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A shared understanding: Te Kura Reo Rua o Waikirikiri

"We then looked at the principles in the Marautanga, New Zealand Curriculum and also the principles at our school and...we chose some of those principles from both documents, the New Zealand Curriculum as well as the Marautanga."

In this story, Yolanda Julies, Principal at Te Kura Reo Rua o Waikirikiri, discusses the importance of establishing a shared understanding and supportive school culture as the school explored the national curriculum documents. Yolanda discusses how the school examined both Te Marautanga o Aotearoa and the New Zealand Curriculum.

Questions / Things to think about

  1. Has your school explored Te Marautanga o Aotearoa?
  2. Are there aspects of Te Marautanga o Aotearoa that might be a good fit with your school?
  3. How has your community been part of your curriculum discussions?

Filed under: Productive partnerships | Identity Language and Culture | Effective leaders | New Zealand Curriculum | Te Marautanga

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