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EDPR151 Te Mōhiotanga - Professional Studies and Practice 1

An introduction to professional, ethical, legal and practical requirements for the teaching profession. Development and application of an understanding of mātauranga Māori, examination of self-identity through selected sociocultural and political contexts.

Paper title Te Mōhiotanga - Professional Studies and Practice 1
Paper code EDPR151
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (18 February 2019 - 15 November 2019)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $846.30
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,766.35

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Limited to
BEdSt, BTchg
Notes
Te Pōkai Mātauranga o Te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education) students only.
Contact

Parker Ormond (parker.ormond@otago.ac.nz)

Teaching staff

Parker Ormond

Paper Structure
  • Exploring the significance and an analysis of: whakapapa, pūrākau, whakataukī/whakatauāki, tikanga o ngā iwi o Aotearoa in a range of Māori contexts - taonga puoro, pōwhiri, te orokohanga,waiata
  • Selected concepts within te ao Māori
  • 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
  • The development of 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
This paper is only taught on the Invercargill campus.
The paper includes a practicum component in local schools.
Textbooks

Required Texts:

  • Ministry of Education (2007). The New Zealand Curriculum for English-medium teaching and learning in years 1-13. Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.
  • Ministry of Education. (2009) Te Aho Arataki Marau mō te Ako I te Reo Māori - Kura Auraki - Curriculum Guidelines for Teaching and Learning Te Re Māori in English Medium Schools Years 1-13. Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.
  • Ministry of Education. (2011). Tataiako Cultural Competencies for Teachers of Māori Learners.
  • Ministry of Education. (2013). Ka Hikitia - Accelerating Success 2013-2017 - The Māori Education Strategy
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  1. Identify and demonstrate the professional, ethical, legal and practical requirements of teachers.
  2. Examine and reflect on the ways experiences and theories shape ideas about, teaching, learning, and equity.
  3. Demonstrate the elements of effective relationships and communication skills for teachers.
  4. Plan, implement and evaluate learning experiences.
  5. Demonstrate understanding of policies related to the inclusion of te reo me ngā tikanga Māori (Māori language and culture) within education settings and apply to selected concepts from within te ao Māori (Māori world-view).
  6. Identify and describe key socio-cultural influences in the development of identities.

In order to ensure that our Bicultural programme meets the competencies outlined in the Tātai Reo framework we have identified which learning outcomes can support these competencies:

  • Kia Māori te Reo: Learning Outcomes 1, 4, 5, 6
  • Kia Ora te Reo: Learning Outcomes 1, 4, 5, 6
  • Kia Tika te Reo: Learning Outcomes 1, 4, 5, 6
  • Kia Rere te Reo: Learning Outcomes 1, 4, 5, 6

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Timetable

1st Non standard period (18 February 2019 - 15 November 2019)

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