The Adult and Community Education (ACE) Teaching Standards are for staff involved in teaching and learning in the ACE sector. The standards describe what makes a good tutor, and are underpinned by the values of rangatiratanga, manaakitanga and whanaungatanga, and the guiding principle of ako.

This page describes the standards and indicators.

Nelida is a popular educator from Peru with forty years professional experience in human rights and citizenship education, and policy, programmes and advocacy for youth and adults. She lobbies national, regional and local authorities and develops proposals which focus on popular education.

Nelida is Honorary President of the Council of Popular Education in Latin America and the Caribbean (CEAAL) and ex General-Secretary. In 2016/17 she was the coordinator of the Latin American Report to CONFINTEA V1 with the support of UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning (UIL).

She is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Council of Adult Education (ICAE) and a member of the editorial board of the Magazine Piragua (CEAAL Latin America), Journal of Adult Education and Development (DVV International) and the Journal of Education and Culture (Tarea Peru).

Veronica lectures in policy and politics at Te Pūtahi a Toi. A recipient of the Fulbright-Nga Pae o Te Maramatanga scholar award, her fields of research and community work include the Treaty of Waitangi, Māori and youth political engagement, constitutional change, and electoral, civics and citizenship education.

To date, Veronica has co-edited two books, authored several papers and presents widely on these issues. She is a member of Matike Mai Aotearoa, the Independent Working Group on Constitutional Transformation and is completing her PhD on the role of citizenship education in transforming indigenous-coloniser relations.