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Institute of Professional Learning

Professional Learning that makes a difference

Connecting innovation and excellence through professional learning Te Waharoa ki te ao mārama.

Te Whai Toi Tangata, The Institute of Professional Learning at the University of Waikato, builds on a long history of providing high quality professional learning opportunities across and beyond the education sector in New Zealand. We work with Communities of Learning, schools, kura and the corporate sector.

Our facilitators cover a wide range of areas of expertise enabling us to weave together a cohesive, tailored plan for your educators and learners.

We offer a comprehensive schedule of professional learning workshops throughout the country.

Together we will make a difference!


A diverse range of professional learning opportunities are available for educators who are interested in enhancing their own education and practice. From in-school assistance through to the opportunity to undertake further professional qualifications IPL offers wide-ranging opportunities for further career enhancement.

Working With You

Our staff are committed to working collaboratively with leaders and teachers to co-construct the professional learning and development programmes, based on a comprehensive assessment of their strengths and needs. The IPL offers a wide range of professional learning opportunities tailored to the specific needs of educators and individual learning settings.