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Achieving student success | Unpacking a Pasifika resource kit

Gain greater understanding of Pacific perspectives and explore a newly developed tool for a range of strategies and resources to assist you with more meaningful engagement with your Pasifika learners. 

PTEF 2018 Welcome

Introduction to the Pacific Cultural Centredness Pathway

Gain an understanding of the key values from the seven major Pacific nations in Aotearoa - Samoa, Fiji, Cook Islands, Niue, Tokelau, Tonga, and Tuvalu - and an appreciation of the unique values that define each one.

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Enhancing Pacific Cultural Capability

This course builds on the learning in the Introduction to the Pacific Cultural Centredness Pathway workshop to lift the gaze above just greetings and pronunciations, to help align your approaches to each Pacific island group. 


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
    Register for one of our public workshops scheduled throughout the year. 
  3. 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.