Manako is Ako Aotearoa's internationally recognised language, literacy, numeracy (LLN) and cultural capability programme for educators who work with adult learners.
We are proud to be a Library of Congress Literacy Award Winner 2023 - Successful Practices Honoree.


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Manako resources

Resources for people working with adult learners. Includes Learning Progressions, LLN, neurodiversity, and cultural capability resources.

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Manako courses

We offer a wide range of professional learning and development courses and workshops to support educators working with adult learners.

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About Manako

Meet the Manako team, find out about the capability building model underpinning the programme, and our plans for the future.

Key programmes

Dyslexia-Friendly Quality Mark

Organisation-wide professional learning supporting tertiary education organisations to be dyslexia-friendly.

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A whole-organisation, reflective practice approach to capability building.

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Manako Communities of Practice

Join our Manako and Neurodiversity Communities of Practice for tips, resources, research, news and updates.