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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Online workshop, ALNACC

Financial Wellbeing – A Pacific Islands perspective

This interactive course introduces tools and strategies that you can share with your learners to help them make informed decisions about money, and to develop their financial planning skills.

Online workshop, ALNACC

Numeracy Toolbox | Developing learners’ fractions, decimals, percentages and proportional thinking

This course develops educators understanding of proportional reasoning and how to teach it. Designed to make hard stuff easy, this workshop will boost your confidence and ability to teach numeracy to anyone.

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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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