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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.

Te Aho Paerewa The Postgraduate Diploma Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium
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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 Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to Te Aho Paerewa The Postgraduate Diploma Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and shall

(b) have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor's degree of at least 360 credits with a minimum of a B average across the 200- and 300-level courses, or equivalent; and

(c) have demonstrated fluency in Te Reo Māori; and

(d) have demonstrated competence in literacy and numeracy; and

(e) meet the requirements for registration as set down by the New Zealand Education Council, in terms of good character and fitness to be a teacher; and

(f) have been selected on the basis of a selection process which may include a written application, police vetting report, interview, referee reports and practical exercises.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for Te Aho Paerewa The Postgraduate Diploma Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium shall follow a fixed programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:

(a) the compulsory courses listed in the Schedule for the Qualification;

(b) attending wānanga, professional practice and community workshops, field trips, studios, tutorials and laboratories as required.

Specialisations

3. Te Aho Paerewa The Postgraduate Diploma Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium is awarded without specialisation.

Academic Requirements

4. Every candidate for Te Aho Paerewa The Postgraduate Diploma Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium shall perform to the satisfaction of the Pro Vice-Chancellor or their delegate a total of at least 600 hours of supervised professional practice in accordance with the requirements of each course.

Student Progression

5. Massey University may cancel or refuse to permit the enrolment of a candidate in Te Aho Paerewa The Postgraduate Diploma Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium if, in the opinion of the University, a candidate is found not to meet in general terms the requirements set down by the Education Council of Aotearoa New Zealand for registration as a teacher in New Zealand in terms of good character and fitness to be a teacher.

6. Should a candidate in Te Aho Paerewa The Postgraduate Diploma Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium Teaching be charged with, or convicted of an offence against the law after entry into the qualification, the candidate must advise the Pro Vice-Chancellor or their nominee of the charge or conviction within three days.

7. If the Pro Vice-Chancellor or their nominee is of the opinion that any candidate does not meet in general terms the requirements set down by the Education 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 candidate's registration in Te Aho Paerewa The Postgraduate Diploma Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium, will be cancelled.

8. In cases of sufficient merit, Te Aho Paerewa The Postgraduate Diploma Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium may be awarded with Distinction or Merit.

Completion Requirements

9. A candidate's programme of study may not exceed three years from date of first enrolment in a course to be credited with Te Aho Paerewa The Postgraduate Diploma Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium.

10. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the time-frames prescribed in Regulation 9.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

11. For candidates enrolled in Te Aho Paerewa The Postgraduate Diploma Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium the following may lead to exclusion from the qualification:

(a) failure to obtain a pass in a course in two successive attempts;

(b) failure to pass courses totalling at least 60 academic credits, or failure to pass at least 50 percent of an approved part-time programme of study in any academic year; or

(c) failure to complete Te Aho Paerewa The Postgraduate Diploma Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium within three years from the date of first enrolment in a course to be credited to the qualification.

12. A person excluded under Regulation 11 will only be readmitted to Te Aho Paerewa The Postgraduate Diploma Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium with the approval of the Pro Vice-Chancellor or nominee. Such approval may be withheld or granted subject to conditions.

Schedule for Te Aho Paerewa The Postgraduate Diploma Teaching and Learning in Māori Medium

Compulsory courses (120 credits from)

150.731 Te Reo o Te Akomanga: Language of the Classroom 30 credits  
150.732 Te Uiui ā Akomanga: Inquiry-Based Approaches in Kura Kaupapa Māori 30 credits  
150.733 Te Marautanga o Te Aho Matua: The Kura Kaupapa Māori Curriculum 30 credits  
150.734 Tō Te Kura Kawa: Pedagogy and Practice in Kura Kaupapa Māori 30 credits  

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