A room full of passionate teachers who have recently been awarded for their excellence is a great place to spend a lunchtime event. The Northern Hub invited all the 2011 winners as well as previous years' winners to a lunch where they could meet one another and the Hub Advisory Group.
There's no question about it - NZAPEP know how to run a good conference! The Amora Hotel in Wellington proved to be an ideal venue for all aspects of the event. Marking the 20th Anniversary of representation of private providers, it was not surprising to see 180 members from a wid
A beautiful waiata was performed by the eighteen staff from the Music and Audio Institute of New Zealand last week when we disseminated the findings of the Hei Tauira: Teaching and Learning for Success for Māori in Tertiary Settings project published by Ako Aotearoa. Researcher Jan
A highlight for me this week has been partnering with Craig Hansen, Principal of Lifeway College at Snells Beach to share Lifeway's model for teacher development with other PTEs. Craig, along with Lifeway staff member Laura Morley, provided not only their model for enhancing teaching at Lif
Signposts: a Professional Development resource for new teaching staff in the tertiary sector is one of the most popular resources on the Ako Aotearoa website and this indicates the need for effective induction/pre-teaching professional development in tertiary education.
We spent 16th May in Hamilton working with educators from the University of Waikato, WinTec and several PTES. Our goal was to extend the reach of several projects funded by Ako Aotearoa, which have outputs useful to a wide range of education providers.