From 2014, Ako Aotearoa has been partnering with the NZ Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA) to run annual strategic forums aimed at hearing and heeding the student voice. Initially, we focused on promoting the importance of student voice, bringing tertiary staff and students toget
At a session during the University of Canterbury ‘Teaching Week’ (2-6 June 2017), project team members reported on the changes they had made to their approach to teaching as a result of their co-funded Ako Aotearoa regional and national projects.
Two exciting new projects are underway in the Northern region. Their outputs will assist tertiary teachers to introduce effective eLearning strategies into classroom practice and demonstrate how open-space teaching and learning works.
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.
Ako Aotearoa’s inaugural professional development facilitators’ retreat held in January was opened by the Deputy Director Maori Dr Joseph Te Rito and facilitated by the Deputy Director Sector Services Helen Lomax and hub managers.