Narissa Lewis

BMS (Hons), MEd, SFHEA


Narissa is of Tainui, Ngāti Kahungungu and Ngāti Porou descent. She has held operational and academic roles in  wānanga, ITP and university settings. Her background is in academic skill development and student transition into, through and out of tertiary education. Most recently, she has led course and curriculum design projects at institutional and cross-institutional levels with a specific focus on embedded skill development. She has contributed to the design and delivery of learning and teaching professional development initiatives and was promoted to the senior academic staff at the end of 2018 in recognition of her contributions to learning and teaching.

Research | Current

  • Employability development in research intensive institutions
  • Academic development


2017 Senior Fellow, Advance HE (formerly Higher Education Academy UK)


Leads a team of specialist student learning advisers who provide expertise in the areas of English Language Enrichment, Inclusive Learning and Māori and Pacific Development.

Areas of expertise

  • Curriculum design and development
  • Learning and instructional design for face to face, blended and fully online formats
  • Staff professional development
  • Student capability development

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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Contact details

Primary office location

49 SYMONDS STREET - Bldg 620
Level 4, Room 431
New Zealand