Introduction to Pacific education in New Zealand and the Pacific region. Focus is on education’s impact on Pacific people’s academic achievement and lives in a globalised world.
This paper offers an introduction to Pacific Education in New Zealand and the Pacific region. The focus is on education and knowledge systems in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, and the impacts of these systems on Pacific peoples' academic achievement.
|Paper title||Special Topic: Pacific Education|
|Subject||Pacific Islands Studies|
|Teaching period||Semester 2 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$929.55|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- PACI 101 or 18 points relevant to the Pacific Islands in ANTH, GEND, GEOG, HIST or MFCO
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- Paper Structure
This course will look at selected topics over one 2-hour lecture each week, with discussions on the associated readings and issues in small class tutorials once a week.
- Teaching Arrangements
- Internal Assessments 60%
- Final Examination 40%
Readings will be advised on a course outline that will be available on Blackboard through e-Reserve.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking,
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to
- Discuss the purposes of Education for Pacific peoples in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands
- Demonstrate knowledge of New Zealand and Pacific Islands education and knowledge systems
- Demonstrate an understanding of Pacific Education in New Zealand
- Critically analyse Pacific peoples academic performances in New Zealand education