EDHP604-23S1 (D) Semester One 2023 (Distance)

Tikanga / Rautaki Whakaako Reo

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023


This course explores, develops and critically assesses communicative teaching and learning methodologies and strategies for a range of learners and learning styles in Maori bilingual and immersion settings. Students will explore and critique international models and practices in first and second language teacher and assessment. Students will design effective language programmes and assessment practices appropriate to age group and language experiences of learners, inclusive of Maori values and cultural practices. Students will also activate their new knowledge with a practical experience in a Maori medium setting. Note: this course will be taught through the medium of te reo Maori.

Learning Outcomes

On the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Critically evaluate international first and second language teaching methodologies and impement them into the teaching of te reo Māori in bilingual and immersion settings

2. Research, analyse and evaluate the language acquisition needs of a variety of learners and apply scaffolding approaches that move learners from basic proficiency to more cognitively demanding language structures

3. Guided by relevant curriculum documents in a Te Waipounamu / Waitaha context Engage in rigorous intellectual analysis and evaluation of language programmes which incorporate communicative language teaching methodologies and principles, and apply them in te reo Māori in bilingual and immersion settings

4. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of tikanga Māori that underpin teaching and language pedagogy by applying and implementing mātauranga Māori including whakataukī, kīwaha, rotarota; pūrākau and waiata into language learning programmes using local iwi (Ngāi Tahu) content and contexts

5. Research and apply theories of first and second language acquisition pedagogies in their classroom professional practice teaching experience in a Māori medium setting

6. Critically analyse and evaluate their professional practice teaching experience in a Māori medium setting


Subject to approval of the Programme Coordinator


Course Coordinator

For further information see School of Teacher Education Head of Department


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Aromatawai 1 19 May 2023 20% Reflections from kura
Aromatawai 2 29 May 2023 50% Tuhinga roa
Aromatawai 3 06 May 2023 30% Kauhau (purongo Kura)

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,990.00

* 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.

Limited Entry Course

Maximum enrolment is 25

For further information see School of Teacher Education .

All EDHP604 Occurrences

  • EDHP604-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023
  • EDHP604-23S1 (D) Semester One 2023 (Distance)