The Resource Centre contains practical material about good teaching and learning in the tertiary sector. The Resources can come from the Communities and Project Groups on the site. The Resources are high-quality, well-presented, evidence-based, and relevant to New Zealand.
Mātauranga Māori includes Māori knowledge, kaupapa Māori, educational achievement for Māori, supporting Māori learners, and supporting Māori staff.
This project focused on the identification of key tutor practices, in relation to delivery of content, student engagement, and cultural awareness, that correlated to successful outcomes for Māori students in a PTE. The results highlight the effectiveness of a bicultural approach to tutoring adult students.
This publication describes how the early childhood Māori management/learning model of 'Atawhaingia Te Pa Harakeke' has been incorporated into ACE practices in order to better meet the learning needs of Māori women.
Establishing relationships between tutors and the class are fundamental to learning. Many Māori students are uncomfortable sharing with or contributing to group activities when they are clustered with people they don’t know.
The full research report from this NPF project by Dr Elana Taipapaki Curtis, Erena Wikaire, Torise Lualua-Aati, Bridget Kool, William Nepia, Dr Myra Ruka, Michelle Honey, Fiona Kelly, and Associate Professor Phillippa Poole.
This study looks at what matters for the success of first-time Māori students studying towards bachelor degrees. The purpose of this study is to build an understanding of how to increase the number of Māori attaining bachelor degrees or higher.
This fact sheet highlights the key findings about retention, completion and progression of Māori students in formal tertiary education in the period from 1998 to 2002. The findings are taken from the Ministry report – Retention, Completion and Progression in Tertiary Education 2003.
This project enlists the mentoring of an experienced researcher (Ruth Kane, Massey University) to support Te Wānanga o Aotearoa staff and their new graduates in a collaborative narrative enquiry into the lived experience of the first year of teaching.
This report from the Starpath project found that surviving the transition from school to university can have a big impact on whether Māori and Pacific students succeed at tertiary level. The study examined the stumbling blocks that cause so many able students from low-decile schools to struggle once they reach university.
These videos are a teaching tool designed for educators working in the tertiary sector to help them better understand Mātauranga Māori and models of practice that may assist with engaging Māori learners.
This report discusses research undertaken on the teaching and learning practices of 13 nominated Māori and Pasifika private training establishments (PTEs) and their programme design and development to meet the needs of their students.
This Te Puni Kōkiri report examines the contribution of the State sector in improving Literacy and Numeracy for Māori in the workforce. It focuses on good practice features in programme design and delivery, and illustrates good practice in action from the review’s case studies.
This project aimed to better understand the critical success factors and pedagogy for effective use of e-learning with Māori learners, and to train educators on the effective use of e-learning for Māori learners.
This report contributes to the ITPNZ project entitled Critical Success Factors for Effective Use of eLearning with Māori Learners. The project has been designed to provide information on critical success factors for Māori eLearners and to disseminate findings to educators within the tertiary education sector.
This report presents the outcome of an experimental design to investigate the impact of persuasive and affective SMS text messages on students’ self-regulated learning strategies while attending an introductory information systems course, with a focus on supporting Māori and Pacific learners.
Teaching profile from Te Kahautu Maxwell, Senior Lecturer, Te Aka Tikanga, School of Māori and Pacific Development, The University of Waikato - a Sustained Excellence winner 2010 and inaugural recipient in the category Kaupapa Māori.
This literature review provides an overview of Kaupapa Māori principles and practices, which form the basis for Māori educational pedagogy. Furthermore it includes some examples of key notions in Kaupapa Māori service provision.
A literature review commissioned by the Ministry of Education to examine the use of e-Learning particularly in the context of te reo Māori and kaupapa Māori education. Not specific to the tertiary sector.
The New Zealand Educational Theses Database contains 9000 Doctoral, Masters and Diploma theses in education topics about New Zealand and by New Zealanders at a wide range of overseas tertiary institutions.
This report examines which type of tertiary institution are successful in attracting young Māori males who leave school with no or very few level 1 National Certificate of Educational Achievement credits, and what more might be done to support them.
This report explores success in literacy and language learning for Māori adults. It captures the perspectives of Māori tutors and students who were or undertaking, or considering, tertiary education at introductory, foundation or certificate level.
This report explores success in literacy and language learning for Māori adults. It captures the perspectives and voices of learners, tutors and providers in foundation learning programmes. It describes how Māori tutors reinforce and strengthen their Māori learners’ identities through ensuring that Māori tikanga and values pervade the teaching and learning environment.
This report summarises three research projects that explore how success for Māori adults in the learning foundations of literacy, language and numeracy can be built on the foundations of Māori culture and identity.
Professional Development Resources for those working in the Adult & Community Education sector. Includes a variety of information about the ACE sector, the Treaty of Waitangi, ACE Networks, Coordination and Management, Governance, Māori, and Pasifika.
Teaching profile from Dale Sheehan & David Jansen (A Kona - Bicultural and Collaborative Teaching and Learning on the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Teaching, Christchurch College of Education) - a Excellence in Innovation Award winner 2004
This report examines the size and impact of the provision of te reo Māori courses through tertiary education over the period from 2001 to 2005, in order to provide an information base for considering future directions for supporting te reo Māori through tertiary education and areas for further research.
This discussion paper examines barriers, opportunities and other significant characteristics that impact on the ability of ‘Māori community’ to participate more equitably in the field of education utilising e-learning tools. Processes or projects that enhance initiatives of best practice will also be given consideration to identify potential projects or recommendations that will help achieve progress toward equitable participation.
Manu-Ao is a Māori academic networking initiative, supported by Te Kahui Amokura (a Māori Standing Committee of the New Zealand Vice-Chancellors Committee), TEC, and in association with all eight New Zealand Universities. This website is designed to provide a forum for panui, academic information, and Māori academic dialogue. The initiative is intended to support a culture of Māori scholarship within participating institutions. Each institution will have the opportunity to extend its own development programmes for Māori staff and on the basis of what needs are identified.
These resources have been designed to assist teachers and tutors to assess students in Māori Business and Management programmes against the relevant unit standards registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF).