhood SettingsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PROF310eEducation: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives18B (Online)
    A critical examination of historical and current developments in eEducation and the nature of online teaching and learning.
    PROF350Special TopicThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PROF390Directed StudyThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    TEMB321Curriculum Maori Part 318C (Online)
    This paper will critically examine the teaching and learning of te reo me nga tikanga (Maori language and customs) in bilingual educational contexts. There will also a particular emphasis on extending students' understanding and proficiency with second language teaching methodology for learning and teaching of te reo me nga tikanga...
    THED390Directed Study18A (Hamilton), 18B (Hamilton), 18B (Online) & 18S (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    TOED390Directed Study18A (Hamilton) & 18B (Hamilton)
    The planning, implementation and reporting of a research project on a topic in mathematics education, science education or technology education which is of a particular interest to the student.
    TWED390Directed Study18A (Hamilton) & 18B (Hamilton)
    No description available.
  • 500 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    ALED501Literacy Education: Approaches and Perspectives18A (Online)
    This paper offers an introductory, critical examination of some theories, research, practices, policy and resources in literacy education in a range of settings. Students are expected to reflect on a range of approaches to literacy education and to draw on these reflections to investigate aspects of literacy of particular interest ...
    ALED504Reading DifficultiesThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    ALED507Second Language Learners and Learning in Mainstream ClassroomsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    ALED509Literacy and Technology: Implications for EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    ALED510Contemporary Themes in Arts Education18B (Block)
    This paper gives participants a deep, critical understanding of a range of key, contemporary Arts Education issues especially as these are reflected in the current research literature and invites them to adopt a number of ways of investigating these issues independently.
    ALED512Music Education: Theory and Practice 1This paper will not be taught in 2018
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    ALED513Music Education: Theory and Practice 2This paper will not be taught in 2018
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    ALED516Family and Community Literacies: Theories, Practices and ProgrammesThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    ALED522Best Practice in the Writing Classroom18A (Online)
    In this paper students explore writing discourses; analysing and critiquing a range of theoretical perspectives and teaching practices. Participants are required to reflect on their discursive practices and how these position them as teachers of writing. Current pedagogical research in terms of effective teaching and assessment pra...
    ALED523Using Children's Literature in the Classroom18B (Block)
    This paper offers participants a range of theoretical perspectives to critically examine the way literacy texts are used in classrooms. The course builds on undergraduate offerings in children's literature and explores a number of topics related to the use of literacy texts in classrooms.
    ALED524Language Knowledge for Teachers and LearnersThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    ALED525The Context of Adult Literacy and Numeracy LearningThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    ALED551Special Topic18B (Block)
    Further study and investigation into a selected area within Arts or Language/Literacy Education.
    ALED590Directed StudyThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    ALED592DissertationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    DLRNG522Teaching and Learning using the InternetThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    DSOE510Special Topic18C (Hamilton)
    This paper is available for students who require an individually supervised project to complete their qualification in a subject offered by the Faculty of Education.
    DSOE515Special Topic18C (Hamilton)
    This paper is available for students who require an individually supervised project to complete their qualification in a subject offered by the Faculty of Education.
    DSOE556Research Methods for TeachersThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    DSOE557Research Methods18A (Hamilton), 18A (Tauranga), 18B (Online) & 18S (Block)
    This paper introduces students to the major educational research paradigms, methodologies appropriate to collecting data in schools (including interviews, observations, surveys, case studies), action research, literature reviews, critiquing research, and report writing. It includes consideration of ethical issues in research.
    DSOE590Directed Study18D (Hamilton) & 18D (Online)
    Students have the opportunity to pursue a topic of their own interest under the guidance of academic staff.
    DSOE592Dissertation18C (Hamilton)
    A report on the findings of a theoretical or empirical investigation.
    DSOE593Education Thesis18C (Hamilton)
    An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
    DSOE594Education Thesis18C (Hamilton)
    An externally examined piece of written work that reports on the findings of supervised research.
