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Advancer: Digital and Collaborative Teaching and Learning

Acquire skills and knowledge to integrate digital technologies into your teaching practice in innovative and impactful ways through this short course.

$400inc GST
6 Weeks
100% online learning
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Outcomes & Pathways

What this course offers and how you will benefit

Teaching the leaders of tomorrow requires innovative and contemporary teaching approaches today. The integration of digital technologies that enable learners to develop 21st century skills such as problem-solving and collaboration are the key building blocks of our fast-changing world.

Learn alongside other educators and faculty who have been teaching digital and collaborative learning to thousands of teachers over the past eight years. 

This six-week Advancer short course provides an introduction to digital technologies and contemporary pedagogies, and provides an opportunity to reflect on your practice. Dive into your learning and join our community of like-minded, future-focused educators to build your knowledge and skills that you can use immediately in the classroom.

Designed for teachers and educators across the world, but equally relevant for librarians, museum staff, instructional designers, and university faculty, this short course is an introduction for the Digital and Collaborative Teaching and Learning Micro-credential also offered by academyEX.

Develop deeper understanding of the role of digital and collaborative teaching practices in different educational contexts

Reflect on the future of education in the context of significant change

Identify opportunities to integrate contemporary pedagogies into your classroom or online sessions


What you will learn on this short course

Incorporate digital and collaborative practices into your teaching

Key Skills for Education 4.0

Blended and Online Learning

Collaborative Teaching and Learning

Sustainability and Education


What you need to know

Our Advancer courses are perfect if you’ve got a need to know, now. Develop knowledge and practical skills that you can use straight away. You will join an online community of like minded learners and access monthly industry-led workshops and events. 

Advancer courses are delivered entirely online through articles, videos and case studies, you learn at your own pace. You can start at any time, but you need to complete the course within 8 weeks from the time you begin. There is approximately 6-8 hours of content to explore per week.

Once you have completed an Advancer course, you will be able to download a Digital Badge that you can share to demonstrate your achievement, as well as a Key Resources overview where we have captured some of the key links and details from the course. You won’t be able to access the content of the Advancer course after 8 weeks from the date you started.

Advancer short courses are NZ$400 (incl. GST. Payment will be made during the application process.

No, credits are not awarded for completion of the academyEX Sampler and Advancer courses as these are not accredited by NZQA. The Sampler and Advancer courses provide introductions, and you can build on your knowledge and skills through further study in our accredited programmes.

Yes, the content in the Advancer courses is a subset of the content delivered in our micro-credentials. Joining an intake for the micro-credential gives you an opportunity to further build on the knowledge and skills you have developed in the Advancer course, and apply your learning through the assessments and receive feedback from peers and facilitators. 

Certification Fee: To upgrade an Advancer course to earn micro-credential certification, a fee of NZD$150 must be paid.