Te Akatoki Executive Member
Te Akatoki Executive Members promote the cultural Māori and academic interests of whānau tauira, and provide tauira with social, cultural and academic support while attending a programme of academic study at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha. Constitution and role descriptions.
Eligibility/Selection Criteria & Process
Must whakapapa Māori and be currently enrolled at UC.
Hours involved in the activity
12 hours minimum. 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 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.
Work readiness skill/Graduate attribute
By actively engaging in this activity, you can claim against one of the pre-determined intersection points detailed below. You should reflect on your experience and select the WRS/GA intersection point that best represents your learning outcome.
- A1 - Communication - You communicate in a bicultural and culturally responsive manner with people of a different cultural background.
- A2 - Initiative and enterprise - You look for new opportunities to actively engage with Māori communities.
- 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.
- A5 - Planning & Organising - You are self-reflective in planning processes, seeking, and responding to feedback from key Māori stakeholders.
- A6 - Problem Solving - You demonstrate a holistic approach to problem solving and seek to apply this in a bicultural context.
- A7 - Self-Management - You recognise and address your own filters, privileges, biases, and cultural preferences and identify self-development opportunities in the bicultural space.
- A8 - Teamwork - You recognise and validate the prior knowledge, experience and skills that team members bring.
- A9 - Technology - You seek to improve technologies to be biculturally inclusive.
- 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.
- B4 - Learning - You see areas for self-development and know when to learn something new.
- 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.
- 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.
- D2 - Initiative and Enterprise – You plan ways to enhance common practices and draw ideas from other cultures.
- D3 - Leadership –You assign tasks to others to make the most of their skills.
- D5 - Planning and organising – You create clear goals for each project.
- 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|
- UC and UCSA affiliated
- Not an academic prerequisite
- Not for academic credit
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