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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Degree of Te Aho Tātairangi: Bachelor of Teaching Māori Medium / Diploma Māori Education
BTchgMāoriMed/DipMāoriEd

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Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Students admitted to Te Aho Tātairangi: BTchgMāoriMed/DipMāoriEd shall before enrolment have:

(a) demonstrated a high level of competency in Te Reo Māori me ōna tikanga;

(b) demonstrated competence in literacy and numeracy (including but not limited to English); and;

(c) met the requirements set down by the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand for registration as a teacher in New Zealand in terms of good character and fitness to be a teacher.

2. While the University will endeavour to meet the general terms and requirements of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand in good faith, the final decision for registration is at the discretion of the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand.

3. Admission to the programme shall be granted or withheld upon consideration of criteria 1(a) and (b) and upon an interview for selection where this is required.

Duration and Total Credits Value

4. Students enrolled for this programme shall follow an approved programme of study equivalent to four full-time years and pass courses with a total value of at least 480 credits as specified below unless credit is granted under the Recognition of Prior Learning Regulations.

Special Requirements

5. Te Aho Tātairangi: BTchgMāoriMed/DipMāoriEd must be completed concurrently as a single programme of study. Only when all of the requirements of both component qualifications have been completed may the degree/diploma be conferred upon the candidate.

Programme Structure and Content

6. The programme of study for the Te Aho Tātairangi: BTchgMāoriMed/DipMāoriEd must include no fewer than 150 credits at the 300 level or above, and a total of 60 credits in Te Reo Māori including 150.311 or 300.311. The programme must also include courses as specified in the Te Aho Tātairangi: BTchgMāoriMed/DipMāoriEd schedule.

Practical Requirements

8. Supervised student teaching is a requirement of the degree. Each of the Te Kawa o Te Kura (professional practice) courses includes supervised teaching experience as well as college-based course work. Students are required to pass both the teaching experience component and the course work component to pass these courses.

Student Progression

9. Massey University may cancel or refuse to permit the registration of a student in an Initial Teacher Education programme if a student, in the opinion of the University, is found not to meet in general terms the requirements set down by the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand for registration as a teacher in New Zealand in terms of good character and fitness to be a teacher.

10. Should a student in an Initial Teacher Education programme be convicted of an offence against the law after entry into the programme, the student must advise the College Pro Vice-Chancellor or their nominee of the conviction within seven days.

11. If the Pro Vice-Chancellor is of the opinion that the student does not meet in general terms the requirements set down by the Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand for registration as a teacher in New Zealand in terms of good character and fitness to be a teacher, the student's registration in the Initial Teacher Education programme will be cancelled.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

12. Students enrolled in Te Aho Tātairangi: BTchgMāoriMed/DipMāoriEd will be excluded from re-enrolment for that degree on the following basis:

(a) failure to obtain a pass in a compulsory course for which they have been enrolled for two occasions;

(b) failure to pass courses totalling at least 75 academic credits or failure to pass at least 60% of an approved part-time programme of study in any academic year; or

(c) failure to complete the Te Aho Tātairangi qualification within six years from the date of first enrolment.

Students excluded under (a), (b) or (c) above will only be re-admitted to the Te Aho Tātairangi: BTchgMāoriMed/DipMāoriEd programme with the approval of the Academic Board.

Schedule for the Te Aho Tātairangi: Bachelor of Teaching Māori Medium / Diploma Māori Education

Te Tau Tuatahi: Year One

268.107 Te Aho Matua Taiao o ngā Kura Kaupapa Māori I 15 credits  
268.110 Te Hā 15 credits  
268.120 Tikanga Pāngarau I 15 credits  
268.121 Te Kupu Tā I - Pānui Tuhituhi i Te Kura Kaupapa 15 credits  
268.130 Te Irarua 15 credits  
268.131 Te Aho Matua Marautanga I 30 credits  
300.111 Te Reo Kōnakinaki: Developing Te Reo 15 credits  

Te Tau Tuarua: Year Two

268.211 Te Tiringa 15 credits P 268.110
268.217 Te Kawa o Te Kura II 30 credits P 268.107
268.220 Tikanga Pāngarau II 15 credits P 268.120
268.221 Te More 15 credits P 268.121
268.230 Te Irarua II 15 credits P 268.130
268.231 Te Aro ā-Wai 15 credits P 268.131
300.210 Te Reo Kōrerorero: Discussing in Te Reo 15 credits P 300.111

Te Tau Tuatoru: Year Three

268.310 Te Puanga 15 credits P 268.211
268.317 Te Kawa o Te Kura III 30 credits P 268.217
268.320 Tikanga Pāngarau III 15 credits P 268.220
268.321 Te Weu 15 credits P 268.221
268.330 Te Irarua III 15 credits P 268.230
268.331 Te Aro ā-Tū, ā-Rongo 15 credits P 268.231
300.211 Te Reo Whakanakonako: Embellishing Te Reo 15 credits P 300.111

Te Tau Tuawhā: Year Four

268.417 Te Kawa o Te Kura IV 30 credits P 268.317
268.421 Te Aka 15 credits P 268.321
268.430 Te Kura Nui 30 credits P 268.310 and 268.330
268.431 Te Aro ā-Tahi 15 credits P 268.331
300.311 Te Reo Papa: Strengthening Te Reo 15 credits P 300.211

Elective courses (15 credits from)

Either

172.233 Language Learning Processes 15 credits  
254.377 Teaching and Learning Languages up to Year 10 15 credits R 207.377
269.332 Māori Issues in Education 15 credits  

Or 15 credits from approved 200 or 300 level courses listed under the Regulations for degrees other than Te Aho Tātairangi: BTchgMāoriMed/DipMāoriEd

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