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Dean's welcome

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Ross Notman
Professor and Dean
University of Otago College of Education

Kia ora and a warm welcome to the University of Otago College of Education, New Zealand’s oldest and top-ranked university in Education.

The College is an exciting and vibrant place with an international reputation for excellence in educational practice. We engage in cutting-edge research, outstanding teaching, professional leadership and service to the wider educational community. We are delighted that you have chosen to study with us!

Education is a rewarding career that takes you places. Whether you aim to qualify as an inspiring early childhood, primary, Te Pōkai Mātauranga o te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural) or secondary teacher; are interested in studying education in a Bachelor of Arts; or joining as a postgraduate student, the College of Education provides you with knowledge and skills that will lead you to many career pathways.

My best wishes to each one of you as you begin your professional studies this year. Welcome to the Otago education experience!