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Rae Trewartha

Senior Lecturer, School of Bridgepoint; Senior Lecturer,
School of Bridgepoint
Location: Building 170, Room 2028


DipTchg., MA (Adult Education) San Francisco State


Rae is the Head of the School of Foundation Studies. She is also responsible for lecturing on the Tertiary Studies (Nursing) course and the School's research into retention and attrition for at-risk first year students. Rae's other research interests include critical pedagogy. Rae is the secretary of the New Zealand Association of Bridging Educators.


Trewartha, R. (2008). Innovations in bridging and foundation education in a tertiary institution. Australian Journal of Adult Learning (Vol. 48 (1)).

Trewartha, R., & Coltman, D. (2003). Non-completion - students perceptions. In H. Anderson (Ed.), Proceedings of the Bridging Education in New Zealand Conference (pp. 30-39). Auckland: NZABE. Paper presented at the New Zealand Association of Bridging Educators, 6 September, Auckland.

Trewartha, R. (2001). Student Dropout: Identifying Relevant Factors. Presented to the Inaugural Conference of the New Zealand Association of Bridging Educators, 6 April, Auckland.

Trewartha, R. (1999). Developments in Bridging Education for Maori. In M. Barrow & D. Hodges (Eds.), Learning Innovations Refereed Conference Proceedings (pp. 80-86). Auckland: UNITEC Institute of Technology. Paper presented at the UNITEC Learning Innovations Conference, 8 October 1998, Auckland.

Trewartha, R. (1999). A Pedagogical Initiative in Bridging Education. In C. Cardno, T. Curtis, J. Howse, O. Kelly, R. MacPherson, L. McLeod, M. Neville, & B. Williams (Eds.), Cultural Nation-building for New Zealand (He Kaupapa Whakamana Tangata mo Aotearoa) (pp. 187-191). Auckland: New Zealand Educational Administration Society. Paper presented at the New Zealand Educational Administration Society (NZEAS) Research Conference, 22-24 January, Auckland.

Trewartha, R., Watene, S., & Woolford, B. (1998). The Relevance of Current Bridging Course Pedagogy to Maori Student Needs (Vol. 1, pp. 12 pc.). Paper presented at the Third Pacific Rim Conference on the First Year in Higher Education, Auckland.