Learning support

This is a free, confidential service provided for Tai Poutini Polytechnic students. There is help available in the following areas:

  • Assessment (may have to make referrals to outside providers)
  • Study skills
  • Time management
  • Note taking
  • Reader/writer support
  • One to one tuition
  • Reading and understanding texts
  • Making notes
  • Essay and report writing
  • Improving grammar and spelling
  • Supporting maths and computing skills
  • Speaking skills and oral presentation
  • Exam preparation

All students enrolled on Level 1 to 3 programmes, will complete a literacy and numeracy assessment at the beginning of their programme to identify any areas where support is needed.

Pathways Awarua is an online tool that can help you increase your literacy and numeracy skills https://www.pathwaysawarua.com/

Learning Support Contacts

Tenaea Te Aika
Learning Support Coordinator (TPP North Island)
Email: tenaeat@tpp.ac.nz

Bram de Vries 
Learning Support Coordinator (West Coast)
Email: bramdv@tpp.ac.nz