    EDART501Contemporary Issues in Arts EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    EDART502Critical Approaches in Applied Arts EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    EDART503Dance Education: Transformative PerspectivesThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    EDUCA500Culturally Responsive Methodologies incorporating kaupapa Maori and critical theories18B (Block - Tauranga)
    Cullturally Responsive Methodologies utilise kaupapa Maori and critical theoretical frameworks to develop contexts within which the researched community can define the terms for engaging, relating and co-creating new knowledge.
    EDUCA501Professional Learning in Education PracticeThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    EDUCA503The Practices of TeachingThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    EDUCA506Educational AssessmentThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    EDUCA510Special TopicThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    EDUCA515Special TopicThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    EDUCA540Professional Learning and DevelopmentThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    EDUCA541Using Evidence for Effective PracticeThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    EDUCA557Research MethodsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    EDUCA590Directed StudyThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    EDUCA592DissertationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    EDUCA593Education ThesisThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    EDUCA594Education ThesisThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    GEOG504Geographies of EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    GLOBE507Global Citizenship and International Development EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    HDCO502Educational and Life Transitions: Changing Roles and Changing Contexts18S (Block)
    The life of an individual involves many transitions to new roles and new contexts. These include numerous educational transitions, from infants and young children entering early childhood services, through school transitions, to adults starting tertiary or work contexts. Each transition may offer both opportunities and challenges. ...
    HDCO504Difference and Diversity in Human DevelopmentThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    HDCO515Developmental Issues in Early AdolescenceThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    HDCO521Contemporary Issues in Disability and Inclusion Studies18A (Block)
    This paper examines the historical and contemporary context that drives the bio-medical and social justice models of inclusive social and educational practice. It will also consider how a disability advocacy focus affects the practice of academic research.
    HDCO524Intelligence, Creativity and the Development of Talent18A (Online)
    This paper involves an in-depth examination of historical and contemporary models of intelligence, creativity, giftedness, and talent, and how these different interpretations impact on policy and practice in education.
    HDCO540Working with Groups18B (Block)
    This paper explores dialogic group processes with selected kinds of groups. Students will be given the opportunity to develop group membership and leadership roles through observation, participation and evaluation during an experiential workshop format and through on-line discussion and assignments.
    HDCO544Discourse and Counselling Psychologies18C (Block)
    This paper offers a constructionist perspective on counselling and includes consideration of psychological theories which have influenced counselling practice. Students will be introduced to concepts which enable analysis of therapeutic conversations.
    HDCO546Conflict Resolution: Restorative Approaches18B (Block)
    This paper develops the skills of facilitating conflict resolution using mediation, conferencing and other types of restorative and generative conversations in families, schools and other contexts. A narrative perspective on conflict resolution features strongly in the paper.
    HDCO549Counselling and Contexts18S (Block)
    This paper provides an overview of counselling practice and its contexts, including an optional module on school counselling. It teaches the skills and ethical perspectives of collaborative approaches to counselling, offering a particular introduction to narrative therapy.
    HDCO565Restorative Practices in EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    HDCO590Directed StudyThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    HMDEV502Ageing and SocietyThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    HMDEV565Restorative Practices in EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    MAOED500Rangahau Kaupapa Maori - Kaupapa Maori Research18C (Hamilton)
    This paper seeks to explore Kaupapa Maori research theory and methodologies, developing more informed and culturally located and responsive research practice, with a particular focus on researching in Maori educational contexts.
    MAOED501Matauranga Reo MaoriThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    MAOED502Tirohanga WhakahaereThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    MAOED503Te Whakaora Reo: Matauranga RumakiThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    MBED501Matauranga Reo Maori18A (Hamilton)
    Ka arohaehaehia ngaa ariaa ako, whakaako raanei i te reo Maaori hei reo tuatahi, tuarua ranei, nga momo aromatawai i te reo me te uu o te whakawhitinga ki te whakaako i te reo Maaori hei reo tuatahi, tuarua ranei. Ka whakauruhia te huhua o ngaa take aa iwi. A critical examination of theories of first and second language acquisition...
    MBED502Tirohanga Whakahaere18C (Hamilton)
    This paper explores the influence of social, cultural and political factors, nationally and internationally on leadership in Maori medium contexts. It provides participants with the opportunity to examine and inform their own practice of leadership. This paper is suitable for those who currently lead or aspire to lead in Maori medi...
    MBED503Te Whakaora Reo: Matauranga Rumaki18A (Hamilton)
    This paper examines indigenous theory and practice, indigenous language revival and indigenous language revitalisation. It also looks at Maori immersion education activities alongside other indigenous languages initiatives. Also included is an exploration of the way immersion education in overseas contexts can strengthen Maori imme...
    MSTE501Mathematics Education18B (Online)
    This paper is designed to enable teachers to develop their mathematics teaching with learners of all ages. Teachers will be encouraged to engage critically with theory and research in mathematics education, focusing on issues such as communication, assessment, and catering for diverse learners.
    MSTE502Acquiring Numeracy: How Thinking Develops18A (Block - Tauranga)
    This paper looks at how students' thinking becomes increasingly sophisticated as their mathematical understanding grows. A particular focus of the paper is the ways that learning in mathematics can be enhanced, including using formative assessment and digital technologies effectively.
    MSTE503Effective Practice in the Mathematics Classroom18C (Block)
    This paper is for mathematics educators working with learners of all ages. It focuses on international reform approaches and provides critical analysis of issues underpinning the teaching and learning of mathematics.
    MSTE504Numeracy Difficulties: Issues and PracticeThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    MSTE590Directed StudyThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    MSTE592DissertationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PCSS502Kaupapa Maori ResearchThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PCSS503Indigenous and Post-Colonial Global Perspectives in Education18A (Hamilton)
    This paper provides graduates with the opportunity to pursue further in-depth study of contemporary issues relating to bicultural education and cultural theory. Students can not only examine topics such as local school-based research, current education institutions, Treaty of Waitangi issues, and theories of education and learning ...
    PCSS507Global Citizenship and International Development EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PCSS508Education Policy and Society18A (Hamilton)
    A critical analysis of educational policies and practices, with particular references to New Zealand.
    PCSS511Curriculum Policy and Possibilities18B (Online)
    This paper provides a critical theory and practice underpinning for participants interested in curriculum policy, implementation and leadership. Participants engage with educational thought and discourses that shape curriculum policy and possibilities. Contemporary conceptions of citizenship education, and cross-curricular approach...
    PCSS513Educational Thought18A (Online) & 18A (Tauranga)
    This paper aims to interrogate philosophical ideas, values and beliefs by examining their relationship to key concepts in educational practice.
    PCSS530Issues in Adult and Tertiary Education18B (Hamilton)
    This paper will investigate issues in current theory, policy and practices in adult and tertiary education locally and internationally. In the course of this enquiry, students will be expected to critique multiple perspectives, develop a coherent philosophical base and a research design to address a specific issue.
    PCSS587Globalisation, Cultures, Identities and Education18A (Online)
    Globalisation challenges many assumptions about identities and cultures that impact on education. Focusing on narrative research methods, the course critically examines power relations and subjectivity as it considers multiple narratives of identity (eg. personal, gender, ethnic, national immigration).
    PCSS588Globalisation and EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PCSS589Global Processes, Education and New Media Cultures18B (Online)
    Using recent critical work and research on new media, this course uses both online and face-to-face pedagogies so students critically examine the new media that have rapidly impacted on the lives of youth throughout the world. Students will develop a sound theoretical understanding of the media, its critical relationship to educati...
    PROF503The Practices of Teaching18A (Online)
    This paper provides an overview for educators to articulate, critique and explain their teaching practices using the socio-cultural perspectives in the research literature.
    PROF506Educational Assessment18B (Online)
    This paper provides an opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge and critical awareness of the theoretical issues and practical implications associated with improving learning and teaching through the implementation of a broad model of educational assessment. It is appropriate for practitioners at all levels of education: early chi...
    PROF510Assessment as Pedagogy in the Early Years: Narrative ApproachesThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PROF513Early Intervention for Children with Special Needs18B (Hamilton)
    This paper is intended to enable students to understand the philosophical and developmental justification for early intervention programmes for young children with special needs and their families. The focus will be on early intervention carried out in a range of contexts. The paper content will include: concepts of disability mode...
