Ako Aotearoa Northern Hub
Welcome to the Northern 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.
Professional development workshops
Ako Aotearoa's national Professional Development Programme is designed for educators and managers across the tertiary sector.
Our Professional Development Programme continues, introducing new workshops on topics such as:
- Student self-assessment: an assessment method for enhanced learning
- Teaching Tips2: key principles that inform adult learning
- Effective assessment of learning
- Effective web-based Open Education Practices
- Educational practices that benefit Pacific learners
Book Your own event:
We welcome enquiries about offering these 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.
Our Hub Advisory Group
During 2014, profiles of the Northern Hub’s Advisory Group whose role is to advise and guide operations in the Hub, will be rotated on this page. The members of the Advisory Group are representative of the whole tertiary education sector and greatly enhance the work done by staff in Ako Aotearoa. Scroll down to click on the link to read about them.
Alert online, our new e-newsletter includes information on Northern Hub activities and feedback thus far has been positive. If you would like to subscribe, please let us know by emailing Ruth Peterson and we will add you to our distribution list.
Research Register – search for Northern Hub projects
We are always happy to hear from colleagues in the tertiary sector. Contact Ruth Peterson if you have an enquiry about:
a project that aims to enhance teaching and educational outcomes for students within the tertiary sector
the Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards, or require assistance with the application process
how your organisation can arrange a visit to discuss how we can work together
information on this website.
Full contact details for the Northern Hub
Teacher Effectiveness Training: Inducting Industry Trainers for Success
This recently completed project drew several private training establishments’ induction resources together to create an induction pack which could be adapted to suit a range of contexts.
The Induction pack contains templates to adapt and use in induction sessions with new teaching staff during their first two weeks in the role.