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Ako Aotearoa News

Read latest news from Ako Aotearoa.

Success Stories

Explore what's working well and the difference we're making.

Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awardees

Every year, Ako Aotearoa celebrates the country's top tertiary teachers at the national Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards.

Ako Talks

Ako Talks, launched in May 2020, is a series of short topical presentations that connect you with leading tertiary educators and their valuable learnings, insights and resources developed through our co-funded projects. 


Adult Education and Training Qualifications Review

Ako Aotearoa is the Qualification Developer for 14 Teacher Education and Literacy and Numeracy qualifications, all due for review in 2020 within the NZQA requirements.

Tuia Te Ako Hui Ipurangi 2020-2021

Starting in November 2020, our Tuia Te Ako Hui Ipurangi series features five interactive sessions with leading Māori in tertiary teaching and learning.

Support for teaching online

This page summarises the activities we are undertaking to support educators as you transition to teaching and supporting your learners online and from a distance.