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Health and Wellbeing


Shasta Aragon

Programme Leader (Healthcare)

Shasta is the Programme Leader for our Healthcare Level 5 programme and is based at the Auckland City campus. Originally a registered nurse from the Philipines, she has further pursued her interest in healthcare education in New Zealand and has been a part of AGI for over 5 years. Her engaging teaching style includes activities as well as input and she is one of our most popular tutors.

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Shubrata Mittu


Shubrata's interests lie in food, being social and active! He loves outdoor activities and any sport. Building on his  background in Laboritory Medicine, he has been a part of the healthcare industry for over 8 years and chose to further his passion by becoming a facilitator with AGI. His motto is: "I love being with people, am happy to help and contribute to bring positive changes to people's life."


Alex Gause


Alex brings her knowledge and background in the support care Industry to her passion for Diversional Therapy.  As a former AKA graduate, she understands the student's perspective and provides a fun classroom environment full of hands-on activities. She brings experience working in diverse sectors of the healthcare industry such as dementia day programs, community-based care and activity coordination. She is committed to delivering the best quality of education for her students, emphasizing the importance of compassionate care.  In her spare time, she enjoys performing at local aged care facilities accompanied by her husband on guitar. 


Malvindar Singh


Malvindar is one of our key Healthcare tutors and is stationed at the Auckland campus. Malvindar infuses energy into every class and his dynamic approach blends thorough learning with bursts of fun, engaing activities and his pateient caring approach meakes him a student favourite.


Mohammad Arafat


Meet Mohammad, our knight in shining armour down at Christchurch. Mohammad build on his foundations in Pharmacy to then achieve an Advance Diploma in Health (Applied Management.  Mohammad brings with him, six years of hands-on experience in the New Zealand healthcare industry. Having made the exciting switch to teaching, he brings a dynamic blend of real-world insights and passion to the classroom.


Isfaqur Siddiqui (Sid)


Meet Sid, a seasoned professional with over 13 years of experience in the health and disability sector. From lecturing to hands-on support work, Sid has left his mark on various leading organizations since 2011. He holds Level-8 and Level-7 certifications from NZQA, earned through his Master of Education and Bachelor of Education (Honours) from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Beyond his career, Sid is an avid traveler, musician, and food enthusiast. With his diverse background and passion for improving lives, Sid is committed to making a positive impact wherever he goes.

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Jam Munoz


Jam brings with her vast experience from many different aspects of the Healthcare and Education industres. From her time as a registered nurse through a subsequent career in education, her keen interest now lies lies in blending both into the field os Medical Education, which this fuels her passion of imparting quality knowledge and skills to our students. 


Vaidehi Dave


Vaidehi  brings a perfect balance of knowledge and experience to the clinical teaching environment. Always full of enregy, she has a passion for education and the advancement of her students' knowledge, skills and careers. She brings over 9 years of clinical experience as Registered nurse to her practical, hands on classroom practice. A enthusiastic  and adventurous  person, her passion of teaching is only matched by her passion for dancing. 

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AJ Aledron

Programme Leader (Diversional Therapy and Community Health)

When you say fun we say AJ!! One of our most dynamic and enaging tutors, AJ has over 12 years of industry and 9 years of teaching experience. AJ he has worked in a variety of different roles in the industry, but his true passion is for Diversional Therapy and Community Health and as our DTCH Programme Leader, this drives his passion for sharing these skills with students and educating the next generation of  Diversional and Recreational Therapists. 


Rhea Chang


Here to help you start your day with a smile! Rhea has been working in the Nursing, Aged Care and Diversional Therapy Industries for over 10 years.  Starting with a degree in Nursing, she built on her passion and developed her skills to become both a registered Diversional Therapist (in Aged Care) and tutor of both our Diversional Therapy and Community Health and Diploma in Health and Wellbeing programmes. A big stduent favourite, Rhea is passionate to guide you to success in your studies and into your chosen career.

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