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


Virtual Bioprocess Engineering Lab

A 3D virtual bioprocess engineering laboratory that enables users to learn about both basics of laboratory safety and fermentation principles in a million dollar laboratory. 

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Te Tiriti o Waitangi – a visual history

This professional development workshop offers a brief visual history of Te Tiriti o Waitangi for those who have not previously attended a Te Tiriti workshop.

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Keep learners engaged: plan great lessons online and offline

This is a three week online workshop where participants will plan an engaging, learner-centred session for either online or face-to-face learning environments, that aims to meet SMART learning outcomes. 

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Whare Tapa Rima – The five-sided home: a best practice holistic learner support model

A one-year project that presents a model of learner support that builds on applications of Mason Durie's Whaiora: Whare Tapa Wha model. 

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Teaching and Learning Circles resource pack

This resource pack provides an introduction to Teaching and Learning Circles and some resources to help you get started.

(PDF, 524 KB, 16-pages)

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Learning a Trade: Becoming a trades person through apprenticeship

This guide brings together the ideas based on work undertaken over the last 15 years that was focused on how to best support learners to ‘learn a trade’.

(PDF, 5.5 MB, 16-pages).


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