11 May 2022
A critical need for more reo Māori-speaking teachers will be addressed next year when a new training course launches at the University of Canterbury.
03 May 2022
There has been a dramatic upswing in the number of students training to become technology teachers at the University of Canterbury after a new entry system launched this year.
14 April 2022
Latest research into what makes Māori flourish has highlighted the need to change the narrative in Aotearoa New Zealand from a negative bias to one of recognising Māori success.
07 April 2022
Dr Kaaren Mathias and Dr Sarah Lovell highlight the importance of meaningful community co-design of health services in an article on The Conversation.
05 April 2022
Digital technologies in education will be a hot talking point in Ōtautahi Christchurch in late 2023 as hundreds of education and technology experts come together for the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) annual conference.
23 March 2022
In 2022, the time is nigh for change. Testimonies from Māori survivors have been heard in the Royal Commission on Abuse in Care this month, calls for action on uplifts by Oranga Tamariki persist, and the second phase of consultation into reform of the Adoption Act 1955 will begin.
10 March 2022
An innovative new resource developed at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) offers educators across Aotearoa New Zealand practical help to develop or deepen their culturally responsive teaching in the tertiary sector.
11 February 2022
On The Conversation, University of Canterbury lecturer in Sports Management and Marketing and co-author Dr Nick Maitland explains how pioneers of action sport continue to reshape expectations of what is possible - regardless of age.
21 December 2021
Inspired by the experience of helping her own children learn to read and write, Elizabeth Kay has qualified as a teacher so she can help other Deaf students learn and feel pride in their identity.
15 December 2021
Two University of Canterbury research projects to improve outcomes for young learners will share half of the $1.5 million 2021 Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) funding.
10 December 2021
The importance of emotions in adult learning should not be underestimated, according to an exceptional new Doctor of Education.
06 December 2021
University of Canterbury Senior Lecturer Lisa Emerson explains on The Conversation how establishing research priorities of the autistic community in Aotearoa New Zealand will help change course.
08 November 2021
A University of Canterbury research project in partnership with the Autistic and autism communities will co-produce a set of autism research priorities – a first in Aotearoa New Zealand.
02 November 2021
A University of Canterbury researcher has received a prestigious fellowship to study the relationships between young people and their adult mentors.
28 October 2021
University of Canterbury Health Lecturer Tracy Clelland to present at The Collaborative Trust Research Seminar Series.
27 October 2021
Does where you live affect how much you weigh?, and what can parents do to help teach their children about sex and relationships in the digital age?
14 October 2021
Whether it’s a child learning how to tackle or professional players at the Super Rugby Final, mouthguards are essential kit. But imagine if this rugby accessory could help improve performance as well as safety?
12 October 2021
Women’s rugby in New Zealand will take another leap forward in 2022, when Super Rugby Aupiki takes place over four weekends in March. The University of Canterbury is proud to support the combined South Island team, which will represent the whole of Te Waka o Aoraki, specifically the Crusaders and Highlanders regions.
12 October 2021
Canterbury researchers are exploring how web-based support could benefit children on the autism spectrum and their families as demand for services grows.
08 October 2021
In an article on The Conversation, University of Canterbury Associate Professors Kathryn MacCallum and Cheryl Brown explain how the Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to redefine good and bad screen time and recommended hourly use for tamariki.
24 September 2021
Kia Manawanui, a new 10-year plan for mental health unveiled this week, is welcome reading for University of Canterbury community mental health expert Dr Kaaren Mathias, but not comprehensive enough
24 September 2021
In corporation with academics from other universities around Aotearoa, Associate Professor Cheryl Brown stresses the lack of consideration of students voices on online learning and introduces their Student Online Learning Experiences survey to rectify this issue in an article on The Conversation.
23 September 2021
University of Canterbury’s Adjunct Associate Professor Sonja Macfarlane was awarded this year’s New Zealand Psychological Society Dame Marie Clay Award, while her husband Professor Angus Macfarlane was named a Fellow of the Society, it was announced this week.
20 September 2021
The University of Canterbury (UC) has created a new doctoral degree specifically designed to suit working professionals with a background in health.
05 August 2021
What do a mathematician, a chemist, an epidemiologist and a law expert have in common? These University of Canterbury academics are all involved in vital aspects of the global fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
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