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Steps into the provision of high quality targeted professional learning and development for schools

15 February 2017

Te Āwheonui: The Centre for Professional Learning and Development, providing kaihautū (Facilitators) and Expert Partners for schools, Kura and Communities of Learning/Kāhui Ako.

With a New Year come New Opportunities.

The newly established Te Āwheonui: The Centre for Professional Learning and Development at Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi is a Ministry of Education accredited provider of centrally funded Professional Development. The Ministry has adopted a new approach to centrally funded Professional Learning and Development (PLD) focused on greater equity and excellence with an emphasis on investing in people and local solutions.

Hine Waitere, the centre leader, maintains that as a group created to serve the community, “Te Āwheonui is well placed to support institutions to respond to the multifaceted challenges educators confront as they strive for excellence for and with families, whānau, hapū and iwi.”

Kaihautū (facilitators) operate from a core understanding that the best professional learning is kaupapa driven, resolutely transformative, collaborative, strengths-based, and focused on the needs of our students.

The centre has a team of passionate, highly skilled, and experienced Kaihautū and Expert Partners eager to support principals, middle leaders, teachers, BoTs, and whānau to address the educational challenges of today to create better futures for our rangatahi (youth) and communities tomorrow.

If you have any queries about how the centre can serve you don’t hesitate to contact: Hine Waitere on 027 3695087 or email