College Leadership Team

Welcome to our College of Education, Health and Human Development | Te Rāngai Ako me te Hauora.

We offer flexible, specialised programmes in Teacher Education (at all levels), Health Sciences (including Nursing, Child and Family Psychology and Counselling), Education Studies and Leadership, and Sport Coaching that employ the latest innovations in teaching technologies and e-learning. Many of our courses can be undertaken on-campus, by blended learning, or distance learning options.

Our staff are national and international research leaders and are wellknown for their teaching and learning excellence. We are proud of their commitment to providing you with a world-class education. The discipline of Education at UC is consistently ranked in the top 200 in the world (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2020). We look forward to supporting you in the next step of your lifelong learning journey.

Office of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor 

Letitia Fickel

Executive Dean – Education, Health and Human Development
Rehua 222
Internal Phone: 95796

Leigh Ellis

Tautāwhi | Personal Assistant
Internal Phone: 95994

Head of Schools

Annelies Kamp

Associate Professor
Rehua Level 5
Internal Phone: 93632

Misty Sato

Associate Professor
Head of School
Rehua 522
Internal Phone: 90513

Philip Schluter

Leader of the Child Population Health Theme
Rehua 321
Internal Phone: 93523

UC Child Well-being Research Institute

Gail Gillon

Director of the UC Child Well-being Research Institute
Manawa, Level 4, 276 Antigua Street
Internal Phone: 93491

Finance Manager

Simon Arnold

Project Manager, Faculties Implementation
Rehua 215
Internal Phone: 93771

Kaiārahi Māori

Mel Tainui

Kaiārahi | College of Education, Health and Human Development
Te Ao Marama Rm 104
Internal Phone: 91083

Kaiārahi Pasifika

Tufulasi Taleni

Senior Lecturer
Rehua Level 5
Internal Phone: 93389

Senior HR Advisor

Angie Callis

Senior HR Advisor
Okeover House
Internal Phone: 93237