Explore our many language, literacy and numeracy resources designed to support educators working with adult learners.

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Māori and Pacific learner success in foundation learning

Resources, courses, and research you can use to develop your cultural capability, to support your Māori and Pacific learners in their learning journey.

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Adult language, literacy and numeracy resources

Resources for people working with adult learners, including resources on embedding language, literacy and numeracy in a range of contexts and supporting neurodivergent learners.

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Adult language, literacy and numeracy research

Ako Aotearoa has funded many research projects with a focus on adult language, literacy and numeracy – with valuable findings and resources for people working with adult learners.

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Learning Progressions for Adult Literacy and Numeracy

The Progressions provide a framework for educators to use in supporting adult learners' literacy and numeracy learning needs.


'Collections' reader series for adult literacy

'Collections' includes books, audio, and educator support resources tailored to adult learners, in New Zealand contexts.

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Manako Communities of Practice

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

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Manako on YouTube

Our videos about adult language, literacy, numeracy and cultural capability on YouTube.

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Dyslexia resources

Resources to help tertiary educators support learners with dyslexia. 


Tapatoru resources

Resources and tools to help you get started with Tapatoru.

More from Manako


Manako professional learning courses

 A list of all courses, workshops and self-paced online learning currently offered by Ako Aotearoa's Manako programme.


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.