    PROF516ICT and Multi Literacies in the Early YearsThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PROF518Teaching and Learning Years 7-10This paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PROF521Digital Technologies in the Classroom: New pedagogies, new practices18A (Online)
    This paper is designed for teachers from all levels of education who wish to further their practice with digital technologies in the classroom. Its project-based, thematic design allows participants to engage in practical investigations into digital technology use in their teaching, exploring new pedagogies, technologies or technol...
    PROF522Teaching and Learning using the InternetThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PROF523Maori Educational Policies: Their Development and Some Strategic Responses18C (Block - Tauranga)
    This paper examines the historical and contemporary politics and practices that have contributed to the current education disparities that affect Maori people in particular, but also the wider fabric of New Zealand society. The paper then considers historical and contemporary policies developed to address these disparities and a nu...
    PROF524Learning and Leadership in the Communication Age18B (Online)
    This paper explores global rationale underpinning the use of digital technologies in teaching and learning, and applies this to an analysis of New Zealand eLearning policy as it informs practice at an institutional level. Participants complete a small practical investigation of eLearning policy and practice within a selected educat...
    PROF525eLearning Policy to Practice in the New Zealand ContextThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PROF533Engaging Families and Communities in Early Years Programmes: Collaborative and Cultural Inquiry Approaches18A (Online)
    The paper offers theoretical understandings of working in early years settings that aim to integrate educational opportunities and holistic support for children and families. It offers opportunity to undertake a small research project using a collaborative and cultural inquiry approach to find out about the funds of knowledge resid...
    PROF540Professional Learning and Development18A (Block)
    This paper explores in depth professional learning and development as a practice of professional leadership that has transformative potential in a range of learning contexts seen as complex adaptive systems. A strong emphasis is placed on working in communities of inquiry and participants are expected to join respectfully with othe...
    PROF541Using Evidence for Effective Practice18B (Block)
    This paper aims to enable students to read, interpret, evaluate and use evidence to improve their own pedagogical practice, and the practice of others.
    PROF551Special TopicThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PROF560Educational Leadership in Higher EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PROF563Coaching, Mentoring and Skilful Conversations in Higher EducationThis paper will not be taught in 2018
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    PROF580Professional Seminar: Women in Educational Leadership18B (Block)
    This paper examines the gendered discourses of educational leadership. Working from a critical perspective, participants engage with current theory and literature along with dialogic processes to explore the issues and challenges associated with women and leadership from a national and international perspective. This paper is str...
    RPLC500Professional Learning in Education Practice18C (Hamilton)
    This paper allows students to submit a portfolio for assessment of learning undertaken in a non formal setting, for credit towards a postgraduate qualification in the Faculty of Education.
    SPLS508Promoting Quality Movement Experiences in Education Settings18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Online)
    This paper will provide students with an opportunity to critically examine movement as positions, practiced and experienced in education settings. Students will have the opportunity to apply learning to a context of their choosing e.g. schools, youth sport, outdoor recreation, dance and develop skills that enhance their ability to...
    STER508Science Education18A (Online)
    This paper provides an overview of current research and development in learning, teaching, and assessment in science education, both in New Zealand and overseas. It includes an analysis of the origins, processes, and contexts of science, and their significance for science education current issues. Current issues in science educatio...
    STER511Technology Education18A (Online)
    This paper aims to provide an understanding of the current issues in technology education research and development.
    STER512Innovations in Science, Technology or Environmental Education18B (Online)
    This paper aims to help teachers of science, technology or environmental education to develop their knowledge of science, technology or the environment and to consider how this knowledge might be integrated into educational activities. Students will develop an understanding of the wider issues of curriculum and assessment innovatio...
    STER513Environmental and Sustainability Education18C (Hamilton)
    This paper aims to provide an opportunity for in-service and pre-service teachers, and community educators to enhance their knowledge and skills in environmental/sustainability education.
