Te Ao Maori and Social Practice

77120

Health and social service workers are required to work with Māori and demonstrate knowledge of Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi, te reo Māori and tikanga Māori.

  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $863 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

This online course enables you to discuss the history of, the process and impact of colonisation in Aotearoa New Zealand, and the context in which Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi was signed. You will be able to recognise the unique place of Māori as Tangata Whenua, the fundamental nature of the bicultural relationship between Tangata Whenua and Tauiwi, and the implications of Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi and subsequent principles for working in the health and social service sectors.


This online course will also introduce beginner level te reo Māori, Māori perspectives on family and kinship, health and wellbeing, and the range of protocols (nga tikanga me nga kawa) to ensure respectful participation on marae and in other Māori cultural spaces of significance.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

 

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Discuss the context in which Te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi was signed, including the pre and post colonial history of Aotearoa New Zealand and the process and impact of colonisation and decolonisation.
  • Discuss the unique place of Māori as Tangata Whenua, the concept of biculturalism, te Tiriti o Waitangi/the Treaty of Waitangi and subsequent principles.
  • Use beginner level te reo Māori terms and pronunciation.
  • Describe key protocols (nga tikanga me nga kawa) to ensure respectful participation on marae and in Māori cultural spaces of significance.
  • Discuss Māori perspectives on family and kinship, health and wellbeing and the implications for health and social service practice.

This course requires you to attend a workshop or noho marae in the Wellington region.

Use this link to find the upcoming dates and requirements for your course. Please note these can be subject to change.

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Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed.

To pass this course, students must attend the noho marae unless granted an exemption by the Programme Leader. 

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.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $863 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying