Tangata Whenua 1

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

  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $855 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Teaching weeks 18 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 12 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

During this course you will experience a noho marae (marae stay) to gain a deeper understanding of Te Ao  Māori  (the  Māori  world) and the marae community.

This video below features interviews with students about their experiences on a noho marae visit.

Noho marae are held 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 bicultural context. You will attend three noho marae during your degree.

Textbooks

There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

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.

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Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $855 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Teaching weeks 18 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 12 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying