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


Māori Cultural Capability Pathway

Help your Māori learners achieve greater success by building your knowledge, confidence and cultural capability for Te ao Māori (the Māori world).

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Neurodiversity | Supporting learner success

Learn more about different types of neurodiversity, the challenges it can pose for learners, and how to put support in place.

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Numeracy Toolbox | Developing learners’ fractions, decimals, percentages and proportional thinking | Commencing 6 May 2024

Boost your confidence and ability to teach numeracy. This course is designed to make the hard stuff easy.

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Success Story

Setting a powerful example: How Skills4Work gained Ako Aotearoa accreditations for prioritising inclusive learning environments

In late 2023, Skills4Work became the first tertiary education organisation to achieve the Dyslexia-Friendly Quality Mark (DFQM) and have their first cohort of staff achieve the Tapatoru Ako Professional Practice Award.

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2024 Regional Forum series kicks off in Dunedin

Building on our successful series in 2023, we were delighted to bring the South Island tertiary education community together once again for a day of valuable networking and professional learning.

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New discussion paper addresses the need for a new digital skills framework

Scoping a Digital Skills Framework for Aotearoa New Zealand – a new discussion paper by Dr Anne Alkema – is now available in our Knowledge Centre.