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ITENZ Excellence Award winners for 2018 announced

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 1:14 pm | Ako Aotearoa

In Hamilton last night, an electricity training manager scooped the top prize at the Independent Tertiary Education New Zealand Awards. David Barnes, a tutor for the Electric Training Company, took out the Ako Aotearoa Supreme Award for his exceptional ... More >>

TPK major sponsor for national Māori tertiary education hui

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 4:50 pm | Ako Aotearoa

Te Puni Kōkiri on board as major sponsor for national Māori tertiary education hui Ako Aotearoa – New Zealand’s National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence – is thrilled to have Te Puni Kōkiri’s endorsement and support for its national ... More >>

Ako Aotearoa welcomes new Director

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 2:46 pm | Ako Aotearoa

Ako Aotearoa is delighted to announce the appointment of Helen Lomax (Te Aitanga-ā-Māhaki) as its new Director. The appointment follows an international search for an outstanding leader to take Ako Aotearoa, the National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence, ... More >>

Ako Aotearoa Appoints Helen Lomax Acting-Director

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 8:48 am | Ako Aotearoa

Ako Aotearoa is delighted to announce the appointment of Helen Lomax as its Acting-Director – to take effect from the beginning of February next year for a period of six months. More >>

Five Māori & Pasifika Tertiary Projects Get Funding

Friday, 15 December 2017, 11:09 am | Ako Aotearoa

We are delighted to announce the five Māori and Pasifika projects to receive funding through the Ako Aotearoa National Project Fund (NPF) in 2017/18. More >>

Ako Aotearoa Celebrates 10 Years Contributing to Tertiary Ed

Friday, 10 November 2017, 11:18 am | Ako Aotearoa

Trusted And Valued with a Clear Vision for Learner Success – Ako Aotearoa Celebrates Ten-Years of Contribution to Tertiary Education More >>

Empowering adult learners with dyslexia to achieve success

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 9:03 am | Ako Aotearoa

An Ako Aotearoa co-funded project currently in progress, is already providing adult learners with dyslexia the assistance they need to be successful in their tertiary studies. More >>

Ako Aotearoa Welcomes Focus on Teaching Excellence

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 9:19 am | Ako Aotearoa

Ako Aotearoa, New Zealand’s Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence, welcomed the attention given to teaching quality in the final report from the Productivity Commisson’s inquiry into new models of tertiary education, released today. More >>

Director joins new Australasian Strategic Advisory Board

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 9:36 am | Ako Aotearoa

The director of New Zealand’s National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence , Dr Stanley Frielick, was recently confirmed to a new board that is working with the UK’s Higher Education Academy (HEA) to enhance teaching practice in tertiary ... More >>

Ako Aotearoa says Commission report will promote debate

Thursday, 29 September 2016, 9:13 am | Ako Aotearoa

Ako Aotearoa, New Zealand’s Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence , welcomed today’s release of the Productivity Commission’s draft report into new models of tertiary education, saying it provides the opportunity for a national conversation ... More >>

New scholarship fund aims to develop Pacific leaders

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 10:10 am | Ako Aotearoa

Ako Aotearoa – National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence - is launching a new initiative this week, the Pacific Professional Development Fund , to support emerging Pacific leaders in tertiary education. More >>

Leading law professor blazes the trail

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 11:56 am | Ako Aotearoa

Professor Jacinta Ruru (Raukawa, Ngāti Ranginui, Pākehā) from the University of Otago’s Faculty of Law, received New Zealand’s highest accolade for tertiary teaching at parliament tonight. More >>

Sell-out conference to look at getting better job

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 3:43 pm | Ako Aotearoa

Sell-out conference to look at getting better job and study outcomes for secondary school students More >>

New Deputy Director Maori for Ako Aotearoa

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 11:44 am | Ako Aotearoa

Ako Aotearoa is delighted and excited to announce the appointment of Dr Joseph (Joe) Te Rito as our new Kaihautū Mātauranga Māori (Deputy Director Māori). He replaces Ngahiwi Apanui who has taken up the role of CE at Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori, ... More >>

Pacific forum advocates whole-sector tertiary approach

Tuesday, 3 November 2015, 5:26 pm | Ako Aotearoa

With ongoing inequity between Pacific and non-Pacific learners in tertiary education, the entire sector needs to take greater responsibility for Pacific success. This is the key message being delivered this week in Auckland at the inaugural Pacific ... More >>

Forum focuses on educating health professionals

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 1:29 pm | Ako Aotearoa

How New Zealand’s education and training system can support a strong, sustainable health workforce is the focus of a forum being held in Wellington today. More >>

Workplace learning the focus of new report

Monday, 20 October 2014, 3:19 pm | Ako Aotearoa

Supporting high quality learning in the workplace is the focus of a report launched today by Ako Aotearoa, the National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence. More >>

Forum focuses on work and education

Monday, 20 October 2014, 8:29 am | Ako Aotearoa

Improving the quality of work-related education is the aim of New Zealand’s largest forum on vocational, professional, and skills-focused education - opening in Wellington today. More >>

Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 10:50 am | Ako Aotearoa

The Prime Minister presented his 2014 Supreme Award for Tertiary Teaching Excellence to Dr Karyn Paringatai (Ngāti Porou), lecturer at Te Tumu – School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies, University of Otago. More >>

Forum aims at the right pathway to suit learner needs

Monday, 30 June 2014, 2:15 pm | Ako Aotearoa

New Zealand’s largest forum on supporting pathways, transitions and bridges for learners to tertiary education opens today (Day 1) with a joint ministerial address from the Minister of Education, Hon Hekia Parata and the Hon Steven Joyce – Minister ... More >>

 

 

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