exploring ako Interpersonal relationships


Exploring Ako | Interpersonal relationships | 7 October 2024

Event Details

07 October 2024

12.00pm – 1.00pm

Exploring Ako series:
This workshop is a part of a series investigating six principles for enhancing learner outcomes in tertiary education.


$50 + GST (includes booking fees) Register

This workshop focuses on Principle 3, positive interpersonal relationships. Kaiako can deepen ākonga subject understanding and application through developing whanaungatanga (close connections), self-belief, respectful dialogue and productive collaboration.

By the end of the workshop, kaiako will be able to:

  • select tools, strategies and activities for building inclusive and supportive learning relationships
  • encourage ākonga to take joint responsibility for their learning

This workshop series is designed to support the aims of the Ako Aotearoa project Ako Explored – Six principles for enhancing learner outcomes in tertiary education

Exploring Ako workshop series

This workshop is part of a series of online sessions investigating six key principles for enhancing learner outcomes in tertiary education.

Participants are encouraged to attend the overview workshop first, but can the choose any number of individual sessions focussed on individual topics

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About the facilitator

Facilitator Jane Terrell

Jane is an independent educational facilitator with experience in a wide range of tertiary education and industry contexts.

She is dedicated to ensuring educational success for under-prepared ākonga groups underpinned by her commitment to “ako”, teaching and learning as a reciprocal process.

Digital badges

Kaiako will receive a digital badge for participation and will be strongly encouraged to participate in an ongoing Community of Practice to support implementation of the six principles, and reflect on their impact on successful outcomes for ākonga. 

Kaiako can receive a second digital badge, after at least three months, for providing evidence of the implementation of new principles and professional sharing of practices, and the impact of these on outcomes for ākonga.


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Ako Aotearoa and facilitator Jane Terrell

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