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Pacific Professional Development Scholarship Fund was established to support Pacific staff working in tertiary education organisations into leadership positions through career development, and to build leadership capacity to provide a platform for supporting Pacific learner success.
Find out how to apply for the 2018 round.
In 2018, 10 teachers have received sustained excellence awards for their contribution to tertiary teaching and learning under the General and Kaupapa Māori categories. The Prime Minister's Supreme Award went to Faumuina Associate Professor Fa’afetai Sopoaga, Division of Health Sciences at the University of Otago.
A guide for tutors prepared for Ako Aotearoa by Emma McLaughlin.
(PDF, 12 MB, 64-pages)
A guide for organisations and resources for tutors. Prepared for Ako Aotearoa by Emma McLaughlin and Aleeshea Reid.
(PDF, 12 MB, 64-pages).
Success Story, News
Faumuina Associate Professor Fa’afetai Sopoaga, from the Division of Health Sciences at University of Otago, has received the Prime Minister’s Supreme Award at the national Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards ceremony at parliament tonight.
Launched at the Pacific Tertiary Education Forum this week, the innovative Pasifika Success Indicators (PSI) ‘Turtle’ has been developed as the result of Pacific tertiary students being asked one key question – “What does success mean to you?”
tertiary resources in our Knowledge Centre
active research projects
professional development events this year
co-funding opportunities and partnerships