    STER590Directed Study18C (Hamilton), 18C (Online) & 18D (Hamilton)
    Students have the opportunity to pursue a topic of their own interest under the guidance of academic staff.
    THED580Disciplinary Inquiry in the Classroom18C (Online)
    This paper enables classroom practitioners to undertake a systematic, critical inquiry into an innovative intervention in their practice.
    THED590Directed Study18C (Hamilton), 18C (Online) & 18C (Tauranga)
    The Directed Study provides the postgraduate student with the opportunity to do a small piece of independent research under supervision, contributing to the student's development as an independent scholar.
    THED592Dissertation18C (Hamilton), 18C (Online) & 18C (Tauranga)
    The two paper (60 point) Dissertation provides the postgraduate student with the opportunity to do an independent research project under supervision, contributing to the student's development as an independent scholar.
    THED593Thesis18C (Hamilton), 18C (Online) & 18C (Tauranga)
    The three paper (90 point) Thesis provides the postgraduate student with the opportunity to do an independent research project under supervision, contributing to the student's development as an independent scholar.
    THED594Thesis18C (Hamilton), 18C (Online) & 18C (Tauranga)
    The four paper (120 point) thesis provides the postgraduate student with the opportunity to do an independent research project under supervision, contributing to the student's development as an independent scholar.
    TOED590Directed Study18C (Hamilton), 18C (Online) & 18C (Tauranga)
    The Directed Study provides the postgraduate student with the opportunity to do a small piece of independent research under supervision, contributing to the student's development as an independent scholar.
    TOED592Dissertation18C (Hamilton), 18C (Online) & 18C (Tauranga)
    The two paper (60 point) Dissertation provides the postgraduate student with the opportunity to do an independent research project under supervision, contributing to the student's development as an independent scholar.
    TOED593Thesis18C (Hamilton), 18C (Online) & 18C (Tauranga)
    The three paper (90 point) Thesis provides the postgraduate student with the opportunity to do an independent research project under supervision, contributing to the student's development as an independent scholar.
    TOED594Thesis18C (Hamilton), 18C (Online) & 18C (Tauranga)
    The four paper (120 point) thesis provides the postgraduate student with the opportunity to do an independent research project under supervision, contributing to the student's development as an independent scholar.
    TWED590Directed Study18C (Hamilton), 18C (Online) & 18C (Tauranga)
    The Directed Study provides the postgraduate student with the opportunity to do a small piece of independent research under supervision, contributing to the student's development as an independent scholar.
    TWED592Dissertation18C (Hamilton), 18C (Online) & 18C (Tauranga)
    The two paper (60 point) Dissertation provides the postgraduate student with the opportunity to do an independent research project under supervision, contributing to the student's development as an independent scholar.
    TWED593Thesis18C (Hamilton), 18C (Online) & 18C (Tauranga)
    The three paper (90 point) Thesis provides the postgraduate student with the opportunity to do an independent research project under supervision, contributing to the student's development as an independent scholar.
    TWED594Thesis18C (Hamilton), 18C (Online) & 18C (Tauranga)
    The four paper (120 point) thesis provides the postgraduate student with the opportunity to do an independent research project under supervision, contributing to the student's development as an independent scholar.
  • 800 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    DSOE800Faculty of Education MPhil Thesis18C (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    EDUCA800Faculty of Education MPhil ThesisThis paper will not be taught in 2018
    This paper will not be taught in 2018
  • 900 Level

    Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location
    DSOE900Faculty of Education PhD Thesis18C (Hamilton), 18C (Online), 18C (Tauranga), 18D (Hamilton) & 18D (Tauranga)
    No description available.
    DSOE994EdD Thesis18C (Hamilton) & 18D (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    DSOE995EdD Research Portfolio18C (Hamilton) & 18D (Hamilton)
    No description available.
    EDUCA900Faculty of Education PhD ThesisThis paper will not be taught in 2018
    This paper will not be taught in 2018
    EDUCA994EdD ThesisThis paper will not be taught in 2018
    This paper will not be taught in 2018
    EDUCA995EdD Research PortfolioThis paper will not be taught in 2018
    This paper will not be taught in 2018

2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 19 July 2018 11:44am

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