New in 2019 additional support for OTTs.
Mau ki te Ako is a partnership between Ngāi Tahu rūnanga and Education Support Services, University of Otago College of Education.
The Ministry of Education are funding support for provisionally certificated teachers (PCTs in English medium, Pia in Māori medium), overseas trained teachers with provisional certification and mentor teachers (Pou Tautoko). Mentors include tutor teachers, PCT Coordinators, SCTs, HODs and school leaders. This professional development is available for teachers in English medium schools and Māori medium settings, years 1-13 throughout Aotearoa/New Zealand.