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.
This years programme includes:
June Workshops 2016
8 June - Whangarei
6 June - Hamilton
17 June - Tauranga
21 June - Rotorua
22 June - Hamilton
28 June - Auckland
29 June - Whangarei
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 2015, 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
Bridging to Tertiary Study: A support resource for Māori students
This project aims to provide support for Māori students, particularly those involved in study at first degree level, who need to develop skills in writing assignments in English in a range of academic subjects.