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


Starting Points | Supporting the Learning Progressions for Adult Literacy

Gives tertiary educators a framework for the prerequisite skills and understandings needed to decode and write basic words. A must-read and useful starting point for educators of adult learners who are beginning to read and write.

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Face-to-face workshop

Ako Aotearoa Southern Hub Regional Forum

Bringing the tertiary community together from across the sector addressing current sector challenges and supporting strategies for the future.

Information session

Celebrating Matariki with the Opening of the MCC Self-directed Courses

Come hear how reflective practice has changed a small part of people’s work practice. Spot prizes will feature in this celebration!

Graeme Read – Central Hub Sector Services Manager


Tertiary community reconnects at Ako Aotearoa Central Regional Forum

Ako Aotearoa was delighted to welcome around 100 tertiary and agency representatives to its Central Regional Forum last Friday in Wellington.



Launch of our Universal Design for Learning Educator Pathway

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new UDL Educator Pathway on Pathways Awarua!

Virginia Watson diving

Success Story

Otago dive instructor’s success with the ‘Māori Cultural Capability (MCC) Series’

It has been four months since Ako Aotearoa published its first MCC online, self-paced course. We were delighted to receive an update from participant Virginia Watson of Dive Otago on how the “Ako” course has helped her organisation become better educators for both Māori and Pākehā students. 


tertiary resources in our Knowledge Centre


active research projects


professional development events this year

co-funding opportunities and partnerships