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An introduction to Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and The New Zealand Curriculum. Develops the structure, purpose, and working knowledge of Ngā Reo and Social Sciences within these documents.
|Paper title||Whakatakinga Marautanga me Tikanga ā Iwi|
|Teaching period||Semester 1 (On campus)|
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|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Limited to
- Te Pōkai Mātauranga o te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education) students only.
- Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Parker Ormond
- Paper Structure
Personal and life worlds
- What is teaching?
- What is learning?
- What is education?
- Who is education for?
- Reflecting on own learning journey
- Prior learning
- What has shaped and influenced the education system in Aotearoa New Zealand? (Whose voices? Whose values? Whose beliefs?)
- What is The New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa?
- Values, Code and Standards underpinning the New Zealand teaching profession
- Te Tiriti o Waitangi and curriculum
- An introduction to key policy shifts in NZ education and schooling (e.g. Ka Hikitia, Tātaiako, Tapasā)
- Teaching and learning approaches (e.g. UDL)
- Planning and assessment
- Te reo me ngā tikanga Māori
- New Zealand History
- Culture & Identity
- Social Inquiry
Effective pedagogy in Social Sciences
- Teaching Arrangements
This paper is only taught on our Invercargill Campus.
- Barlow, C. (1991). Tikanga whakaaro: Key concepts in māori culture. Oxford University Press.
- Mead, H. (2016). Tikanga māori: Living by māori values (revised ed.). Huia Publications.
- Williams, H.W. (1971). Dictionary of the māori language. Legislation Direct.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy,
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will
- Evaluate how culture shapes our understanding and experience of curriculum, teaching, and learning
- Demonstrate an emerging awareness of the significance of Te Tiriti o Waitangi to education in Aotearoa New Zealand
- Demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical foundation, structure, and language of the learning area of Tikanga ā Iwi / Social Sciences
- Examine pedagogical approaches underpinning the learning area of Tikanga ā Iwi / Social Sciences
- Demonstrate effective planning and assessment for teaching inclusive of all learners
- Explore cultural identity and diversity in the Tikanga ā Iwi / Social Sciences contexts