Society, Culture and Communication
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This compulsory GDipTchLn course (primary) provides a theoretical and practical framework for inclusive teaching that takes account of the cultural and linguistic backgrounds of children within the context of teaching Social Sciences and Te Reo me ona Tikanga Maori. The course encourages students to develop an awareness of Maori culture and an appreciation of the dual heritage of Aotearoa New Zealand. Students will be introduced to resources, learning strategies and process skills appropriate to teaching Social Sciences, English as an additional language and Te Reo me ona Tikanga Maori.