Manako professional learning courses

Manako offers a wide range of courses, workshops and self-paced online learning, specifically developed to support educators working with adult learners.

Our courses run throughout the year as public events – see what's currently available.

Courses can also be booked privately by organisations. We can also tailor our offerings to meet specific learning needs within your organisation. Get in touch with us to find out more.

Language, literacy and numeracy development

Language and literacy


Supporting Māori learner success

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Supporting Pacific Learner Success

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Learn about the different types of neurodiversity, the challenges it can pose for learners, and how to put appropriate support in place in this series of one-hour introductory workshops:

  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • Dyscalculia
  • Dyspraxia

Find out more about the neurodiversity workshop series »

Digital literacy

  • Digital Literacy Educator Pathway
    Independent learning on Pathways Awarua, designed to support learners’ digital literacy development to promote digital inclusion and digital equity.

Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Learner agency


  • Tapatoru
    Independent learning on Pathways Awarua, designed to support you in fostering inclusive and effective learning environments and elevating your teaching practice.

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Supporting Documents


Ako Aotearoa Professional Learning and Development Public Schedule Jan Dec 2024

Explore our range of PLD courses and workshops, available both as online, public events and as bespoke courses for organisations to book.

(PDF, 351 KB)

  • 4 March 2024

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