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Building on a whānau/marae model: Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Kaikohe

"In developing the culture of the school, it's not a one-person thing, it's a multi-peopled task."

In this story Noema Williams, Principal, discusses building on a whānau/marae model in the kura. The kaupapa of Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Kaikohe is based on a whānau/marae model where knowledge is gained from parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, brothers, cousins, friends and colleagues.

Questions / Things to think about

  1. Are their opportunities to apply some of the whānau/marae model within your leadership practices?
  2. How does your school support the knowledge of whānau in the school leadership? in the classroom?

Filed under: Productive partnerships | Effective leaders

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