Innovative Learning Practice


What does it mean to be an educator in Aotearoa in the 21st century? Within this simple question is a deeper study of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and early Māori innovation, innovative pedagogical strategies, contexts (online, face-to-face and blended), and the technologies involved in transforming teaching and learning practice to achieve equitable outcomes for all. This programme will support participants to become informed professionals empowered to enact innovative philosophies into their everyday teaching practices.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this online programme, you will be able to:

  • demonstrate understanding of early Māori innovation and make connections from this innovative past to inspire Māori learners to be active innovators of today
  • use innovative technologies to transform student learning; achieving equitable outcomes for all
  • critique innovative, future-focused practice informed by sound research
  • lead creatively and courageously, inspiring your education community to foster innovative practices that are responsive to learner strengths and needs.

Who is this for?

This online programme is for those passionate about teaching, exploring new strategies and tools, investigating the transition from theory to practice, and discovering the complexities and rewards of teaching in the 21st century.

Programme format

This 10 week online programme includes four modules. Each module consists of two synchronous webinars, online activities and support. Participants should aim to spend up to five hours per week on study and activities associated with this programme.

Webinar details

Webinars will be held 3.30-5.00pm on the following dates:

  • Tuesday 21 July
  • Tuesday 28 July
  • Tuesday 4 August
  • Tuesday 11 August
  • Tuesday 18 August
  • Tuesday 25 August
  • Tuesday 1 September
  • Tuesday 8 September
  • Tuesday 15 September
  • Tuesday 22 September


Online programme

This programme is held online, with participants connecting with facilitators in regular webinars and forums to discuss and share learning.