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Rangiatea: Western Springs College

This is an awesome school, and you’ll do really well academically. If you come here, you won’t want to leave.

Māori student

The Western Springs College case study explores some of the strategies and approaches the school leadership team uses to enhance Māori student achievement. Some approaches are specific to Māori, such as the strong presence and influence of the Rumaki (Māori immersion) unit. At the same time, the school uses a wide range of tools and strategies to set goals, track Māori student achievement and help all Māori students stay on course.

View the case study on the Educational Leaders website or download the pdf below.

Questions / Things to think about

  1. How does your leadership team demonstrate their commitment to the improvement of Māori students’ achievement?
  2. How do your teachers?
  3. What are your students’ perceptions of your school’s commitment Māori students’ achievement?
  4. What are whānau perceptions?

Rangiatea Western Springs College (372 KB)

Filed under: Identity Language and Culture | Effective leaders

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