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This is a compulsory BTchLn (Primary) course that further aims to develop understanding and knowledge of the profession of teaching. The course has two components. One prepares students to design needs-based learning experiences using an integrated learning approach and to report on the extent to which new learning occurs. The other further develops student’s respect for, and advancing competence in, te reo Maori and their ability to reflect on their role as a co-learner and teacher of te reo me nga ahuatanga Maori.
*Please note this course is only available to initial teacher education students. To enrol in this course you need to be accepted and enrolled in one of our Initial Teacher Education programmes.
1. Examine and articulate an indepth understanding of effective pedagogy, including a systematic inquiry approach, to identify, facilitate, monitor and record learning for all children.2. Critically evaluate how a range of digital technologies can support effective pedagogy and professional practice. 3. Demonstrate respect for, and advancing competence in, te reo Māori including words, phrases, sentences, kīwaha, whakataukī, karakia and waiata suitable for planning and leading the learning and teaching of Māori content in primary educational settings.4. Systematically and critically engage with evidence and professional literature to reflect on their role as a co-learner and teacher of te reo me ngā āhuatanga Māori.
TEPI222 and TECM201
Students must attend one activity from each section.
Ewing, Robyn et al;
Teaching : dilemmas, challenges and opportunities
Cengage Learning Australia, 2020.
Hill, Mary , Thrupp, Martin;
The professional practice of teaching in New Zealand
Cengage Learning, 2019.
Maori dictionary: te aka Maori-English, Engilsh-Maori dictionary
Pearson Education New Zealand;
Auckland University of Technology.
Moorfield, John C.1943-;
Moorfield, John C.1943- , University of Waikato;
Te Kakano : pukapuka arahi i te kaiwhakaako
Te Whare Wananga o Waikato, 2003.
Māori made easy : for everyday learners of the Māori language
Ka mau te wehi! : an introduction to Te Reo Māori
Published for the Ministry of Education by CWA New Media, 2007.
Te aho arataki marau mō te ako i te reo Māori - kura auraki = Curriculum guidelines for teaching and learning te reo Māori in English-medium schools: years 1-13
Published for the Ministry of Education by Learning Media, 2009.
The New Zealand curriculum
Learning Media for the Ministry of Education, 2007.
New Zealand. , CWA New Media (Firm), Huia Publishers;
He reo tupu, he reo ora : teachers' notes
Published for the Ministry of Education by CWA New Media and Huia Publishers, 2011.
New Zealand. , New Zealand Teachers Council;
Tātaiako : cultural competencies for teachers of Māori learners
Ministry of Education, 2011.
Outstanding formative assessment : culture and practice
Formative assessment in action : weaving the elements together
Hodder Murray, 2005.
Clarke, Shirley. , Timperley, Helen., Hattie, John;
Unlocking formative assessment : practical strategies for enhancing students' learning in the primary and intermediate classroom
Hodder Moa Beckett, 2003.
Nation, I. S. P. , Victoria University of Wellington;
Language teaching techniques
School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, 1996.
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