Ako Aotearoa is committed to building educational capability to support learner success. Delivering high-quality, relevant, evidence-based professional learning and development (PLD) is an important contributor to this.


Check out our programme of courses and events

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About our professional learning and development programme

Every year we run a wide-ranging professional learning and development programme, including online and face-to-face courses and workshops throughout New Zealand.

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Tailored workshops

We can customise our workshops or courses specifically to your organisation’s capability development priorities. Build your own professional learning and development packages with us.

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Digital badges

Digital badges are awarded on completion of selected courses and workshops. Learn about our digital badges, including how to store and use them. 

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Kete of Professional Learning and Development

Ako Aotearoa offers a wide range of professional learning opportunities, designed to support Māori learner success. Explore courses on offer, and book a public workshop.


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.

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Registering for an Ako Aotearoa event

Please read these Terms and Conditions before registering for events run by Ako Aotearoa as part of the Professional Learning and Development Programme.

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Dyslexia-Friendly Quality Mark

Organisation-wide professional learning supporting tertiary education organisations to be dyslexia-friendly.

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A whole-organisation, reflective practice approach to capability building.