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


Dyslexia-Friendly Style Guide

This Dyslexia-Friendly Style Guide can be used as a reference when creating print and digital resources that are easy to read and accessible to dyslexic people or those needing literacy support.

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‘Tū Mai Te Tiriti’ lunchtime seminar series starts 29 August!

Registrations are now open - Ako Aotearoa is excited to introduce our Tuia Te Ako lunchtime seminar series ‘Tū Mai Te Tiriti | Upraising the Treaty in Tertiary Education’.

Library of Congress Literacy Award Winner 2023 - Successful practices honoree


Success for Ako Aotearoa in 2023 Library of Congress Literacy Awards

The Library of Congress in the United States has selected Ako Aotearoa, the National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence, as an honouree in their 2023 Literacy Awards.

Pale Sauni, Pacific Priorities and Cultural Leader at Ako Aotearoa, and Laloifi Ripley, Pacific Lead at Careerforce.


Careerforce | Building organisational support for Pacific learners

In 2022, Ako Aotearoa worked with Careerforce to support the rollout of their refreshed strategy to support Pacific learners, providing a bespoke series of our Introduction to the Pacific Cultural Centredness Pathway courses attended by all Careerforce staff as part of their professional development in this area.

TWK 2023 awardee collage


Top tertiary educators and groups in Aotearoa New Zealand announced for 2023

Eleven awards involving 26 awardees have been announced today for the 2023 Te Whatu Kairangi – Aotearoa Tertiary Educator Awards.


tertiary resources in our Knowledge Centre


active research projects


professional development events this year

co-funding opportunities and partnerships