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Professor Tony Harland

BSc(Hons) (Newcastle), PGCE (Strathclyde), MPhil (Newcastle), PhD (Glasgow)

Phone: +64 3 479 8136
Location: Dunedin

About Tony

Photo of Tony Harland for profileTony studies the purposes of a university education. Recent projects have looked at the ways in which higher education is valued, how teaching values form an important part of a student’s education, what critical theory has to offer our thinking about university work and its relationship to society, and how students learn through doing research. Tony teaches qualitative research methods and other topics such as learning theory, leadership and peer review.

Areas of Expertise

• Powerful knowledge
• Assessment
• The relationship between research and teaching
• Students as researchers
• Values of higher education


Tony is available to supervise postgraduates enrolled in HEDU502, HED510 and HEDU590.