Ako Aotearoa Central Hub
Tēnā koe / Greetings,
Welcome to the Central Hub page where you will find links and information to who we are, how we operate, the tertiary projects we are funding and how to contact us.
2015 begins with many Professional Development workshops available and some new workshops offered for the first time. See the section below for details.
The Central Hub: Workshops in your area
The Professional Development Programme is designed to support educators and managers working across New Zealand in diverse tertiary education environments. The programme offers high-quality events to enhance educators’ teaching practice and provide wider support towards organisational strategies that aim to improve educational outcomes for all learners.
2 February 2016
Developing practices for new tertiary teachers - Palmerston North
Linking Theory and Practice for Effective Student-centered Teaching - Palmerston North
3 February 2016
Developing practices for new tertiary teachers - Wellington--POSTPONED
17 February 2016
Designing Curricula to enhance learning and teaching - Palmerston North
18 February 2016
Designing research projects to improve learning and teaching - Wellington -POSTPONED
25 Feburary 2016
Effective assessment of learning - Wellington
7 March 2016
Problem Based Learning: Creating student-led activities for work-ready outcomes - Palmerston North
8 March 2016
Problem Based Learning: Creating student-led activities for work-ready outcomes - Wellington
23 March 2016
Engaging Challenging Learners - New Plymouth
24 March 2016
Effective assessment of learning - Palmerston North
Book Your own event
We welcome enquiries about offering Professional Development Programme workshops at other times for specific groups or organisations, contact us to discuss a tailored workshop for your staff, group or organisation with special rates and time to suit.
We continue to work on the current Regional Hub funded projects click here to find out about how to apply for the 2016 round of RHPF.
Please contact me if you would like to discuss ways that we can work together for the benefit of tertiary learners.
Ian Rowe, Regional Hub Manager,
I.Rowe@ucol.ac.nz or phone 06 952 7153
We look forward to hearing from you.
Student engagement and achievement can be increased when immersed in meaningful projects. Matapuna Training Centre learners achieved many unit standards and outstanding increases in literacy and numeracy scores by introducing two reality based projects.
Those projects with associated plans and resources are detailed in the central hub’s latest project output.