Kia eke ki te taumata - Success for Māori in tertiary education
Full-day workshop | $290 + GST
About the workshop
This workshop will introduce participants to kaupapa Māori; providing a safe learning environment to develop a greater awareness of how it may be applied to educational practice.
This akomanga (workshop) is designed for all educators (Māori and non- Māori) who work with Māori learners.
Through reflection, discussion and practical activities, participants will make connections to their own teaching context and explore some of the key findings from studies that investigated:
- enhancing success rates for Māori learners
- teaching with the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
- understanding Māori learners
- implementing Kaupapa Māori.
The workshop facilitatator will tailor the akomanga to ensure that it meets the needs of participants.
The follow-up evaluation will assist participants to track how the links they developed to their own context at the akomanga progress to enhanced learner outcomes.
About the facilitators
|Benita’s current role is National Specialist in the Knowledge and Learning Department for HR (Human Resources) at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa. She is one of two national advisors responsible for all training and development needs of all staff around the country.|
Ngāti Ruapani ki Waikaremoana, Ngāi Tūhoe, Ngāti Kahungunu, me Te Āti Awa ki Waiwhetū.
Mei is currently an independent consultant doing contract tutoring. Prior to this, she worked for four years at Te Wānanga o Awanuiārangi as a Senior Lecturer in the Bachelor of Education Teaching, Masters + Prof Doc programmes.
She has extensive experience in leading, directing, guiding, and mentoring other professionals as a Literacy/Numeracy and Māori pedagogy workshop facilitator in the ITP, Polytechnic, and Whare Wānanga settings.
Tama Kirikiri is Kaihautū Mātauranga Māori – Māori Education Leader at Tātai Angitu e3@Massey
He is responsible for managing the contract delivery of PLD in Māori Medium kura.
He was formerly at Ako Aotearoa where he was senior project manager for our Hei Toko i te Tukunga – Enabling Success For Māori Learners project.
These workshops are part of Ako Aotearoa’s Professional Development Programme – an initiative to bring high quality, evidence-based and affordable professional development to educators and managers across New Zealand’s diverse tertiary education sector.
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