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Know your learners - Ako Explored Principle 1 | Associate Professor Christian Schott

Supporting learners, Educational outcomes, Learning designs and teaching strategies
Published: 24 October 2023

The foundation of effective ako (learning and teaching) is in knowing ākonga (learners), the strengths they bring, and the challenges they face in learning.

While Associate Professor Christian Schott notes the criticality of experience as part of the learning process, his starting point is a deep understanding of his ākonga (learners) and their diverse backgrounds and life experiences.

Associate Professor Christian Schott - Recipient of a 2022 Te Whatu Kairangi Award.

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Ako Explored – Six principles for enhancing learner outcomes in tertiary education

Ako Explored addresses the urgent and persistent need to improve learning and teaching in the tertiary sector in Aotearoa. It outlines six principles and indicative practices directly applicable to educators across this diverse sector.

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