Student engagement

blended learning PLD

Engaging learners in a blended learning environment

Explore effective teaching strategies for positive face-to-face and online modes of learning. Learn to create experiences that enhance the quality of the learning environment. Examine a blended learning framework that enhances learner engagement and achievement.

students PLD 2

Engage, enhance, enliven: Practical tips and techniques for enhancing learner engagement

Participate in lively, practical exercises to learn skills that better engage learners. Explore ways to maintain presence in the learning environment and use interactive games, simulation activities and other dynamic techniques.

challenging learners PLD

Engaging challenging learners

Learn to engage challenging learners or assist new staff to manage challenging behaviours. Explore who is responsible for managing learning behaviours, how the responsibility is shifted and how to actively engage all students in learning.

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Using student evaluations to enhance teaching practice: Closing the loop

Learn to enhance teaching practice from student feedback. Discuss perceptions and examine and evaluate institutional processes and support systems. Take away strategies relevant to institutions, departments, teachers and students.

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.

  1. 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.
  2. Public Workshops
    Come to one of our half-day or full-day public workshops taking place throughout the year in different parts of the country.
  3. Online learning courses
    Our online courses use a combination of  synchronous and asynchronous, facilitated learning and incorporate time for practical application.