Pacific learner success
Tālofa lava, malo e lelei, kia orana, fakaalofa lahi atu, ni sa bula vinaka, kia ora, tālofa, fakafeiloaki, halo olaketa, mauri, fakatalofa atu, taloha ni!
Te Whatu Kairangi – Excellence in supporting Pacific learners
Every year, Te Whatu Kairangi celebrates outstanding tertiary educators in Aotearoa. Read about Pacific awardees who have excelled at supporting their learners, colleagues, and communities.
Pacific projects, resources and publications
Explore our many research projects, teacher support resources, and other tools developed to support Pacific learner success.
Supporting Pacific Learners
We deliver a variety of professional learning courses and workshops designed to help educators to support Pacific learner success. Explore our courses and register.
Pacific professional development scholarships
Our annual professional learning scholarships support Pacific staff and emerging Pacific leaders in tertiary education.
Pacific priorities and partnerships
Ako Aotearoa works collaboratively with a range of organisations on many initiatives to help educators increase educational success for Pacific learners.
Our Pacific People’s Caucus
The Pacific People's caucus is responsible for providing direct advice to the Ako Aotearoa board in the area of Pacific tertiary teaching and learning.
News and events
Dr Latika Samalia – 2021 Prime Minister’s Supreme Award Winner
Congratulations to Dr Samalia on winning the prestigious Prime Minister's Supreme Award for 2021, announced during the online ceremony for this year's Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards.
Congratulations to the 2022 Pacific Professional Development Scholarship Fund recipients
Ako Aotearoa is delighted to announce this year’s recipients of the Pacific Professional Development Scholarship Fund.
Pacific Tertiary Education Forum | 2018
Videos and presentation slides from Ako Aotearoa's 2018 Pacific Tertiary Education Forum.