Contemporary Secondary Teaching Approaches for Aotearoa New Zealand

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 29 February 2024
Notice reference #: 1HAfVr

The Pūtea Whakawhanake Pouako | PPTA Learning and Development Centre’s newest micro-credential offers kaiako the opportunity to expand their knowledge of modern teaching approaches in secondary schools in Aotearoa, such as culturally responsive teaching; inclusive learning; and the role of technology, including AI, in the contemporary secondary classroom.

The course framework is underpinned by Mātauranga Māori, ensuring that the unique cultural practices that form Aotearoa’s curriculum are reflected in all aspects of the learning.

This micro-credential is delivered by Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington and it is worth 5-points at Master of Education level from Victoria University. It includes online self-paced modules, 3 live online webinars and a one-day face-to-face workshop, with some small assessment activities.

Thanks to the funding support of the Ministry of Education, this micro-credential is free of charge to secondary school kaiako. Spaces are limited, so register you interest soon!

For more information and to register visit the Pūtea Whakawhanake Pouako | PPTA Learning and Development Centre’s website:

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

10 May 2024 – 21 July 2024

New Zealand (nationwide)

02 August 2024 – 13 October 2024

New Zealand (nationwide)

18 October 2024 – 20 December 2024

Further information

Contact: Cecilia Sanahuja

 (021) 226 6948