This final professional experience placement allows ākonga to demonstrate that they meet the Teaching Standards (in a supported environment) and the expectations of the Teaching Council Code in Our Code Our Standards through an in-depth knowledge of, and critical engagement with these standards.
Cost20252024$1,354 NZ Domestic
Delivery typeOnline only
Teaching weeks 16 weeks
Workload Approximately 19 hours per week
Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying
Ākonga will be expected to weave together all that they have learned to provide high-quality, inclusive, culturally relevant teaching. Ākonga will be expected to competently carry out the roles and responsibilities of a kaiako with support, and contribute fully to the teaching and learning context as part of a team. A strong focus of this practicum is promoting equity and inclusion for diverse tamariki and rangatahi through the provision of high-quality practices. They learn to apply the elements of Teaching as Inquiry.
The Culminating Integrative Assessment (CIA) provides ākonga with the opportunity to articulate their philosophy of learning and teaching as they prepare to graduate as a qualified early childhood, primary, or secondary kaiako.
Learners who successfully complete this course will be able to:
- Incorporate te reo Māori and tikanga-a-iwi in interactions, planning, assessment and the curriculum.
- Manage the complexities of the teaching role, including the Key Teaching Tasks, fulfil everyday responsibilities, and know when and where to ask for support and when to assume leadership.
- Apply current theory and research on understanding and guiding behaviour to justify their choice of appropriate pedagogical practices.
- Critically reflect on how working towards meeting the expectations of Our Code Our Standards has influenced their teaching practice.
- Articulate and apply own philosophy of teaching and learning appropriate for their education setting.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills that meet the Standards (in a supported environment) and expectations of Our Code Our Standards.
100% internal assessment and includes a practicum.
No textbooks are required for this course.
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.
You can do this course as part of these qualifications:
Course availability over the next 12 months