Tangata Whenua

65103

Early childhood teachers are required to demonstrate both knowledge of and commitment to bi-cultural partnerships when working with children and their families.

  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $830 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 24 Jun 2019 to start 8 Jul 2019
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

This course examines the basis of this partnership and outlines the history and context of Te Tiriti o Waitangi The Treaty of Waitangi focusing on its relevance for early childhood education.

Student teachers are also introduced to te reo me ngā tikanga Māori and prepared for participation on a marae.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Discuss the context in which Te Tiriti ō Waitangi was signed including the pre and post colonial history of Aotearoa New Zealand, and the process of colonisation
  • Discuss the unique place of Māori as tangata whenua and the principle of partnership inherent in Te Tiriti o Waitangi in relation to the Aotearoa New Zealand early childhood curriculum 
  • Develop te reo me ngā tikanga resources for early childhood settings 
  • Demonstrate developing skills and knowledge of te reo me nga tikanga Māori with view to implementing bicultural practices in early childhood settings 
  • Discuss Māori perspectives of family and kinship, teaching and learning, health and well-being
  • Noho Marae. Demonstrate an understanding and knowledge of a range of protocols to ensure respectful participation

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed and includes a noho marae

Noho Marae

Noho marae workshops are held over two days in at urban and rural marae around New Zealand and give you the opportunity to build your skills and knowledge required to teach effectively in a bi-cultural context. 

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Lecturer / Tutor

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Diploma
  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $830 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 24 Jun 2019 to start 8 Jul 2019
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying