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Mari Ropata-Te Hei

Senior Lecturer

Te Putahi-a-Toi

No Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga, Te Ati Awa me Ngāti Toa Rangatira.

He Pukenga Whakaako ki roto i te hōtaka o Te Aho Tātairangi(paetahi) me Te Aho Paerewa(paerua), te tohu pouako  ka whakaakohia i te reo Māori mo ngā pouako Kura Kaupapa Māori - Te Aho Matua o Aotearoa. I timatahia e au ki konei ki Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa i te tau 2013, hei kaiako, na wai ra kua piki ake ki te turanga hou nei, ki te turanga Pukenga Whakaako Matua.

I tōna wā kua noho  hei kaiwhakaako, hei tumuaki hoki ki roto i tē  Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Rito me Turoa Kohanga Reo i Ōtaki.

He tohu Kaiwhakaako - BEd - Kura Kaupapa Māori i whiwhi ai i te Whare Wānanga o Tamaki Makaurau, ki te taha o ngā tino toki o te wā, ko Whaea Tuki Nepe, ko Whaea Meremere Penfold, ko Whaea Mere Harrison-Lodge, ko Whaea Rahera Shortland,  ko wai atu, ko wai atu,  me te tohu BMVA o Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa ki te taha o Robert Jahnke, rātou ko Isarel Birch, ko Ngatai Taepa, me Rachel Rakena.

No Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga, Te Ati Awa me Ngāti Toa Rangatira.

He Pukenga Whakaako ki roto i te hōtaka o Te Aho Tātairangi me Te Aho Paerewa, me te tohu pouako  ka whakaakohia ki te reo Māori mo ngā pouako Kura Kaupapa Māori - Te Aho Matua o Aotearoa.

I tōna wā kua noho hei kaiwhakaako, kātahi hei tumuaki ki roto i tē  Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Rito , ā ki Turoa Kohanga Reo hoki.

He tohu Kaiwhakaako - BEd - Kura Kaupapa Māori o Tamaki Makaurau,  me te tohu BMVA o Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa.

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Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 83286
    Location: 1.04, Te Pūtahi-ā-Toi - Annex Building
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Education - University of Auckland (1995)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Bi-Lingual Teaching - University of Victoria (1998)
  • Bachelors in Māori Visual Arts - Massey University (2012)
  • Post-graduate Degree in Māori Visual Arts - Massey University (2015)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Māori Education

Kura Kaupapa Māori

Te Aho Matua

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Education (130000): Education Systems (130100): Kura Kaupapa Maori (Maori Primary Education) (130104):
Studies In Creative Arts And Writing (190000):
Te Whariki (Maori Early Childhood Education) (130107):
Visual Arts and Crafts (190500): Visual Arts and Crafts not elsewhere classified (190599)

Keywords

Māori Education

Te Aho Matua

Kura Kaupapa Māori

Kohanga Reo

Te Whāriki

Research Outputs

Book

Ropata-Te Hei, BM. (2015). Kia mahi hei waewae mo te atawhai.
[Chapter]Authored by: Ropata-Te Hei, B.

Conference

Ropata-Te Hei, ., Jahnke, H., & Waho,, T. (2015). The Application of Te Aho Matua, a Philosophy of Kaupapa Māori Education, to Te Aho Tātairangi, a Kaupapa Māori Immersion Initial Teacher Education Programme. , E Mau ana ka Mo'olelo
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Jahnke, H., Ropata-Te Hei, B.Contributed to by: Ropata-Te Hei, B.

Consultancy and Languages

Consultancy

  • Oct 2016 - Mar 2018 - Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Rito
    Principals Appraisal System
  • Oct 2016 - Oct 2017 - Mana Tamariki Kohanga Reo
    Te Whariki Educational Document, Professional Development on Conceptual design
  • Jan 2013 - Dec 2017 - Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Rito
    Development and Implementation of School Wide Entrance Policies

Languages

  • Māori
    Last used: Daily
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent

Supervision and Teaching

Courses Coordinated

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