Dr Te Taka Keegan – citation for the Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards 2017
Teaching excellence citation for Dr Te Taka Keegan, recipient of the Prime Minister's Supreme Award 2017 and a Sustained Excellence in Tertiary Teaching award - Kaupapa Māori category.
Dr Te Taka Keegan
Senior Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, The University of Waikato
Te Taka is a modern day tohunga (expert) in teaching, research, innovation, and computer science. His philosophy is grounded in his tribal ancestral knowledge, ‘Kia hiki te wairua, kia hihiko te kaupapa, kia hora te aroha’, ‘Lift the spirits, incite the passion, and share the love’.
Follow this link to listen to an interview between Te Taka and Radio Waatea - https://secure.zeald.com/uma/play_podcast?podlink=NTY1Njk=&_ga=2.23784634.1273082246.1503625049-775325049.1503625049
Follow this link to read a story about Te Taka and Microsoft - https://news.microsoft.com/en-nz/2017/08/22/te-reo-binary-combine-win-prime-ministers-supreme-award/
Te Taka Keegan – Saturday Morning, Kim Hill http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/saturday/audio/201855366/te-taka-keegan-on-technology-teaching-and-te-reo
Read about other recipients of Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards in 2017.
Find out more about the Awards.