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MAOR313 Te Hiringa Taketake

Introduction to Māori pedagogy, with an emphasis on the concepts and social structure that are integral for teaching and learning in Māori contexts.

The paper focuses on developing critical thinkers through understanding the principles of a critical pedagogy and, in particular, Māori pedagogy. This paper provides a foundation with which to understand the emergence of Kaupapa Māori education in New Zealand as a response to the failure of mainstream education to adequately meet the needs of Māori families and their children. It will provide a clearer understanding of how pedagogy can affect learning and the progression of Māori to attain higher qualifications to be able to participate equitably in our local New Zealand society, as well as global societies, and effect transformational change.

Paper title Te Hiringa Taketake
Paper code MAOR313
Subject Maori Studies
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $851.85
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
18 200-level EDUC or MAOR points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact
maori.studies@otago.ac.nz
Tel: 03 479 8674
Teaching staff
Lecturer: Mrs Tangiwai Rewi
Paper Structure
Internal assessment 100%
Teaching Arrangements
This paper is internally assessed based on five assignments, including a field trip and research report. These assignments are intended to develop specific skills of research, reading, critical analysis, writing and presentation.
Textbooks
Course reader available.
Additional readings may be distributed throughout the course.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
On completion of the paper students will be able to demonstrate and apply:
  • Knowledge of the principles of a critical pedagogy
  • Knowledge of Kaupapa Māori education and the emergence of Māori pedagogy as an educational tool to empower Māori learners
  • Knowledge of a Māori worldview and its validity in terms of the rights of the Indigenous people of New Zealand to educate their children from an Indigenous knowledge base
  • Knowledge of critical pedagogy and strategies to employ as citizens and future professionals seeking to respect and relate the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi to their personal and professional lives

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Thursday 13:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41

Introduction to Māori pedagogy, with an emphasis on the concepts and social structure that are integral for teaching and learning in Māori contexts.

The paper focuses on developing critical thinkers through understanding the principles of a critical pedagogy and, in particular, Māori pedagogy. This paper provides a foundation with which to understand the emergence of Kaupapa Māori education in New Zealand as a response to the failure of mainstream education to adequately meet the needs of Māori families and their children. It will provide a clearer understanding of how pedagogy can affect learning and the progression of Māori to attain higher qualifications to be able to participate equitably in our local New Zealand society, as well as global societies, and effect transformational change.

Paper title Te Hiringa Taketake
Paper code MAOR313
Subject Maori Studies
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

^ Top of page

Prerequisite
18 200-level EDUC or MAOR points
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact
maori.studies@otago.ac.nz
Tel 03 479 8674
Teaching staff
Lecturer: Mrs Tangiwai Rewi
Paper Structure
Internal assessment 100%
Teaching Arrangements
This paper is internally assessed based on five assignments, including a field trip and research report. These assignments are intended to develop specific skills of research, reading, critical analysis, writing and presentation.
Textbooks
Course reader available.
Additional readings may be distributed throughout the course.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
On completion of the paper students will be able to demonstrate and apply:
  • Knowledge of the principles of a critical pedagogy
  • Knowledge of Kaupapa Māori education and the emergence of Māori pedagogy as an educational tool to empower Māori learners
  • Knowledge of a Māori worldview and its validity in terms of the rights of the Indigenous people of New Zealand to educate their children from an Indigenous knowledge base
  • Knowledge of critical pedagogy and strategies to employ as citizens and future professionals seeking to respect and relate the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi to their personal and professional lives

^ Top of page

Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Thursday 13:00-14:50 28-34, 36, 38-41
Friday 12:00-14:50 37