He toi tupu, he toi ora, he toi i ahu mai i Hawaiki (King Tāwhiao). Tupu te toi, ora te toi, whanake te toi. Te toi i ahu mai i Hawaiki (Te Kāpo Tuwhakaea)

Grow the treasure, sustain the treasure, develop the treasure, the treasure that stems from Hawaiki.

Te Toi Tupu - Leading Learning Network is an exciting education consortium made up of five companies:

  • Cognition Education
  • CORE Education
  • The New Zealand Council for Educational Research
  • The University of Waikato
  • Waikato-Tainui College for Research and Development

We have considerable expertise in all areas of education, and currently provide professional learning and development programmes for the Ministry of Education in the areas of literacy, leadership and assessment, Learning with Digital Technologies, Gifted and Talented, New Zealand Curriculum, Maths, Pangarau, Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and te reo Māori.

We have a strong focus on providing professional learning and development which gets results, particularly for Māori and Pasifika students and students with special educational needs. We have highly skilled facilitators, and a strong monitoring and evaluation programme to ensure this is the case.

You can follow us on Twitter.

Mehemea ka moemoeā ahau, ko ahau anake. Mehemea ka moemoeā tātou, ka taea e tātou (Te Puea Herangi)

If I am to dream I dream alone. If we all dream together then we shall achieve





Te Toi Tupu Updates

  • Strengthening Sexuality Education Workshops



    NEW: Strengthening Sexuality Education Workshops (Te Toi Tupu) are offered to primary schools (FREE) to support the implementation of the Ministry of Education's new release: Sexuality education: A guide for principals, boards of trustees and teachers (revised). 


  • Teaching as inquiry using a Māori world view

    Pakirehua webinar imagePakirehua: Teaching as Inquiry with a Māori world view. If you missed this webinar, you can still watch the recording (8/2015).


  • Project updates 2014


    Want to know more about Te Toi Tupu's Māori Medium project updates?


  • Te Toi Tupu infographics 2013

    Infographics 2013

     These infographics provide a visual representation of the PLD outcomes from across the Te Toi Tupu projects 2013.

  • Regional Mathematics Symposia 2015

    Mathematics symposia

    Come and join us for a professional learning and development opportunity as leaders of mathematics education.  

  • Workshops

    Water jug meeting image

    On behalf of the Ministry of Education, Te Toi Tupu is able to offer a number of workshops for teachers around the country in 2015. 

  • Impact stories 2014

    These stories celebrate the progress and impact across several PLD projects in schools and kura 2014.

  • Impact

    Based on work within schools and kura, we are developing a series of brief stories about our leaders and teachers, as they increase positive outcomes for their students. 

  • Projects

    Find out more about the Te Toi Tupu's professional learning and development programmes on behalf of the Ministry of Education. Follow us on TWITTER.

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