Explore the transformative power of Tuakana-Teina, a Māori concept of reciprocal learning, in adult education settings across New Zealand. Learn how this elder-younger sibling dynamic enriches learning environments, fosters inclusivity, and enhances both individual and collective educational experiences.
Ako Aotearoa’s Manako team receive global recognition at the Library of Congress Literacy Awards 2023. Discover how these New Zealand-based programmes are transforming tertiary education through innovative literacy practices and core values like Whanaungatanga and Aroha.
Using Whakapapa: This post provides practical tips for materials writers and learning designers on how to incorporate the Maori concept of whakapapa into their learning materials. It offers examples of how to use storytelling, case studies, and cultural context to provide a deeper understanding of the subject matter within the Māori cultural context.
What should I read during the Covid-19 Lockdown? You should read Te Kererū by SG Smith. Free download and free audio introduction here.
Check out Te Kererū Book 1, The Nest by Susan Smith
Check out this review of What is Learner Centred? 12 Concepts from Te Ao Māori You Should Embrace to Create Learning Success
What is learner centred teaching?
It’s the start of the new year. What are you going to do to make your teaching and training more learner centred?
If you want to be inspired, then get out into nature. The more remote, the…
I recently retook the one-day Executive Education Agile Fundamentals course at the University of Auckland with some colleagues.
For my colleagues, it was the first time. But I learned more the second time around.
Being a newbie to project management, my learning this time around was because I now had a structure in my head for agile and because the terminology wasn’t new.
This is a guest post by Aroha Puketapu As a kotiro Maaori growing up on…