Essentials | The what, how and why of teaching reading comprehension
Explore effective reading strategies to transform your learners from passive to active readers.
WordWise | All you need to know about teaching decoding and spelling
Discover the interplay between decoding and spelling and learn how they can be taught at the same time.
An introduction to Dyslexia | Supporting learners to achieve their potential
Develop your skills and knowledge to recognise and support tertiary learners with dyslexia and other learning differences to achieve their potential.
Reading Toolbox | Teaching learners with dyslexia
Learn how to teach learners with dyslexia and other reading difficulties the strategies they need to improve their reading and writing.
Numeracy Toolbox | Developing number skills
Develop your learners’ numeracy skills within existing foundation-level programmes.
Numeracy Toolbox | Developing learners’ fractions, decimals, percentages and proportional thinking
Designed to make hard stuff easy, this course will boost your confidence and ability to teach numeracy to anyone.
Developing statistical and measurement skills
This course supports educators to develop learners’ numeracy skills within foundation-level programmes.
Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Assessment Tool
Gain an introduction the National Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Tool and the related Learning Progressions framework.
Workplace Language, Literacy and Numeracy | Developing professional practice
Identify priority learning areas, use assessment results and design targeted instruction. You will cover a range of instructional approaches, activities and resources to support ongoing innovation.
Workplace Language, Literacy and Numeracy | Extending professional practice
Build on your learning from Developing Professional Practice. You will develop assessment and planning processes as well as a range of instructional approaches, activities and resources.
Getting Started | Adult literacy and numeracy
Learn the basics of teaching adult literacy and numeracy, including definitions, frameworks and factors that contribute to low adult learning outcomes.
Getting started | Learner-centred teaching and cultural capability
Learn the basics of learner-centred adult teaching including a Te Ao Māori worldview approach to expand your cultural capability.
Getting started | Mapping literacy and numeracy demands
Learn how to map the literacy and numeracy demands of your training or education programme.
Taking that next step in your professional learning and development is easy with Ako Aotearoa. Everything we do is evidence-based. Everything you’ll learn is practical, high-quality, effective and sustainable.
We offer three main ways to learn and develop with us.
- In-house Learning and Development
We can come to you to deliver in-house professional development. Contact us to discuss your needs and budget or download our in-house PLD flyer.
- Public Workshops
Register for one of our public workshops scheduled throughout the year.
- Ako Talks and webinars
These online sessions deliver bite-sized information about current topics of interest to educators. Dates and topics are announced on social media and in our Community section and monthly e-news.