Ā Mātou Ratonga

Our Work

All our services aim to improve the way people deliver high-quality teaching. We want to bring about lasting change in the tertiary education sector to enhance learner success.

Adult Literacy, Numeracy and Cultural Capability

Literacy and numeracy for learning and lifelong success - a new model for foundation education in Aotearoa.

Te Akoranga Ngaio

Professional Learning

Ako Aotearoa runs a wide-ranging professional learning and development programme throughout New Zealand. Our workshops and events build educational capability. 

Te Tuku-tahi i te Pūtea

Project Funding

Ako Aotearoa co-funds a range of projects aimed at improving tertiary sector teaching and learning and creating system-wide change.

Ngā Tohu Whakaako Whakahirahira

Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards

Every year, Ako Aotearoa manages the national Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards (TTEA) where the country's top tertiary teachers are celebrated. Find out how to enter.

Pūtahi Mātauranga

Knowledge Centre

Search the Knowledge Centre for quality, practical resources to support good practice in tertiary teaching and learning. Find out about the projects we co-fund.

Cultural Capability Pathways

We are proud to launch our online Cultural Capability Pathway modules for anyone interested in improving Māori and Pacific learner success.

Ako Aotearoa Academy

The Ako Aotearoa Academy of Tertiary Teaching Excellence (the Academy) is a professional community of innovative, passionate tertiary teachers and educators recognised and celebrated with national Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards.