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EDUC433 Special Topic

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karangaranga maha o ngā kura mihi mai, tauti mai, whakatau mai ki te tautoko te kaupapa o tēnei wā. Nā reira, tēnā rā koutou katoa!

This online, postgraduate paper offers the opportunity for educational professionals and practitioners to explore leadership from a range of diverse and dynamic Indigenous perspectives. A key aim of the paper is to enable educators to reflect and enhance on their own leadership practices working with Indigenous peoples, students and their communities.

The paper can be credited towards the College of Education's Postgraduate Diplomas (PGDipTchg, PGDipArts) or Master's (MEd, MTchg, MA) programmes.

Paper title Special Topic
Paper code EDUC433
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1667
Points 20 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,098.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,352.87

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54 300-level EDUX or EDUC points
Teaching staff
To be confirmed.
Teaching Arrangements
This is an online distance learning paper.
Kenny, C., & Fraser, T. N. (2012). Living indigenous leadership: Native narratives on building strong communities: UBC Press.

Voyageur, C. J., Calliou, B., & Brearley, L. (2013). Restorying Indigenous Leadership: Wise Practices in Community Development.

Rhea, Z. M. (2014). Leading and Managing Indigenous Education in the Postcolonial World: Taylor & Francis.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Cultural understanding, Research.
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Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
  1. Develop critical understanding of Indigenous educational leadership literature and identify implications for practice
  2. Identify and debate researchable problems within Indigenous leadership educational settings
  3. Identify and justify appropriate research methods for conducting Indigenous educational leadership research
  4. Critically explore the nature and purpose of Indigenous educational leadership research contexts
  5. Critically review how key issues underpinning Indigenous educational leadership principles, values and practices lead to improving educational outcomes for Indigenous peoples

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Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019

Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system