Māori Education

269.136 Te Unga Whakaara - Introductory Māori Language 15 credits
An introductory study of Te Reo Māori with the focus on developing confidence and competence in listening and speaking for use in a variety of classroom and Early Childhood settings.
269.232 Multicultural Education 15 credits
Education in multicultural societies. An examination of the significance of language and culture to learning and teaching through the study of policy, practices and processes, with special references to the New Zealand situation.
269.234 Bilingual Education 15 credits
An examination of historical, social and political issues linked to bilingualism focusing on language shift, maintenance and revitalisation in educational contexts as they impact on migrant and indigenous groups with a particular focus on Aotearoa/New Zealand.
269.235 He Kōrero Paki 15 credits
He Whakamātau ki ngā kōrero ā waha, ā tuhi. He wānanga i ngā mōteatea ā kupu nei kia hangaia e te tauira ko tōnā ake tuhinga, kōrero motuhake. To analyse the myths, legends, contemporary writings, songs and poetry of Māori as they relate to classroom delivery.
269.274 The Treaty of Waitangi: Implications for Education 15 credits
Historical background, the texts of the Treaty of Waitangi and modern debate will be examined. Participants will analyse and evaluate, from a Treaty perspective, the New Zealand education system and in particular their own educational institution.
269.276 Understanding Cultural Difference 15 credits
Students will develop the skills and knowledge appropriate to understanding their own culture and to becoming aware of key factors and issues involved when teaching students from other cultures in a New Zealand learning setting.
269.332 Māori Issues in Education 15 credits
A study of relationships between cultural values and education and of the extent of Māori educational needs and aspirations.
269.334 Nga Whakatauanga 15 credits
Te Mana Motuhake o Te Aho Matua me ōna kaupapa here hei taki i te Anga Marautanga ki roto i te ara matua o ngā Kura Kaupapa me ngā akomanga rautaki. An examination of policies relating to school and classroom organisation and management as these affect Māori.
269.371 He Akonga Reo Rua i Aotearoa/Bilingual Education for Aotearoa 15 credits
A study of the historical background and theory of bilingual education in Aotearoa and its implications for developing and evaluating bilingual education programmes.
269.372 Understanding Migrant Cultures in Aotearoa/New Zealand 15 credits
A study of immigrants and immigration in Aotearoa/New Zealand with a focus on developing effective cross-cultural teaching skills.
269.373 Ethnic Relations and Education 15 credits
An examination of ideas about 'race' and 'ethnicity' and their influence on education policies and practice.
269.711 Policy and Development in Māori Education 30 credits
The course provides a critical analysis of policies for Māori education and of selected education policies which impact on Māori education. The role of the state and of school, urban and iwi communities of influence in relation to particular perceptions of Māori, and therefore of appropriate educational policy and development and practice will be explored.
269.732 Cultural Differences and Education 30 credits
An examination of the sources and consequences of cultural differences and their interaction with educational practice.
269.733 Mana Motuhake: Contemporary Issues in Māori & Indigenous Education 30 credits
An analysis of power, politics and resistance that underpin a range of contemporary and topical social issues which impact on Māori and/or indigenous education. A critical examination of the role of advocacy, activism and protest in advancing Māori and indigenous rights and aspirations in the context of education.
269.734 Mana Whānau: Whānau Engagement in Education 30 credits
A critical examination of the role of whanau participation in education and the ways in which educators, educational institutions and organisations are able to engage with their Māori community to ensure successful social, cultural and educational outcomes for their Māori students within the paradigm of whanau ora.
269.735 Mana Kura: Leadership in Māori Education 30 credits
A critical examination of traditional and contemporary forms of Māori professional, personal and cultural leadership and the role of iwi, community and tribal organisations in educational governance.
269.736 Mana Matauranga: Indigeneity, Innovation & Information 30 credits
A critical examination of the role of information in indigenous societies and the impact of new technologies, social media, and the use of e-learning in indigenous education contexts.