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

Resource Collection

BOOKLET SET | Ki te hoe – Indigenising Spaces

This set of 17 te reo Māori resource books have been developed to assist New Zealand’s Teaching Profession towards meeting up to Level 3 of Te Aho Arataki Mārau – the teaching and learning te reo Māori in English medium settings (Years 1–13).


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Manako, Online course

Introduction to the Pacific Cultural Centredness Pathway | Commencing 4 Jul 2024

Gain greater understanding of the seven major Pacific nations in Aotearoa and an appreciation of the unique values that define each one.

Online course

Exploring Ako | Six steps to success

Access a fresh new resource that can guide you in aligning your teaching practices with proven strategies for ākonga success.

Ako Aotearoa News

Ngā Rongokōrero mai i Ako Aotearoa

Pale sauni talks about his samoan heritage


Ako Pacific Advisor Pale Sauni working within the Pacific community during Samoan Language Week

Pale was invited by Deputy Principal Fuamata Jessie Fuamata to speak at The Auckland Seventh Day Adventist High School in Mangere, South Auckland, as part of their Samoan Language Week celebrations.

Fifteen Ako Aotearoa staff singing the Ako Aotearoa waiata with Dr Mei Winitana leading from the front


Ako Aotearoa hosts second 2024 Regional Forum in Palmerston North

Ako Aotearoa hosted our second 2024 Regional Forum on 17 May at Awapuni Racecourse in Papaioea, Palmerston North. The forum provided educators the opportunity to connect, network, and keep up to date on what’s happening within the tertiary education sector.

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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.