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Become an inspiring teacher or study educational influences in our society

The University of Otago College of Education is dedicated to the enhancement of educational practice through high quality teaching, scholarship, research, professional leadership and community service, to benefit children, other learners, educators and the wider community (local, national and international).

For people wishing to be inspiring teachers or wanting to understand the educational influences in our society better, the College of Education offers a wide range of programmes.

The University of Otago is ranked #1 in education in NZ in the 2012 Performance Based Research Funding (PBRF) results.

Education at Otago also ranks in the top 100 for the 2014 Annual QS World University Rankings by subject.

For your career and education, come talk to us at the University of Otago, College of Education.

Information Evenings

Secondary school pupils, members of the public and people interested in a career in teaching or education studies are welcome to attend our information evenings to learn about all programmes offered:

DUNEDIN CAMPUS: Wednesday July 22, 7pm, 145 Union St East, Dunedin (Room TG07)

Learn more about our Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary teaching programmes, and education studies and postgraduate courses. Several current students will talk about their experiences on various programmes and there will be an opportunity to discuss study options with staff after the presentations.


Apply now for our programmes:

Applications page

If you have any questions about our teacher education programmes:

Applications close on August 31, 2015

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Former students/graduates

Former students and graduates of the College are able to:

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