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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. The paper provides 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.
|Paper title||Te Weu - Professional Studies and Practice 1|
|Teaching period(s)||1st Non standard period (15 February 2021 - 19 November 2021)
1st Non standard period (15 February 2021 - 19 November 2021) (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$872.70|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$4,073.40|
- Limited to
- BEdSt, BTchg
- Primary Education students only.
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- Teaching staff
- Paper Structure
- Teacher as professional
- Influence of teacher beliefs on teaching and learning
- Effective communication, management and classroom relationships
- The ethical teacher
- Inclusive classroom strategies
- The reflective teacher
- Introduction to the principles of planning and evaluation
- Māori education related policies
- Selected concepts within te ao Māori
- Te reo Māori linked to mainstream classroom and wider school use
- Treaty of Waitangi
- Personal culture/self-identity
- Disability and Deafness: Beyond labels
- Teaching Arrangements
- EDPR 131 comprises a mix of lectures, tutorials and five weeks' practicum in schools.
- Recommended Text:
D. Fraser, & M. Hill. (2016). (Eds.), The professional practice of teaching (5th ed.). South Melbourne, Australia: Cengage.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking,
Cultural understanding, Ethics, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will
- Identify and demonstrate the professional, ethical, legal and practical requirements of teachers
- Examine the ways experiences shape ideas about teaching and learning
- Demonstrate the elements of effective relationships and communication skills for teachers
- Examine and reflect on practice taking cognisance of relevant education theory
- Plan, implement and evaluate learning experiences
- Demonstrate understanding of policies related to the inclusion of te reo me ngā tikanga Māori (Māori language and culture) within education settings
- Identify and describe selected concepts from within te ao Māori (Māori world-view)
- Identify and describe key socio-cultural influences in the development of identities
- Demonstrate understanding of the experiences of people with disability in terms of identity and place within society