Creating Ako by having awareness of how we nurture reciprocal relationships in the classroom.


This workshop is about your accountability to educate Maori students as Maori. Embracing the principle of ako enables teachers to build caring and inclusive learning communities where each person feels that their contribution is valued and that they can participate to their full potential. This is not about people simply getting along socially; it is about building productive relationships, between teacher and students and among students, where everyone is empowered to learn with and from each other.

At the end of this course you will:

Create a list of Ako empowering tools interaction for your classroom.