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Identity, language and culture

“Māori children and students are more likely to achieve when they see themselves, their whānau , hapū and iwi reflected in the teaching content and environment, and are able to be ‘Māori’ in all learning contexts.”

Ka Hikitia – Managing for Success: The Māori Education Strategy 2008-2012, page 20.

An education system incorporating identity, language, and culture values knowing where students come from and building on what students bring with them. The resources you will find on this page reflect the value of identity, language, and culture, and provide examples of this in the classroom and beyond.

  1. Filed under: Identity Language and Culture | Te Reo Maori

    Promoting Positive Attitudes to the Māori Language in the Classroom is a booklet that was produced by Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori - The Māori Language Commission in March 2000 as a practical tool for teachers.

  2. Filed under: Identity Language and Culture | Effective teachers

    John Hone Hikitia Te Rangi Waititi, a member of the 28th (Māori) Battalion passed away on Monday 25 June 2012, at the age of 91.

  3. Filed under: Identity Language and Culture | Statistics & results | Effective leaders

    Te Ao Mārama 2012 is a collection of statistics about Māori from a Māori perspective.

  4. Matariki 08/06/2012

    Filed under: Identity Language and Culture | Effective teachers

    There are lots of online resources to support the teaching and learning of Matariki and this page provides links to just a few.

  5. Filed under: Identity Language and Culture | Effective teachers

    A catalogue of Māori resources has recently been created to showcase content within Te Pātaka Matihiko – Digistore and a webinar has been added to give examples of the content and suggestions for classroom use.

  6. Filed under: Identity Language and Culture | Ako | Effective teachers

    Living Heritage is an online bilingual initiative that enables New Zealand schools to develop and publish an online resource, based on a heritage treasure in their community.

  7. Filed under: Productive partnerships | Identity Language and Culture | Effective leaders

    The 'Iwi Working Towards Best Education Outcomes for their People' article, featured in the 2 April Education Gazette, outlines the Education in the Ngātiwai Rohe booklet developed by the Ngātiwai Trust Board.

  8. Filed under: Productive partnerships | Identity Language and Culture | Ako | Effective teachers

    The science online website presents resources to support scientific knowledge and Māori knowledge about mussel biology.

  9. Filed under: Productive partnerships | Identity Language and Culture | Ako | Research & evaluation | Effective leaders

    In this sabbatical leave report from Bruce Pagan, Principal, Kaikoura Primary School; Bruce investigates the effects/benefits that the pursuit of culturally significant events can have on Māori student achievement, with particular reference to those families/students that engage regularly in hui, muttonbirding, and carving.

  10. Filed under: Identity Language and Culture | Research & evaluation | Effective teachers

    This research explores the links between the world(s) of the student; the world(s) of home and the world(s) of school, and how the collision of these worlds can impact on student learning and achievement.

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