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Maura Kempin

Manager Te Puna Ako
Te Puna Ako
Location: Building 110, Room


Manager of Te Puna Ako (TPA) since May 2018, Maura joined the TPA team in 2016 as an Academic Advisor having previously held a number of leadership roles (Curriculum/Programme/Academic Leader) in a range of Business programmes at Unitec.  Maura joined Unitec as a Senior Lecturer in January 2013 bringing a wealth of experience in applied and experiential learning.  She has received a number of awards for innovation and excellence in teaching, including one on an international scale from the US-based Accrediting Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), in 2008.  She holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business and a Certificate in Higher Education.  She is also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Maura came to the teaching profession with a background in Training, Academic Administration and Quality Assurance.  She managed the training arm of a dynamic London consultancy firm, before progressing to the role of Knowledge Manager.  Maura supported the London based Association of MBAs (AMBA) in the development and implementation of the AMBA Accreditation system now implemented worldwide.



BrandT, T., Oldfield, J., & Kempin, M. (2019). Exploring badging as a means for teacher capability development. Talking Teaching 2019, Diverse Learning: Inclusive Teaching, Unitec Institute of Technology.