An introduction to ethical, legal, and practical requirements of the primary teaching profession; and an examination of self-identities and policies related to te reo me ngā tikanga Māori.
This 18-point year-long paper is a compulsory paper of the Bachelor of Teaching (BTchg) three year degree.
|Paper title||Te Weu|
|Teaching period(s)||1st Non standard period (20 February 2023 - 24 November 2023)
1st Non standard period (20 February 2023 - 24 November 2023) (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$912.00|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- Limited to
- Primary Education students only.
Dr Jane Tilson, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Jane Tilson
Other staff, Dunedin: Dr Gill Rutherford
Southland: Julie Mynes
- Paper Structure
- Teacher as a professional
- Introduction to key education policy documents
- Effective communication, management and classroom relationships
- Personal culture/self identity
- The reflective teacher
- Māori education related policies
- Selected concepts within te ao Māori
- Te reo Māori linked to mainstream classroom and wider school use
- Introduction to learning languages
- Introduction to disability matters
- E- learning/digital tools and digital citizenship
- Teaching Arrangements
EDPR 131 comprises a mix of lectures, tutorials and six weeks' practicum in schools.
Hill, M. & Thrupp, M. (2019). The Professional Practice of Teaching in New Zealand ( 6th Ed.). Cengage Learning.
Additional readings available through eReserve.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking,
Cultural understanding, Ethics, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will:
- Identify and demonstrate an emerging awareness of the professional, ethical, legal, and practical requirements of teachers
- Design, implement, evaluate, and critically reflect on learning experiences
- Demonstrate understanding of Ministry initiatives related to the inclusion of te reo me ngā tikanga Māori
- Identify and develop the identity of self and others within educational contexts
- Demonstrate an emerging understanding of own assumptions and beliefs