Whanaungatanga | Self-paced learning on Pathways Awarua

Event Details

The pathway will be open for registrations for the month of April 2023.

Participants will have one month from their registration date to complete the assessment.


$150 + GST Register

Course outline

Self-paced learning on Pathways Awarua, with an assessment task that will be marked.

Topics covered

Registered participants examine three kōwae/modules of work related to the Māori concept of 'Whanaungatanga' (Relationships). 

Learning outcomes

Participants will:

  1. Gain a better understanding of and ability to apply Māori learning and teaching methodologies, especially those relating to 'Whanaungatanga'.
  2. Receive an Ako Aotearoa digital badge on the successful completion of the minimum requirements and standards for the course.

Who is this course for?

Practitioners and educators with minimal knowledge of the concept of 'Whanaungatanga' in a tertiary teaching/learning context. Some basic understanding of te reo Māori would be an advantage.

About the facilitators

Dr Mei Winitana, Kaiwhakahaere Māori/ Manager of Māori Cultural Capability at Ako Aotearoa, manages the series. Mei has extensive experience in tertiary education, in training and development and workshop facilitation.

Liza Kohunui is the contracted assessor for the series. Liza has extensive experience in the tertiary sector, and has delivered programmes for core Government and education sector organisations.

Ako Aotearoa Badges

Participants can achieve a valuable Ako Aotearoa digital badge as evidence of reflective practice in relation to Māori Cultural Capability.


Ako Aotearoa, through Pathways Awarua.