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Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) funding presentation

Monday, 6 March 2017 - Room EG04, Education Support Services, 157 Union Street East. 
Considering and submitting an Expression of Interest - submitting a strong proposal

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Make-to-Learn

Thursday, 2 March 2017 - ERG04, Education and Resource Centre, College of Education, 157 Union Street East
Guest Lecturer and William Evans Fellow, Associate Professor Kylie Peppler presents Make-to-Learn, lessons learned from the grassroots spreading of the 'maker movement' can help us reimagine schools and foster a mindset of creativity and innovation in educational settings.

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Emeritus Professor Anne Smith Collection announced

Friday, 25 November 2016 12:26pm

The close relationship between the University of Otago and late Emeritus Professor Anne Smith has been honoured with a donation of books and journals from Anne Smith’s family to the University of Otago College of Education and the Children's Issues Centre.

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What else matters? Noncognitive assessment in Education: A Math attitudes example

Thursday, 24 November 2016 - ERG04 - Education and Resource Centre, 157 Union Street East
Guest seminar by Dr Anastasiya A. Lipnevich, Associate Professor of Educational Psychology, Queens College and the Graduate Center, the City University of New York

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Free play and activity based storytelling: A case of one child’s narrative competence at kindergarten and at school

Thursday, 17 November 2016 - GMG01, College of Education Gym, Lecture Room 1, 159 Union Street East
Dr Alex Gunn, Associate Dean (Teacher Education)

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UOCE Doctoral Candidates Seminar

Thursday, 20 October 2016 - ERG01, Education and Resource Centre, 157 Union Street East
PhD candidate Kim Brown presents her seminar 'Why thinking about doctoral students as colleagues matters' and EdD candidate Mike Wright presents 'First-year students' conceptions and practices of spirituality at a New Zealand university: early findings and their implications for the task of chaplaincy'.

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UOCE mourns the passing of Helen Kelly

Friday, 14 October 2016 3:17pm

Helen Kelly remembered for her contribution to teaching and to people's rights at work.

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University selects next College of Education Dean

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 3:58pm

The University of Otago has selected a top educational leadership researcher, Associate Professor Ross Notman, as the next Dean of its College of Education.

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New book a valuable resource for future-focused literacy practice

Thursday, 6 October 2016 4:49pm

University of Otago College of Education lecturers Dr Jane Tilson and Dr Susan Sandretto have launched a new book Integrating critical multiliteracies using the Four Resources Model: A New Zealand Guide.

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Te Ara o Rakimārie The Pathway of Peaceful Living: Walking the Talk with Anne Pate Sissie Te Maihāroa-Dodds

Thursday, 6 October 2016 - ERG01, Education and Resource Centre, 157 Union Street East
This presentation by Kelli Te Maihāroa highlights the last twenty-five years of peace building by Aunty Anne Patetitahi Sissie Te Maihāroa-Dodds and her pursuit of rakimārie (peaceful living).

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Film celebrates Te Whāriki turning twenty

Wednesday, 5 October 2016 4:59pm

NZEI celebrates Te Whāriki turning twenty with a film featuring University of Otago College of Education Professor Helen May

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Contradictions over teacher educators’ research: insights from a study of university based teacher educators in NZ

Thursday, 22 September 2016 - ERG04 - Education and Resource Centre, 157 Union Street East
Dr Alex Gunn and Dr David Berg present their paper that examines the place of educational research in the mix of Teacher Educators (TE) work.

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Sustaining academic writing: How did a new postgraduate course 'Writing for publication in the Social Sciences' work?

Thursday, 8 September 2016 - ERG04 - Education and Resource Centre, 157 Union Street East

Associate Professor Karen Nairn explains the rationale of the new postgraduate course Writing for publication in the Social Sciences, highlighting key teaching strategies, and summarising students’ feedback.