Examines the development of effective, professional relationships between teachers and children, parents, family and/or whānau, agencies and the community, and the crucial role they play in the provision of inclusive contexts in Aotearoa/New Zealand.
Students will also develop their skills in the appropriate use of Te Reo Māori and develop knowledge of associated Tikanga Māori contexts.
|Paper title||Relationships in Inclusive Settings|
|Points||18 points 18 points|
|Teaching period(s)||First Semester, First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$846.30|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,766.35|
- EDPR 102 and (EICT 198 or EICT 199) and (ELIT 198 or ELIT 199) and (EMAT 197 or EMAT 198)
- EDUE 212
- Limited to
- BEdSt, BTchg
- (i) With approval from the Dean of the College of Education, the EICT, ELIT and EMAT prerequisites may be waived for students with equivalent passes. (ii) Early Childhood Education students only.
Dr Michael Gaffney (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Teaching staff
- Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Michael Gaffney
Other staff: Mary O'Rourke (Southland), Parker Ormond (Southland)
- Paper Structure
- The rationale for effective relationships
- The development of professional collaborative relationships with children, parents, family and/or whānau
- Perspectives on building and maintaining effective relationships
- Families and diversity
- Māori and Pasifika families
- Heritage languages and mainstream early childhood education
Supporting the integration of Te Reo me ōna Tikanga Māori
- Te reo Māori
- Associated tikanga Māori concepts
- Creating inclusive contexts in relation to ability; gender; culture - including supporting English as an Additional Language (EAL) Learners; poverty; spirituality (and or religion)
- Gordon-Burns, D., Gunn, A. C., Purdue, K., & Surtees, N. (Eds.) (2012). Te Aotūroa Tātaki Inclusive early childhood education: Perspectives on inclusion, social justice and equity from Aotearoa New Zealand. Wellington: NZCER Press.
- Ministry of Education. (2011). Tātaiako: Cultural competencies for teachers of Māori learners. Wellington: Ministry of Education & New Zealand Teachers Council.
- Ministry of Education. (2017). Te Whāriki: He whāriki matauranga mo ngā mokopuna o Aotearoa: Early childhood curriculum (2nd ed). Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information
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- Learning Outcomes
- To reflect on the critical role of effective relationships between the teacher and children, parents, family and/or whānau, agencies and the community
- To explore the knowledge and skills necessary for the development of collaborative relationships between children, parents, family and/or whānau, agencies and the wider community
- To critically examine the teacher's role in creating inclusive educational contexts
- To demonstrate appropriate use of introductory Te Reo Māori and develop knowledge of elements of associated Tikanga Māori concepts
- To develop pedagogical content knowledge for supporting English as an Additional Language (EAL) learners