Ako Aotearoa leads New Zealand's tertiary sector in building educational capability for learner success.


Work Active: Supporting the "forgotten learners" in their journey to work

A report detailing the 15-month project undertaken by SkillWise, to trial a new approach to teaching and learning (Work Active), with an employment focus, for adult learners with an intellectual disability.

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Online course

Leaders growing leaders

This course explores individual and group understandings of the concept of leadership and provides tools and processes that support leadership growth in self and others.

ALNACC, Online course

WordWise | All you need to know about teaching decoding and spelling

Discover the interplay between decoding and spelling and learn how they can be taught at the same time. 

Our Community

Tō Mātou Hapori

Ako Asset Our Services ALNACC

Adult Literacy, Numeracy and Cultural Capability

Literacy, numeracy and cultural capability resources to support people working with adult learners. 

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Ako Talks

Ako Talks, launched in May 2020, is a series of short topical presentations that connect you with leading tertiary educators and their valuable learnings, insights and resources developed through our co-funded projects. 


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Tuia Te Ako Hui Ipurangi 2020-2021

Starting in November 2020, our Tuia Te Ako Hui Ipurangi series features five interactive sessions with leading Māori in tertiary teaching and learning.


tertiary resources in our Knowledge Centre


active research projects


professional development events this year


co-funding opportunities and partnerships