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    Examines approaches to integration of te reo me ngā tikanga Māori, legal, and ethical requirements for teachers. With increasing independence plan, implement, maintain, and evaluate a programme for 8-10 days.

    About this paper

    Paper title Te Māramatanga
    Subject Education
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Semester 1 (26 January 2024 - 28 June 2024) (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $937.50
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    Pre or Corequisite
    EDCR 331, EDPR 251
    Limited to
    Te Pōkai Mātauranga o te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education) students only.

    Parker Ormond,

    Teaching staff

    Paper Co-ordinator: Parker Ormond

    Paper Structure
    • Exploring selected Māori context
    • In-depth investigation of the selected context
    • Independent research of selected context
    • Effective integration of context to essential learning areas, teaching and learning
    • Application of skills and processes involved in the selected context
    • Application of whakapapa, tikanga o ngā iwi o Aotearoa, pūrākau, whakatauki/whakatauāki
    • Te Ao Māori experiences
    • Entering the profession - legal and ethical requirements for teachers
    • Children's rights
    • Partnerships for learning

    Required Texts:

    • New Zealand Ministry of Education. (2007). The New Zealand Curriculum Framework. Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.
    • Te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga. (2008). Te Marautanga o Aotearoa. Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Aotearoa: Te Pou Taki Kōrero Whāiti.
    • 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.
    • Ministry of Education. (2017). Our Code, Our Standards: Code of Professional Responsibility and Standards for the Teaching Profession.
    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this paper will:

    1. Investigate and apply whakapapa, pōrākau, whakatauki/whakatauāki and tikanga a ngā iwi o Aotearoa to selected kaupapa. (Kia Maaori te Reo, Kia Tika te Reo, Kia Rere te Reo, Kia Ora te Reo)
    2. Discuss issues for consideration of this content into the learning environment. (Kia Maaori te Reo, Kia Tika te Reo, Kia Rere te Reo, Kia Ora te Reo)
    3. Identify and reflect on pedagogical practices that value and address diversity in classrooms. (Kia Maaori te Reo, Kia Tika te Reo, Kia Rere te Reo, Kia Ora te Reo)
    4. Critically reflect on roles and responsibilities with regard to partnerships with whānau/ parents/caregivers and support personnel
    5. Critically reflect on the implications of legal and ethical requirements for teachers
    6. Articulate a personal philosophy of teaching


    Semester 1 (26 January 2024 - 28 June 2024)

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Monday 13:00-15:50 17
    Tuesday 09:00-10:20 9-13, 15-21
    Thursday 09:00-11:50 9-13
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