Effective Mentoring Practices for Secondary Teachers in Aotearoa NZ

Professional development (PD) Wellington

Posted: 14 January 2022
Notice reference #: 1HASPQ

This 5 point micro-credential course has been developed in a partnership between PPTA and Victoria University of Wellington. This course is taught online over one term through self-paced modules including webinars. There will also be a one-day face-to-face workshop.

This course provides an opportunity for participants to:

  • Reflect on their mentoring experiences and practices.
  • Learn about and effective mentoring frameworks and approaches in the education sector in Aotearoa New Zealand.
  • Develop their mentoring capabilities through practice, reflection and feedback.

The content has been designed to focus on practical skills and knowledge that can be applied and assessed within a professional context. The course has a specific focus on mentoring in the context of Aotearoa and Matauranga Māori will be drawn on in the course and appropriate tikanga used in both online and face to face interactions.

The course will support mentoring capability-building within the secondary school sector, enabling participants to gain the skills and attributes to become effective mentors and gain a credentialing qualification that opens up other career pathway opportunities.

This micro-credential is applicable to secondary school teachers with leadership responsibilities requiring them to mentor others. This can include heads of departments, deans, specialist classroom teachers, mentor teachers and Kāhui Ako Cluster leads.

Events summary


14 February 2022 – 06 May 2022