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The Degree of Te Aho Tātairangi: Bachelor of Teaching Māori Medium / Diploma Māori Education
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Te Tau Tuatoru: Year Three
Te Tau Tuawhā: Year Four
Elective courses (15 credits from)
172.233 Language Learning Processes 15 credits
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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Last updated on Thursday 17 September 2020