Kiwi hosts assist the Kiwi Host Coordinator with coordinating their assigned teams through activities and acting as a peer mentor for TCU students.
Hours involved in the activity
For every 12 hours of active learning you can claim recognition for one skill and one attribute. NB: opportunities only exist to develop the skills and attributes specified for this activity in the grey areas of the table below.
For this activity you can claim a maximum of two learning and development outcomes per year.
Kiwi Hosts will undergo a selection process upon application. Applications close May 31st. Applicants must be 2nd year and above, live on campus and be a domestic student.
Relevant training and continued support will be provided and attendance will be mandatory.
Work readiness skill/Graduate attribute
By actively engaging in this activity, you can claim against the pre-determined intersection points detailed below. You should reflect on your experience and select the WRS/GA intersection point(s) that best represents your learning outcome.
- A1 - Communication - You communicate in a bicultural and culturally responsive manner with people of a different cultural background.
- A3 - Leadership - You demonstrate your sound knowledge of te reo Māori, tikanga and kawa (marae protocol) when building relationships within the team.
- A4 - Learning - You recognise that learning in a different cultural setting can be challenging and may require different or new approaches.
- A6 - Problem Solving - You demonstrate a holistic approach to problem solving and seek to apply this in a bicultural context.
Note – In order to claim for Bicultural Confidence and Competence you must complete a training session. Contact us for more information.
- B1 - Communication - You communicate effectively and appropriately for your audience and easily listen to others.
- B3 - Leadership – You keep the team motivated towards the final goal and model leadership in the community.
- B5 - Planning & Organising - You coordinate tasks for a range of people.
- B6 - Problem Solving - You notice current or potential issues and develop strategies to resolve those issues.
- B7 - Self-Management - You keep yourself on task and evaluate your own work performance.
- B8 - Teamwork - You share different ideas within your team about a project or process.
- C1 - Communication – You can share and write information clearly.
- C2 - Initiative and Enterprise – You plan and generate solutions to cope with changes.
- C3 - Leadership – You successfully organise and manage a team.
- C5 - Planning and organising – You manage the way a project will be put into action.
- C6 - Problem solving – You resolve an issue with a customer, client or team member.
- C7 - Self-Management – You identify skills that could make you more successful.
- C8 - Teamwork – You work with your team to resolve any issues that occur.
- D1 - Communication - You explain your thoughts to be better understood and respect other cultural norms.
- D4 - Learning - You understand new ideas and develop new techniques to achieve a goal.
- D6 - Problem solving - You test what works in a situation and develop strategies to resolve issues.
- D7 - Self-Management - You take responsibility for your own work.
- D8 - Teamwork - You cooperate with different working styles and seize opportunities to learn from others.
|Co-curricular Record (CCR)||
UC Graduate Attributes (GAs)
|Bicultural Competence & Confidence||Community Engagement||Employability Innovation & Enterprise||Global Awareness|
|Work Readiness Skills (WRS)||Communication||A1||B1||C1||D1|
|Initiative and enterprise||A2||B2||C2||D2|
|Planning and organising||A5||B5||C5||D5|
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