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

Community of Practice

Community of Phenomenal Practice (CoPP)

Join the Community of Pacific Practice on Facebook. Here you'll find resources and tips from Pacific educators that will help you to support your Pacific learners.

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Manako, Online course

Enhancing Pacific Cultural Capability | Commencing 8 Aug 2024

Build on your learning from the 'Introduction to the Pacific Cultural Centredness Pathway'. This course helps you align your approach to each of the major Pacific nation groups.

Online workshop

Applying Equity in Tertiary Education | 3 Sep 2024

Explore approaches to addressing equity issues in the tertiary education sector and create a personal strategy for addressing an equity issue.

Ako Aotearoa News

Ngā Rongokōrero mai i Ako Aotearoa

The Ako Aotearoa Team at the Northern Regional Forum


Ako Aotearoa hosts its final 2024 Regional Forum in Hamilton

Ako Aotearoa was thrilled to bring the upper North Island education community together to share ideas and information to enhance their teaching practices.

Pale sauni talks about his samoan heritage


Ako Pacific Advisor Pale Sauni working within the Pacific community during Samoan Language Week

Pale was invited by Deputy Principal Fuamata Jessie Fuamata to speak at The Auckland Seventh Day Adventist High School in Mangere, South Auckland, as part of their Samoan Language Week celebrations.

Fifteen Ako Aotearoa staff singing the Ako Aotearoa waiata with Dr Mei Winitana leading from the front


Ako Aotearoa hosts second 2024 Regional Forum in Palmerston North

Ako Aotearoa hosted our second 2024 Regional Forum on 17 May at Awapuni Racecourse in Papaioea, Palmerston North. The forum provided educators the opportunity to connect, network, and keep up to date on what’s happening within the tertiary education sector.