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National Project Fund Request for Proposals Open

Ako Aotearoa is commissioning four to five co-funded projects aimed at making a significant difference in factors influencing the outcomes for tertiary learners.

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New workshop transforms thinking around literacy in the trades

By invitation only, a group of 14 tertiary-sector educators met in Wellington to trial Ako Aotearoa's newest workshop, ‘Working around the words'. Participant feedback indicates this event really hits the mark for people working to support literacy in workplace learning.


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Tō Mātou Hapori

REPORT Kai Tu Tangata ai Tatou Puta Noa i Te Ao


Do you know the predictors of success for your Māori learners?

Our Northern Hub supported a collaborative project between Te Matarau Education Trust and NorthTec to design regional solutions that address barriers to a tauira (learner) completing their study and moving into mahi (work). The work was funded through our Hei Toko Project Fund.

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Clarifying Boundaries: "The importance of professionalism"

What is appropriate behaviour between students and teachers, or teachers and their colleagues? How should they best communicate outside the teaching environment? What about communicating online? These types of issues ignited tough questions in the new workshop 'Clarifying Boundaries in teacher-student relationships for safe practice'.

SYNTHESIS REPORT Technology in learning benchmarking and developing sector capability


Technology in learning: Benchmarking and developing sector capability

A research report prepared by Ako Aotearoa and Synapsys.

(PDF, 1.94 MB, 32-pages).


tertiary resources in our Knowledge Centre


active research projects


professional development events this year


co-funding opportunities and partnerships