Handbook and presentation slides – PTEF 2018

Pacific learner success
Published: 6 September 2018

The Handbook from Ako Aotearoa's Pacific Tertiary Education Conference in 2018.

Slides from some of the conference presentations are also available to download:

Se’i lua’i lou le ’ulu taumamao – Do the most difficult work first: Using enrolment and achievement data to identify those shifts that (really) matter for Pasifika (PPTX, 13 MB) – Brenden Mischewski, Mischewski Consulting 

Nesian Sparkies: Supporting Pasifika Electrical apprentices (PDF, 3 MB) – Issac Liava’a and Tony Laulu, The Skills Organisation

Bringing your whole self to work - Tupu Tai experience in the public sector (PPT, 2.1 MB) – Matalena Leaupepe, Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment 

Ako Aotearoa – 'Pacific Cultural Centeredness Pathway: An online learning tool, supporting tertiary educators working with Pasifika Learners.' (PPT, 8.4 MB) – Pale Sauni, Ako Aotearoa. Co-author: Misa Kolose Lagavale, Ako Aotearoa

'Pasifika Learners at the centre of pedagogy and epistemology.' (PPT, 4.2 MB) – Lesieli Pelesikoti Tongati’o, Tātai Angitu, Institute of Education, Massey University

Enhancing resilience in practice? (PPT, 677 KB) – Barbara Fogarty-Perry and Anna Seiuli, Otago Polytechnic

Reshaping Pasifika (PPT, 5.3 MB) – Samson Samasoni, Wellington City Council Pacific Advisory Group 

PASIFIKA RESOURCE KIT – Implementation and evaluation phase update – Pauline Luafutu-Simpson, University of Canterbury, Ashalyna Noa, University of Canterbury, and Sam Uta’i, ARA Institute

Fale Niu: our journey in starting a Pasifika Student Association (PDF, 1.9 MB) – Sulu-Danielle Joshua, Auckland University of Technology

A Time With Alofa (PPT, 26 MB) – Reverend Alofa Lale, Mission Coordinator, Mercy Hospital

Reading and writing skills in English for Academic purposes: How to support Pasifka students at tertiary levels (PDF, 1.1 MB) – Dr Amir Sadeghi, Azad University of Damavand and University of Canterbury

Level Up for Pasifika Student Success (PDF, 800 KB) – Utufaasisili Rosemary Mose, Manukau Institute of Technology

Ako Aotearoa supported Pacific research | From Good to Great: The 10 Habits of Phenomenal Educators for Pasifika Learners (PPT, 600 KB) – Dr Cherie Chu, VUW and Janice Ikiua-Pasi, Weltec/Whitireia

l Hīnātore: Upskilling Māori and Pasifika Workplace Learners (PPT, 3.6 MB) – Laloifi Ripley, Careerforce, and Anne Alkema, Skills Highway

Launch of the Pacific Professional Development Scholarship Fund – 2018 round (PPT, 1.7 MB) – Mino Cleverley, Sam Uta’i and Esmay Eteuati, Ako Aotearoa Pacific Peoples Caucus

What role do tertiary education institutions play in facilitating contact and friendship formation between international students from the Pacific Islands and New Zealand students? (PPT, 2.1 MB) – Dr Franco Vaccarino, Massey University

'Rearticulating a relevant message for Pacific churches in a global world.' (PPT, 7.4 MB) – Terry Pouono, Laidlaw College

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