Disability workforce

Te Pou is a hub of workforce and leadership development for the disability workforce in New Zealand.

Autism workforce development

Supporting and developing the disability workforce so it has the capability, responsiveness and specialist skills to meet the needs of people with autism and their families and whānau.


Te Pou is a hub of workforce and leadership development for disabled people, whānau and the disability workforce.

Disability grants

Grant funding is available for disability organisations, disabled people and their family/whānau to take part in workforce and leadership development activities.

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Enhancing the ability of frontline professionals to recognise and respond effectively and compassionately to people with FASD and other neurodevelopmental impairments.

Kia Noho Rangatira Ai Tātou

An education programme on human rights and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Let's get real: Disability

Let's get real: Disability is a framework that describes the essential attitudes, values, skills and knowledge needed by anyone working alongside disabled people and whānau, to assist in people attaining their aspirations.

Mahi Rawe: Great Work

A skilled, diverse, inclusive workforce.

Physical health of disabled people

Disabled people often have poorer health compared to non-disabled people.

Supporting effective training

Research shows that people can be supported to access and stick with training when the right elements are in place.

The employment of disabled people

Disabled people make great employees, particularly in disability support services.

Disability training directory

Find workforce and leadership training, or promote your training to the sector.