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This course is forefronted by matauranga Maori and will be taught and assessed bilingually: in te reo Maori and English. Mana Atua will introduce akonga to kaupapa Maori perspectives of wellbeing ensuring all dimensions; tinana, wairua, hinengaro, whanau and whakapapa are explored. The development of tamariki from 0-12 will be explored as well as how to notice and support the unique talents and matea ako (learning needs) of diverse learners within these years.
On the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:1. Identify principle ideas of development in children from years 0 - 12 (hinengaro, tinana, wairua, whānau/ whakapapa).2. Explore and critique ‘self’ including personal beliefs, bias’ and socio-cultural influences in developing identity as a kaiako (whakapapa, whānau, wairua, hinengaro).3. Explore understanding of diversity and describe teacher actions that respond to, foster and celebrate individual and collective diversity (whānau, whakapapa, wairua, tinana, hinengaro). 4. Identify and explain the effects of different forms of hākinakina Māori, korikori tinana, kai hauora and mindfulness towards wellbeing in educational contexts (tinana, hinengaro, wairua).
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Domestic fee $821.00
International fee $3,750.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
For further information see
School of Teacher Education